Our director Amy Jessop started her career at the age of 5 where she was lucky enough to be in a production of L'isir D'Amore at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden with the amazing Luciano Pavarotti.
She went on to appear in many production such as Carmen, Annie, Macbeth, The Crucible and many more. Amy trained at the prestigious Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London where she received a First Class BA (HONS) degree in Performance Art.
Amy has Played the part of the Baker's Wife in 'Into The Woods' at the Charing Cross Theatre, the cat in 'Honk' and was Dance Captain for 'West Side Story' at the Battersea Arts Centre.
After graduating Amy went on the travel the world with the International production of MAMMA MIA! where she played the role of Sophie Sheridan on many occasions. 2009/2010 saw Amy take on the role of Alternate Scaramouche in We Will Rock You.
Soon after Amy had her first child and settled down in Coggeshall, Essex where she started the Wish Upon A Star Theatre Company. The company started with two classes and around 10 children...now five years later WUAS has over 70 pupils and around 10 classes a week.