All staff hold fully enhanced DBS certificates

  • Amanda Murphy

    Company Principal & Creative Producer

    Originally from Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, Amanda is a fully qualified dance teacher, having trained in Ballet, Modern and Tap.

    Whilst in Hertfordshire, Amanda taught with The Carol Allen School of Dancing and performed and choreographed regularly at The Barn Theatre.

    As a choreographer, Amanda has worked on numerous musical theatre productions for over 30 years now. From ‘Pal Joey’ and ‘Stepping Out’ to ‘West Side Story’ and ‘A Chorus Line’.

    Amanda founded Musicality in 2008 and the company has produced a wide variety of shows, six of which have been NODA nominated and their production of  ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ in 2017 won ‘The Best Production in Wales & Ireland 2017’. High praise indeed!

    Amanda is also Director of Musicality Management Ltd. (See Agency page)

  • Eleri Thomas

    Musical Director and Vocal Coach

    Eleri is from Loughor and has an excellent reputation as a musical director, vocal coach and accompanist. She has a BMus degree from Cardiff University. Eleri has sung with the BBC Singers, National Youth Choir of Wales and still performs regularly with the Swansea Bach Choir.

    Since 2011, Eleri has been the Musical Director of Musicality Academy and is also singing teacher and vocal coach to may of our students. She is heavily involved in preparing our students for their auditions for drama schools, conservatoires and university.

  • Emma Gough-Hadley

    Emma Gough-Hadley

    Dance Teacher and Choreographer

    Emma is an accomplished and experienced dancer who has trained in most dance genres including, Ballet, Modern, Tap, Jazz and Contemporary. Emma has appeared on several television programmes and has won many awards at festivals and competitions over the years including ‘Tap Dancer of the Year’! She is particularly proud to have work-shopped with creative professionals such as Wayne Sleep and Michael Flatley.

    Emma choreographs for Musicality as well as teaching our Ballet, Tap and Contemporary classes.

  • Emily Merchant

    Emily Merchant

    Drama Teacher (Mini Musicality)

    Emily obtained a BTEC National Diploma in Performing Arts at Gower College and continues to perform as an active member of Musicality senior company. Emily’s Pastoral Assistant is Zoe Way who trained at Chichester University and is also a regular performer with the senior company.

  • Jonathan Williams

    Jonathan Williams

    Stage Manager

    Jonathan trained in lighting and sound during his younger years with Musicality and is now our Stage Manager, looking after the productions during show week.