Dewey Finn, SCHOOL of ROCK New London Theatre London
'I trained at Italia Conti Academy on the Acting Degree Course in the very same building that the Clapham Associates use on a Saturday! Individuality, talent, dedication and hard work are what you need to succeed in your chosen paths!
ANNIE, Piccadilly Theatre, DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS (UK Tour) CATS, UK and INTERNATIONAL TOUR
“The Italia Conti Associate Schools both Brighton and Hove and Clapham - are such fabulous schools which encourage the students and pupils to focus their talents and help them achieve their dreams in whatever they desire!'
Linda has been co - principal of Italia Conti Associates (Clapham and Brighton) since 1999 - with her sister Debbie. Linda has had a long relationship with Italia Conti, having trained there herself in the 70s.
Linda was the founder and creator of London’s Landor Theatre, which she ran for nine years from 1994, producing outstanding musical revivals including ‘City of Angels’, ‘The Apple Tree’ and ‘Into the Woods’ amongst many others, all to great critical acclaim.
Linda has worked in company and stage management and lighting design for more than 30 years and became the youngest production manager in the country at age nineteen. She went on to work extensively in repertory, touring and the West End.
Linda was at Italia Conti Academy in London as resident production manager for seven years, and more recently as Production Co-ordinator at the main site in the Barbican for over five years. Linda is also now one third of CBL Management, a personal management service for artistes in Film, TV, Theatre and Musical Theatre established in response to the growing demands for excellence within the entertainment industry. Linda is a licensed Chaperone and has completed first aid training.