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About Louder Drama

Our Mission

Our mission is to bring a tailored communications training to all young people, regardless of background, ability or means.

From £6 a class, there are no other providers making this standard of tuition so accessible.  

All Louder Drama staff are exceptional speech and drama tutors. We understand that a student's own creativity has to be at the centre of their learning. We deliver the gold standard in communications training. 

You and your children are safe with us. Louder Drama adheres to the NSPCC safer recruitment guidelines.

Meet The Team


Company Director

Luke Stevenson - Managing Director

Luke trained as an actor at The Bridge Theatre Training Company.

He has worked extensively as a stage actor and voice artist.

After a decade working professionally as an actor and in arts education, Louder Drama was launched by Luke Stevenson as a direct response to Ofqual's 2015 Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF), which places vocational qualifications on par with academic qualifications.

Luke passionately believes in making individualised training accessible. 



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Jessica trained at RADA and the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain.

She made her west end debut aged 16 in Neil Simon’s female version of the Odd Couple playing Sylvie.  


Since graduating from RADA she has worked extensively on screen, stage and radio. Career highlights include playing the regular character Vikki Du French in season 2 of Pennyworth for Warner Bros and playing Nicola aka SuperHan’s girlfriend in cult comedy classic Peep Show for Channel 4, among many others.

Jessica has worked as a teacher in various capacities for over 15 years.


Experience includes coaching business people from all walks for life in communication skills, question technique, body language, vocal techniques and presentation-giving skills; teaching young MA and PHD university graduates job interview technique as well as being a CELTA qualified EFL tutor.

Jessica is thrilled to be teaching LAMDA having been an ardent fan of the syllabus and all it has to offer. Jessica did LAMDA at school herself many moons ago- gaining her teaching qualification aged 17. Those lessons were the highlight of her secondary school days in many ways!




Marcello trained as an actor at The Academy of Live and Recorded Arts and East 15.


From there he went on to perform in numerous theatre productions around the country. He has performed at the RSC, The Globe, Regents Park, The Rose, West Yorkshire Playhouse and many others.


His TV and film career started in the early 90's with appearances in Sherlock Holmes, The Crusades and Gladiators working alongside Monty Pythons Terry Jones. He later went on to appear in "Intimacy" directed by the renown French director Patrice Chereaux . Marcello appears in "Captain America" "Interview with A Hitman" and the Formula 1 film by Ron Howard "Rush". Most recently he has appeared in the BBC drama "The Split" and you can see him in the latest Mission Impossible 7-Dead Reckoning.

Marcello is also a professional fight director and a registered BADC (British Academy of Dramatic Combat) combat instructor and examiner offering fight direction, workshops and training to Film, Opera, TV and Stage companies.


He has been the fight master at several leading drama schools in London for the last 20 years.


He has worked around the country in venues such as The RSC, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, The Royal Albert Hall, Covent Garden Opera House, the West End, Glyndebourne Opera House to mention but a few. He has also worked around Europe at theatres and Opera Houses in Spain, Italy, Norway and the Czech Republic.


He has had the pleasure of working with some of the worlds best fight directors and weapons experts such as Mike Loades, Ric Sordelet, Richard Ryan and William Hobbs to name but a few.



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Christopher trained as an actor at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, and also in Paris,
after studying English at Oxford University.

He has appeared on stage in productions at the National Theatre, the RSC, in the
West End and across the country.


He has appeared in classic dramas on television such as Pride and Prejudice, Wolf Hall and The Crown. He also works regularly as
a voiceover artist in animation and commercials. 

He has led workshops and drama classes in schools, and also for students training
to be actors at leading national conservatoires, and directed theatre performances
including Romeo and Juliet and Cider with Rosie involving local children.



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Claire trained at RADA.

She has worked extensively as an actor on stage and screen, including roles in feature films, No 1 tours and regional theatre. 

Claire has taught at numerous stage schools and evening classes for adults.


She has also worked for the creative learning departments of the Donmar Warehouse and the Ambassador Theatre Group, for whom she has led numerous workshops attached to West End shows for GCSE, A Level and Higher Education students.  



