Gavin Wilkinson - Creative Director

 

Gavin WilkinsonGavin trained at Mountview Theatre School and is originally from Chelmsford.  West End performing credits include original casts of The Lord of the Rings (Drury Lane) and the Madness musical Our House (Cambridge Theatre & 10th anniversary company Savoy Theatre) directed by Matthew Warchus. Mamma Mia! (Prince Edward theatre / Buckingham Palace Jubilee concert), West Side Story (Prince of Wales), Derek Bentley and co-writer of Let Him Have Justice (Cochrane Theatre) and the title role in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Savoy Theatre).  Regional performing credits include West Side Story (UK tour).  TV and film credits include Grange Hill (BBC), Smart Alek (C4/BFI), Our House (BBC3) and Pierrot in The Phantom of the Opera feature film directed by Joel Schumacher. Gavin was co-writer of LIFT with composer Craig Adams. Directing & Choreographic credits include Glee Club (CBBC), Friday Download (CBBC), Happy End (Wilton’s Music Hall/E15), West Side Story (CYGAMS), and for Tomorrow’s Talent – DNAChatroom (Cramphorn Theatre), Our House (Winner Best Theatre Production PANIC awards), RENT, the Essex premiere of Miss Saigon (Civic Theatre) 10th anniversary review West End Story and Les Misérables (Civic Theatre).

Gavin has taught at many of the UK’s leading drama schools including Central School of Speech and Drama, Mountview, Arts Educational and East 15. Gavin has directed HeritageHospital Food and Bassett for National Theatre Connections taking the productions to The Garage (Norwich), Theatre Royal (Stratford East) and Queen’s Theatre (Hornchurch).

Amy Trigg - Acting Tutor

Amy TriggAmy trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Roles whilst training include Amy in Company, Hermione in The Winter’s Tale, Maria in Yerma, Mrs Pearce in My Fair Lady, Rosemary in The Factory Girls, Regan in King Lear, General Cartwright in Guys and Dolls and Landlady in The Hired Man. Since graduating Amy has appeared on TV in Stella (Sky One) and Doctors (BBC). Amy is a member of Natural Diversions Theatre Company and has worked with Graeae Theatre Company in association with the National Theatre Studio, The Royal Court and the Soho Theatre on rehearsed readings and workshops. Amy appeared in an online Comic Relief Campaign for Barclays in association with Abnormally Funny People. Amy has performed Long Form Improv at The Theatre Delicatessen with Hoopla Impro. Most recently Amy played Laura in The Glass Menagerie at Nottingham Playhouse.

Directing credits include Rent (Witham Music Theatre), Our House (New Rickstones Academy), Our House (Witham Operatic Workshop) and The Producers (Witham Amateur Operatic Society). As assistant director: Heritage, Hospital Food and Bassett (All with Tomorrow’s Talent as part of National Theatre Connections). Amy is soon to start a three month placement at The Mercury Theatre as an assistant director through The Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme.

Amy has run many workshops and summer schools for local youth groups and schools including Tomorrow’s Talent, Witham Operatic Workshop, The Sandon School, Theatre Train and Gosfield Primary School.

Mark Sellar - Singing Tutor / Musical Director

Mark Sellar

Mark initially studied at the Royal School of Music and Guildhall School of Music & Drama.  He then gained further training at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts.

He began his career in 2001 at Sharpsell Productions, a London based music Production Company that he co-founded with Pat Sharp where he attained valuable experience working alongside session musicians and vocalists.  During this time he created hundreds of television and radio ‘jingles’ that are credited to his name.

In 2003 Mark combined his musical experience with his passion for theatre and began to work as a musical director for numerous theatre groups and tribute acts around the world which included a repertoire of shows including Our House, Fiddler On The Roof, Sweeney Todd, Jersey Boys and mini shows from Disney to name but a few.  He has also been the MD for many variety shows working with Louise Kendrick-Fields Productions and the Cheshunt School of Dance handling both vocal coaching and the music production.

In 2015 Mark took his passion further on a personal level by starting his own amateur musical theatre group. Mark is delighted to be working with Tomorrow’s Talent where he has taught vocals for the school’s talented BBC Glee Club students and was the Musical Director for the Essex Premiere of Miss Saigon and the 2015 production of Les Misérables.

Jemma Wilson - Dance Tutor

Jemma Wilson

Jemma graduated from Laine Theatre Arts in 2015 with a Diploma in Professional Dance. She is currently studying for a degree in Theatre from the University of Surrey and GSA whilst performing as a dancer on board the Fred Olsen’s Balmoral with Mirage Shows and Productions.

Prior to her training, Jemma performed in shows with Chelmsford Young Generation Amateur Musical Society including West Side Story and The Wiz, and assisted the production team with her role of Dance Captain.

For Tomorrow’s Talent, Jemma has assisted Gavin on many occasions with his productions such as Rent and has choreographed for the Summer Showcase. She also has reviewed many theatre productions for dance and theatre websites such as A Younger Theatre, What’s Peen Seen and London Dance.

