The Drama MOB

Drama School

Our Founders

Tina O'Brien

Tina is an actress and has been working in TV & theatre from the age of 10. Her credits include Waterloo Rd. and Call The Midwife and she is currently playing Sarah in Coronation Street. Tina regularly teaches in the classes and has been able to offer 1:1 support and guidance to our students lucky enough to audition at Corrie!

Esther Morgan

Esther has been a primary school teacher for the past 13 years and specialises in drama. She still occasionally teaches in schools across Manchester and has been involved in putting on many professional theatre productions. Esther manages the Drama MOB Management Casting Agency

Our Teachers

Hannah Bounds

Hannah is a highly skilled performer and vastly experienced drama and dance teacher.

With a degree in performing arts and a PGCE in secondary drama, Hannah has taught at numerous schools in Manchester and London as a Head of Drama, and a GSCE Examiner for Edexcel and Pearson.

Hannah has also taught and directed at the International School of Geneva, as well as privately for Simply Theatre Academy.

Hannah is also a LAMDA specialist and has also studied towards an MA in Teaching and Learning Improvisation.

Chloe Bodkin

Chloe has attended various acting schools and gained a 1st class BA Honours degree in Drama.

Chloe continued her development, completing a PGCE and becoming a qualified teacher, she is currently teaching in a Greater Manchester Primary School. Chloe has acting credits in television, film and theatre.

Chloe says that she ‘loves being part of such a friendly Drama MOB team, helping to boost children’s confidence, develop their acting ability and imaginations every week, whilst putting a big smile on their faces!’

Jenna Wrigley

Jenna trained professionally in Dance, Acting and Singing for 3 years at Phil Winston’s Theatreworks.

She has performed as a feature artist in many adverts and television programmes.

Jenna is currently studying a Theatre and Performance Degree at Salford University

Kitty Watson

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Kitty’s Profile coming soon!

What you will Learn

Ages 4-6

Acting through role play

Improvisations

Drama games

Very relaxed and informal fun to encourage confidence

Ages 7-16

Script reading

Building a character

Improvisations

Working together on showcases to perform in professional theatres with tickets sold to friends and family!

Where?

Didsbury

The Old Parsonage Stenner Lane Didsbury M20 2RQ

Gatley

St James Church Hall, 1 Gatley Green, Gatley, Cheadle SK8 4NF

Prestwich

The Fairways Lodge, George St Prestwich M25 9WS

WHEN?

Didsbury

Saturday

9am – 4/5 years

10am – 6/8 years

11am – 9/11 years

12pm – 12+ years

Thursday

4pm – 6/8 years

5pm – 9/11 years

6pm – 12+ years

Gatley

Saturday

9am – 4/5 years

10am – 6/7 years

11am – 8/9 years

12pm – 10/11 years

1pm – 11/12 years

2pm – 13+ years

Tuesday

4pm – 6/8 years

5pm – 9/11 years

6pm – 12 + years

Prestwich

Saturday

9am – 4/5 years

10am – 6/8 years

11am – 9/11 years

12pm – 12+ years

Please note:

The ages are approximate and children’s placements can be altered as is seen appropriate by our teachers. In the first instance children will be offered the earliest class that suits their age and then can always be moved up into a more appropriate peer group at a later stage.

Sibling discount is available in our class sessions.