The team

THEATRE AS A SCHOOL FOR LIFE

Our objective is for students to leave our programme with the creative tools they will need as actors in the real world. Our investigative teaching approach is supported by our team of international artists, whose common goal is to help students find their unique strengths, encourage them to push boundaries and to discover who they are as an artist. VETA provides a challenging and supportive environment, allowing students to explore and hone their instincts, as solo artists and as members of an ensemble.

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JULIA SCHAFRANEK
Academy Founder

 

RICHARD KNIGHT
Head of Movement

 
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ROSA BRABER
Teaching Associate

SEAN AITA
Principal

 
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HELEN RUSSELL
Head of Administration

 

ADRIENNE FERGUSON Artistic Director, Head of Drama

 

THOMAS NYGAARD
Artistic Associate

 

ARIANA PULLANO
Head of Music

 
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RICHARD YOUMAN
Teaching Associate