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PRESS RELEASE – MAKE BELIEVE YOUNGSTER TO MAKE WEST END DEBUT

Make Believe Worldwide Ltd are proud to announce the success of Angelica Scott who successfully auditioned with hundreds of children and will be performing in the West End production of The King And I at The London Palladium from June – September 2018.

Angelica aged 6, has attended Make Believe Ware since the day it opened over a year ago and was quickly snapped up by the agency (MB Talent) with her cheeky personality and confidence. After appearing on our TV screens back in January in Celebrity Big brother (as part of a task) Angelica is now taking to the West End stage and will be performing alongside the original Broadway cast.

Angelica said: “I’m so excited! I always wanted to be on the stage one day and someday I will be on the big screen too!”

Angelica’s dad said: “We put Angelica into Make Believe because she loved to sing and dance, we never thought she would end up doing something like this. We are grateful to all of the people who have supported her and especially the Make Believe family who have opened the door for her. We are so proud of our daughter.”

The Ware branch is led by Principal Sally Foster who said: “When Angelica walked through the doors on our very first day, I knew she possessed something special. The personality and creativity this little girl radiates captured everyone’s hearts here at Make Believe and she has what I can only describe as the X Factor. Watching her grow from the infant class to the junior class has been a wonderful journey and within only 1 year of being with us landed her first TV job and now West End debut. We are all so proud of Anjelica and can’t wait to go and watch her at the Palladium!”

Make Believe Ware runs on Saturday mornings 10am – 1pm at St Mary’s CofE Junior School, Heath Drive, SG12 0RL and offers Singing, Acting and dancing for children aged 3-18.

The Make Believe agency (MB Talent) is now run by Eilidh McCole who has been running it for nearly 2 years and has seen a boom in auditions and success rates!

Talent Agent, Eilidh McCole said: “Angelica is such a talent! She may be small but she has a big personality and can brighten up any room with her smile and passion for performing. We are all so very proud of Angelica – what a brilliant opportunity and such an achievement! We are very much looking forward to cheering her on in the show.”

Founded by Joel Kern in 2004 Make Believe have 50 schools in and around London, Australia and Hove, teaching youngsters the basic skills in the performing arts. Kern, who started Make Believe aged 15 by teaching five students to sing, dance and act, has seen the company grow into one of the most exciting performing arts companies with around 3500 children enjoying the after-school classes on a weekly basis. And with a raft of talent coming out of the Make Believe Talent Agency (including youngsters landing roles in West end Musicals, TV shows and adverts) the future is looking very bright for the Ilford-based producer who won the Federation of Small Business Young Entrepreneur of the year for South East England award. The Make Believe head office is now based at The Stratford Circus Theatre, home to the 2012 Olympics.

Joel said: “What an amazing achievement and one that Angelica should be incredibly proud of. To have the opportunity to star in a West End show is a dream for any performer of any age, let alone a six year old! Without questions this is the start of a wonderful journey and I am proud that this little star will be representing Make Believe in Theatreland!“    

Make Believe has a fair pricing policy for all of it’s schools enabling children of all backgrounds to benefit from the expert tuition.  To apply for a free trial or for more information simply call 020 8550 1888 or email info@makebelievegroup.co.uk

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