Two ATA pupils are celebrating after scooping prestigious awards at a glittering ceremony held in honour of young people who are making their mark in the entertainment industry.
West end stars, Directors and The Mayor of Bromley attended the event which was held on Monday 17th October at The Churchill Theatre Bromley.
Local teenager, 15 year old Tom Edgar won the Best Musical Theatre Performer Award following a recent portrayal as Sweeney Todd at The Orchard Theatre and 8 year old Arthur Moffat won Best Actor in the community following his role in a highly acclaimed informercial for charity Women’s Aid, in which he portrayed the son of a victim of domestic abuse. Arthur is the youngest actor to have ever won the award and in his acceptance speech said ‘I am honoured to have won this, acting gives me confidence in myself and make my heart happy’ Both boys attend local theatre school All the Arts and have attended Drama and Musical Theatre classes for several years.
The Young Entertainers Academy Awards (YEAA) aims to not only highlight the achievements and hard work of young people, but to also support, encourage and inspire more young people to get involved in performing arts, and to enable young people to learn about the opportunities available to young performers in the entertainment industry. Ambassadors of the award include Bridgerton Star Tosh Wanogho-Maud and Dr Sharin Watson MBE, who was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of West Yorkshire and was awarded an MBE in the Queens New Year’s Honours list. For more information about the awards visit https://youngentertainersacademyawards.com and for more information about All the Arts visit www.allthearts.co.uk