Staff & Board

DAWN

FINNERTY

artistic director

Dawn is an actor and director. She is a graduate of the Arden School of Theatre.

Her credits as a director include The Jungle Book,  Alice in Wonderland, WhaleA Midsummer Night’s DreamRoad and Salt.

As actor for fEAST theatre, Dawn performed in The Canada BoysParachuteWinter ’53 and Into Thin Air.

Other theatre credits include: On the PisteHunchback of Notre Dame (Hull Truck), Hold Ya (Red Ladder Theatre Company), Forever (M6 Theatre Company), The Way of the World (Royal Exchange), Too Much Punch for Judy, Legal Weapon (Ape Theatre Company), Romeo & Juliet, The Macbeth Files (Manchester Actors), United on a Wednesday Night (Sheffield Crucible).

Film and television credits include: BAFTA winning TV film Britz, The Ghost SquadThe Royal, Children’s Ward and Casualty.

ROBIN

MCLOUGHLIN

associate director

Robin is an actor and writer. He trained at Bretton Hall and the Central School of Speech and Drama.

Robin has performed in all fEAST theatre productions; One EightyBattery, The Canada Boys, ParachuteWinter ‘53, Salt and Into Thin Air.

Other performance credits include Druthers and The Factory (Precarious), Firing Blanks, Unplugged at the Boar’s Head and Dumbstruck (Fine Chisel), Such Stuff As Dreams (Anomic) and The Rover (Clever Monkey).

Robin’s writing credits include The Factory (Precarious), Such Stuff As Dreams, Unplugged and Dumbstruck (Fine Chisel) and recent commissions from the Wells Maltings Trust and The Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

To find out more about Robin’s work, please visit his website.

ROB

JOHN

co-founder & associate director

Rob John is a teacher, playwright and theatre director. His published stage plays includeThe SpacemanFor Ever and Ever and Living with Lady Macbeth which has been performed in over thirty countries worldwide.

Rob is a co-founder of fEAST  theatre for whom he wrote One Eighty, The Canada Boys, ParachuteWinter ’53 and Into Thin Air.

Rob has written for BBC Radio 4 and BBC Schools’ Radio. His recent work for the BBC includes Archie Dobson’s War, a children’s online radio play about World War One.  His  A-Z of World War One won a Royal Television Society Award in 2015. Rob is co-author (with Patrice Baldwin) of Inspiring Writing Through Drama.

Frequent Collaborators

MANDY

MCKENNA

co-founder and director

OWEN EVANS

performer

TABITHA WOODGETT

performer and set designer

MARK FAWCETT

sound design and composer

LES CHAPPELL

lighting designer

Sally Blouet

SALLY BLOUET

performer and graphic and web designer

DAVID GREEVES

photographer

Trustees

Joseph Ballard

Dr. Roger Burford

Kate Cox

Rob John

Tim Morgan

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