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Elizabeth trained as a Theatre Director at The University Of East London and completed her Masters Degree in Actor Training at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

Alongside Directing and Producing for Theatre, Elizabeth teaches LAMDA at a number of
Independent schools in London, Eaton Mayfair, Portland Place and Finchley Catholic School.

“ I love my job as LAMDA Teacher. Many of my students gain Distinctions, and go on to join
the National Youth Theatre. I truly believe in the power of the imagination and that Drama
classes help to build confidence, empathy as well as a sense of fun in children”



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Julian is a Drama and Theatre Practice graduate from the University of Hull and has extensive experience as a theatre director and speech and drama tutor.

He has directed plays in venues such as the Theatre Royal Haymarket, Southwark Playhouse and Theatre Royal Stratford East. He has taught Acting for leading drama schools such as ALRA, Identity School of Acting and Cambridge Regional Theatre.



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Kathryn trained in Theatre Studies at Dartington College of Arts. 

On graduating she set up her own theatre company, Posh Frocks, touring new works in the South West region.
Kathryn has worked as an actor, director and workshop facilitator and toured extensively with Theatre-in-Education companies. 
She is a qualified Drama Teacher and was Head of Drama running a successful department in a Surrey secondary school.
In addition to now working as a LAMDA tutor (which she loves), Kathryn also works as a licensed Chaperone for children in entertainment and continues to work as an actor.



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Dean trained and recently graduated with a BA Hons at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

Credits include: originating the role of Brendan Dassey in “Making A Murderer: The Musical”, co-writing and assisting direction with West-End legend Julie Atherton in their production of “Hollywood”, and working again with Atherton on the revival of “Ordinary Days”.

Before training as an actor, Dean worked in a number of secondary schools and combines his skills as an actor and teacher to deliver effective LAMDA training.



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Sami trained at Andrew Lloyd Webber's Arts Educational School in London and at the Alan Gordon Academy in New York.

He has worked professionally as an Actor in the West End, across the UK and internationally.

Sami has been teaching the LAMDA syllabus for five years, achieving exceptional results across the board and he’s delighted to be teaching LAMDA with Louder Drama.




Suzanna holds a degree in performing arts from Middlesex University and trained as an actor at The Academy Drama School. She also has a teaching qualification from City and Guilds.

She has taught drama at Bexley College, Christ The King College and Greenwich Day Nurseries. 

She has run workshops in secondary schools on knife crime for Harrow Metropolitan Police, as well as anti-racism workshops at a number of South London secondary schools.




Lizzie trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.


She is an actor that has worked extensively in theatre, appearing on the West End and touring with productions nationally and internationally.


Lizzie is thrilled to be teaching LAMDA and is passionate about building young people’s confidence when it comes to performance and public speaking. She strives to make learning as fun and accessible as possible.




Louise trained at Laine Theatre Arts studying Musical Theatre.


Upon graduation she performed in multiple shows and UK tours before joining the international band Kid Creole & The Coconuts.


Louise has travelled the world appearing on countless TV shows and arena stages.


Louise has two children and since them moved into presenting and teaching.  She currently presents a debate show for the Business Reporter and Reuters TV.


Louise finds teaching extremely rewarding as she gets to combine her love of drama with her understanding of children.  Louise’s lessons are engaging and educational and she always has a smile on her face. 



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Gemma-Marie studied Advanced Musical Theatre at Associated Studios and holds a First Class BAHons in Creative Arts from Canterbury Christ Church University, where she also received the award for ‘Best Academic Performance’.

She is a multi award-nominated performer, her writing made its London debut in 2017 at Theatre 503 and she is a lead facilitator and assistant director for Watford Palace Theatre’s Youth Theatre.

Gemma-Marie holds a number of qualifications, including SEN Teaching, Children & Young People’s Mental Health and has also been Head of Drama at a local Preparatory School during the Pandemic.

Gemma-Marie has been a teacher/facilitator for a number of years and has consistently achieved high grades with her students in LAMDA Exams.




Ben is a trained Drama teacher and a sketch/character and stand-up comedian who graduated from University of Kent, Canterbury with first class honours in Drama and English Literature. 


He has 5 years of experience teaching GCSE and A-level Drama at an East London secondary school, working with students with a wide range of abilities, SEN and SEMH needs.


