Vanessa is a singer/songwriter from Hastings, and likes to get involved with lots of different projects. She studied at West Kent College, obtaining a BTEC National Diploma in Musical Theatre. She has been involved in many local productions, including playing the lead role of Carmen Diaz in ‘Fame The Musical’, and Rita O’Grady in ‘Made In Dagenham The Musical’. Vanessa also sings in 2 bands: Soul Town – a Motown covers band which she has been in for 5 years. Alongside performing, Vanessa is passionate about working within mental health, and has been running various confidence boosting workshops in schools over the last 3 years. This also permeates into her teaching with Theatre Sense, and helps improve general self-esteem within our pupils along the way.