Eleanor Manners is a theatre maker, voice & dialect coach and facilitator. Having graduated from The Arden School of Theatre, Birmingham Conservatoire and Rose Bruford she now works nationally in theatre across the UK. As a theatre maker she was an associate director on The Wizard of Oz at Leeds Playhouse, assistant director on Searching for the Heart of Leeds and is currently part of the RTYDS New Directions programme.
Joseph Coelho is a multi-award winning children’s author and playwright. He writes across several mediums for children including stage plays, picture books, non-fiction and middle grade. His latest 'Story told in poems', The Girl Who Became a Tree was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and received a special mention from the Bologna Ragazzi Award 2021.
Sundeep is a movement director and choreographer passionate about driving narrative through physicality and immersive performance. As a parent to two young children, she is committed to making excellent theatre for young audiences and families, and has worked for many regional theatres including Watford Palace Theatre, Queens Theatre Hornchurch and The New Wolsey.
Tayo’s recent work includes: Much Ado About Nothing for New English Shakespeare Company at The Dubai Opera House; The Panto That Nearly Never Was at Theatr Clwyd; Sonnet Sunday, Henry IV pt 1, pt2 and Henry V at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre; The Whip, Royal Shakespeare Company; Pulse, Bamboozle.
Warda is a miniature model-maker with a focus on sets for theatre, film, TV and commercials. Over recent years she has self-taught many of the necessary skills for design and model making, and has worked as assistant designer at Tutti Frutti and Leeds Playhouse.
Callum is a lighting designer based in the Suffolk countryside with a rapidly growing design portfolio in a variety of genres and styles. Callum is keen to work on productions that make theatre accessible to all, be it the way that the show is presented or by the story it tells.
Danielle is an award-winning Technical Stage Manager, who has worked as a Technician at several venues in Hull and East Riding, as well as having contributed to multiple theatre festivals as a Venue Manager, Stage Manager and Event Manager including: Assemble Fest, Hull UK City of Culture 2017, Back To Ours and the National Student Drama Festival.
Kirsty is a Nottingham-based freelance stage manager. Kirsty has many years of professional experience within the theatre industry spreading out across the UK. She has toured with multiple different children's shows including The Boy Who Bit Picasso, Getting dressed, Mirror, Mirror and Tutti Frutti shows Keepy Uppy and The Boy Who Cried Wolf.
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).
Sophie Golby is an actor musician and musical theatre performer from West Yorkshire, who trained at Rose Bruford College and London College of Music. Sophie also writes and produces her own work - most recently, Sophie and her co-writer's musical, 'For You I'd Wait', premiered at the Turbine Theatre, Battersea, before transferring to the Union Theatre, Southwark.
Luca graduated from East 15 Acting School in 2022 and is extremely excited to be making his professional stage debut in Jack Frost. Whilst training Luca performed in a wide range of work including Shakespeare’s Richard III. He can currently be seen in Amazon Prime’s feature film Everybody’s Talking About Jamie.
Michaela is an Actor Musician trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. She is delighted to be apart of Jack Frost and the Search for Winter. Credits since training include: Cassie and the Lights (Vaults Festival, Adelaide Fringe, Edinburgh Fringe 2022), The Tempest (Outdoor Finsbury Circus), Piramania (Upstairs at the Gatehouse/ Edinburgh Fringe), Reconstituted (Theatre503).