The Team

andyAndy Bewley | Producer

Andy originally trained in musical theatre at the Oxford School of Drama before graduating from the University of York. Alongside his work as a theatre-maker, he runs Kemble House, a rehearsal space and performance studio in Forest Hill, and is also an associate director and producer at The Union Theatre, Southwark, and Sands Films Studio, Rotherhithe.

Credits as director include: Romeo and Juliet (The Union Theatre); Rooted (Kemble House); Winter of Our Discotheque (RADA Studios); Where Nothing Arrives (Tristan Bates Theatre); Wonderland – A New Musical (Greenside Venue 231); Immaculate (York Drama Barn); Jesus Christ Superstar (Central Hall).

Credits as assistant director include: Good Soldier Schwejk (Sands Films Studios); Blue Heart (Orange Tree and Tobacco Factory Theatres); Jesus Christ Superstar (Regents Park Open Air Theatre); In Fog and Falling Snow and A Number (York Theatre Royal). | @alritepal

uneditited copyCassiopeia Berkeley-Agyepong | Producer

Cassiopeia is an actress, singer and theatre-maker with a particular interest in new writing in both theatre and opera. She trained at the Royal Academy of Music, having previously studied Music at the University of York.

She recently appeared as a Cappuccino Sister in Son of a Preacher Man (UK & Ireland Tour) and in May 2018 produced and performed in #blessed a spoken word cabaret by Martha Pothen (Sands Films Studio). Cassi also sings as part of contemporary a cappella collective VOX. With Simone Ibbett-Brown, she is writing a new theatre piece The Next Jessye Norman – a play which blends text, traditional songs and classical music to explore structural racism in UK performing arts.

Cassiopeia will be appearing at the Arcola as part of Grimeborn Opera Festival in August, and in the role of Lucy Parsons in Haymarket at the Actors’ Church, Covent Garden in September 2018. | CassiopeiaBA.com

Ryan Durkan Headshot OriginalRyan Durkan | Musical Director

Ryan Durkan is a recent graduate from the University of York. Further to his work as Musical Director of the inaugural Unheard Of  – An Evening of New Musical Theatre Writing (Union Theatre); recent projects include Ordinary Days (John Cooper Studio); RENT (Grand Opera House, York), Les Misérables: School Edition and West Side Story (Stagedoor Academy, Goole); RENT, The Threepenny Opera and The Last Five Years (York Drama Barn); and Wonderland – A New Musical (Greenside Venue 231).

Credits as Production Manager include Cendrillon and The Magic Flute (Grand Opera House, York) and The Witches of Eastwick (Central Hall).

An accomplished instrumentalist, Ryan accompanies recitals and auditions at the University and has played piano for productions of 42nd Street, The Witches of Eastwick, CATS, Sunset Boulevard, Jekyll and Hyde, The Wizard of Oz and The Phantom of the Opera across York and the North-East| @RyanDurkan

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