The Spellbound Team
— Leah —
Leah is our brilliant, bubbly, fabulous children’s entertainer and teacher, based in South East London. Leah is a positive, hard working and thoughtful individual. She has been performing since a very young age and spent three years training in Musical Theatre at the Reynolds Training Academy in Dartford. Performing and working with children are her passions and she loves her work!
As a talented performer, Leah’s theatre credits include ‘The Genie Of The Ring’ & ‘dancer’ at The Greenwich Theatre, for a Christmas production of Aladdin as well as many other pantomime productions over the years. Also a very talented vocalist, Leah has performed as lead singer in various hotels contracts and cruises in, and around, Cyprus and Spain. She also portrayed ‘Baby’ in Dirty Dancing as well performing in Mamma Mia and Grease. A seasoned Musical theatre pro!
Leah is very much in demand as a solo vocalist too, hosting events at local venues, where she delights the crowds with her lyrical and powerful singing voice.
Leah’s work experience with children includes working as a party mascot, and party host, for various events companies. She works as as a teacher of drama and musical theatre during the week, and her vast experience also includes teaching children of all ages at private primary schools and independent theatre schools.
Leah loves working with children and is delighted to be a part of the fabulous Spellbound team.
— Paige —
Paige graduated from The MTA, London in 2016 and made her professional debut as Bo in ‘Babes in Arms’ at Ye Olde Rose and Crown in Walthamstow, London. Paige then went on to work in Crete at the TUI Sensatori as a Dancer and Children’s Presenter followed by working onboard P&O Ferries as a Lead Vocalist and Dance Captain. Most recently, Paige worked in Egypt at the TUI BLUE Sensatori as the Entertainment Team Leader & Singer/Dancer, followed by being the Dance Captain in Aladdin at the Leas Cliff Hall in Folkestone, Kent.
In between performing jobs, Paige has worked for Stagecoach Performing Arts, Tiptoes and Tappers and Phoenix Performing Arts, teaching children. Paige is currently working as a Yoga Teacher and is part of a vintage singing trio ‘The Jukebox Sweethearts’.
Paige is delighted to be a member of the Spellbound Parties team!
— Karen —
Karen loves playing games and is very imaginative and playful. She has always loved creating stories and subjected her parents to lots of performances growing up! She brings a bright, smiley, friendly and vibrant energy to every party.
Karen completed at BA (Hons) Drama degree at Queen Mary University of London, achieving First Class Honours, and then continued her actor training at Drama Studio London in Ealing, West London. She has most recently been in ‘Call The Midwife’ (BBC), and has worked extensively in London theatres including The Bush, The Other Palace, Theatre Royal Stratford East and Shakespeare’s Globe. She also performed her one woman show ‘Fan Girl’ at the famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
As well as acting and entertaining, Karen is also a playwright and writer, and some of her work has recently been published in ‘Common’, an anthology of monologues specifically catered for working class actors. Walking into Waterstones and seeing her work in print was definitely a ‘pinch me’ moment!
Karen has lots of experience working with children and loves seeing their confidence develop, alongside their peers, at Spellbound Parties!
— Lucy-Jane —
We are very lucky to present to you, Lucy-Jane, one of our fabulous Spellbound entertainers (and we think Lucy-Jane is really Sleeping Beauty in disguise!!) Lucy trained at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts and graduated with a BA Honours degree in Musical Theatre.
Her first role upon graduating was the title role in ‘Cinderella’ at the Key Theatre in Peterborough, where she returned two years later as Maria in ‘West Side Story’ and Alice Fitzwarren in ‘Dick Whittington’. Lucy-Jane also reprised the role of Alice Fitzwarren at Harrogate theatre the following year.Lucy-Jane went on to appear in many independent films including the comedy, “Where Do We Go From Here?” and she has also worked extensively in the Voiceover commercial world, singing for the video game ‘Guitar Hero’ and supplying the Voice for the role of Kitty in the International Tour of ‘Hello Kitty – Fashion and Friends’.
Further pantomime credits include Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz (Cresset Theatre) and Isobel in A Christmas Carol (Litchfield Garrick). Lucy-Jane will be gracing the Chipping Norton theatre stage this Christmas in ‘Puss in Boots’.
Lucy-Jane has a range of experience in directing and working with children and loves watching their confidence develop in the land of make believe and still admits to being a big kid herself! She is thrilled to be a part of the Spellbound Team.
