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Recent and past students.

In recent years the academy's students have had success in securing a number of professional roles within the acting industry, as well as many of its students going on to full-time study in performance/media based courses at some of the country's most prestigous schools.

Below are just a few of the students who have gone onto professional work/further education within in the industry.

Glasgow Acting Academy - Kimberly Neill

KIMBERLY NEILL

Throughout her time at Glasgow Acting Academy Kimberly achieved her NQ units in Acting & Performance, and is due to complete her HND in Acting & Performance in 2010 and starts studying for her BA (Hons) in Acting in September 2010.

In January 09 Kimberly secured the femal presenters roles for STV's Saturday morning show WKND@STV and in April 09 also took over the Sunday morning WKND@STV show . Recently Kimberly also secured roles in CH4's short drama "Parliamo Glasgow", CBBC's "Half Moon Investigations", Short Film "So Old" as well as appearing in the "HPV Campaign". In 2010 Kimberly has also appeared in "Burniston" for the BBC, "Joe's Show" for the Comedy Unit, and is due to film on "Taggart" for STV in May 2010.


Glasgow Acting Academy - Johnathan Pender

JOHNATHAN PENDER

Throughout his time at Glasgow Acting Academy Johnathan completed his NQ units in Acting & Performance, and is due to complete his HND in Acting & Performance in 2010, and starts studying for his BA (Hons) in Acting in September 2010.

In January 09 Johnathan secured the male presenters roles for STV's new Saturday morning show WKND@STV and in April 09 also took over the Sunday morning WKND@STV show . Johnathan's other recent credits include: BBC's "Zig Zag Love", CBBC's "Half Moon Investigations", STV's "Taggart", BBC's "Wee Gems - Behind the Set", BBC's "Jess the Border Collie", as well as being the voice of Frankie in the feature film "Dear Frankie". Johnathan has also appeared in a number of TV commercials and corporate projects.


Glasgow Acting Academy - Robert Campbell

ROBYN MILNE

Throughout her time at Glasgow Acting Academy Robyn completed her NQ units in Acting & Performance, and is due to complete her HND in Musical Theatre in 2010. For 2010/2011, Robyn succesfully auditioned for and has been offered a place on the 3 year BA (Hons) Acting course at London's Arts Educational School.

In August 2008 Robyn became the face of the recent Scottish government "HPV Immunisation Campaign" and also appeared as "Hazel Moon" in the the CBBC series "Half Moon Investigations" which was aired in 2009.


Glasgow Acting Academy - Jade Lezar

JADE LEZAR

After joining the Glasgow Acting Academy, Jade successfully auditioned for BBC Scotland's children's series "Stacey Stone", where she secured the role of "Yasmin".

Jade then went on to succesfully audition for the role of "Alanna McVey " in BBC Scotland's hit soap "River City" where she played the role with a number of pivotal storylines for over 3 years. After a short break from filming, Jade recently returned to our screens as a guest appearence in "The Incredible Will & Greg Show".


Glasgow Acting Academy - Natahsa Watson

NATASHA WATSON

After joing the Glasgow Acting Academy, Natasha successfully auditioned for a number of small roles before securing the role of Freya in BBC Scotland's hit soap "River City".

Natsha has succesfully filmed a number of major projects including playing the roles of: Angelina in "Terra Firma" (Film); Bronwyn in "Rounding up Donkeys"(Film); Simone in BBC's "Purves & Pekkla"(TV) and Alice in BBC's network drama "Fiona's Story"(TV). In 2010 Natasha was cast as Lucy, the daughter of David Tennant in the new BBC drama "Single Father" which she recently finished filming in May 2010.


Glasgow Acting Academy - Jayd Johnson

JAYD JOHNSON

After joining the Glasgow Acting Academy, Jayd successfully auditioned for a network commercial for "America Online - (A.O.L)" where she was awarded the accolade of best actress in a TV commercial by the British Television Awards.

In 2004 Jayd then successfully auditioned for and played the role of "Nicki Cullen " in BBC Scotland's hit soap "River City" until 2010. Jayd recently also appeared in the play "Cooking with Elvis" which was performed at The Tron Theatre before successfully auditioning for the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York where she is currently studying.


Glasgow Acting Academy - Sean Brown

SEAN BROWN

After joining the Glasgow Acting Academy, Sean successfully auditioned for professional acting roles in "The Flying Scotsman"(Film); "Dear Frankie" (Fim) and "Butterfingers"(TV). After these roles Sean then successfully auditioned for the role of "Paul Hunter " in BBC Scotland's hit soap "River City" where he played to the role for 2 years .

Sean recently graduated with his HND in Acting & Performance and is due to start studying the BA in Acting at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in September.


