Loic Valmy Broadway Academy is the child of Artistic Director Loic Valmy and Dance Teacher-Choreographer Leanne Schmidt.
Artistic Director – Musical Theatre – Vocal Coach
Loic has worked almost his whole life in the theatre and music industry. He started to perform professionally when he was just 6 year old and has never stopped working in the industry since.
Graduated at 18 year old from one of the toughest Performing Arts Schools in Paris, Alice Dona’s Studios.
Then, Loic became one of the most renowned Artistic Director in Paris. The biggest Major Record Companies such as Universal, EMI and Sony Music called him to coach and direct their talents.
Pascal Negre (CEO of Universal Music France) said: “Loic has the rare ability of spotting the strengths and weaknesses in any singer or song in just a few seconds. He has the knowledge to fix any issue and make anyone and anything sound better.”
Vocal coach and Artistic director for the past 26 years, Loic has mentored hundreds of young perfomers; most of whom have now professional careers. Along the years, Loic has developed his own teaching method which makes him one of the most respected Vocal Coach and Musical Theatre Trainer in Australia.
Loic has produced and directed more than 60 Musicals (Les Mis’, Aladdin, Van Gogh,…) and Cabaret shows in France, Europe and Australia.
More about Loic: http://loicvalmy.com
Leanne Schmidt (Ms. Lee)
Dance Coordinator – Choreographer
Lee has been dancing (Ballet, Broadway Jazz and Tap) from the age of 4 years old. Leanne is an active member of the amateur theatre community of Brisbane as both a performer and choreographer.
She has performed in Musicals such as Singin’ in the Rain, Disco Inferno and The Little Mermaid.
She has also choreographed numerous Musicals and Cabaret productions including Snow White, The Wizard of Oz’, Singin’ in the Rain and more recently, Billy Bucket.
She’s taught Ballet, Broadway Jazz, Hip-Hop and Tap Dancing for the past 12 years in Brisbane and across Australia.