CIPA Staff

Take a look at the CIPA team




Mr Watkins Head of Performing Arts

  • PGCE/ GTP music Northwest and Lancashire consortium
  • BA hons Performing Arts (Musical Theatre)  (University of hull)
  • HND Musical Theatre Blackpool and the Fylde college
  • Extended CPD in voice, Acting through song, musical theatre Liverpool institute for the performing arts LIPA
  • Licentiate diploma (Singing/Musical theatre)
  • NODA Award winning artistic director
  • Level 1/2 qualifications in ‘Estill’ ) voice training
  • Liverpool Echo ‘Inspirational teacher’ of the year 2015/2016
  •  Extensive professional industry experience in both acting and music disciplines




Miss Radford Teacher of Dance

  • Three Year Musical Theatre course at Dolphin Dance Studios Liverpool
  • BA Hons in Professional Practice within Performing Arts at Middlesex University
  • PGCE Liverpool John Moore’s University
  • Vice Principle and Teacher of Dance at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts 4:19 for seven years
  • Vice Principle of The Heath Perform in Association with LIPA 4:19
  • Teaching Diploma with the International Dance Teachers Association
  • Member of the International Dance Teachers Association
  • ISTD and IDTA qualifications up to Advanced 2 in Ballet, Tap and Modern.




Mr Houghton Teacher of Music

  • BA Honours degree in music and music technology University of Liverpool
  • PGCE in secondary music education Edge Hill University
  • Grade 8 in vocal studies
  •  Choral Specialist
  •  Vast Professional experience including papal audiences, residencies in Windsor Castle and St Pauls Cathedral choirs.