Our Story – Northern Prep Squad
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As performers ourselves, we have attended 100’s of auditions and know how nerve-wracking and disheartening they can be. You learn the lines, often travel far and all to be in the room for a few minutes, rarely gaining any feedback about how you performed. As teachers in many performing arts colleges around the North, we wanted to provide something extra on top of your training to tackle this issue. After witnessing the talent that we have here in the North, we decided to do something about the lack of opportunities there are for you, our young performers. That is why we provide different West End Masterclasses throughout the year lead by the performers from the shows themselves. Our aim is to best prepare you for what you want to do, whether that be an audition for your school talent show, an audition for a west end show or just enjoy learning a new routine from a show you love, giving you opportunities to learn from the best in the business and all without travelling to the South. Take a look at our events page for the upcoming Workshops and Masterclasses, we have something for everyone.

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Meet the Team

Let me introduce you to our company directors #SQUAD at Northern Prep Squad.

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Jourdan Amelia Storey

Originally from Sheffield, Jourdan trained locally and after completing her A levels attended Performance Preparation Academy in Guildford Surrey. Studying Musical theatre she trained in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Stage Combat, singing, Estill Technique and Meisner. Since graduating Jourdan has performed around the UK as well as venturing into the world of TV and Film. Including recently having films she has starred in make their premiere debuts at Beverly Hills Film Festival at the worlds famous Chinese theatre, Cannes Film Festival and Leicester Square in London. Jourdan is still auditioning as well as teaching in various academies around the North. She is extremely passionate about providing opportunities for the talent in the North as she knows first hand it is all about who you meet as well as what you know and how hard you work.

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Jessica Galloway

Originally from Doncaster Jessica, trained locally and after completing her diploma in acting attended Hull School of Performance Arts where she studied Musical theatre including Estill, Jazz, contemporary, commercial, theatre production and various acting techniques. Since graduating Jessica has directed and choreographed various shows as well as performed in shows herself including touring the UK with the Vegas Showgirls at various events. Jessica teaches in several academies around the North alongside auditioning. Jessica also has SENCO training as she works alongside vulnerable children and often uses the arts to build self-esteem and communication skills which also creates equal opportunities for all children and young adults. She is now dedicated to working with others supporting their individual journeys to success in the performing industry whilst having fun along the way.