Meet Our Team

A team of highly skilled and talented industry professionals with a passion for teaching performing arts!

Cristín Bullock

Cristín Bullock

Principal/Singing Teacher

Cristín Bullock - Biography

Originally from Co Cork Ireland, Cristín moved to London to complete her BMus in performance (voice) at the London College of Music. Cristín’s performing career began touring with Opera Cork in her native Ireland. At the age of 17 she was winner of the International Song Contest. Over the past number of years Cristín has performed in various musicals, operas and concerts both in the UK & Ireland.

Credits include – “Ensemble” in HMS Pinafore (Chichester Festival Theatre), “Rosie” in Darling of the Day (Ondatje Wing Theatre – National Portrait Gallery) “Susan” in The Day Before Spring (Sadler’s Wells), “Niamh” on the Dream Weaver Cast Recording, “Amelia” in Faithful (RADA), “Soloist” in The Songbook Revue (Etcetera Theatre), “Aline” in The Sorcerer (Questors Theatre).

Cristín has a real passion for teaching singing. She loves using all the skills she has learnt as a performer to help others improve and nurture their talent. Cristín is delighted to be teaching at her own school.

As well as running Masquerade, Cristín is lecturer in voice on the musical theatre course at The London College of Music. Cristín also has a large private client base of private students who she coaches on a regular basis.

Victoria Rachel

Victoria Rachel

Drama & Masquerade Juniors Teacher Ealing & Kingston

Victoria Rachel - Biography

Originally from Durham, Victoria moved to London to study Musical Theatre at Mountivew Academy of Theatre Arts, as the Peter Coxhead scholar for singing.

Since graduating, Victoria has worked as both an actress and singer in a range of musicals, revues and plays, however quickly discovered a passion for writing and creating her own work, which led her to start her own theatre company ‘A Little Bit Productions’. The company aims to create innovative, collaborative pieces of theatre, with an emphasis on working with new writers to revive iconic classic texts and present them in a fresh new way. Most recently her children’s musical ‘A Little Bit of Dickens’ has enjoyed success both in the UK and in Scotland.In 2013,

Victoria was accepted onto the MA Text and Performance course at RADA, where she is currently studying in order to expand and inform her choices as a theatre practitioner.

She hopes that she will be able to bring some of her expertise to her students at Masquerade, and encourage a love and passion for theatre of all genres.

Matthew Facchino

Matthew Facchino

Dance & Drama Teacher Ealing

Matthew Browne - Biography

Training: Arts Educational Schools London & Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts

Professional theatrical credits include:
Ensemble in ‘Olivier Awards 2016’ (Royal Opera House), Collins in ‘RENT’ (Leicester Curve), Donalbain in ‘Macbeth: the Musical’ (Drill Hall Studios, London), Puck in ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ (Big Adventures Touring Theatre Company), Miles in ‘A Turn of The Screw’ (Derby Playhouse)
 
Television and radio credits include:
‘A Gala Celebration in Honour of Kevin Spacey’ (Radio 2: Live at the Old Vic)
 
Professional workshops include:
Rocky in ‘Bandemonium: A New Hit Musical!’,  Sam in ’16 and Pregnant’ (Perfect Pitch Musicals), Carlos in ‘Salsa Sisters’ (Barbican Theatre Plymouth)
 
Matthew is delighted to be a tutor at Masquerade Voice & Theatre Arts at a time of such an exciting progression of industry reputation, and the ever-growing standards of determination and talent the school currently has to offer.

Frankie Bunce

Frankie Bunce

Dance & Masquerade Juniors Teacher Kingston

Frankie Bunce - Biography

Frankie graduated from the Guildford School of Acting with a First on the BA Hons Musical Theatre course. She previously trained at SJ Academy of Dance for 14 years, learning many styles including Modern, Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Street and Greek. It was there that she also gained teaching experience in the arts for exams and stage.

She has taught for many Performing Arts Schools across Surrey and London since graduating. At GSA she had many wonderful opportunities, including singing at the Olympic Relay Ceremony in Guildford as well as performing as part of the choir in the West End Gala Production of Children of Eden. Prior to GSA, Frankie performed in many productions in Southampton, leading to such events as performing live on Blue Peter.

Frankie’s love for musical theatre is something she hopes to pass on through her teaching, along with good technique essential to stage work.

Eloise Birch

Eloise Birch

Dance & Masquerade Juniors Teacher Kingston

Eloise Birch - Biography

Eloise graduated from ‘The London School of Musical Theatre’. Whilst in training, some credits include Tilly in Marriage A La Mode, Julia in Two Gentlemen of Verona and ensemble in workshops of Pirates of Penzance, Company and Hair.

Eloise currently teaches for numerous Performing Arts Schools across. Surrey and has a real passion for Musical Theatre. Aside from teaching Musical Theatre, Eloise is also trained as an Exercise to Music Fitness Instructor and a Personal Trainer.

Eloise is delighted to be a part of the team at Masquerade Theatre Arts in Kingston. Teaching allows Eloise to pass on her enthusiasm and skills. for performing and hopes to turn the talented Masquerade students into confident performers!

If you think you have what it takes to join the Masquerade team, then please forward us your CV by clicking the link below.

Our Associates

Masquerade has key links with many industry professionals, from composers & directors to current West End performers.

TOP QUALITY CLASSES, TAUGHT BY INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS!

 

 

  • All tutors have enhanced DBS checks.
  • OFSTED level first aid trained staff.
  • All our teachers have trained at top London Drama Schools & Conservatoires.
  • All teachers have worked professionally in the performing arts.