Lorraine Johnson founded A.R.T.S. in 2003.

Lorraine trained at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, London.

After graduating with a diploma in performing arts and teaching qualifications with the I.S.T.D. Lorraine worked extensively in theatre around the UK as a dancer/singer/actor and choreographer.

Her many credits include:-

Pantomimes at the Birmingham Hippodrome, Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton, choreographer for Solihull panto for 20 years, Go & Play Up Your Own End (Birmingham Hippodrome, Alexandra Theatre, Bham, Birmingham Repertory Theatre) regional tours of Nunsense, Go & Play Further Up Your Own End, Bring It All Back, Tapping Through Time - the list goes on!

Whilst running A.R.T.S. Lorraine continues to work professionally as a director & choreographer.

Lorraine also co-owns Performance Productions who produce several professional shows every year, many of which the A.R.T.S. pupils have appeared in!


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