The Principal and Founder of The Act II Academy

Toni Hassan APTD, AIDTA, LIDTA, Post Grad. Dip. Performance and Theatre Studies.

Toni trained as a dancer from the age of three years old with the Sevenoaks School of Dance until the age of ten, when she was accepted by the Royal Ballet School. Later she appeared with The Festival Ballet, now English National Ballet, and continued her studies with The Arts Educational Schools to develop her skills as an actress and Musical Theatre performer. 
Toni has worked in most areas of Theatre Performance, T.V. and Touring Shows both here and world wide, as a dancer, actress, choreographer and director. She has written and adapted straight plays  and Musicals for the stage, and in collaboration with a creative team, taken The Actas Company (formed from Senior Act II acting students) to The Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Buxton Festival several times, bringing new plays and Devised pieces to critical acclaim.