Bexx Carr and Cathy Tye who are to join forces to form The Elite Dance and Drama Academy.

Uckfield cheerleading and drama groups to join forces

Bexx Carr of Spirit Elite cheerleading group and Cathy Tye who runs drama classes in Uckfield are to join forces and form a new business.

It will be called The Elite Dance and Drama Academy and will be based in premises on the Bellbrook Industrial Estate.

The launch of the new school was announced on Sunday as Cathy Tye’s drama students put on their first show as they prepare for London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art exams later this month.


Cathy said The Elite Dance and Drama Academy would offer classes in cheerleading, dance, drama and musical theatre and would put on a production every other year.

The new business will be launched in time for classes to start in September and two summer schools are planned. More details will follow.

Cathy’s drama students performed duologue, solo and group productions at the Crockstead Farm Hotel on Sunday. They ranged from one about the two weavers in Hans Christian Andersen’s The Emperor’s New Clothes to another about two stowaways on the ill-fated Titanic.

The actors are pictured below:


Felicity Beebee and Molly Tye in Goggle Eyes.


Maia Blake and Becky Mills in Dolphin Summer.


Josh Edwards and Ellie Rowland in Acting Class.


Jonny Rowland and Rory Barraclough in The Final Snore.


Ieuan Jones and Tom Bradbury in The Emperor’s New Clothes.


Becky Mills and Maia Blake in The Glass Slipper.


Charlotte Arnold in In Control.


Lily Rouse and Lily Larkin in Stowaways.


Ellie Rowland and Josh Edwards in Faust and Furious.


Jonny Rowland and Rory Barraclough in Mother Goose’s Golden Christmas.


Jess Doyle and Bethany Hunt in Below Stairs.


Ieuan Jones and Tom Bradbury in The Maze.


Bethany Hunt and Jess Doyle in Sparkleshark.


Lily Rouse and Lily Larkin in Two Sisters in a Very Frosty Situation.


Group performers in An Unusual Situation are, back, from left: Becky Mills, Paris Shoubridge, Faith Heeley, Bethany Hunt and Maia Blake. From, from left, are: Jess Doyle, Josh Edwards, Lily Larkin and Lily Rouse.

• Contact details for Cathryn Tye (A.L.A.M.) Drama Teacher can be found 24/7 in our Uckfield Directory. Look for the name or search in categories for Children’s Activities or Drama.

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