Allstars Team

Amanda Constantinou


Amanda studied performing arts at the prestigious Academy of Live and Recorded Arts in London and began her career touring the country as principle actress with a children's theatre company. After that she toured with Michelle Breeze as singer/dancer in her variety show and then left for the high seas to work - for Celebrity Cruises and then the Italia Prima - on a world cruise as a dancer/singer.

Amanda's first West End credit was in Starlight Express in the principal role of Ashley (one of the carriages) at the Apollo Theatre.

Her next role was in the original cast of Closer to Heaven written by the Pet Shop Boys at the Arts Theatre where she also understudied the lead.

She then appeared in the original cast of Just like that at the Garrick Theatre with Jerome Flynn.

Amanda's other career highlights include:

Amanda has also formed and run Muse Artists, a successful events company providing entertainment for prestigious events such as forfilm premieres, perfume Launches and huge events at Natural History Museum, Hampton Court, the Wallis Collection, Madame Tussauds, and supplied the entertainment for England's biggest corporate Christmas party company.

Natalie Powers


Natalie trained at the highly acclaimed Arts Educational College, Chiswick, London, where she studied Musical Theatre. Natalie then went straight from College into the West End, making her debut at the tender age of just 18 with Starlight Express, playing the principal role of Buffy for 2 years, and understudying both Dinah and Pearl. Other theatre credits include:

After extensive Theatre work Natalie then choose to change direction and break into the recording industry, her first love, and secured lead vocalist with popband Scooch. The band released 5 singles - 2 of which made number 5 in the charts - and an album. The band then won BBC Making Your Mind Up and were voted to represent the U.K in the Eurovision Song Contest in Finland in 2007, watched by some 200 million viewers. Natalie has travelled the length and breadth of the UK with Scooch, performing in every major city and Arena and still performs with them today.

Television Credits include:

Natalie has successfully run her own vocal academy Songstars for the past 15 years and is now delighted to incorporate it into her new partnership with Amanda to create Allstars Academy.

Kelly West


Kelly trained at the prestigious Bird College where she obtained a scholarship and graduated with a  Level 6 Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre, she also has numerous qualifications in fitness , nutrition , Contortion , Acrobatics and Conditioning.

Kellys professional credits include ; Working on  Cruise ships , International dance tours , Tv and Film.

Kelly is delighted to become a Joint Principal in Summer 2021. 

Jodie Smith

Dance - Grades

Jodie graduated from Margaret Howard Theatre College (Now known as Momentum Performing Arts Academy) in 2014 after gaining her ISTD DDI qualifications in Modern and Tap. While at college Jodie studied many genres of styles from ballet to hip hop. She continued to study after college at Linda Sweetzer Teaching Training College and gained her DDE Modern, Tap and Ballet.

In 2018 Jodie carried on her professional development and became a certified Acrobatic Arts teacher. Jodie regularly attends courses and training days to help her syllabus knowledge and progression and is also a qualified First Aider. 

Kathy Andrews

Dance - Grades

Kathy was born in Blackpool and started dancing aged three at the Barbara Jackson Academy of Dance. She continued her training at Arts Educational Tring aged 12 and moved to the Arts Educational London at 16 to complete major exams including 4 associate teaching qualifications in Modern, Tap, Ballet and national dance. She also studied Greek dance, Contemporary, Spanish, Pas de Deax and repertoire.

Kathy returned to Arts Educational Tring where she taught for five years, before taking over a Dance School in Stevenage and opening a further 2 branches in and Tring and Whitechurch. She then went on to spend a further 4 years teaching at The London College of Dance and Drama (The Imperial Society's teacher training college) specialising in boys work.

After moving back to Blackpool in the late 1980s, Kathy returned to teach for Miss Jackson and stayed for over 20 years developing a strong major section and boys, many of whom are now dancing in the West End and numerous other parts of the world!

Kathy gained her Fellowship in Modern dance and Licenciate Tap in the 1990s, the Fellowship being the highest qualification the Imperial grants. In 2012, Kathy moved back to Aylesbury and is enjoying being associated with Amanda, Natalie and all the talented pupils at Allstars Academy

Janet Devenish

Dance, Grades, Jazz

Janet trained at Bush Davies and graduated with an ISTD Ballet Teaching Qualification.

Her first job was as a soloist with the Lewis London Ballet Company.  The West End beckoned, and Janet was an original cast member of 42nd Street at Drury Lane for 2 years.  It was during this time that Janet started her teaching career, at London Studio Centre, Mountview and other vocational schools.

