Lili-mae's School of Performing Arts

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Principal Lili-mae Hamilton

  • Professionally trained dancer
  • CRB checked.
  • Qualified Teacher

Lili-mae began dancing at the age of three at ‘Central School of Dance’ in her home town in Norfolk. Whilst training, Lili-mae had lots of performance experience and was a young dancer at the Norwich Theatre Royal Pantomime for many years. Lili-mae also danced in many festivals and was very successful winning first place. She followed ISTD Modern, Ballet and Tap syllabus and completed all LAMDA exams.

At the age of Five, Lili-mae came second in the 'GMTV Search for a star' competition with Lorraine Kelly Representing East Anglia. From that Lili-mae gained a modelling contract with London's top child agency 'Scallywags' and featured in over 10 television commercials including, Burger King, Nestle, Wotsits, Brittish Airways, Daily Mail. In 2000, Lili-mae was invited on the television show 'The big breakfast' with Johnny Vaugn and Denise Van Outen as she was the "highest paid child model of that year". Lili-mae is also in the Tate gallery as a living arts sculpture and has featured in a variety of advertising campaigns including Specsavers. 

At 16 years of age Lili-mae gained a Scholarship to attend the top Performing arts college- Laine Theatre arts in Epsom, Surrey. 

Lili-mae Graduated in 2009 with a National Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre and then went on to dance professionally and performed in many shows and music videos and became a part of a girl group called 'Dolled Up' that gigged at a number of venues around Kent and London such as 'Westfields' and got to the last round of bootcamp in Xfactor 2011. 

In 2009 Lili-mae became a dance teacher teaching for Laine Theatre Arts, Stage coach, Dandelion Theatre Arts and LJA Academy . Teaching dance became her new passion and she loved working with children and adults to help them gain confidence and grow into  performers! Lili-mae is currently in training with the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance (ISTD) which will be completed in 2015.

Lili-mae is proud of her new adventure and has always wanted to run her own school. She looks forward to meeting your children and watching their skills and talents blossom and help them to fall in love with musical theatre the way she did as a child.