On Saturday 13 March RAY QUINN will lead a workshop for current Celebrity Talent Academy students as support for their development. Ray will lead the workshop at The Celebrity Talent Academy, Tileyard Studios, Tileyard Road London N7 9AH.
Celebrity Talent Academy will be conducting the full-day event where Ray Quinn will be giving the young students a wealth of information and advice, drawing on the experience from his hugely successful career, Ray will help the youngsters to develop their craft, whilst having the opportunity to work alongside a popular UK star.
Ray Quinn actor, singer, and dancer, was nine when he started acting and twelve when he appeared as Anthony Murray in Brookside for which he won the award for Best Dramatic Performance at the British Soap Awards 2002. In 2006, Ray took part in the third series of UK talent show The X Factor narrowly finishing as runner up to Leona Lewis.
After The X Factor, he was signed by Sony BMG and recorded a swing album the self-titled debut album “Ray Quinn: Doing It My Way” released in 2007, the album went straight to number one in the UK charts and also went Gold in the first week.
Ray won the fourth series of TV contest Dancing On Ice 2009. He topped the leader board virtually every week and in his sixth week he scored the maximum 30. Quinn was announced winner of Dancing on Ice 2009 after receiving a perfect score of 60/60. He joined the other contestants and toured the country on the Dancing On Ice Tour. It has been confirmed that Ray will also take part in the Dancing On Ice tour 2010
In 2008, Ray starred as Doody in the West End musical Grease.
Celebrity Talent Academy (CTA) is one of the most dynamic and innovative Film and Acting schools in the UK. CTA have been training professional actors and creating celebrities for film, television and stage for over 30 years. Guest tutors include Hollywood stars from Disney and other internationally renowned TV shows to prestigious actors from the West End.
Ray’s workshop at the Academy follows on from Disney stars David Henrie (The Wizards of Waverly Place) and Adrian R’Mante (The Suite Life of Zak and Cody) master acting classes with students earlier in the year.