Carla Hewitt – Director, North Sheffield
Carla has always been passionate about performing with a genuine enthusiasm for drama and the arts. She has over 10 years experience teaching performing arts and drama to primary and secondary age children. She is currently Faculty Leader for Expressive Arts in a secondary school. Carla has completed 4 years of performing arts training at Liverpool John Moores University and The University of Central England in Birmingham where she completed a PGCE in Secondary Drama, gaining Qualified Teacher Status.
Carla loves spending time with her family and being a mum, which alongside her background, enables her to recognise the potential in individuals. She is eager to develop the provision of performing arts classes even further for young children. She is excited to share her experience with Noodle, inspiring others with her passion for performance, delivering engaging and fun classes in an environment that gives all children the opportunity to succeed.
James Lomas – Performing Arts and Singing Teacher
James is a British Olivier Award-winning actor best known for his role as Billy Elliot in Billy Elliot the Musical. James completed his training at the Millennium Performing Arts Drama College in London where he trained in all aspects of the Performing Arts, gaining a National Diploma in Musical Theatre.
Since then, James has toured, worked on TV and won several awards! His theatre and touring credits include Dirty Dancing, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, MTV Super Sweet 16, Evita and Starlight Express. James is also an accomplished singing coach and he has lots of experience teaching children of all ages.
James loves his Noodle classes and can be found teaching in Stocksbridge on Saturday mornings.
Rebecca Kukuc – Performing Arts and Dance Teacher
Rebecca started dancing at three years of age. She has completed both BTEC Performing Arts and BTEC Advanced Dance qualifications. She is passionate about dance and has performed at a variety of events and venues. She has also successfully completed 3 years of dance training at Liverpool John Moores University where she gained BA (Hons) Dance Studies, (specialising in Dance in the Community) Her passion for teaching dance began when she ran her own classes for teenagers and adults before travelling to Australia.
Rebecca is now an experienced Noodle teacher and has been teaching our little Noodlers for the past 2 years – they love her!