Owain Rose - Director of "Shouty Helvetica" by Ian Turton
Owain is a
 Senior Lecturer in Acting at the University of Northampton, Theatre Director and Creative Practitioner based in North London. Owain is a graduate of the MA Actor Training and Coaching course at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and former professional actor. He initially received his actor training from the Manchester Metropolitan School of Theatre. 

Owain has 20 years experience as a performer, director, acting coach and educator and has directed over 30 productions of varying size. Most recent productions include: A Modest Little Man at the Bread and Roses in Clapham, brand new musical, Musical of the Year at the LOST Theatre (for which he also wrote the book), Much Ado About Nothing at the Little Wood Theatre, Mistermanby Enda Walsh at Upstairs at the Gatehouse and Silence by Moira Buffini at The Bull in Barnet.

Natalya Micic -  Director of "Unheard" by Elene Hadjidaniel

Natalya trained at London School of Dramatic Art and now works as both an actor and a director. Her acting credits include: Theatre - The Phallic Earth Society, Don Juan Comes Back from the War, Fury and Cymbeline. Film - From Lewisham to Llandudno, A Matter of Causality, Selfish and Begegnung. Her directing credits include: Theatre – Alternative Therapy, Seen and Not Heard, Chekhovian. Film – Screwdriver and Alright. Other - Uni-corn King (web series), Objection (monologue for LifeLogues), And I Wanna (monologue). Her Assistant Director credits include Darknet, Blink and South Kentish Town. Next year, she will be working on Epic Love and Pop Songs as Assistant Director as well as acting in the play, Toad In The Hole.

Emily Bolderstone - Director of "Caleb and Rita" by Jessica Moss
Emily is an actor and director who trained for ten years at the Tring Park School for the Performing Arts. Following this she undertook a History Degree at King’s College, London during which time she became co-president of the drama society and was involved in extensive acting and directing projects.

Recent work includes; Nothing To Perform’s production of GRIP. (Winner of the 2019 Audience Award at the IYAF) and assisting on the National Youth Theatre’s Writing and Directing Masterclass.

Mary Groom - Director of "Up On The Roof " by Mark Harvey Levine

Mary Groom directed her own adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice in 2017, in an open-air theatre in North London.  She has also directed several rehearsed readings and been assistant director for productions of The Lion in Winter and Treasure Island.

She directed the play "Indignitas" for the Saw It Here First Production's showcase in March 2020 and is very much looking forward to joining the group to direct again in 2021.

Ömer Warman - Director of "The Clear Out" by Phil Johnson

Omer began performing in 2008 and directed his first full show The Lion in Winter in 2015, after a couple of studio productions. The Lion in Winter won 3 awards in The Barnet Drama and District festival. He also works as a science presenter edutaining children. He is looking forward to taking directing further with this show.

Steve Blacker -Director of "The Hide" by Heather Hampson

Steve Blacker is an actor who previously performed Luke Stapleton's monologue 'Scab' at the last show for "Saw It Here First Production". He will be teaming up with Luke again to direct his piece 'Retinas'.

Previous directing work includes 'Ghost Hunt' at the London Horror Festival.

Jane Quill - Director of "The Result" by Don Casey

Directing credits include: One Last Job (Lloyd Evans) for Saw It Here First Productions, Each Way Yankee (Val Weyland) BBC Radio 4, An Enchanted Taste of Eden (Heloise Thual), SW1PE (Marc Blake),  CRUMS (Jane Quill) and Perspective (Laura Shoebottom) for Get Over It Productions,  The Taming of the Shrew, A Midummer Night's Dream (The Beaufort Players).  I have also written three plays which I have directed for The Beaufort Players:   Speakeasy, Target Driven and Clown Nation.

Roel Fox - Director of "Annnd Scene (of the Crime)" by John Busser

Roel Fox trained at LSDA and now works as Actor/Composer/Musician and has Assistant Directed for several shows.

Acting credits include: Over The Ukrain-bow, The History Of Cardenio, The Vikings At Helgeland, Cymbeline, The Accidental Death Of An Anarchist, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Twelfth Night, Stockwell Rising, Hamlet, The Tempest, Bear With me, and BINGO-ING CRAZY. He also played in "Chekhovian" in SIHFP's 2018 show.

His Assistant Director Credits include: Pool (No Water), FURY, 4:48 Psychosis, Attempts On Her Life. He also composed and performed original music to support the productions Toad In The Hole, Blink, Unicorn King and From London To Llandudno.  

Christine Mears - Director of "Out From Under With Mary" by Chris Shaw Swanson

Christine Mears is a Director and Creative Producer who trained at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance.  Christine was awarded the Jacqueline Nicholls Award for Excellence in Directing in 2017 and has since co-founded the feminist theatre company Lobster Frock with who she has co-created the play The Pursuit of Success and completed artistic residencies with ARC Stockton Theatre and Theatre Deli. Directing credits include The Devil's Gateway by Sarah Daniels, All That is Gold Does Not Stay by Elene Hadjidaniel, Justine Cutts by Nikki Racklin, Lightning Girl by Rita Anderson, Top Girls by Caryl Churchill, Seven Seven by Twin Company, Bed by Jim Cartwright, How to Save a Little World by Matthew Anderson and One Million Tiny Plays About Britain by Craig Taylor. Christine was part of Peer Productions Motherline Creative Collective during the Covid-19 2020 lockdown and is currently working towards directing Playhouse Creatures by April De Angelis as a visiting director at Rose Bruford Drama School. Christine is also interested in making short films and recently created the film #StandBy with Aimee Kember and Aimee Pollock. 


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