Susi Earnshaw Theatre School

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Susi Earnshaw Theatre School
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68 High Street


Coordinates51°39′12″N 0°12′00″W / 51.65324°N 0.19998°W / 51.65324; -0.19998Coordinates: 51°39′12″N 0°12′00″W / 51.65324°N 0.19998°W / 51.65324; -0.19998
Typeother independent school
Local authorityBarnet
Department for Education URN131830 Tables
PrincipalDavid Earnshaw
Age11 to 16

The Susi Earnshaw Theatre School is a full-time private school specialising Academic and Performing Arts School in Barnet, North London. The school was established in 1989 by former actress and journalist Susi Earnshaw and her husband David Earnshaw,David Earnshaw was a producer, touring and session musician.

The school was founded in 1989 as a part-time performing arts school, before becoming a full-time academic and performing arts secondary educational establishment. The Bull Theatre in Barnet is now home to the full-time school and its Saturday School, along with the long established Susi Earnshaw Management television film, theatre and live entertainment agency. Pupils gain entry to the full-time school through auditions in drama, dance, singing and a personal interview.

Notable alumni[edit]

Famous past pupils of the school include six time Grammy Award winner Amy Winehouse, musical theatre star Alexia Khadime who played the role of Nala in the West End production of The Lion King, and in 2008, she became the first black female to play the role of Elphaba in the West End show Wicked, Amie Atkinson voted BBC Radio Musical Theatre Voice of The Year 2007, Jay Asforis of Simon Fuller group S Club 8, R&B Star Keisha White, Daniel Roche whom starred in BBC1 sitcom Outnumbered.

Other current pupils like Jack Hamshere are starring in the West End production of Oliver!, and Tyler McLean is starring in Michael Jackson's Thriller Live.

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