Adam is an experienced director and trained teacher from East Lancashire. He holds a BA (Hons) in Drama from Aberystwyth University and a PGCE from UCLAN. His musical theatre directing credits include Annie, Blood Brothers, We Will Rock You, Spring Awakening and most recently, RENT. Dramatic credits include Animal Farm, Road and Antigone. In terms of theatre, Adam’s real passion is challenging, thought-provoking work that has the power to leave audiences questioning everything that they thought they knew. Adam has also had a long and much cherished relationship with the work of Green Day; in fact they were the very first band he saw live!
Jack started out as a performer when he was 14. Firstly with school, then onto Basics Junior Theatre School playing lead roles in musicals such as 'Miss Saigon' and '42nd Street'. From there he performed locally, playing Jesus in 'Jesus Christ Superstar' and Roger in 'Grease'. At the age of 15, Jack was inducted into the prestigious National Youth Theatre and from there performed at the National Theatre.
Since leaving college Jack has had the pleasure of performing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival & Singing the National Anthem for Her Majesty the Queen.
More recently, Jack has focused his efforts in music and now works as a Composer/Musical Director working with choirs all around Lancashire with Musical Director credits including 'Rent' and 'American Idiot'. Jack wrote the music for 'The Wolf Who Cried Boy' which toured regionally and is currently writing his first full scale musical 'Alternativity - The Modern Nativity'.
Jack also works as a drama workshop leader and director working with Burnley Youth Theatre and Basics Junior Theatre School where he currently teaches the LAMDA Acting classes.
Pendle Youth Music Bursary winner
NODA District - Best Supporting Actor (Roger - Grease)
Starting out as an actress and dancer, Katie began directing and choreographing 12 years ago with the hope of passing on what she had learnt from her experiences on stage and screen. Her past directing credits include Our House, A Summer Holiday and a regional tour of her own play, The Copper Jar. Choreography credits include The Threepenny Opera, Anything Goes and Legally Blonde. She most recently choreographed Sister Act for Blackburn Musical Theatre Company, having won a National Operatic and Dramatic Association award for Best Choreographer for her work with the company in 2009.