The Team

Shelley Ward

Shelley Ward

D’origine britannique, Shelley Ward est une comédienne bilingue.  Sa formation théâtrale comprend l’école d’Art dramatique du théâtre Antibéa (Antibes),  theRoyal Academy of Dramatic Arts (Londres), the Gaiety School of Acting (Dublin), the New York Film Academy (La Fémis, Paris) et un Masterclass de Kevin Spacey.  Elle a plus de 18 ans d’expérience sur scène et 12 ans devant la caméra. Elle est membre de la troupe Grain de Scène, basée à Cannes. Utilisant des techniques de théâtre, Shelley donne des cours de soutien aux enfants qui manquent de confiance pour prendre la parole en public ou devant leurs pairs. Elle participe activement aux projets théâtraux éducatifs.  Elle fait les traductions créatives, les voix-off et travaille aussi comme maîtresse de cérémonie bilingue. 

A British-born, bilingual actress. She trained for 10 years with Antibéa theatre (Antibes), the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (London), the Gaiety Theatre (Dublin), the New York Film Academy (at the Fémis in Paris) and has participated in an online Kevin Spacey Masterclass. She has more than 18 years’ experience on stage and 12 in front of the camera. She is currently a member of the troupe Grain de Scène, based in Cannes. Shelley uses theatre techniques to coach children who lack confidence and who find it hard to speak in public or in front of their peers. She is actively involved in Theatre in Education projects. She also translates creative texts, does voice-over work and performs as a bilingual Mistress of Ceremonies.


Hilary Wood-Lecoy

Hilary Wood-Lecoy

Hilary Wood-Lecoy studied English Literature at Churchill College, Cambridge University and during this period was very involved in student drama groups (Mummers and GODS). She then obtained her PGCE in English and Drama from Bristol University School of Education. 

Hilary has taught in the UK, Switzerland, America and France. She has prepared students for Edexcel, CIE (Cambridge International Examinations), LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts) and New Era Performance exams. She is a CIE IGCSE Drama Moderator and LAMDA Head of Centre and Centre Coordinator. A confirmed believer of the power of Theatre in Education, Hilary has produced and co-written plays exploring serious issues, such as gun violence and the status of refugees. She is also an active member of RADA (Riviera Amateur Dramatic Association). Her motto: those who can do – and teach!


Justin Fuller

Justin Fuller

A Performing Arts Professional based in France, offering a variety of drama/theatre related services in the English language. He holds the position of New Era representative in France and Monaco, providing support to New Era Teachers, contributing syllabus guidance, ideas and strategies for teaching.  Justin is a Theatre Teacher in local Schools, Associations, at University and within Businesses. He enjoys inspiring, empowering and challenging young people across all age groups and nationalities. Justin is also an actor and playwright who devises drama and holds a Masters in Drama in Education at Trinity College Dublin.

Justin FULLER est un professionnel du spectacle basé dans le sud de la France qui propose divers services axés autour du théâtre et l’art dramatique en anglais. Il est le représentant de New Era en France (New Era Academy /l’Académie de Musique et d’Art dramatique de Londres). A ce titre, il propose aux professeurs de théâtre des recommandations et conseils au niveau du programme, du soutien pratique, des idées et des stratégies d’enseignement.  Justin enseigne l’art dramatique dans les écoles de la région, dans les associations, au niveau universitaire et aussi dans les entreprises. Il aime inspirer, responsabiliser et stimuler les jeunes de toutes nationalités et de tous âges. Il est également comédien, auteur dramatique et titulaire d’une maîtrise en théâtre éducatif.