Sylvia is the Section Lead for Performance at University Centre Weston. She received extensive training in musical theatre at the prestigious London Studio Centre under a full three-year scholarship awarded for outstanding achievements and talent.
She has over 20 years’ experience on the professional stage as a singer, dancer and actor. Originally from Munich, Germany, her career began with the Munich National Opera where she worked with many famous international musical directors and choreographers.
Further credits include Lead Dancer/Singer for Spirit of the Dance, which she performed for several years in the USA including the Las Vegas and Reno productions; tours of Australia and New Zealand; roles in A Chorus Line, Chicago, Starting Here, Starting Now, West Side Story, The American Dream, The Rake’s Progress as well as variety shows.
She travelled the world as Lead Production Singer on major cruise ships for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and Cunard, and appeared in numerous TV, Film and Audio recordings. Recently she was awarded a Professional Graduate Certificate in Education and a Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Learning in Higher Education from Bath Spa University and has also completed an advanced course in The Estill Voice Method course at the Royal Academy of Music in London.
Sylvia is an accomplished singing and dance teacher and also holds a Masters in Professional Practice in Higher Education. As well as being Chief Examiner for I-PATH, Sylvia is also an independent examiner for the prestigious Italia Conti. Finally, Sylvia is in her second year reading for her PhD in Education.