Name: Liisa Raitio Role: Musical Theatre and Creative Drama Teacher Teaches: On Stage Musical Theatre, MT Intermediate, Creative Drama Qualifications:
BA, Drama, Exeter University
MA, Music Theatre, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
Background: Liisa’s interest for performing arts sparked when she first started figure skating as a little girl. Ever since then she has been performing and competing, and later on teaching and coaching. Following her dreams she left Finland and moved to the UK to get a degree in Drama. During her studies at Exeter University her favourite courses were related to music, movement and children’s theatre. Since finishing her Masters Degree she has performed in various plays, musicals and short films in the UK. Her favourite production that she has been part of so far is The Winter’s Tale at the Minack Theatre in Cornwall.
Liisa is passionate about all things related to drama and performance and she’s thrilled to be part of Centre Stage team! She hopes to spread some creative energy, boost kids’ confidence and create happy memories with her students.
What Centre Stage class would Liisa have been in, in 1999? Musical Theatre Junior