SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: The Acting Scene are pleased to announce that West-End actor John McManus has agreed to lead a special class on our Seniors Musical Theatre Course. John has just finished playing Maurice in the UK tour of Top Hat, WINNER of 3 Laurence Olivier awards including Best New Musical, and WINNER of the Evening Standard ‘Best Night.

This is an amazing opportunity for young people to meet and work with a professional West-End actor. If you know someone who might be interested in attending this course we only have limited availability. Head to our website for more information and to book: www.theactingscene.co.uk

John was born in Edinburgh and moved to London after winning the Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber scholarship to train at The Arts Educational School in London

Other Theatre credits include: Sweeney Todd –with Michael Ball & Imelda Staunton (Adelphi Theatre and International Tour) Scrooge with Tommy Steele (London Palladium), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat with Philip Schofield (London Palladium), Grease (Cambridge Theatre), CATS (International tour) Miss Saigon (Demark Arena) Sunshine on Leith (Dundee Rep and UK tour)

West Side Story (Royal festival Hall ), When Pigs Fly (Arts Theatre), The Lion ,Witch and the Wardrobe (Hampstead Theatre), The Great Gatsby (Riverside studios), Jet set go! (Jermyn St Theatre), My Cousin Rachel, Wind in the Willows, Into the Woods, The Slab Boys,(all Perth Rep), My fair lady ,Doctor Doolittle, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers ( National Tours), The Buccaneer (Finnbrough Theatre), Leader of the Pack , Me and My Girl and A Midsummer Nights Dream (Lincoln Theatre Royal)

Television Credits: EastEnders , The Bill, Taggart, High Road, Living Dangerously, Super Scrimpers, Tick Tock!, Lover Come Back, Blue Peter and Children in Need.