Elliot Barnes-Worrell is an award-winning actor, writer and director from South East London. His debut feature film has been commissioned by Film4, and he has projects with NBCUniversal, HeyDay and Sky. Elliot wrote for The Royal Court’s My White Best Friend (and Other Letters Left Unsaid) in 2020, which received 5 stars in The Guardian.
He also teaches at Arts Ed as well as lecturing at Oxford University. He loves grime music, anime and plantain.
Throughout his career, writer and director Steven has passionately advocated for change within the theatre industry. As an activist, Steven strives to uplift Black people and address the issues that marginalised groups face.
He is the co-founder and co-director of The Diversity School Initiative; a successful campaign organisation with a mission to address under-representation in UK drama schools. Since launching in 2017, they have partnered with six leading drama schools and collaborated with organisations such as the Young Vic Theatre, Royal Court, and Liverpool Everyman.
Steven trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama studying Applied Theatre. Recently, he was appointed Course Leader of Foundation Acting at ArtsEd and featured in The Stage 100 list (2020) as one of the most influential people in the theatre.
After training at Drama Centre London Annie worked as an actor in regional theatre, in London and in TV and radio. Recent acting work has included work at the Octagon Theatre Bolton in Arthur Miller’s The Last Yankee, the White Bear Theatre in An Honourable Man and the Park Theatre in Hell Yes, I’m Tough Enough. She is involved in the digital project for the Donmar , Adult Children.
Annie works at RADA as an acting tutor and director. She was part of the core team for the Royal Shakespeare Company’s project Open Stages, running acting workshops for Dream 16 – A Play For the Nation. She has contributed to the book Approaches to Actor Training and has been commissioned by the Crowood Press to write a book – Auditions – A Practical Guide. She regularly gives both classical and contemporary audition workshops for The MonoBox of which she is a Patron and is an Open Door mentor
Emily Berrington trained in acting at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and has since worked extensively on stage and screen. Her credits include Children’s Children (Almeida Theatre), Dead Funny (Vaudeville Theatre), Machinal (Almeida Theatre), The White Queen (BBC), 24: Live Another Day (Fox/Sky), The Miniaturist (BBC), Outnumbered (BBC), The Inbetweeners 2 Movie (Bwark/Film 4), Humans (AMC/C4).
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