Instructor - Alice Cowan
Originally from Manchester, England. Alice now lives in sunny Palmdale with her wonderful husband and beautiful twin daughters.
She trained in Musical Theater and Song Writing at Paul McCartney's Theater School - The Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA). After graduating she performed with various UK and European touring companies. Performing as 'Princess' in Aladdin, 'Cosette' in Les Miserables, 'Hannah' in the UK premier of Hannah's Aura and 'Story Teller' in Children of Eden. Her work was mainly in the field of musical theater but she also enjoyed her limited experience within the film, TV and commercial modeling world.
In 2010 she accepted a contract with Universal Studios in Japan and worked there for 5 years, during which time she performed in over 15 different roles, most noticeably; 'The Bride of Frankenstein', 'Marilyn Monroe', 'Princess Fiona', 'Cinderella' and 'Lead Singer' in The Hello Kitty Pop Show. In addition to Universal Studios, Alice also worked for various other production companies in Japan, her roles included. 'Kathy' in The Last 5 Years and 'Woman 1' in Songs for a New World. During her time in Japan Alice found her passion for producing and directing. She directed her first play The Vagina Monologues in 2013 and went on to direct an additional 2 musicals, produced a series of popular musical review shows entitled 'International Artist Night' and became an established presence in the entertainment scene.
Alice is thrilled to be on staff here at AVD81 and truly loves teaching the next generation of Musical Theater STARS!