Production Manager Calum is an experience technical stage manager. Recent escapades include Slung Low’s Fairy Portal Camp (RSC), The White Whale (Leeds Dock), 59 Minutes to Save Christmas (Sheffield Theatres), Emergency Story Penguin (UK Tour), Underneath a Magical Moon (Tutti Frutti), and Ugly Duckling (Tutti Frutti).
Marcia Brown M.A (QTLS) is a Multi-disciplinary Community Artist and Qualified Teacher based in West Yorkshire. She graduated from Leeds Beckett Park University with a master’s degree in Contemporary Fine Arts Practices. She is a recipient of the Edna Lumb Travel Scholarship and the Black Achievers Awards for her work in Community Arts.
John Barber is an actor, puppet designer and director based in Leeds. For many years, he was joint artistic director of Open Hand Theatre Co, and toured worldwide as one of the artistic team behind ‘Green Ginger do Bambi’. Recent credits include ‘Pinocchio’ at Hull Truck and ‘The Three Billy Goats Gruff’ a Derby Theatre/Hiccup/Polka [read more]
Sonia is an actress born and raised in West Yorkshire. She trained at Anglia Ruskin university graduating in 2015 with a Ba Honours in performing arts. Since graduating she has been involved in Star Academy for United Education Camp, and recently performed at the Pleasance Theatre in London.
Assistant Movement Director Lucie is a Leeds born dancer who worked in education for several years before studying for MA Musical Theatre Creative at Leeds Conservatoire. She is now transitioning to work in Theatre full time as a movement director and is delighted to have the opportunity to work with Tutti Frutti.
Assistant Director George is a director, Dramaturg and Facilitator currently being supported by Arts Council England to realise her accessible theatre experience for young children and children with complex needs and disabilities, The Blanket Fort Club. She has worked with organisations such as Sheffield Theatres, Leeds Playhouse, Half Moon Theatre, The Globe and Chicken Shed.
Sound Designer Phill has been working with sound for thirty years, during which time she has been a drummer, sound engineer, composer, production manager, installation artist, theatre technician, programmer and foley artist. She earned her MA in Music Technology under Ambrose Field at the University of York and has since worked across Europe, from being [read more]
Lighting Designer Sara Burns is of Nordic descent and is a Lighting Designer working within the theatre, television and live production industry. Recent theatre includes; Olivier nominated 10 Nights Graeae/Tamasha/Bush Theatre; Hello and Goodbye (Athol Fugard/York Theatre Royal) Previous work for Tutti Frutti includes; Yellow is the Colour of Sunshine; The Boy Who Cried Wolf; [read more]
Casting Director Shannon is a freelance Casting Director and Writer from the West Midlands. Elise Casting was formed in 2020. Alongside her freelance practice Shannon works for the Royal Shakespeare Company in the Company & Stage Management Team and prior to that in Production for Derby Theatre, and Advisory Board Member for Anansi Theatre Company.
Production Manager Tom started his professional career working with bands in and around North London and then touring Europe with Chris Barber’s Jazz and Blues Band and Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen. He moved north and became Technical Manager at City Varieties Music Hall before going freelance and working for various production and theatre companies.