ABOUT THE PRINCIPALVICKY STROUD B.MUS.(ED.)
Vicky studied music and education at the University of Port Elizabeth where she graduated with a B.Mus.(Ed.). She taught music at a leading primary school for several years. During this time, Vicky gained invaluable experience in the field of stage and production work, as well as fostering a love for working with children and seeing young people realise their potential. In 1998, Vicky was granted the opportunity to become Franchisee for the Port Elizabeth branch of the Helen O’Grady Drama Academy. Today, this Academy has over 800 students attending class in Port Elizabeth and Uitenhage each week, making it one of the top performing branches in South Africa.
In 2003, Vicky became the Franchisor for South Africa. As Executive Principal of Helen O’Grady (South Africa), she has trained and supported many Franchisees across the country.