— Anna —
We are very excited to introduce to you, Anna, our very own ice princess! Anna’s passion for acting first started as a child, through a love of dressing up and playing make believe, which makes her the perfect person for the job of a children’s entertainer! Anna is now a professional actress, having acquired her Equity card through her training at The Oxford School of Drama, where she graduated with Distinction in 2011. Anna continues her acting training with the renowned Salon: Collective where she studies the Meisner Acting technique under the tutorage of Dominic Kelly.
Anna’s first professional acting job was voicing ‘Emily’ for the Doctor Who audio book ‘The Companion Chronicles’. Since then she has played ‘Helena’ in ‘A Midsummer Nights Dream’, ‘Abigail’ in Arthur Miller’s ‘The Crucible’, ‘Oswald’ in ‘King Lear’ at The Cockpit Theatre in London with the Darker Purpose theatre company, and ‘Valentine’ in ‘Two Gentlemen in Verona’. Anna has appeared in numerous short films including ‘Petal Child’ as the character Avery, directed by Glass Spire Productions, the title role of ‘Martha’ in a film by White Point Star Productions, directed by Grant Webb and as Mae Brooks in the film ‘After The Bell’ by Rebel Pictures. You can also see Anna in the Music Video ‘Hen’ by ‘The Nothing.’
When Anna is not performing on stage she teaches Drama to young children and coaches them for their LAMDA examinations. Spellbound are delighted to have this talented, sparkly and brilliant lady as one of our entertainers and Anna is thrilled to be a children’s entertainer with Spellbound Parties.
— Ellie —
Ellie is a bright and bubbly children’s entertainer. She is also a Professional Dancer, originally from the North West.
After Graduating from dance college in 2016 Ellie, got her first professional contract as the Dance Captain for Parkdean Resorts. She performed at Warner Leisure Hotels and completed three seasons abroad including Paphos, Greece and Spain. In between those contracts, Ellie worked as a children’s entertainer, around Kent. She also worked for children’s summer holiday camps.
Ellie has experience in Cheerleading, Dance, Drama and she is also a keen artist. Ellie is an ISTD trained Dance Teach and also qualified to teach Aerobics and body conditioning. Ellie also won an award for Best choreographer in a Youth Production in North West. Ellie’s favourite party theme is Princesses and Dance parties, and she loves entertaining children at their parties!
Ellie is thrilled to be part of the Spellbound Team and looks forward to meeting you all soon.
— Katherine —
Katherine is a fabulous teacher, dancer, performer and entertainer, hailing from Buckinghamshire.
After Graduating from the prestigious BIRD College, Katherine has gained a multitude of teaching and performing experiences over the years. Katherine has performed with touring Pantomime companies, such as ‘Hurricane Touring Theatre’, she has taught dance to students across the South East, with the wonderful company ‘Perform’, and she is teaching Dance full time to KS3 and KS4 students in Kent.
Katherine is delighted to be returning to Spellbound this season!
— Ella Rose- Back in 2024 —
ELLA IS CURRENTLY DANCING ON A CRUISE SHIP & WILL BE BACK WITH US IN SUMMER 2024!
Ella has a lively, energetic, and bubbly personality and she loves all things princesses, fairies and unicorns!
Ella granulated from the prestigious Bird College, where she studied Professional Dance and Musical Theatre. Ella is a natural born performer and has been on stage since a very young age. She has won numerous awards at National level and played a variety of different characters. Her performance experience includes ‘The Dance Proms’ at the Royal Albert Hall, ‘Fifteen years of All England dance festivals’, numerous Pantomimes alongside stars such as Julian Clary and Craig Revel Horwood, and dancing to break a Guinness World Record (Universal) with the film of release of ‘Mamma Mia Here We Go Again’.
Ella has experience working with children aged 2-12 both at a Performing Arts school and at a children’s holiday club and she is very excited to be working with Spellbound parties and can’t wait to play lots of games and have so much fun at your party!
— Eloise-Back in 2024 —
ELOISE IS CURRENTLY STUDYING IN NYC AND WILL BE BACK WITH US IN 2024
Eloise is currently studying American Theatre Arts at Rose Bruford College, and studied for a foundation course at East 15 Acting School. Through her training she’s been able to learn how to perform in a variety of styles, genres and performance spaces, making her a versatile performer.
Previously she has taught children age 5 and upwards acting at Italia Conti Stage School, where she found a passion for working with children and their incredible imaginations! Through the Italia Conti Acting Company Eloise co-wrote, produced and performed original script ‘Fireball’.
Professionally Eloise has performed as an extra in ‘The Horrid Henry Movie’ and ‘Days of the Bagnold Summer’.
Eloise absolutely loves entertaining children at their parties and can’t wait to see you all for lots of fun and games.