Creative Starz is a performing arts school that provides children the opportunity to explore their artistic talents in a safe and supportive environment.
We aim to nurture and encourage children to express themselves creatively, boosting their self-confidence and self-esteem.
We are not a school of excellence as we believe that children of all abilities can benefit from the wonderful world of performing arts.
At Creative Starz, we promise to develop your child's creativity and imagination, their independent thinking through singing, dancing and acting. During the classes, children will develop communication skills by building relationships with friends and expressing their own thoughts.
Every child is special with their own unique potential. During the most crucial stage of our students' early development, CreativeStarz strives to provide a foundation for success in their future life.
Losampia O'Kelly - Principal
Losampia, the founder of Creative Starz, has had a life-long passion for the arts. Growing up she was an avid ballerina in school and continued dancing as throughout her life as well as appearing in local productions.
Losampia left her career in investment banking to open Creative Starz and share her passion for performing arts with the next generation of young artists.
Sairsha Davies - CreativeStarz - Singing Instructor
Sairsha is one of our founding teachers. She is currently a leader of the Australian Girls Choir and has performed in concert at professional events with renowned artists and has performed in a wide range of musicals and eisteddfods that have created her love for singing, dancing and acting.
In her spare time, Sairsha is a childcare volunteer and is involved in a range of musicals and productions.
Makenzie Veale - CreativeStarz - Drama & Dance Instructor
Makenzie is a talented dancer and actor with a passion for teaching young children. She holds the highest qualifications from the Australian Teachers of Dancing and is also a screen acting graduate from Screenwise Film & TV School in Sydney and has appeared in numerous productions.
Jenna Steyn - CreativeStarz - Singing Instructor
Jenn is both a singer and a vocal teacher with seven years of teaching experience. She is nearing completion of her music degree at JMC Academy. Jenn has a strong passion for teaching children.
Saba Yavari - CreativeStarz - Singing and Drama Instructor
Saba has been teaching music and musical theatre since 2018. She is a soprano singer with the Sydney Philharmonia Choir. Currently, she is pursuing a degree in classical music at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts. In addition to her teaching and studies, Saba has been working as a music therapist, particularly with children.
Emily Ailes - CreativeStarz - Drama Instructor
Emily is an actor and drama coach who specializes in working with schools. She holds a degree in English and Theatre Arts, and has recently completed a musical theatre degree from the Australian Institute Of Music.
Leianna McCloy - Musical Theatre Instructor, Singing and Drama
Leianna started her journey in performing arts as a violinist at the age of 3 with Suzuki Studios.
Leianna is now an accomplished multi-instrumentalist and has featured in shows such as Nun-Sense BTC (2022) and Grease Jr (2022) at Hive Creative Studios where she received her training as a teacher for vocal directing, drama and musical theatre.
She recently completed her Undergraduate Certificate for Contemporary Voice and Music theory at the Australian Institute of Music and is now studying for her Bachelors Degree in Music Performance and Composition.
Olivia Castree-Croad - CreativeStarz - Drama Instructor
Shakespearean performance has formed the basis of Olivia’s acting experience from the age of nine, when she began attending classes with Brightsparks School of Performing Arts. Through Brightsparks, Olivia has competed in numerous group and solo eisteddfods, placing second in the Sydney Eisteddfod Shakespeare Monologues (17-19 years) in 2021 as Lady Macbeth, and first in 2022 as Hamlet. In 2022 received an onSTAGE nomination for her portrayal of Lady Macbeth in her HSC Drama monologue, as well as embarking on her professional acting journey in A Midsummer Night’s Dream with the Dungog Shakespearience theatre company. Currently, Olivia is undertaking a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Sydney, with a focus on English and Theatre/Performance.