As a comedian, Ben has taken 5 shows to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and gigs regularly on the London circuit, as well as running his own sketch/character night in Kentish Town.




Elinor is a multi-disciplinary performer having trained in Theatre, Musical Theatre and Contemporary Music Performance at ArtsEd and BIMM respectively. 


She has worked extensively across Theatre, Film and Live Music Performance, from childrens theatre to Shakespeare. She has appeared in lead roles in films 'Just Charlie', which featured in and won various awards at many prestigious festivals including the Edinburgh Film Festival and Cannes Film Festival, and 'Acceptable Damage' which is available to stream on Amazon Prime and received the Best Action Film award at the National Film & Television Awards. Elinor has performed as a vocalist at numerous high-profile venues and on a BBC talent programme. 


Elinor has worked with children and young people throughout her career as a workshop facilitator, drama tutor and childcare provider. She has run two successful businesses providing music, movement and drama classes for under 5's and has a genuine passion for theatre and drama education. 



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Alex trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

She is a playwright, actor and director whose work has toured nationally and internationally to critical acclaim.

Alex has delivered the LAMDA syllabus in a number if London secondary schools and has a 100% success rate in getting students through their exams - the majority passing with Distinction. 



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Kluane has a BA (HONS) in Acting from Lasalle College of the Arts, and a BA in Performance Voice from Victoria University of Wellington. 

Alongside acting and singing on stage and screen, Kluane writes, produces, and creates her own theatre/film projects.  Kluane has a thriving private singing teaching business, and has taught drama (as well as LAMDA) at a number of stage schools in London.

Kluane thinks learning should be fun, and has a fun energetic teaching style in all lessons. She caters lessons to each student's individual needs.



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Jane trained in Musical Theatre at Bodywork Company Studios on a full scholarship, graduating with the Acting Award.

She has been teaching acting and musical theatre for the past eight years and has choreographed and directed for productions including The National Theatre Connections Programme and The Jack Petchey Glee Club challenge.

Jane is a versatile vocalist and has worked as a singer for: BBC Radio 2, Guitar Hero and Burberry. She has been fortunate to travel with work, singing lead vocals for productions onboard Carnival Cruise Lines and P&O Australia. 

Theatre Credits: Maria in The Sound of Music (Gala Theatre, Durham), Fairy Godmother (Cinderella, Dorking Halls), Mrs Darling in Peter Pan (UK Tour), and The Wicked Queen in Snow White and the Seven Dwarves (Ipswich Regent Theatre).



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Maddie trained as an actor at The Guildford School of Acting, taking a BA Hons course and graduated with First Class Degree. She was awarded a DaDa Scholarship for her three years of training. 


Maddie won a runner-up prize for The Carleton Hobbs Radio Award as part of BBC Soundstart as has featured on BBC Radio. 

She is a Voice Over Artist voicing commercials including Apple, Barclaycard and Meta. 


Maddie’s teaching style is fun and playful with a focus on voice, speech and dialect, she has taught in schools in England and Italy. 



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After completing all LAMDA Grades in Verse and Prose and Acting under the guidance of a senior LAMDA examiner, Katie has a comprehensive understanding of how to best succeed in LAMDA exams.


Katie has a fun, technical approach and tailors all lessons to each individual student, whether you want to build your child's confidence or prepare them for exams.

Katie is also a qualified Makaton tutor so understands how different methods of communicating can really help a child succeed, whether your child needs signs, symbols or mixture of both to reach their potential.



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Abi trained as an actor at Italia Conti and also has a BA Hons in Drama from Exeter University.

She has extensive experience on stage and screen.

Abi has taught LAMDA for over a decade. She also teaches Acting at an Italia Conti Associate School. 



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Harry trained as an actor in Paris at the L'École Jacques Lecoq, a world renowned theatre school which is known for its playful and movement-focused approach to acting training.

Alongside his acting, Harry has worked as Director-in-Residence at Westminster School as well as coaching a number of professional child actors. 



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Debbie trained as an actor at The Academy Drama School.

Debbie has worked extensively in Children’s Theatre in shows such as ‘In the Night Garden Live’ and ‘Bob The Builder’.

After working as an actor for 10 years, she now works as a Casting Director and Director alongside teaching the LAMDA syllabus at a number of colleges.

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