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Olivier Award Winning Producer
Artistic Director of The Turbine Theatre, London
Tom trained at Guildford School of Acting and has been a professional within the Arts for many years, appearing in a number of television dramas (Casualty, Emmerdale) and theatrical tours (Jesus Christ Superstar). Tom has since moved on from performing to share his skills and experience with the industry's future professionals, coaching voice and singing at some of the UK's top drama schools.
Jonathan trained at The University of Exeter and The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. He iscurrently works as a professional actor, singer, writer and artist. He has worked extensively in theatrical productions in the USA, UK and the Middle East, in productions such as The Twelve Tenors, Jersey Nights, One Man Two Guvnors, The Cat in The Hat and numerous Shakespeare tours. Jonathan is also Musical Theatre Degree course leader at Emil Dale Academy in Hitchin.
Ellis is currently undertaking a Drama degree at the University of Exeter, which has provided her with the platform to perform and facilitate Drama workshops at local schools. She has directed multiple shows, including Peter Brook’s The Man Who and her own original written scripts; her favourite favourite practitioners include Artaud. Ellis has received offers of further education in regards to completing her PGCE in Drama which will permit her to share her passion with future generations