Lead Teacher & Musical Director
Jack is a teacher and musician from Newport and he is proud to have worked at TACT since 2015. Jack teaches music at Brownhills School, Wrekin College and Alumwell Junior School. Jack is the Manager of the Schools Arts Trust, an organisation that designs and support the arts curriculum in primary schools in Shropshire. He is a pianist, singing teacher and musical director at TACT. Jack’s degree study is Education. He also studied piano and music theory under RCM professor Nicholas Moor, as well as musical theatre and popular music vocals to advanced diploma standard.
Jack is the Conductor for A Choired Taste, a popular community choir in Newport. Jack was a Singing Lecturer for Coventry City Council and he conducted the Birmingham City Council Workplace Choirs as part of the Gareth Malone initiative. For 18 months, Jack was Head of Music at Starlight Dance & Musical Theatre School in Kettering.
Recent credits as an actor include Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar, Kenickie in Grease, Thane of Ross in Macbeth and The Minister in A New Brain. Recent credits as a Musical Director include Spamalot, Scrooge the Musical, High School Musical, Sister Act, Carousel and All Shook Up. Jack is the front-man of Fine Mess, a professional function band who play at weddings and parties across the Midlands.
Jack loves the dedication and energy of the TACT students and the focussed, highly positive environment that we have in Ketley as a result. He has particularly enjoyed being Musical Director for TACT productions and is looking forward to working on new and exciting projects going forward.
Jack is a Lead Teacher at The Arts Centre Telford with responsibility for liaison with Telford & Wrekin Council, the Schools Arts Trust, Big Sing events, parental engagement and event planning.