Glasgow Acting Academy - Laura McMonagle

LAURA McMONAGLE

After joining the Glasgow Acting Academy, Laura was offered an audition for BBC Scotland's hit soap "River City" as a teenage rebel "Zoe Cullen ". Laura played the role of "Zoe" for 3 years.

Laura has now moved on to pastures new and we wish her all the best in her acting career.

 


Glasgow Acting Academy - Kevin Quinn

JAMIE QUINN

Jamie worked on a number of television, film and commercial projects throughout his time as a young student, before going on to study for his BA (Hons) in Acting at the Drama Centre in London. Jamie graduates this year and has been picked up by one of london's top agencies. After graduation Jamie will perform at the Traverse Theatre in "Any Given Day" directed by Dominic Hill.

Jamie's credits whilst attending the Glasgow Acting Academy included: "Taggart"; "River City"; "Still Game"; "Butterfingers"; "High Times"; "Wild Country"; "At The End of The Sentance"; "Wise Guys"; "Lord of The Fleas" as well as numerous TV commercials and corporate projects.

 

Past Students who recently gained placement/scholarships to full-time education in the Performing Arts & Media industries.

 

Jamie Quinn BA Acting - The Drama Centre - London - Graduated 2010

Jayd Johnson BA Acting - American Academy of Dramatic Arts - 2010/11

Robyn Milne BA Acting - Arts Educational School - London - 2010/11
HND Musical Theatre - Graduated - 2010

Sean Brown BA Acting - RSAMD - 2010/11
HND Acting & Performance - Graduated - 2010

Jonathan Pender BA (Hons) Acting - Motherwell College/Northumbria University 2010/11
HND Acting & Performance - Graduated - 2010

Kimberly Neill BA (Hons) Acting - Motherwell College/Northumbria University 2010/11
HND Acting & Performance - Graduated - 2010

Paul Clark BA (Hons) Acting - Motherwell College/Northumbria University 2010/11
HND Acting & Performance - Graduated - 2010

Lauren McCusker BA (Hons) Acting - Motherwell College/Northumbria University 2010/11
HND Acting & Performance - Graduated - 2010

Amanda Clark BA (Hons) Drama - Reid Kerr College - 2010/11
HND Acting & Performance - Graduated - 2009

Kelly Morton BA (Hons) Musical Theatre - Motherwell College/Northumbria University 2010/11
HND Musical Theatre - Graduated 2010

John Conway BA (Hons) Musical Theatre - Motherwell College/Northumbria University 2010/11
HND Musical Theatre - Graduated 2010

Murray Alford BA Digital Film & Television - RSAMD - 2010/11

Charlotte Strang-Moran BA Theatre Studies - Glasgow University - 2010/11

   

Paul Clark HND Acting & Performance - Graduated 2010
Kimberly Neill HND Acting & Performance - Graduated 2010
Lauren McCusker HND Acting & Performance - Graduated 2010
Jonathan Pender HND Acting & Performance - Graduated 2010
Sean Brown HND Acting & Performance - Graduated 2010
Amanda Clark HND Acting & Performance - Graduated 2009
Karen Alexander HND Acting & Performance - Graduated 2009

   

Steven Russell HND Acting & Performance - Studying - 2010/11
Michael Martin HND Acting & Performance - Studying - 2010/11
Michelle Donnelly HND Acting & Performance - Studying - 2010/11
Marcus Nash HND Acting & Performance - Studying - 2010/11

   

Kathleen Kidd HNC Acting & Performance - Studying - 2010/11
Courtney Stewart HNC Acting & Performance - Studying - 2010/11
Rachel Hendry HNC Acting & Performance - Studying - 2010/11

   

John Conway HND Musical Theatre - Graduated 2010
Kelly Morton HND Musical Theatre - Graduated 2010
Cameron Boyd HND Musical Theatre - Graduated 2010
Robyn Milne HND Musical Theatre - Graduated 2010

   

Emma McDougall HND Musical Theatre - Studying - 2010/11
David Atkinson HND Musical Theatre - Studying - 2010/11

   

Larrisa Currie HNC Musical Theatre - Studying - 2010/11
Alex MacMillan HNC Musical Theatre - Studying - 2010/11
Nicole Thorpe HNC Musical Theatre - Studying - 2010/11
Ashleigh McEwan HNC Musical Theatre - Studying - 2010/11
Euan McCracken HNC Musical Theatre - Studying - 2010/11
Alistair Grant HNC Musical Theatre - Studying - 2010/11
Bobby Weston HNC Musical Theatre - Studying - 2010/11
Dean Allison HNC Musical Theatre - Studying - 2010/11
Lauren Muir HNC Musical Theatre - Studying - 2010/11




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