OUR PEOPLE

Meet the wonderful people who we work with to develop our projects. 

The Company

GRACE CHURCH

Grace is an actor, theatre-maker and director from Brighton. She trained at the University of East Anglia, and then the Jacques Lecoq School, 2015-2017. Grace co-runs Stumble Trip Theatre with Chloe Young.

LORNA HEAP

Lorna is a Theatre Accessibility expert and Stagetext Accredited Captioner based in Norwich.

LUCY MANGAN

Lucy is an actor and theatre-maker from London. She trained at The Royal Central School of Speech & Drama after studying English Lit & Drama at UEA. Lucy has worked with National Theatre of Scotland, Royal Exchange Theatre, Groupwork, The Embers Collective and Crybabies Comedy. She is currently playing 'Moaning Myrtle' in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Palace Theatre, London.

MOLLY MCGEACHIN

Molly is a theatre-maker, actor, producer and workshop facilitator based in South London. Molly studied English Literature and Drama at UEA. Her directorial debut 'TRIP' was the winner of the One Act Festival 2018. Molly will appear in the upcoming feature film The King’s Man as ‘Grand Duchess Tatiana’.

Our Collaborators

JAC COOPER

Jac is a composer and sound designer working in theatre and recorded arts. His work for stage includes Nest (Vault Festival), True Cuts (Bush Theatre), Kin (Salisbury Playhouse), Caterpillar (Theatre 503), Call Me Vicky (Pleasance Theatre) and No Place Like Home (Camden People’s Theatre).

ISOBEL PELLOW

Isobel is a costume designer and supervisor based in London who has designed for productions staged at venues including North Wall, Oxford Playhouse, The Place, Theatre 503, Tristan Bates Theatre, Wilton’s Music Hall & Camden People’s Theatre. She has collaborated with companies such as Hofesh Shechter Company, Troupe Theatre Company, Stumble Trip Theatre and Guttersnipe Theatre.

VALENTINA TURTUR

Valentina is a set designer and builder. Born in Rome, she studied architecture and furnishing at the Mario Mafai Artistic High School and trained at the Rome Academy of Fine Art. Now based in London, she has been working across theatre and TV since 2014. In 2016 she designed the set for Treasure Island by Iris Theatre at the St' Paul's Church in Covent Garden, which won the Offie Award 2017 as Best Production for Young People (8+).

FREDDIE VAN DER VELDE

Freddie is a scriptwriter and graduate of the University of East Anglia’s Performance and Scriptwriting BA, London Film School’s MA in Screenwriting and Soho Theatre Writers Lab. Freddie’s screen work has been featured on the BFI’s annual Best of the Postroom and his play TRIP, which he developed with Guttersnipe Theatre, was longlisted for the Theatre503 Playwriting Award, BBC Writers Room and won the Stockwell Playhouse One Act Festival 2018.

POPPY PEDDER

Poppy is an actor, writer and workshop leader based in London. She trained at UEA and Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. She finished her training acting as Cordelia to Timothy West’s Lear: “Pedder has real complexity” - Lyn Gardner. In 2018, Poppy co-created 'KIN tm' with Chris White which was performed at Exeter Phoenix and Salisbury Playhouse. Poppy was nominated for Spotlight Prize Award 2016 and shortlisted for Airlock Theatre’s Playwriting Prize 2019.

EVE SCHUTZ

Eve is a theatre-maker, stage manager and prop and set maker based in Bristol. Eve is also a qualified Ayurvedic Massage Therapist.

JACK SEARS

Jack is a performer and cabaret theatre maker. He trained under Bourgeois & Maurice on Soho Theatre’s first-ever Cabaret & Drag course and was a Roundhouse Resident Artist 2018/19. His debut show ‘Parris Is Dreaming’ recently achieved a sell-out run at Pleasance London. Jack will be playing ‘The Lizard King’ in Guttersnipe’s upcoming production SHUGA FIXX vs The Illuminati.

CHLOE YOUNG

Chloe is an actor, dancer, movement practitioner, theatre maker and workshop facilitator based in London. She trained at The Arts Educational School Chiswick, has a BA in Drama from Exeter University and studied at Jacques Lecoq School. She collaborates regularly with London College of Fashion and Embers Collective. She is an associate artist with Klump Company, an assistant facilitator at Camden Youth Theatre and she co-runs Stumble Trip Theatre with Grace Church.

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