After appearing in 42nd Street, Janet originated the role of Meg Giry in the still running Phantom of the Opera in the West End, choreographed by the late great Dame Gillian Lynne, and directed by the late great Hal Prince.   She also appeared in the West End in The Baker’s Wife, directed by Trevor Nunn and Lust, Circa 1661 written by the Heather Brothers.

Janet co-choreographed and assisted on many other productions, including Chicago at the English Theatre, Frankfurt, Mother Goose and Robin Hood at The Churchill Theatre, Bromley.  She was also Associate Choreographer for Anthony Van Laast on the film Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism. 

Having taught violinist Vanessa-Mae to dance Janet endedher performing career on the Storm On World Tour with Vanessa as a backing dancer and vocalist. 

Janet’s teaching career has been long and successful.  She has worked as Deputy Principal and Course Leader at two UK vocational colleges and has led an extremely successful Associate Programme.  Janet teaches Ballet, Pointe Work, Tap, Musical Theatre (Dance) and PBT.  She is an experienced Choreographer and a highly experienced technical teacher.

Janet has ISTD Tap, Ballet and Modern Teaching Qualifications and is registered with the RAD.  She has a Cert Ed, QTLS and a Masters in Dance Technique Pedagogy.

Janet is looking forward to joining Allstars in the Autumn Term!

Becca Austin-Turner

Dance - Grades

Thomas Godfrey

Dance, Elite Acro

Thomas started dancing at Allstars Academy when he was 14 and competed with the Allstars Senior Competition Team.  Throughout his training at Allstars Academy he was an All England Dance Silver Medalist and was awarded Young Modern Dancer of the Year 2019 by Betty Laine. During his childhood Thomas was a competitive gymnast and competed in national competitions. 

Thomas trained at Stella Mann College of Performing Arts and graduated with a Level 6 Diploma in Dance by Trinity College. Thomas has performed Broadway Shows on Disney Cruise Line for 2.5 years. He is currently in the UK auditioning. 

Thomas was a Student Teacher/Assistant at Allstars Academy and he is thrilled to be able to be back teaching and cannot wait to share his knowledge and be back with the amazing school that taught me my craft! 

Jazmin Bird

MT, Drama, Dance, Street, Elite

Jazmin trained at London Studio Centre, gaining a BA (Hons) Degree in Theatre Dance. Jazmin's most recent credits are Alice in Matilda the Musical (International Tour), Little Inez in Hairspray the Musical, Dancer in music videos for Jax Jones and Bebe Rexha, previous company member of Sol Dans Company, and she has worked as a body double and filmed for various TV commercials. Throughout her career, Jazmin has also regularly taught dance, singing and acting classes for performing arts schools around Bucks and in London for the past 7 years.

Jazmin has absolutely loved teaching the talented students of Allstars for the past few years and would like to thank Amanda, Natalie, Kelly and the Allstars team for their amazing support

Joshua Arkey

MT, Dance, Acro, Elite

Joshua Arkey is a Dancer, Singer, Actor, Acrobat and Aerialist from Sydney, Australia. 

He is a graduate from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) where he received his Bachelor of Arts (Classical Ballet) and Diploma in Music Theatre. 

Joshua started his career when he was cast to originate the role of Benji in the World Premiere Cast of Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Since then, Josh has worked for some of the biggest entertainment companies in the world including The Walt Disney Company, Warner Brothers International, RWS Entertainment and Royal Caribbean. 

Josh’s favourite contract so far was working for The Walt Disney Company in Beauty and the Beast as the Dance Captain & Swing. Most recently he was a part of the Step One Dance Company for the last year. 

Josh has been teaching for over 15 years with experience in Acrobatics, Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, Aerial Circus & Singing.

Sammie Hicks


Staceylee Wyatt

Festivals Coordinator

Staceylee attended ISTD Ballet and Modern Dance classes as a child until the age of eighteen when she trained as a Nursery Nurse.  

All four of her children have attended Allstars Academy since 2015. She has been Allstars Festivals Coordinator since 2017 and loves giving the children opportunities to perform at Festivals.

Staceylee is passionate about Performing Arts and supporting the Academy. 

Sheree Blanksby

Accounts Manager

Despite proudly obtaining a baby ballerina medal in the early 1970's, Sheree decided her talents were better suited to the world of accounts! She has been Allstars' bookkeeper and Accounts Manager since the beginning of 2015.