Julia Papp

Julia Papp


Julia was trained at the Hungarian Academy of Dramatic Arts and studied Meisner technique at The Actors’ Temple and at The Salon:Collective.

Her theatre credits include Lady Anne in Richard III, Catherine in Proof, Nina in The Seagull, Rose in Di and Viv and Rose, Regan in King Lear, Natasha in Three Sisters, Sonya in Uncle Vanya, Abigail in The Crucible, Rosalind in As You Like It, Viola in Twelfth Night, Juliet in Romeo & Juliet, Queen Beatrix in The Silent Knight, Imogen in Cymbeline, Elsa in Spoon River and Diana in The Dog in the Manger.

Julia also recently appeared in BBC’s Baptiste as Nora.

Kim Hardy

Kim Hardy


Kim was trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama and studied Meisner technique at The Actors’ Temple and at the Salon:Collective.

His previous theatre roles includes Richard III in Richard III, Hal in Proof, Konstantin Trepljov in The Seagull, Gavroche in Les Miserables, Andrei in Three Sisters, Feste and Sebastian in Twelfth Night, Lysander in Midsummer Nights Dream, Romeo in Romeo and Juliet and Hotspur in Henry IV.

He is also a talented photographer.

Emma Vansittart

Emma Vansittart


Emma was trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama.

Her previous theatre credits include Mariana in Measure For Measure at the Royal Shakespeare Company, Claire Beaumont in Daisy Pulls It Off at the Globe Theatre, Diana in Ring Round the Moon at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, Fay Hubbard in A Chorus of Disapproval at the Leeds Playhouse, Mariana in The Miser at Cambridge Theatre Company, Lady Cynthia Grey in The Supper Party, Alison and Griselda in Warehouse of Dreams, Linda Godfrey in Casting the Villain Aside, Mabel Chiltern in An Ideal Husband.

She is also best known for playing Roberta ‘Bobby’ Stair in Casualty and Margaret in Johnny English Reborn.

Ty Glaser

Ty Glaser


Ty was trained at the Lesly Kahn Studio in Los Angeles and studied Meisner technique at The Actors’ Temple.

Her theatre credits include Yerma in Yerma (Gate Theatre), Philotis in ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore (West Yorkshire Playhouse), The Girl, Au Pair, Married Woman, Model & Actress in The Blue Room (Litchfield Garrick Theatre), Edna in Waiting for Lefty, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet and Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing.

Ty has also appeared as series regular Gemma Wilde in Holby City, Libby Charles in Emmerdale and Sian Oakes in Ackley Bridge.

Max Pemberton

Max Pemberton


Max trained at Lamda and has recently worked with The Actor’s Training Company.

His previous theatre credits include Konstantin in The Seagull, Valentine in Two Gentlemen of Verona and The Friar in Tis Pity she’s a Whore. He can also be seen in the upcoming short film Trinou as Omar and later on this year will feature in Netflix’s TV series, Wednesday directed by Tim Burton.


Lawrence Carmichael

Lawrence Carmichael


Lawrence is a Director, Actor, Movement Specialist & Fully Certified Fight and Intimacy Director.

He works widely as an acting and performance coach and teaches at multiple academies including Identity School of Acting and East 15.  He is East 15 Acting School’s first-ever resident intimacy specialist, well-being movement lecturer, and lead fight and intimacy consultant on all in-house productions.

As a performer, Lawrence has worked professionally across Australia, the UK and Europe with a wide range of theatre companies as well as in film and television.

As a movement specialist with a focus on Fight, Intimacy, Commedia and Character work, Lawrence is qualified by SAFDi, BADC & Intimacy On Stage & Screen with over 25 years of experience, covering professional Live Theatre, Opera, Film, & Mainstream TV.

Directing credits include  Richard III (Front Foot), The Break-up Autopsy,  Random Acts Of Shakespeare (Bath Literary Festival), Doubt (Newtown Theatre, Sydney), On The Ropes (Theatre Delicatessen), Domestic (Seymour Centre, Sydney), Momentum (Old Red Lion Theatre), The Show Girl (ACP Theatre), Mother Figure (Simply Theatre, Switzerland), Think Big (Newtown Theatre, Sydney), Table Top (St George Auditorium Kogarah), The Person I Once Was (Australian Institute of Music), Busted (KC Ensemble), With All My Heart I Hate You (Australian Institute of Music) and Earnie’s Incredible Illusions (Simply Theatre, Switzerland).

