All staff hold fully enhanced DBS certificates
Amanda founded Musicality Academy in 2008 and has nurtured the company into a well regarded musical theatre academy and award-winning theatre company.
Amanda is a fully qualified dance teacher and has a background in choreography and musical staging, but concentrates now on running her ever-growing company and creatively producing their many productions.
As the Director of Musicality Management, Amanda secures work for children and young performers in film and television. With experience as an executive producer and as a supporting artiste.
As an author, her first book ‘So, Your Child Wants to go to DRAMA SCHOOL?’ is now available on Amazon. Amanda writes as Amanda B Cosgrove.
Head of Young Performers Academy
As the Head of Young Performers at Musicality, Emily is responsible for teaching and directing our students aged 4-14.
Emily has a wide range of experience in Performing Arts and has numerous theatre, TV and film credits to her name, including ‘About A Boy’, ‘Gavin & Stacey’ and many TV commercials and pop videos. Her training includes a BTEC ND in Performing Arts, a Musical Theatre short course at The Arts Educational Schools, London and she has studied directing and script writing at Swansea University.
Assistant to Company Principal & Head Chaperone
Emma is the first face you’ll see when joining Musicality as she runs our reception desk for all sessions at The Canolfan, Gorseinon. As a mother of 3, (all of whom have attended Musicality) Emma is experienced with children and is a trained and fully licenced chaperone.
Matthew is currently studying Stage Management at Gower College, Swansea, and is hoping to be a professional stage manager in the future. He attends every show rehearsal and assists the creative team wherever necessary. Matthew is also responsible for gathering a suitable stage crew for every Musicality production.