The Twizzle Academy team

Amira Matthews
Amira trained at the Arts Educational School, Chiswick, her first major role being Little Cosette at the age 9 in Les Miserables, Palace Theatre. During a varied career in theatre and television, Amira has achieved many wonderful things, including understudying and played Ellen and Gigi in Miss Saigon, appeared in various TV commercials, the Children's Royal Variety, Children in Need and delivering voice-over on Michael Jackson's 'Heal the World' documentary. Amira's passion for performance and passing on her knowledge to the next generation make her a valuable member of the Twizzle team.
Peter Robertson
Peter’s CV boasts 25 years playing lead roles in the West End including ‘Les Misérables’ and ‘West Side Story’, as well as starring in TV dramas and numerous TV commercials. But when he started a family nearly 20 years ago, Peter wanted to stop touring and settle down, and so Twizzle was born. Peter now dedicates himself to providing the best possible service in parties, workshops and entertainment industry training.
Katie Heath
After training at RADA, Katie's recent credits include an American tour playing Olivia in Twelfth Night and Miss Casewell in The Mousetrap. Having appeared in numerous well-known theatre and musical productions across London, the UK and abroad, Katie's even found time to appear on Casualty for the BBC and ventured into film and radio too.
Charlie Tighe
Prior to training at the Royal Academy of Music, he trained in music & theatre in New York (NYMT/NYT). Most recently he appeared in the premiere of the The Lonely One (Little Angel Puppet Theatre, London) and the UK tour of the actor-musician production of Guys and Dolls. Having played Romeo in 'Romeo and Juliet' and appeared in numerous other theatre productions, TV and radio, Charlie has also been a backing singer for Elton John on both Britain's Got Talent and The XFactor.
Kate Golledge
Kate trained at the Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts, graduating with a first in 2002. Kate’s production of ‘The Crucible’ was one of the 2011 finalists in the JMK trust award. She has now gone on to be the Resident Director of ‘The Wizard of Oz’ at the London Palladium, and has been with the show since its early conception.
Emma Manton
Emma is a graduate of Sheffield University. Her acting work has taken her from the multi-BAFTA and Golden Globe winning 'The Office' for BBC TV to the stage of the National Theatre. She has performed at theatres around the country and at the 3000-seat Princess of Wales Theatre in Toronto. Most recently, she can be spotted sampling Jersey Royal potatoes for Tesco’s latest commercial.