Meet the team
Co-owner, Head of Production, Director of Dance & Theatre
Co-owner, Head of Centre, Director of Music & Theatre
Choreographer, Dance & Fitness Tutor
Choreographer, Dance & Fitness Tutor
As a choreographer, dancer, dance teacher, director, fitness Instructor, performer and producer, Diane Aspinall has been a force to reckon with across the performing arts, creative and entertainment industries for over 30 years. A former pupil of Dorothy Stevens and a graduate of Bird College Diane is renowned for her meticulous attention to detail and with a wealth of international professional experience at her fingertips, she supports all her students as she guides them through an exhilarating, life affirming and often exhausting world of challenges on the road to self-discovery, self-discipline and belief.
Tish Tindall (The Fabulous TT)
As a composer, musician, music teacher, musical director, vocal coach, performer and presenter, Tish Tindall has been trail blazing her way across the performing arts, creative and entertainment industries for over 30 years. A graduate of the Northern College of Education Tish is best known for her collaboration with the late David Gest on a project originally produced by David and Michael Jackson. As a composer Tish creates musical theatre, film scores, television soundtracks and bespoke compositions for high profile projects. She is internationally revered as a “pioneer of the creative industries” and as she continues to bridge the gap between education and industry, she creates opportunities for all her students by builiding an ever expanding network of like minded professionals.
Lucy joined the LossieEA team in 2017 after completing her Professional Dance Performance studies at Lossie Entertainment Academy. As a choreographer, dance tutor and fitness tutor Lucy passionately and meticulously creates high quality, cutting edge, fun, inclusive experiences for all her students. Lucy has toured the UK in various Lossie Elite Dance Company and Fabulous Musicals productions including David’s Last Wish where she appeared alongside legendary performers Dionne Warwick, Freda Payne and Gwen Dickie.
After completing her studies in Dance Practices & Dance Sciences at Liverpool John Moores and Woolverhampton Universities Ellen stepped into the creative industries in England. When she joined the LossieEA team in 2017 Ellen had been facilitating Dance in the community for four years. As a choreographer, dance tutor and fitness tutor Ellen uses her exceptionally versatile skills as a compassionate dance practitioner to produce innovative, inclusive, fun experiences for all her students. As a performer, Ellen participated in the widely documented internationally collaborative NovaPool project and has toured Scotland in various Fabulous Musicals productions.
Andy joined LossieEA in 2018 after more than a decade of studying, performing and recording commercial music. A graduate of UWS Andy spent the first years of his career in London where he developed the reputation of a highly sought after session musician with incredible rhythmic precision. As a music tutor and recording engineer, Andy creates inclusive masterclasses for all his students. Andy can be seen performing all over the UK at major festivals as part of the hugely successful Apples I’m Home.
After completing her studies in Commercial Music at UWS Abbie moved to London to persue a career in Music. She returned to Scotland in 2018 to take up the position of Music Tutor at LossieEA where she combines her extensive industry knowledge and finely tuned professional musical skills to create bespoke, differentiated, progressive, fun and inclusive learning & performing experiences for all her students. As a touring and recording artist Abbie can be seen performing all over the UK at major festivals as part of the hugely successful Apples I’m Home.
In 2019 as part of their ambition to create part time performing and teaching opportunities for highly skilled, personable and entepeneurial young people, Diane Aspinall & Tish Tindall asked Abbie Nye to join the LossieEA Team. Since then, Abbie has created beautifly crafted inclusive experiences for all her students. As a performer and composer Abbie Nye has an incredible flair for the contempory transformation of the traditional.