Our Staff

Ian Toyne

Owner / Director, Singing & Acting Coach 

With over 35 years experience in the industry spanning film, television and stage productions including internationally touring productions such as Les Miserables and Mamma Mia. He has also enjoyed writing, directing and staging performances throughout his career. 

Ian has a passion for helping students get the most out of their experiences on stage, screen and indeed in life.

Imogen Blackwell

Owner / Administrator & Choreographer

Developing her passion for the performing arts from a young age, Imogen has been heavily involved in community theatre in both Perth and regional WA. Imogen has performed professionally as a dancer at the IGA carols by Candlelight, as a character actress for special events, an extra in various professional film productions and recently performed in the professional production of We Will Rock You at His Majesty's Theatre. Imogen enjoys being part of the PAPA family and is always happy to help!

Clara Loveny

Guest Choreographer / Dance Teacher

Clara is a teacher, choreographer and producer. She has developed and delivered dance education programs to students of all ages and abilities, including in Shanghai, China. She choreographs for popular children’s entertainer Peter Combe for his WA performances and has produced shows independently, at The Blue Room Theatre and at FRINGE WORLD. She loves working with passionate students and believes that fundamental technique, along with a dedication to storytelling is what launches a young artist into a life-long love of performing arts

0477040940 / 0434962429

  • White Instagram Icon

©2019 by Perth Academy of Performing Arts