Who we are

Elizabeth Schenk- Artistic Director

 

Spotlight Profile

 

Elizabeth is an actor, currently training at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). Previously she studied at the University of Cambridge and worked with the Yvonne Arnaud Youth Theatre. Highlights include performing in The Cambridge Greek Play in 2014 and at the International Student Drama Festival in 2012. She has been to the Fringe with four shows: as an actor-musician with the Yvonne Arnaud Youth Theatre's Arabian Nights and other Tales (5* reviews), as director and devising company with Interruption (5* reviews and Company Commendation from NSDF) and as a co-director with Chaucer All Strung Up and Snap Out Of It!. She is directing and performing in The Jungle Book this summer.

 

Charlie Bindels- Producer

 

 

 

Charlie is a Producer and Director from Leeds. She works as Streetwise Opera’s Project Assistant where, most recently, she assistant produced The Passion (***** The Times) broadcast on BBC 4. She was part of NSDF's Management Team in 2015 and has previously performed and been a selected company member in 2012 and 2013. In 2014 she was a Fringe Assistant at the Amsterdam Fringe Festival. An experience children's workshop leader, she co-directed Chaucer All Strung Up and Snap Out Of It!. She is producing The Jungle Book this summer.

Creatives we work with

Angus Yellowlees

 

Angus is an actor, writer and director from the Scottish Borders, currently in training at the London Academy of Dramatic Art (LAMDA). In 2012 he peformed in David Barnes’ adaptation of The Wind in the Willows (***** Three Weeks). Last year, he wrote and directed Styx (**** Broadwaybaby), which had a highly successful run at Surgeons Hall, with sell-out audiences and glowing reviews. He is writing, directing and performing in The Jungle Book this summer.

Craig Slade

 

Craig is a graphic designer and marketing consultant. He was our designer for Snap Out Of It! and The Jungle Book: Cobwebs and Moontalk (and we can't recommend him highly enough!). For more information, go to: http://www.craigslade.com/

 

Jess Wolinski

 

As well as being an all-round amazing person, Jess is Marketing Manager at Birmingham Repertory Theatre. She was our Producer for Snap Out Of It! and Executive Producer for Chaucer All Strung Up.

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