Group 64 has a dedicated team of Theatre Education Professionals, who between them bring an excellent mix of skills and experience. All staff are DSB checked and have a full interview process and trial period.
Nicola has also worked for Playbox Theatre for Young People, Chicken Shed Theatre Company and London Bubble. She has taught English through drama in South Africa, Italy and Japan. She has a degree in Theatre, Film and Television and a Masters Distinction in Theatre Education.
To contact Nicola please email – [email protected]
Stacey graduated from Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in 2017 with a BA in Drama and Theatre Education and has since worked with Little Creatives, Fresh Arts and Bigfoot Arts Education.
To contact Stacey please email – [email protected]
Lewis Pickles – Assistant Youth Director
Lewis studied BA (Hons) Performance, Politics and Society at Goldsmiths University. They have been running their own theatre company, Wipe your Feet Theatre since 2020. They have also worked at Stepping Stones International, Brighter Together, Push Theatre, Disability Challengers and have produced their own solo show with Boundless Theatre.
Lauren Tranter – Assistant Youth Director
Lauren studied BA (Hons) Drama and Theatre Arts at Goldsmiths University, with a focus on directing, community theatre and devising. She works as a freelance director and facilitator at Arcola Theatre, WAC Arts and Wipe your Feet Theatre which she co-founded in 2020.
Flo Crompton – Drama Tutor
Flo is currently studying for her Masters in Acting at ArtsEd school. She is a Group 64 alumni and attended classes from the ages of 4-18. She has performed in many shows over the years and is very excited to be back teaching the Saturday classes and being a part of Group 64 again.
Kate is a freelance director, theatre maker and facilitator specialising in making work with and for young people.
Kate worked at G64 from 2010-18 starting life here as a freelance tutor and going on to become the Youth Director. During her time at G64 Kate’s highlights included taking 3 devised productions up to the Edinburgh Fringe, a collaboration with the V&A Museum, curating a 5 day young people’s take over festival, and setting up Little Echo – a theatre company for G64 graduates making work for young audiences. As Associate Director Kate continues to support the work of G64 and looks forward to future collaborations.
Amy joined Group 64 in September 2015, as an Assistant Youth Director and became Youth Director in 2018. Amy graduated from Central School of Speech and Drama in 2013 and since then has worked at Queens Theatre Hornchurch across their youth theatre. Since January 2021 Amy has become as Associate Director and continues to offer support and advice.
As well as working with young people in theatre Amy has directed professional productions at Queens Theatre Hornchurch, Etcetera Theatre, Vaults Festival, Roundhouse Studio and Tristan Bates Theatre.
Amie trained at Dartington College of Arts, graduating with BA (Hons) in Theatre with Community Practices.She has worked for Playbox Theatre Company, Half Moon Theatre, Little Angel Theatre, Studio Film School and Harrow Arts Centre Youth Theatre.
As well as working with children and young people in theatre, she performs in and directs her own comedy show: Rudie and Red. As well as founding and facilitating the 10-33 Collective; a collective of professional actors, singers, musicians, choreographers and designers working in London.
Katy was a member of Group 64 when she was younger before going to University. She graduated from St John’s College, Cambridge with a first class degree in Education, Drama and English. She then went on to train at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama for her Postgraduate Masters Degree in Acting. Katy has worked as a drama facilitator and workshop leader for several years across multiple countries with age groups ranging from nursery age children up to adults with organisations such as Theatrebugs, The Pembroke Players, Peace Child and Word on the Curb. Alongside Group 64, Katy works professionally as an actor, including extensive work with touring Shakespeare companies in America and Japan.
In all of our younger classes we have older G64 members acting as Assistants and Mentors, they work with the younger children, to encourage positive group work and to help new or shy members to join in and have fun! Group 64’s assistants are an invaluable member of our team and have often been coming to Group 64 for many years themselves!