Rae studied for her MA in Text and Performance at Kings College London and RADA. She was a recipient of the Channel 4 Regional Director’s Scheme. Rae is Artistic Director of Custom/Practice.
As Director, theatre includes: As You Like It; The Malcontent; Romeo & Juliet; Macbeth (Custom/Practice); Gravity, Respect (Birmingham Rep); Jamie the Saxt (Finborough Theatre); Origin Unknown (Theatre Royal Stratford East); Airswimming (Salisbury Playhouse); Stamping, Shouting and Singing Home (mac and national tour); Women Beware Women (Landor Theatre).
As Associate Director, theatre includes: The Wiz (Birmingham Rep)
As Assistant Director, theatre includes: Noughts and Crosses, Penelopiad (RSC); The Snow Queen; The Harder They Come (Theatre Royal Stratford East); 93.2FM (Royal Court); Much Ado About Nothing (Salisbury Payhouse); Mother Courage and her Children (Nottingham Playhouse); Simply Heavenly (The Young Vic).
Theatre includes: Stones In His Pockets; Women, Power & Politics; Category B; Seize the Day; Detaining Justice; Starstruck (Tricycle Theatre); The Wiz (Birmingham Rep / West Yorkshire Playhouse); Free Outgoing (Royal Court/Edinburgh Festival); The Penelopiad (RSC/National Arts Theatre, Canada); God Is A Dj (Oval House/Tour); Waiting For Tamara (Old Vic); Anansi and the Magic Mirror (Talawa); Mother Courage (Nottingham Playhouse/Tour/Hackney Empire); Waiting For God Knows (Riverside Studios); Everyman (RSC/US Tour); A River Sutra (Three Mills Island Studios); Shakuntala (Gate Theatre); Making The Future (Oxford Stage Company/Young Vic); Easter (RSC/Barbican); No Boys Cricket Club, Party Girls (Stratford East); Happy Days (Glasgow Citz).
Dance and Opera includes: Awakening and Another America, Fire (Sadler’s Wells for the Push Festival, a collaboration between Push, ROH2 and ENO).
Film includes: Of Mary; A Stiff Drink; Out There.
Simon trained in house at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre.
Theatre includes: The Just Price of Flowers (collaboration with Stan’s Café), Hip Hop Hero, Respect; Writing on the Wall, 8 Sixteen 32, Cling To Me Like Ivy, Gravity, Notes to Future Self (Mac and tour), Importance of Being Earnest (Old Rep), Mothership (Edinburgh Fringe); Dead Eye (Soho, collaboration with Kali Theatre); Looking for Yoghury (International tour, collaboration with Joyful Theatre, Kijmuna Festa, Hanyong Theatre), Strawberry Fields and White Open Spaces (Pentabus); Wasted (Women In Theatre); Hedda Gabler, Dracula (Birmingham School of Acting); As You Like It (Custom/Practice).
As Illusion Consultant, theatre includes: Some Like it Hop (Peacock Theatre); Doctor Faustus (Royal Exchange, Manchester); Darker Shores (Hampstead Theatre); Faith and Cold Reading (Live Theatre, Newcastle); Alice in Wonderland (New Vic); Newsrevue (Canal Cafe & Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Festival 2010); The Stag King (Edinburgh Festival 2010); Hamlet (Guildford Shakespeare Company); The Threepenny Opera & Peer Gynt (The Arts Institute at Bournemouth); A Mad World My Masters (Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts); Doctor Faustus (Creation Theatre Co.)
Opera includes: Queen of Spades (Grange Park Opera)
Darren has also worked as associate to Theatre Illusionist Paul Kieve on a number of shows including The Phantom of the Opera (UK National tour); Mrs Affleck (National Theatre); Aladdin (Theatre Royal, Stratford East and Hackney Empire).
Edward studied Music at Oxford University and trained as a composer and sound designer at the Bournemouth Media School. He works in theatre, film, television and radio.
Theatre includes: Gravity (Birmingham Rep Theatre); On The Rock; Amongst Friends, Darker Shores (Hampstead Theatre); Slowly, Hurts Given and Received and Apple Pie (Riverside Studios), Measure For Measure (Cardiff Sherman); Emo (Bristol Old Vic and Young Vic); Once Upon A Time in Wigan, 65 Miles (Paines Plough / Hull Truck Theatre); Krapp's Last Tape, Spoonface Steinberg (Hull Truck); The Shallow End (Southwark Playhouse); I Am Falling (Sadler's Wells & The Gate), Orpheus and Eurydice, Quartet (Old Vic Tunnels); The Beloved (The Bush); Hedda, Breathing Irregular (The Gate);Madness In Valencia (Trafalgar Studios).
Originally from Nova Scotia, Angela is a London-based movement director, actor and teacher. Angela is currently directing Lois Tucker in Fabled for the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe www.angelagasparetto.com
As Movement Director, theatre includes: Nights at the Circus (Fourth Monkey; Edinburgh Fringe); The Vagina Monologues (V-Day London, The Bussey Building); Faith, Hope & Charity (Leap Productions, Southwark Playhouse); Monteverdi's Flying Circus (Armonico Consort, UK tour); Emma Thompson presents: Fair Trade (Latitude Festival, Rich Mix & Edinburgh Fringe).
Margo Virginia Cargill
Margo Virginia Cargill trained at Central School of Speech and Drama where she completed the MA in Voice Studies. Since then she has worked with a variety of individuals as well as film and theatre companies as a voice/ accent and dialect coach.