Ben completed his Degree in Performance Studies with Victoria University in 2008 and has performed local and locally and internationally.
Ben also completed a Diploma in Small Companies and Community Theatre and with 7 years experience working with children, began passionately teaching with Limelight Drama School in 2014.
Stephen has been singing for more than 15 years now, and has been singing classically for four years since starting at Melbourne University in 2011. Stephen is already an accomplished performer, having appeared as a lead role in two school productions, and most recently as the lead male role (Christopher Scott) in 'Miss Saigon'. Stephen is also now a current member of the Opera Scholars Australia Program, Vocal Ensemble at Melbourne University and Victorian Concert Orchestra.
Other notable achievements of performance include being a past member of the Victorian Youth Opera, a past member of Early Voices at Melbourne University and also performing a duet, 'Time to Say Goodbye' with Australia's Leading Lady, Marina Prior, in October 2011.
Stephen completed an acting course in 2013, Meisner Melbourne, under the direction of Clare Dea. In 2014, Stephen became the lead male baritone for the Victorian Concert Orchestra, performed with the Victorian Youth Opera, and also performed with the Savoy Opera Company and Opera Scholars Program in two productions in May 2014.
Stephen also completed a second year of his acting course, through Meisner Melbourne, titled the 'VIP Actors Program'. At the end of 2014, Stephen completed his LTCL (Licentiate of Trinity College London) Recital in Operatic/Classical Singing.
In 2015, Stephen will be completing his Bachelor of Science and Diploma of Music (Practical) at the University of Melbourne, whilst also fulfilling a third year of his acting course, through Meisner Melbourne and a dance course entitled the 'Pre-Professional Program', through Left-Leg Studios.
This year, Stephen will also be undertaking his FTCL (Fellowship of Trinity College London) Recital in Operatic/Classical Singing and completing his LTCL (Licentiate of Trinity College London) in Speech and Drama Teaching.
Graduating with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Drama and International relations Josh has been able to provide Limelight with an infinite amount of knowledge, experience and passion that is reflected through each of his students work. This is Josh’s third year teaching with Limelight and he has absolutely loved every minute of it.
Josh has brought his expertise to over six different schools across Melbourne, and continues to be in high demand! Josh believes that no matter what students should be taught the tools they need to be happy, confident and respected individuals
Michele McNamara is well know for leading drama, theatre studies and dance at many top Australian schools including, Ruyton Girls' School, Firbank Grammar School, Lowther Hall Grammar School, and Star of the Sea College to name a few.
As an experienced director and choreographer, Michele has produced school productions, concerts and professional plays for groups of pre-schoolers through to adults, fostering excellence that has lead students from each discipline to be invited to perform in VCAA Top Class and Top Acts.
Kathy graduated from The University of Ballarat Academy of Performing Arts in 1997 and has since worked professionally in the industry as an actor, singer, voice over artist and teacher.Kathy is a dedicated and passionate actor with a flair for motivating, inspiring and supporting young people in the development of their personal and acting potential.
With over 10 years teaching experience and currently doing her Masters in Teaching at Deakin University, she works with young people applying vision, respect, nurturing, quality and pride.
Jane is a professionally trained actor (graduate of Bachelor of Theatre Arts, Acting, University of Southern Qld, 2009)
Jane has trained with Larry Moss,(2012 & 2014) Ivana Chubbuck (2012 & 2014) and Ellen Bursten (2012) as a masterclass participant (hosted by 16th Street Actors Studio, Melbourne).
Jane has also worked as a Facilitator in Borallon Correctional Centre as part of the Arts Community Enhancement Project (2010)
Jane has trained intensively in Grotowski based techniques under the guidance of Brenda Monaghan (The Actors Daily Practice Space, 2010/11) and is also an experienced voice over artist.