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Weʼre raising £8,000 to get Sophie to drama school

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Hello! As many of you will know, I've been acting for many years now and have recently been looking to study at drama school. After months of auditions, long waits for emails and midnight train journeys, I have been offered a place at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

This is one of the worlds most prestigious drama schools and I am beyond thrilled to have accepted my place. However, the school is not linked to a university and there is absolute zero government funding available. Not a penny. Which means that I have to muster up £8000 in course fees alone - although this does sound extortionate I cannot emphasise how incredible the school is and that the money will be put to good use. Drama school is NOT the same as university, I will be in the studios 35 hours a week and will be constantly rehearsing and performing.

In order to secure my place I have to cough up £5500 by the 1st of July. This doesn't even take into account the cost of living in London, which is looking like it's going to cost at least £600 a month. So, as you've probably gathered, I've created this page in the hope that I will be able to gather some of my funding - otherwise I simply won't be able to go! I'm currently working 45 hours a week and doing my absolute best to gather as much as I can but realistically, I can't fund it all myself. If anyone fancies helping me out, has enjoyed a performance of mine and wishes to show their support, or just wants a mention in my Oscar acceptance speech absolutely ANY donation would be massively appreciated.

Thank you to all of you who have been so supportive through the audition process, and thank you in advance for any donations!

Sophie x

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    • Chloe Penfold

      Chloe Penfold

      Jun 22, 2018

      I wouldn't want to anyone to miss an opportunity like this! I hope this helps you on your way.Chloe (one of Mrs B's adult tappers)


    • Aurora Ståhlberg

      Aurora Ståhlberg

      Jun 21, 2018

      Sophie Ellis, you amazing, wonderful human being, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!! <3 You make this world a much nicer place! All the best, I'm sorry I can't help you more </3


    • Tina Pollock

      Tina Pollock

      May 25, 2018

      Well done Sophie enjoy every minute x


    • Ellie Broom

      Ellie Broom

      May 25, 2018

      I love you so much and will always support anything you do. I believe you’re capable of such amazing things. Dream big baby! Hope this helps xxxx


    • Karen Lock

      Karen Lock

      May 25, 2018

      Good luck Sophie. Know you can do if and enjoy xx


    • Chris Chamberlain

      Chris Chamberlain

      May 24, 2018

      Good luck Sophie


    • Jenny Archer

      Jenny Archer

      May 24, 2018

      Im so proud of you! Follow your dreams and never stop believing!! I cant wait to see your name in lights!!!!


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