Laine Theatre Arts Patrons

We are very proud to have these highly respected members of the industry as our Patrons:

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."
  • 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."

  •  Stephen Brooker           
    •  " I am so extremely proud to be asked to become a Patron of Laine Theatre Arts. I have been extremely lucky to have worked alongside so many college alumni over the years, always bringing an understanding and honest commitment to their craft, professional and sensitive to the art of storytelling through music, a subject that I never tire of. I look forward to collaborating with many more students in the future."


Laine Theatre Arts, The Studios

East Street, Epsom
Surrey KT17 1HH

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