About Hatch

Principal and founder of Hatch Drama, Laura Smith, clearly remembers taking part in her first drama class at the tender age of five – the effects of which are still propelling her forward today. Laura’s drive comes from a desire to ensure that she recreates the same experience of magic, safety and growth for every child she works with.

Now holding an MA and a First Class Honours Degree in Theatre, Laura started teaching Drama over 12 years ago. Loving all aspects of theatre, she has written, directed and performed shows across London.

Laura has also worked in a variety of educational settings over the past six years and has come to understand the importance of a rounded education; one that school alone cannot always deliver. In order to fully comprehend the ways in which we operate, as well as the mechanics of communication, Laura recently went on to achieve her Level 3 Diploma in Counselling, giving her invaluable knowledge with is often embedded into her classes.

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