Principal Spotlight: Andréa Wright, St Helens
Principal Spotlight: Drama Kids St Helens, Andréa!
Join us in celebrating the incredible work she does, inspiring creativity and excellence. Andréa, you’re a shining star of our drama family! Read on to find out her Drama Kids journey and her foray into drama education.
Big Screen Roles
Andréa’s first appearance on TV was modelling on the Richard and Judy show at 7. Her TV work includes speaking parts on Hollyoaks, BBC Accused and in short films. She has also worked behind the camera as a runner for LA Productions and with her own production company.
Andréa has also appeared on:
- Coronation Street as a makeup artist, hostage and as a supermarket assistant
- Celebrity Ghost Stories as Terri Dwyer
- Emmerdale as a pregnant lady- when she was pregnant with her first son Rubén
- The Crimes That Shook Australia as the victim
- A Iceland supermarket advert
- Ricky Tomlinson’s music video
- Zornich’s music video
Andréa has always attended drama classes as a child and adult. Her qualifications include an A* in GCSE Drama, 2:1 BA Hons Drama as well as LAMDA exams.
Life as a Principal of St Helens
Andréa has been Principal at Drama Kids for 11 years now and taught at the academy 3 years before that. She enjoys developing the children’s confidence and sharing her knowledge. She is a proud mummy of two model boys Rubén (age 6) and Arlo (age 2) who are both following in her footsteps.
Andréa says that it is important that her boys attend Drama Kids and they’ve really helped Rubén become sociable and confident.This year Andréa will continue to spread her love for drama and hopes to see many more little faces. Classes in her area are in St Helens, Rainhill, Widnes and Warrington.