Hair Raising Tuition!

Hair raising tuition by Welwyn’s performing arts school!


Tutors at Little Voices, Welwyn Garden City are practising what they preach and doing what they say they do on the tin in the teaching room by training the children vocally and dramatically for performances on the stage as two pupils land roles in The Hawthorn Theatre’s production of Hairspray. The tutors certainly know how to provide outstanding musical theatre tuition to the children of Welwyn Garden City. This is now an opportunity for the pupils to go and show the town what they have learnt!

Callum Kirwan aged 12 and Hope Neal aged 11 have been attending Little Voices since September and November 2016, respectively and they are so thrilled to have landed their roles in the show that is to run from 27th – 29th April!  


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Little Voices focuses on expert guidance and traditional teaching methods in singing and acting, delivered in small group lessons to maximise student development. Having won a national award for the UK’s Best School Age Music Activity for children in 2015 the Principal, Cherice McKenzie-Cook  commented: “We are thrilled that our pupils have been successful through the audition process and are on the stage in Welwyn’s theatre. We have a committed, passionate and talented team of tutors at Little Voices Welwyn Hatfield and our success is testament to their expertise and dedication. They really care about each individual pupil and this allows their talents to be nurtures and their confidence to be built so that they can strive ahead with their dreams and audition for shows such as Hairspray. It is important that children are taught by people with hands on experience of the stage and that the disciplines of the theatre are taught in a fun way. We work specifically towards examinations and really train our pupils in all elements of theatre etiquette. It is such a valuable experience for Callum and Hope but also special that our other pupils can go and watch the show and support their friends and fellow pupils!” she said.

Little Voices in Welwyn Hatfield has been running since September 2016 during which time Cherice has welcomed pupils from the area to have a free trial lesson in drama and singing, if they enroll with the performing arts lessons Little Voices helps them to achieve consistently impressive LAMDA results, build confidence and learn about the professional industry. It’s all about building confidence and nurturing talent for the next generation and the tutors in Cherice’s team are incredibly dedicated!

For more information about Little Voices in Welwyn please contact Cherice on 07506 680123 or email her on

Little Voices’ pupils are set to shine in CBeebies ‘Where in the World?’

Three Little Voices pupils, Luca Walker, Sienna Rosenbaum and Anwar Berry have beaten a large number of auditionees to land voice over parts in a new CBeebies programme called ‘Where in the World? Aimed to help British children develop more cultural awareness of children in different parts of the world, the Little Voices pupils are extremely excited to be part of this new programme set to hit our screens for the next five years.

The programme is set to be aired in May and Ashlea Pearson Little Voices South West London Principal says “I could not be prouder of these three pupils. They deliver outstanding performances in their lessons each week and I know this is only the start of great things to come for them all.” Rhonda Evans (Programme Director) states “The children from Little Voices were delightful to work with and truly professional in that they took direction and delivered the narrative with flair and humour. They certainly rose to the challenge!”

Luca Walker, who took part in the voice over says “I loved working with the CBeebies production company. It was a great experience and I wish I could do it again and again!”

Ashlea Pearson said, “Due to a huge growth in demand for our lessons further classes have been scheduled on every evening of the week across the area to offer even more children the opportunity to train with the best and to develop their talents and confidence with Little Voices. Places are filling fast and anyone interested should apply as soon as possible for a Free trial lesson or to reserve a place on our summer performing arts weeks and workshops.”