Bach. Ed. (Secondary) / Bach. Arts (Theatre) / Cert. IV Music Theatre
Celeste is an accomplished artist who regularly performs around Sydney as a singer, actor, voice-over artist and children's performer. She has been teaching singing, acting and musical theatre for over a decade. Celeste is also an experienced high school teacher.
Celeste has extensive training in theatre, musical theatre, voice, and singing with qualifications in Music Theatre, Theatre, and Secondary Education as well as an 8th Grade Cert in Music Theatre Singing.
Celeste's recent credits include the debut seasons of the new Australian musicals 'The Things I Could Never Tell Steven' and 'Noli Me Tangere' where she also recorded the original cast albums, Lessie in the 'YellowKat Children's Show', lead vocalist on the award nominated children's album 'Walla Walla Bing', featured opera singer in 'The Carnival-A Circus Opera', drama director for the 'Woman of the World Pageant 2016', as well as performance credits as a voice over artist, commercial actor, and wedding singer.
Celeste is an incredibly passionate teacher and finds no greater joy than helping young people develop their passion and skills as performers.
Kaleigh Wilkie-Smith - Primary Performers Teacher
Kaleigh Wilkie-Smith is a Director, performer and educator. Kaleigh loves teaching and mentoring young performers, having previously taught for Australian Girls Choir, Stage & Song Studios and PGNS.
Kaleigh recently returned from the UK where she worked full time as a singer/dancer in Southwest England. Kaleigh has performed in Australia and the US in cabarets (2x20 at City Recital Hall, and LaLa Lounge evening) and Musical Theatre ('Dreamgirls' -Effie, 'Hairspray' - Motormouth and 'Catch Me if you Can' - Nurse Karen). For 2018-19, Kaleigh is featured in the QANTAS safety video. Kaleigh's direction credits include the Australian Premiere of Stalker: The Musical at the Depot Theatre and The Producers for SYMT, as well as resident director for Squabbalogic Independent Musical Theatre. In 2017, Kaleigh was the international associate for Making it on Broadway - an audition preparation program from New York that she then helped come to Australia.
Kaleigh hopes to inspire passion for music and storytelling with each of her students.
Jye Bryant - Accompanist
Mast. Teaching (Sec) / Bach. Mus
Jye Bryant is a Composer/Lyricist and Accompanist for Australian Musical Theatre and Cabaret.
Some of Jye's creations include 'The Velveteen Rabbit - A Magical Musical' and 'The Things I Could Never Tell Steven - A New Revue-Style Musical'. Jye was the original Musical Director/Pianist for James Wright in his regular talk-show cabaret 'The Jambles Ramble Show'. He also worked as Musical Director/ Pianist for the national tour of the Melody Beck's cabaret 'Unseen: A Tribute to Marni Nixon'. Jye's compositions are performed on Cabaret circuits all over Australia, Canada and the U.K., where he has gained popularity as composer of choice
For Stage & Song Studios, Jye has accompanied both 'Broadway Here I come' and 'Cheltenham Sings Broadway'.
Daniel Placido - Manager
Mast. Arts Management / Bach. Arts - (Media & Cultural Studies)