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Founder & Director

Dean, an actor with over a decade of experience, has appeared on notable networks like BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Sky, and more. His extensive background in the world of TV and film makes him a valuable source of knowledge and support. He's been fortunate to collaborate and learn from esteemed industry professionals, including Stephen Graham, Brenda Blethyn, Sean Bean, Paul Mescal, and the legendary Ridley Scott. Dean's aim is to share this wealth of experience to help both aspiring and seasoned actors excel in their craft at Wrexham Academy of Screen Acting.

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Co-Founder & Director

Louise, a distinguished alumna of Salford University with a BA (Hons) in Performing Arts, brings a wealth of experience to the table and has appeared in various shows across multiple networks.

Louise has a profound understanding of film and television, enabling her to discern authenticity within performances, and gives her an unwavering commitment to nurturing budding actors to achieve a passion for excellence in the craft.

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Co-Director & Tutor

Ruby, a Guildford School of Acting alumni, boasts 30+ years as a professional actor. Her impressive film roster includes "Bolan’s Shoes," "Byzantium," "Ti Presento Un Amico," "Parting Shots," and "It Might Be You." On the small screen, she's graced us with her talent in "Wolf," "Coronation Street," "Agatha Raisin," "Holby City," and many more. With her extensive experience, Ruby brings a wealth of expertise to our screen acting school at Wrexham Academy of Screen Acting, enriching our students' learning journeys.

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Youth Co-ordinator & Tutor

Fern, a seasoned actor with ten years of experience in the acting industry, has engaged audiences with her diverse performances on stage and screen. In addition to her acting career, Fern possesses a passion for teaching and excels at sharing her industry insights with aspiring talents. She prides herself on her attention to detail and unwavering commitment to her craft. Transitioning seamlessly from acting to teaching, Fern leverages her extensive experience, love for the industry, and dedication to nurturing emerging artists. Her combination of acting expertise and teaching abilities grants her a unique perspective into the world of acting.

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Our academy offers a practical and well-rounded approach, with classes and workshops that serve as an excellent alternative to the typical full-time drama school. 


The Academy was co-founded by Dean Fagan and Louise Pridding. Together, they have over a decade of industry experience and are dedicated to passing on their knowledge and helping aspiring actors achieve their goals.

To cultivate the talent of our students and provide them with the tools they need to pursue a career in screen acting. 


Gain a crucial foothold in the industry with our dynamic weekly workshops. Delve into scene studies, expand your emotional range, and ignite your passion for acting in front of the camera. 



If you've ever wanted to get into screen acting, The Wrexham Academy of Screen Acting will show you the way.

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