West End Stars Ashleigh Gray and Mark McGee Visit SPAA for Q&A Session with the Musical Theatre Students
Last night, the students of Sharjah Performing Arts Academy SPAA were thrilled to welcome two special guests from the West End, Ashleigh Gray and Mark McGee, for a Q&A session with the Musical Theatre students.
Ashleigh Gray is a well-known West End performer, having starred in a number of hit shows including ‘Wicked’, ‘Cool Rider’, and ‘Betty Blue Eyes’. Mark McGee, on the other hand, is a respected musical director and conductor, with credits including ‘Les Misérables‘, ‘Phantom of the Opera‘, and ‘The Lion King‘.
During the session, the students had the opportunity to ask Gray and McGee questions about their experiences in the industry, and to learn more about what it takes to have a successful career in Musical Theatre. The guests shared insights into their own journeys, offering advice on everything from auditioning to networking, and discussing the challenges and rewards of working in the industry.
The Q&A session was a valuable opportunity for the students to learn from two professionals who have achieved great success in their respective fields. Gray and McGee offered candid and insightful responses, drawing from their own experiences to provide practical advice and guidance to the aspiring performers in attendance.
The students were grateful for the opportunity to engage with Gray and McGee, and to learn from their expertise. SPAA would like to thank both guests for taking the time to share their knowledge and experience with the students, and for their commitment to nurturing the next generation of Musical Theatre.
Overall, the Q&A session was a great success, and a testament to SPAA’s dedication to providing its students with the best possible education and opportunities. With events like this, the academy is helping to cultivate a new generation of performers who are equipped with the skills, knowledge, and connections to succeed in the competitive world of Musical Theatre.