SHiELDS TV & Film Academy offers top class professional training, twice a month, for young talent aged between 7 - 21.
Our classes cover a variety of disciplines and allow the students creative freedom in a safe and fun environment.
Training at SHiELDS Academy gives you the opportunity to work with top industry professionals who are highly respected. We understand the importance of allowing students to work with actors, directors and casting directors who inspire and help them reach their full potential.
SHiELDS Academy is situated in our stunning premises in the North East of England.
Our Academy is open to anyone, however places are allocated by audition only. Actors who are represented by SHiELDS are automatically enrolled on our Academy.
Please see our 'AUDITION' page for more information.
The Clervaux Exchange, Sir Ridley Scott Section, South Tyneside, NE32 5UP
"My daughter has absolutely shone since starting SHiELDS.
Jennifer is such a nurturing influence on the kids, always encouraging and puts such value on their progress and individuality."
MRS PORTER, PARENT
"I can tell Jennifer's students a mile off. Such professionalism and I can tell the kids knew exactly what they were doing."
CLAIRE BLEASDALE, CASTING DIRECTOR
" I have been tellling everyone how brilliant SHiELDS students are! Such talent and enthusiasm. Exactly what the North needs!"
CAMERON JACK, FILM ACTOR
INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS ASSOCIATED WITH OUR ACADEMY INCLUDE:
(CBBC, Channel 4, BBC4, ITV, Channel 5)
(Pandora, US TV Series, Almost Never BBC)
(Emmerdale, Eastenders, Batman Returns)
(Cowboy Dave, Bafta winning Short FIlm)
Voice Specialist and Accent Coach
(Derry Girls, Netflix)
West End Actress
(Gypsy, Savoy Theatre)
West End Actress
(Peggy Sawyer, 42nd Street, Drury Lane)
(Mallory Towers, BBC)
(1917, Sam Mendes, The Tudors, BBC)