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Jason Housecroft

 

Is an Actor, Director and Teacher based in Devon

 

Jason started his performance career as a dancer with his first film role in Monty Python's Meaning of Life singing an infamous song about sperm. In later life he trained as an actor at Rose Bruford College and upon graduating won the prestigous William Poel Award at the National Theatre. His career has mostly involved theatre work in touring, regional and West End theatres as well as appearances in TV staples such as The Bill, Last of the Summer Wine and Brookside. During his early years in the profession he was very fortunate to work with such luminaries as Peter Brook and Yoshi Oida and the process of performance and creation has always fascinated him. 

Phil John

Is a Writer, Actor and Director

As a young man appeared at the National Theatre in The Visit and Frieda and Diego: A Love Story

 

These days Phil writes a lot. The Rotherfold Bull a community play in Totnes, Devon being a recent example. He has directed professionally for community & youth theatres and worked for a period of time at Theatr Powys an acclaimed T.I.E company in Wales.
His last freelance directing position took him to the Eden Project at night in their rainforest Biome;  organising 30 circus and theatre performers to terrify thousands of audience members. Site specifically scared silly each night. Lovely.  

 

Tim McGill

 

Is a broadcast media consultant and actor based in Devon.

 

Tim was an active young actor who completed a Foundation Course in the Performing Arts at the then Barking College of Technology which culminated in a highly reviewed performance at the Edinburgh Festival. He took a few detours and finally started working in the Broadcast Post Production Industry, publishing a collection of short stories along the way. He set-up his own media company, McGuffin Brothers Ltd in the early 2000’s.

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