Credits: Clare McSwain & Tracey Booth co-founders, Linda Beckett Mannequin logo design. Act One Drama Studio - Acting Directors
Jack Evans
Principal & Director
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Trained at ALRA, London.
Urban Talent TV & Drama Workshops. 
Marylou in the film Chugga Looga Baby (Northern Media) A Touch of Frost, Heartbeat, Emmerdale, Crossroads, Crimesquad, All Quiet On The Preston Front,  Ain't Misbehavin', Shameless, Crimewatch. Commercials:  Co-op Bank,  Double Glazing, Clydesdale Bank,  Cheapercover, Sealy Beds, Merryhill Shopping Centre,  Supercare, 
CD Bramall Garages,  Debt Connect,  Euronics Centres, Life Line Direct, Morrison's Supermarket, Pontin's, London Leather Co, All Sports and corporate training videos.  She has recorded numerous voiceovers for Children's education and internet providers.
Amelia Hannan
Assistant Director
Act One Drama Studio
Tracey Coleman
Relief Director
Bethan Owen
Assistant Director
Anita Gilbert
Relief Director /LAMDA
Trained at ALRA, London. 
MA Professional Voice Practice.
Screen credits include Hollyoaks, The Courtroom, Heartbeat,  Barbara, Crossroads , Hale and Pace  &  Dream (Feature Film - Acier Films).  Commercials  and corporate training videos . 
For BBC Radio 4 Anita played Rosalie in Agnes Gray.  She has recorded numerous voiceovers for Hollyoaks and Brookside.   LAMDA examiner. Speakeasy voice & accent coach.
Clare McSwain
Trained at ALRA North.
A Sigh of the Coal (New Vic Borderlines) The Extraordinary Tale of Holly Christmas (The Lowry/Colour the Clouds Theatre Company) Salsa Verde, Eddie and the Gold Tops (Badapple Theatre) The House Behind the Lines (Buglight Theatre).
Screen credits include: The Magic Story Box (CBeebies-TV); Santander; Barclaycard; Oak Furniture Land; AO; Pukka Pies; Sony Playstation (TVC).
Pupil since 2008
Pupil since 2013
Rachel Gay
Relief Director
Rachel works as an actor, multi-disciplinary performer and children's yoga teacher.  Training: Arthaus.Berlin (previously London International School of Performing Arts) Devised Theatre & Performance, Northumberland Theatre Company, Philippe Gaulier, and of course Act One Drama Studio!
Last year Rachel trained as a children & teen yoga teacher and is currently running classes and developing her yogi pedagogy under the name We Are Yoga (WAYyoga).
Credits include: Theatre - The Noise (Unlimited Theatre), We're Going on a Bear Hunt (Kenny Wax Productions), Rapunzel (Nottingham Playhouse) White Peacock (Nottingham Playhouse), TV - Coronation Street, Performance Art - Luminosity (Marina Abramovic Retrospective, Manchester Art Gallery) Reground (W139 Amsterdam), Right Here Right Now (Baltic 39), currently working with LEVEL, Rowsley, as a performer in their forthcoming tour of SENSE.

Trained at Sylvia Young Theatre School, London.
Screen credits include:  Ken Loach's  - The  Navigators, How They Met (Ju Bamboo) and various short films. Commercial : Carol Vorderman's Times Tables (QVC). Corporate role play training.  Professional solo & group singing residences in Hong Kong, France and the UK.  World Champions at Vienna & Eisteddford with City of Sheffield girls choir.  Professional singer with Gemolade vocal group.
Professional credits include -
Time to Bloom (The Knotted Project/Colour the Clouds/Lowry); Hansel and Gretel (Derby Theatre); Stone Soup (Bolton Albert Halls/Little Diamond Theatre Company); Beyond the End of the Road (November Club);
Professional credits include - Children's Theatre: Aladdin, Ghostbusters, Dick Tracey,  Grease, Pinocchio, The Adams Family (Gaiety Theatre) .
Professional credits include - Star Spangled Girl,   Hedda Gabler,  Private Lives,  Time & Time Again (Suffolk Eye),  Ripping Yarns  (Armageddon Prods) . Screen credits include:
Professional credits include Jack & the Beanstalk, Dick Whittington (Theatre Royal Bury), Hysteria, (Leading Light), Trying to Find My way Home  (New Perspectives) and various Theatre in Education tours .