Laine Theatre Arts Patrons
We are very proud to have these highly respected members of the industry as our Patrons:
- Sir Matthew Bourne
- We are extremely pleased to announce our new Patron, legendary choreographer and Director of the New Adventures company.
- Derek Deane OBE
- "Betty Laine OBE has set standards in the profession that have been impossible to beat. I am immensely proud to be a Patron of LTA and to have worked closely with Betty Laine and so many of the wonderful artistic staff and students."
- David Grindrod
- "Betty Laine, you are a phenomenon, your energy and passion are second to none in our industry. When we see that a student is "trained at laines" we know that they have been trained to the highest standard of a "triple threat" under your eagle eye. I am honoured to be a patron."
- Gillian Lynne DBE
- "Betty Laine is a great builder, one who understands and sustains artistic and solid foundations. These, of course ar equally as vital to the pupils in her school as the dance, acting and singing teaching she has meticulously created." "I am extremely proud to be a Patron of laine theatre Arts and any student enrolled in this college is fortunate indeed..."
- Stephen Mear
- "Betty Laine has undoubtedly and wholeheartedly dedicated her life to the arts...I am very proud to be a Patron of Laine theatre Arts and it has been an absolute pleasure to watch the school grow..."
- Arlene Phillips CBE
- "How does an idea for a dance school develop into a Dance Giant producing dancers and performers scooping up top jobs in Musical Theatre, Films, TV, Dance Companies and Choreography? By the feat of one formidable woman, Betty Laine, 40 years of tireless innovation into the teaching of show business."