Meet the


TYC was founded by Artistic Director Marie Amey who recently won a Pamodzi Inspirational Woman of Portsmouth Award in the Education Category.

TYC is a Not for Profit passion for Marie, the income through fees goes back into the Acting School to provide opportunities and experiences. Marie teaches TYC Portsmouth Classes. 

She also works as an Actress and Director for other theatre and film companies and facilitates drama within Hampshire schools.

Marie Amey
Gail Oakley

Gail heads the running of our Havant Young Creative Classes.  

Portia Welch

Portia joined The Young Creatives Portsmouth as a student in....... She  has always been helpful... Portia began volunteering her time for The Young Creatives whilst completing her Duke of Edinburgh. Once she turned 16 and after 6 months of volunteering Portia was offer a job as an Assistant Drama Teacher

Sonja Jones

Sonja assists the Budding Actors class in Portsmouth, she also Stage Manages our larger scale theatre shows. Her organisational skills, mixed with her humour, keep us all in check and smiling! 

Our Volunteers


Ana Dobeson

Ana has been our videographer and photographer for almost as long as we have been running. She has a keen eye for photography and we are very lucky to have all our show documented by her in such a  beautiful way.

Andrew Palmer and Oliver Sadler

Andrew and Oliver are both Young Creatives themselves, attending the Company Actors classes. Both students are extremely helpful and volunteer their time on a Thursday evening to assist the teacher of the Seedling Actors class in Havant. 

The Social Media


Portia Welch - Harvey Hill - Jade Cosgrave

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Our social media are all run by our students. Who better to keep our followers informed of what we do! 


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