My name is Faye Weerasinghe and I am currently studying Acting (Musical theatre) at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. I have taught young beginners before, on growing confidence,using the space and being free. I have also lectured older members on how to succeed at auditions and prepare for them perfectly. Depending on their age I will take them through how to gain confidence, sight read scripts, how to choose a perfect monologue and what songs to stay clear of for auditions. This also works perfectly for someone who just needs help in public speaking ( A level in English lit). I am willing to tutor all ages for someone who is passionate about acting and the industry. I will give you my honest opinion of drama school and if you are fortunate to get in, I will explain some of the possible struggles you might face.
-I taught at Stagecoach early stages
- Did workshops for teenagers looking to auditions
- I have seen many get into drama school, do well in productions and nail audition technique workshops.
I have also been through it all myself so I can sympathise with many who are going through the process.
Studying BA Hons Acting (Musical Theatre pathway) at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
St Aidan’s & St John Fishers Associated Sixth Form, Oatlands Drive, Harrogate, N. Yorkshire, HG2 8JR.
Senior Tutor – Mr A Christy
A2 levels Drama and Theatre Studies, Performing Arts, English Literature
AS levels (August 2014), English Literature, Performing Arts, Drama & Theatre Studies, Applied Business
Harrogate Ladies College, Clarence Drive, Harrogate HG1 2QG (Sept 2008 – July 2013)
GCSEs (August 2013) - English Literature, English Language, Maths, Geography, Religious Studies, Drama, French, Core Science.
LAMDA Gold Medal – Solo Acting (July 2014) - Distinction
LAMDA Grade 6 – Mime (December 2013) - Distinction
LAMDA Silver Medal – Solo Acting (April 2013) - Distinction
LAMDA Devised Group Drama - Grade 6. (December 2010) - Distinction
LAMDA Bronze Medal – Solo Acting (July 2012) – Distinction
Performance LCM University of West London (July 2014) - Approved
Musical Theatre – (Thames Valley University) London College of Music – Grade 8 (July 2013)
Musical Theatre – (Thames Valley University) London College of Music – Grade 7 (July 2012)
Chamber Choir Member
Chapel Choir Scholar (2010-2013)
Representative for the house in Drama and Music
Studying for Level 3 Mime – Grade 7, Silver Medal (Summer 2015)
University of West London – ALCM in Performance (Summer 2015)
School play – A Christmas Carol (2013), Evita (2014), Tom Jones (January 2015)
Youth Music Theatre (UK) (2012 & 2013) – Summer Residential Production for TV, Plymouth Grade 8 group Musical Theatre Performance
Professional performance “King & I” – Bradford Alhambra (Spring 2013)
Youth Music Theatre (UK) (2012) – Summer Residential Production, Plymouth
Stagecoach Theatre Arts (2001-2011) Singing, dance & drama with performances at local venues & “Her Majesty’s Theatre” (London).
Attendance at residential summer schools (2008-2011) Twickenham and performing at the Leatherhead Theatre, Surrey.
Stagecoach North East Regional Choir (2006-2009), performing at local venues, Royal Albert Hall & NEC Birmingham.
DanSing - (2010 - present) Musical Theatre & Gospel Choir Festival 4 Stars Regional Winner, competitor “Don’t Stop Believin”, Glee Club for Comic Relief (2013).
Performances for Dr Barnado’s, “Acorn” Committee, Rotary Club & Crystal Committee.
Musical Theatre examination student, Thames Valley University (2008 - present).
Performances with many local amateur groups (Harrogate Operatic Players, St Andrew’s Players & Humruddy Productions).
Winner of Harrogate Competitive Festival Musical Theatre Solo (year group 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 & 2015), Duet (2012).
Runner up Old Thyme Music Hall (2011, 2012, & 2013).
Winner of Wharfedale Competitive Festival Musical Theatre Solo Cabaret (2013)
Big T finalist – Harrogate Theatre (2014)
Bettys & Taylor Group Ltd, Harrogate – Part Time Café Assistant (June 2014-Dec 2014)
“Sprite Productions”, Ripley Castle, Ripley – Volunteer (June-July 2014)
Rudding Park Hotel & Spa – Harrogate. Two week placement with Food & Beverage Manager (June 2013).
Working in the “Clocktower” restaurant & function rooms.
Stagecoach Theatre Arts – Early Stages Assistant (weekend)
Visiting the elderly (2011)
Regular babysitting duties
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