My name is Imogen Wizz Prossor – the founder of the ‘Wizz Theatre Academy’. I come from a family of teachers and thespians, so it was only natural that I follow in their footsteps. With a Bachelor’s degree in Performing Arts (specialising in musical theatre), an ATCL Trinity College Teaching Diploma and 15 + years of experience as a theatrical performer – I teach from an extremely practical approach. I love performing myself and I strongly believe that a teacher should be a performer in their own right. I am constantly learning and growing as a director, performer and a teacher. All three disciplines feed into each other all the time.
Below is a review from the highly respected Kurt Ganzl – writer, musicologist, casting director, singer and best known for his encyclopedias about musical theatre:
“Miss Prossor… yes. A very big ‘yes’. Just occasionally a young performer leaps out to me. I can’t always pick the whole reason why, but anyhow Miss Prossor is one of these. In the old days, I would have taken her on as a client. She has ‘it’. She also has a rich, full mezzo-to-alto voice, which she uses perfectly, and her acting simply exudes the quality of warmth.”
I named my business the ‘Wizz Theatre Academy’ because Wizz was my great-grandmothers name. She wanted to be a