Aaron Blackledge

Aaron Blackledge

Assistant Director

Aaron is a director, currently completing their MFA in Theatre Directing at East 15 Acting School, and an award-winning Lighting Designer. He was the 2020 recipient of  The David Brockett Award for Backstage Achievement from the New Zealand Theatre Federation.

He has a passion for tight ensemble work and getting text to be playful and Athletic.

Their Directing Credits include : Bare: A Pop Opera, Mousing Around a Disney Sing-A-Long Adventure, Ellie and the Star, The Fairy-tale Cookbook, DinoRock: A Musical For Kids, Sword in the Stone, Marvellous Adventure of Jack and Daisy. As well as assisting Victoria Gartner on Bard in the year; A Scottish play.

Production and Design Highlights: Technical Director & Co-Producer for Fringe at the Gryphon, Macbeth (Video & Lighting), King Lear (Lighting & Sound),  The Bone Thief (Lighting) Heart & Music ( Technical Director), Mr. Foote’s Other Leg (Lighting), The New Zealand premiere of Ordinary Days( Producer & Lighting), Midsummer Night’s Dream( Lighting),  Jukebox Heroes: Legends of Rock & Roll (Lighting).

Ethan Cheek

Set Designer

Ethan has graduated from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

His previous theatre work includes: Designer BORDERS (Shout Festival), Associate designer to Lee Newby, LES MISERABLES, The Mack (Mountview), Set Designer, SPRING AWAKENING (The Embassy Theatre), Set Designer DESIRES VILLE (Webber Douglas Studio), Costume and Lighting Design, GREAT RECKONINGS (Camden Peoples Theatre), Set Designer, GILGAMESH (The White Bear Theatre), Assistant Designer and Drafter to Nancy Sermon, Assistant Designer and Drafter to Justin Williams, WONDERVILLE (The Palace Theatre), Assistant Model Maker to Mayou Trikerioti, Assistant Model Maker to Sophia Pardon (Arts Ed), Assistant Model Maker to David Shearing, Assistant Designer to Simon Wells, CINDERELLA (ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER, Gillian Lynne Theatre), Model Making Assistant to Ian Macniel, ARIODANTE (Bolshoi New Stage), Model Making Assistant to Hannah Postelthwaite, JAMES VEITCH COMEDY SKETCH (The Late Late Show), Props Assistant to Rebecca Brower, RISE (Wembley Park).

Ryan Day

Lighting Designer

Ryan trained at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, studying theatre lighting design. 

His credits include: Magical (Earl Cameron Theatre), Nutcracker (Ruth Seaton James Theatre), Richard II (St Peters Rehearsal Room), Hairspray The Musical (ST Marylebone C E School), Anatomy of a Suicide (Webber Douglas Theatre), Attempts on Her Life (Drayton Arms Theatre), The Bexliest Day of Our Lives (The Exchange Erith), DarkNet (Union Theatre), Reflections (Mid Ocean Amphitheatre), Mamma Mia (Earl Cameron Theatre), Dr Faustess (Cockpit Theatre), Urinetown (Embassy Theatre), Ghost House (The Pit at the Vaults), The Ballad of Corona V (The Big House), Les Miserables (Sondheim Theatre), The Lemon Table (Salisbury Playhouse), A Merchant of Venice (Playground Theatre), About 500 (Union Theatre), Wild Onion (Theatre Peckham), IKIKIK (Southwark Playhouse), Christie Done It (Cockpit Theatre).

Helen Rose Hampton


Helen trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, The Actors’ Temple and the Salon:Collective.

Her acting credits include Queen Elizabeth in Richard III, Ruth in Blithe Spirit, Kate in Taming of the Shrew, Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Arkadina in The Seagull, Diane in The D-List, Carol in The Monkey’s Paw, Cathy in Unconditional, Judith in Letting Go, Georgina Bourne in Peace in Our Time, Jo in The Lady from Dubuque and Doctor in Tick Tock.

Helen also co-produces MonoRogue which performs regularly at The Old Red Lion Theatre. Film credits include Stacey in Destination Dewsbury and Tessa in Major Hana. TV includes Audrey in Re-Extinct.

Joanna Buchta


Joanna spent her teenage years playing in amateur productions dreaming of founding a professional theatre company in the future. However, since moving to London in 2002, she has abandoned her amateur career and decided to focus on Arts in general..

Since completing her Arts Management degree in London, Joanna has worked mainly with independent theatre companies, on site-specific productions, with Kazuko Hohki, Kazzum, Panta Rei Theatre with Chiara D’Anna. Joanna has also a wide experience working in many projects in the field of the Arts, these includes: independent music label, film production, arts conservation and interior design.