Gavin Wilkinson

Creative Director

Gavin WilkinsonGavin trained at Mountview Theatre School and is originally from Chelmsford.  West End performing credits include original casts of The Lord of the Rings (Drury Lane) and the Madness musical Our House (Cambridge Theatre & 10th anniversary company Savoy Theatre) directed by Matthew Warchus. Mamma Mia! (Prince Edward theatre / Buckingham Palace Jubilee concert), West Side Story (Prince of Wales), Derek Bentley and co-writer of Let Him Have Justice (Cochrane Theatre) and the title role in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Savoy Theatre).  Regional performing credits include West Side Story (UK tour).  TV and film credits include Grange Hill (BBC), Smart Alek (C4/BFI), Our House (BBC3) and Pierrot in The Phantom of the Opera feature film directed by Joel Schumacher. Gavin was co-writer of LIFT with composer Craig Adams. Directing & Choreographic credits include Glee Club (CBBC), Friday Download (CBBC), Happy End (Wilton’s Music Hall/E15), West Side Story (CYGAMS), and for Tomorrow’s Talent – DNA, Chatroom (Cramphorn Theatre), Our House (Winner Best Theatre Production PANIC awards), RENT, the Essex premiere of Miss Saigon (Civic Theatre) 10th anniversary review West End Story and Les Misérables (Civic Theatre).

Gavin has taught at many of the UK’s leading drama schools including Central School of Speech and Drama, Mountview, Arts Educational and East 15. Gavin has directed Heritage, Hospital Food and Bassett for National Theatre Connections taking the productions to The Garage (Norwich), Theatre Royal (Stratford East) and Queen’s Theatre (Hornchurch).

Amy Trigg

Acting Tutor

Amy TriggAmy trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Roles whilst training include Amy in Company, Hermione in The Winter’s Tale, Maria in Yerma, Mrs Pearce in My Fair Lady, Rosemary in The Factory Girls, Regan in King Lear, General Cartwright in Guys and Dolls and Landlady in The Hired Man. Since graduating Amy has appeared on TV in Stella (Sky One) and Doctors (BBC). Amy is a member of Natural Diversions Theatre Company and has worked with Graeae Theatre Company in association with the National Theatre Studio, The Royal Court and the Soho Theatre on rehearsed readings and workshops. Amy appeared in an online Comic Relief Campaign for Barclays in association with Abnormally Funny People. Amy has performed Long Form Improv at The Theatre Delicatessen with Hoopla Impro. Most recently Amy played Laura in The Glass Menagerie at Nottingham Playhouse.

Directing credits include Rent (Witham Music Theatre), Our House (New Rickstones Academy), Our House (Witham Operatic Workshop) and The Producers (Witham Amateur Operatic Society). As assistant director: HeritageHospital Food and Bassett (All with Tomorrow’s Talent as part of National Theatre Connections). Amy is soon to start a three month placement at The Mercury Theatre as an assistant director through The Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme.

Amy has run many workshops and summer schools for local youth groups and schools including Tomorrow’s Talent, Witham Operatic Workshop, The Sandon School, Theatre Train and Gosfield Primary School.

Mark Sellar

Singing Tutor / Musical Director

Mark SellarMark initially studied at the Royal School of Music and Guildhall School of Music & Drama.  He then gained further training at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts.

He began his career in 2001 at Sharpsell Productions, a London based music Production Company that he co-founded with Pat Sharp where he attained valuable experience working alongside session musicians and vocalists.  During this time he created hundreds of television and radio ‘jingles’ that are credited to his name.

In 2003 Mark combined his musical experience with his passion for theatre and began to work as a musical director for numerous theatre groups and tribute acts around the world which included a repertoire of shows including Our HouseFiddler On The RoofSweeney ToddJersey Boys and mini shows from Disney to name but a few.  He has also been the MD for many variety shows working with Louise Kendrick-Fields Productions and the Cheshunt School of Dance handling both vocal coaching and the music production.

In 2015 Mark took his passion further on a personal level by starting his own amateur musical theatre group. Mark is delighted to be working with Tomorrow’s Talent where he has taught vocals for the school’s talented BBC Glee Club students and was the Musical Director for the Essex Premiere of Miss Saigon and the 2015 production of Les Misérables.

Jemma Wilson

Dance Tutor

Jemma WilsonJemma graduated from Laine Theatre Arts in 2015 with a Diploma in Professional Dance. She is currently studying for a degree in Theatre from the University of Surrey and GSA whilst performing as a dancer on board the Fred Olsen’s Balmoral with Mirage Shows and Productions.

Prior to her training, Jemma performed in shows with Chelmsford Young Generation Amateur Musical Society including West Side Story and The Wiz, and assisted the production team with her role of Dance Captain.

For Tomorrow’s Talent, Jemma has assisted Gavin on many occasions with his productions such as Rent and has choreographed for the Summer Showcase. She also has reviewed many theatre productions for dance and theatre websites such as A Younger Theatre, What’s Peen Seen and London Dance.