Ideal performing Arts is run by Artistic Director Lucy Moignard B.A. (Hons) Degree in Acting, ALRA National Diploma Level 6, A.I.S.T.D, A.I.D.T.A, T.C.R.G, Mutually Recognised Teacher with The R.A.D. and Registered Teacher with L.A.M.D.A and Trinity College.
Lucy still remains and active professional Actor, Choreographer, Director and Producer of Theatre, T.V. And Film, and trains and mentors young performers at Ideal performing Arts, with over 20 years of experience. Recently Lucy has joined the International Committee of The World Irish Dance Association.
Lucy trained at Bird College and the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts, London, the Royal Ballet School Teachers Course in 2012 and annually does many Continued Professional Development Courses to keep current.
A few of Lucy’s many professional credits include,
Actors Showcase Producer at The Jermyn Street Theatre – London’s West End.
Producer and Director of The Sussex Talent Competition – UK, Once Upon a Time – Theatre Royal, New Zealand, The Night Before Christmas – Suter Theatre, New Zealand and Irish Eyes-Irish Dance Show – Nelson Musical Theatre, New Zealand.
Choreographer for Ecosse Films, UK Tour of The Railway Children and Irish Eyes-Dance Show.
Child/Young adult Actor supplier and Vocal Coach for Ecosse Films.
Played Kristin in the West End and UK National Tour of the play “Miss Julie”, plus many other numerous professional Acting, Musical Theatre, TV and Film Credits.
Lucy has also won awards for her TV Advert Production and Ballet Choreography awarded by Royal Ballet Principal Dancer Lesley Collier, and has worked all over the UK and New Zealand.
Past pupils have gone on to train at
- Royal Academy of Music – Musical Theatre Course
- Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
- Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
- Michael Howard Studios, New York City
- Bird College
- Laine Theatre Arts
- Performers College
- New Zealand School of Dance
- Academie Princess Grace