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About Theatretrain Clacton

Building Confidence & Training The Next Generation Of Performers…


Hi, I'm Maria!

Hi, I’m Maria! I’m the Company Director here at Theatretrain Clacton, where my job is to ensure your children are enjoying their professional theatre training in a fun and creative way. 

I take pride on the centre being a happy family, I like to know all pupils individually and cater to their strengths and any weakness they may have. Friendliness is above and beyond at Clacton

Learn Genuine Theatre Principles While You Make Friends At Theatretrain Clacton

The Theatretrain Way puts theatre back into the performing arts. Along with technical performance skills in acting, singing and dancing, young people get the chance to release their creativity in a safe and friendly place. Here, in an environment nurturing confidence and empathy, our students can expand to be more than they ever thought they could be. Our aim isn’t just to create better performers, but to help your children reach their full potential.

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We Create The Welcoming Environment Where Aspiring Performers Thrive

Gain Skills For All Aspects Of Life, Not Just The Big Stage.

Meet the Theatretrain Clacton team

Learn more about our team and get to know what we’re all about.

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Maria Tedder

Theatre Director

Maria has taught drama at the centre since it opened in 2008 she loves watching the pupils grow into characters on stage and has done many workshops including Hairspray, Oliver, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Mamma Mia, Maria has written her own show as well as teaching many musicals. 


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Dawn Holmes

Musical Director

Dawn is a fantastic teacher and has been teaching for over 20 years, she was one of our first singing teachers at our centre and luckily she has come back with her amazing voice and teaching methods, Dawn is kind, calm mannered and loves teaching singing.

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Emma Tedder


Emma started at Theatretrain when she was just 6 years old, she has performed at The London Palladium, The O2, Theatre Royal Drury Lane and Disneyland. Emma has taught in Theatretrain for 8 years and can teach many styles of dance, Emma can teach singing and drama also.

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The Theatretrain Story

Theatretrain was founded on the belief that the performing arts should be accessible to everyone, no matter their age, skill or ability. Our large-scale productions are unique to Theatretrain and invite our students to enjoy the learning experience and be a part of something bigger than themselves.

The world’s your stage at Theatretrain Clacton!

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