The Group 64 Team
Group 64 has a wonderful team of Theatre Education Professionals, who between them bring an excellent mix of skills and experience. Nicola Sterry, who has been the full time Youth Director since January 2009, and has now taken on the role of Young Company and Education Director. Kate Pasco who has been at Group 64 since 2010 is now the Youth Director.
All staff are DSB checked and have a full interview process and trial period.
Nicola Sterry - Young Company and Education Director (Maternity Leave)
Nicola has been Group 64's Youth Director since January 2009, since then Group 64 has continued to grow and develop, particuarly with the expansion of an older age group. Since June 2016 Nicola has taken on the new role of Education and Young Company Director.
Nicola has also worked for Playbox Theatre for Young People, Chicken Shed Theatre Company and London Bubble. She has taught English through drama in South Africa, Italy and Japan. She has a degree in Theatre, Film and Television and a Masters Distinction in Theatre Education.
To contact Nicola please e-mail - [email protected]
Kate Pasco - Youth Director
Kate joined Group 64 in September 2010 and has since enjoyed directing productions, teaching Drama and Musical Theatre classes, and running holiday projects. In September 2014 Kate set up Little Echo Theatre Company which gives Group 64 Members an opportunity to make theatre for Young Audiences. Kate has a Drama degree from the University of Exeter. Kate has also worked for Theatre Tots, Bigfoot Arts Education as well as various dance schools
To contact Kate please email - [email protected]
Amy Insole - Education Director (Maternity Cover) and Assistant Youth Director
Amy joined Group 64 in September 2015, as an Assistant Youth Director. Amy graduated from Central School of Speech and Drama in 2013 and since then has worked at Queens Theatre Hornchurch across their youth theatre
As well as working with young people in theatre Amy has directed professional productions at Queens Theatre Hornchurch, Etcetera Theatre, Vaults Festival, Roundhouse Studio and Tristan Bates Theatre
Matt Robinson - Drama Tutor
Matt has worked as a tutor at Group 64 since September 2007. He graduated from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in 2013 where he trained on the acting course and has since worked on stage and screen.
Matt runs many of our classes and holiday projects...
Amie Taylor - Musical Theatre Tutor
Amie trained at Dartington College of Arts, graduating with BA hons in Theatre with Community Practices.She has worked for Playbox Theatre Company, Half Moon Theatre, Little Angel Theatre, Studio Film School and Harrow Arts Centre Youth Theatre.
As well as working with children and young people in theatre, she performs in and directs her own comedy show: Rudie and Red. As well as founding and facilitating the 10-33 Collective; a collective of professional actors, singers, musicians, choreographers and designers working in London
Amber-Rose May - Musical Theatre Tutor
Amber-Rose May started working at Group 64 in April 2012. She has graduated with a BA hons Performing Arts Degree and has an MA in Theatre for Young Audiences at Rose Bruford College. As well as working with young people she performs, produces and writes for ‘Floods of Ink’ Theatre Company.
Leon Puplett - Photographer
Leon has been Group 64's photographer since 2011. He's shot nearly 20 shows with Group64 ranging from holiday projects to summer and winter productions. Leon has previously worked as a drama tutor and as a multimedia creative at a number of organisations across the Arts and has a BA in Drama from Exeter University
In all of our younger classes we have older G64 members acting as Assistants and Mentors, they work with the younger children, to encourage positive group work and to help new or shy members to join in and have fun! Group 64's assistants are an invaluable member of out team and have often been coming to Group 64 for years themselves!