A gifted student from West Kirby is one step closer to achieving her dream of becoming a West End star after landing a place at Liverpool Theatre School.
17-year-old Emily Royden secured a coveted place on an elite professional musical theatre training programme at Liverpool Theatre School following her exceptional performance during the auditions for the prestigious performing arts school.
The former Upton Hall School student, who also attended Hoylake School of Dance, has her sights set on a career in the West End.
She is aiming to join the long list of successful Liverpool Theatre School graduates who can be seen in hit shows such as SIX, Blood Brothers, Wicked, The Book of Mormon and the West End adaptation of Frozen.
Speaking about Emily’s audition, Principal, Maxine Ellis, said: “We were blown away by Emily’s performance during the auditions. She clearly has a real passion for musical theatre and plenty of natural talent.
“As an extremely gifted young performer, Emily is well deserving of a place on the professional musical theatre training programme at Liverpool Theatre School and we’re looking forward to helping her prepare for an exciting career in the industry.”
Emily, who has been performing since she was three years old, said: “I was so happy when I found out I’d been accepted onto the musical theatre course at Liverpool Theatre School.
“I love performing so to have the chance to train professionally is incredible. I’m very excited about my new adventure.”