Friday Apr 18

Student Videos

10 year old guitarist Harry


12 year old drummer Charlie

10 year old guitarist Zoe

10 year old Kieran



Samuel Butler 

 

Samuel is 20 years old and has an impressive background in the Arts and is an accomplished performer.

He has had a leading role in Andrew Lloyd Webbers 'Whistle Down The Wind' at the Aldwych Theatre in the West End, and a sizeable role in 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' at the London Palladium. He has also performed twice at the London Coliseum, once with the world famous Bolshoi Ballet, and once with the English National Ballet. He is currently waiting to find out whether he will be dancing at the Olympic opening ceremony.


Samuel earned a scholarship at the prestigious Arts Educational School in Tring at the age of 13. At 16 Samuel was offered places with scholarships at Tring, Laine Theatre Arts School and Bird College in Sidcup to continue his Theatre Arts and Dance training. Samuel had wanted to go to Bird since he was 8 years old and won a full Dance and Drama Award. Samuel's natural choice was to pick Bird to do a 3 year National Diploma in Musical Theatre. he graduated from Bird College in May 2011.He was immediately offered a position with E3 Entertainment which are part of the Thomas Cook Group and flew straight out to Fuengirola, Spain where he worked at a large family based hotel as head of Entertainment / dance captain for 6 months. He has now returned and is happy to be able to return to teaching again. Samuel is proud to announce that he has been offered a full time place for 1 year at the prestigious  American Musical Theatre Academy under the supervision of Kenneth Avery-Clark which includes intensive training in the West end and New York which he will be starting in September 2012.


Samuel's training involves Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Pas de Deux, Drama, Musical Theatre, Singing and Voice. He is currently training to be a teacher for the chechetti society ballet. He has taught for a number of years now for Lets Play Rock and has had great success with his students, he is excited now to be opening up a new branch in Henley-On-Thames

He teaches all styles and abilities of Vocals, Drums and Guitar to beginners, children and adults and has a great rapport with the students.


His help with The Jammin' Dodgers and The Mini Band is invaluable.