Gavin Wilkinson - Creative Director

 

Gavin Wilkinson

Gavin 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). Gavin was co-writer of LIFT with composer Craig Adams.

Regional performing credits include West Side Story (UK tour).

TV and film credits include Grange Hill (BBC), Smart Alek (C4/BFI), Our House (BBC3), Pierrot in The Phantom of the Opera feature film (directed by Joel Schumacher), dancing convict in Paddington 2 (directed by Paul King) and Johnny in Sky Movies ident (directed by John Dower).

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, Les Misérables and Fame (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 FoodBassett and Status Update for National Theatre Connections, taking the productions to The Garage (Norwich), Theatre Royal (Stratford East) and Queen’s Theatre (Hornchurch).

Elizabeth Pilgrim - Principal

Elizabeth Pilgrim

Elizabeth is originally from Chelmsford and trained at Arts Educational Schools, London.

Roles whilst training include Ronette in Little Shop of Horrors and Amy in Citizenship.

Elizabeth has been with Tomorrow’s Talent for 7 years. In this time she has been Gavin’s assistant/dance captain on many projects including Our House, Rent and Miss Saigon. She has also choreographed for Summer Showcases and holiday workshops.

Elizabeth recently choreographed and directed Tomorrow’s Talent’s winning entry for The Jack Petchey Glee Club Challenge.

Mark Sellar - Singing Tutor / Musical Director

Mark initially studied at the Royal School of Music and Guildhall School of Music & Drama before gaining 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 worked alongside session musicians and vocalists creating television and radio jingles.

In 2003 Mark combined his music production experience with his passion for theatre and took on the role of Musical Director for a number of theatre groups and tribute acts working on shows including Our House, Fiddler On The Roof, Sweeney Todd and Jersey Boys.  He has also provided musical direction for variety shows with Louise Kendrick-Fields Productions and the Cheshunt School of Dance, managing both vocal coaching and music production.

In 2015 Mark took his passion further on a personal level by starting his own amateur musical theatre group. He 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 Musical Director for the Essex Premiere of Miss Saigon in 2013, the 2015 production of Les Misérables and the 2017 production of Fame.

Rebecca Louis - Acting Tutor

Rebecca Louis

Rebecca trained at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance & Leeds University, where she obtained a BA in Dance and Performing Arts. Following this she studied at Arts Educational School, London on the Post Graduate Musical Theatre course.

Performing credits include: Dance Captain/Ensemble/Cover Annie & Celia in The Girls (Phoenix Theatre), Mrs Pearce in My Fair Lady 60th Birthday Celebrations (Actor’s Church, Covent Garden), Ella/Cover Lottie/Dance Captain in Mack and Mabel (Chichester Festival Theatre & UK Tour), Mrs Metcalf & Ensemble in Betty Blue Eyes (Regional Tour), Madge in The Sweet Smell Of Success (Arcola Theatre), Ensemble in Sound Of Music (Bahrain Festival), Swing/Cover Mother Dear & Veronica in Betty Blue Eyes (Novello Theatre), Dance Captain/Swing/Cover Bet & Old Sally in Oliver! (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), Ensemble in The Wizard of Oz (Festival Hall), Assistant Dance Captain/Swing/Cover Birdwoman & Miss Lark in Mary Poppins (Prince Edward Theatre), Mrs Rabbit/Gaoler’s Daughter in Wind in the Willows (Sevenoaks Playhouse), ABBA Thank You For The Music The Symphonic Celebration (Opera House, Gothenburg & Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen), Sunset Boulevard (Opera House, Cork), Deborah Sue/Dance Captain in Bye Bye Birdie (Landor Theatre), Maid by the fire in Jesus Christ Superstar (Swedish Arena Tour), Swing/Cover Jemima and Rumpleteazer in Cats (New London).

Television: The 2012 Laurence Olivier Awards, BBC Children in Need, Blue Peter, Party in the Park; Queen’s 80th Birthday Celebration, Young Thora Hird in Lost for Words for ITV.

Radio : Sunset Boulevard for BBC Radio 2 Music Live.

Recordings: Betty Blue Eyes, Oliver!, ABBA; Thank You For The Music The Symphonic Celebration.

Creative credits include: Associate Choreographer/Regional Children’s Director on Nativity The Musical (Regional Tour), Associate Movement Director on A Christmas Carol (The Old Vic), Acting Resident on The Girls (Phoenix Theatre), Assistant Choreographer on The What’s On Stage Awards 2016 (Prince of Wales Theatre), Assistant Choreographer/Director on Cinderella (Theatre Royal, Plymouth), Assistant Choreographer and Rehearsal Cover on Follies (Royal Albert Hall), Assistant Choreographer on A Little Night Music Concert (Palace Theatre), Resident Director/Assistant Choreographer on Betty Blue Eyes (UK Tour), Annie (Madinat Theatre, Dubai), Assistant Choreographer on Snow White and the Seven Dwarves for Qdos Pantomimes (Beck Theatre Hayes), Associate Choreographer on The Sound of Music for Popular Productions (Doha & Bahrain).

Alongside her wealth of performing credits Rebecca has worked with children for many years; including Dance Captain on Mary Poppins (Prince Edward Theatre) and Oliver! (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane). She regularly leads workshops for Delfont Mackintosh Education and every year is involved with Kids Week workshops in the West End. Rebecca has always had a passion for working with young people. She thoroughly enjoys passing on her knowledge and experience of this ever changing and challenging world of performing arts and she is delighted to be working with such a talented bunch of children at Tomorrow’s Talent.

Jemma Wilson - Dance Tutor

Jemma Wilson

Jemma graduated from Laine Theatre Arts in 2015 and went on to gain a First Class BA (Hons) in Theatre from the University of Surrey and Guildford School of Acting.

As a professional dancer, Jemma has worked for Mirage Shows & Productions as Dance Captain on board Fred Olsen’s Black Watch and Balmoral, cruising all around the world.

For Tomorrow’s Talent, Jemma has assisted Gavin on many occasions with productions such as Rent and has choreographed for Summer Showcase and holiday workshops.

Jemma works as a Personal Assistant for the Royal Academy of Dance in London, and has also reviewed numerous theatre productions for dance and theatre websites such as A Younger Theatre, What’s Peen Seen and London Dance.

Bart Lambert - Acting Tutor

Bart Lambert

Bart is a Tomorrow’s Talent alumnus and graduated from RADA in 2016.

Theatre: Young Lad/Ben Nicholson in The Pitmen Painters, Luka in Kiss Me QuickStep (New Vic), Nathan in Roseline (Pulsarts Teatro Milano), Jonathan Harker in Dracula (The London Library), Boy in Sonnet 61 (Theatre N16).

Film: The Current War (Bazelevs/Lantern Entertainment), Overlord (Bad RObot/Paramount).

Amy Trigg - Acting Tutor
Amy Trigg

Amy trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Roles whilst training include: Amy in Company, Hermione in The Winter’s Tale and Maria in Yerma.

Theatre: Anna in Goth Weekend (Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough and Live Theatre, Newcastle), A Brief History Of Plays – Alan Ayckbourn Galas (Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough), Sally in The Who’s Tommy (UK Tour) and Laura in The Glass Menagerie (Nottingham Playhouse).

Film: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (In cinemas summer 2018)

TV: Stella (Sky One) and Doctors (BBC).

Rehearsed Readings and Workshops:  Stuck (Guilty Party Pictures), Teenage Dick (Bush Theatre), Heidi (Nottingham Playhouse) Life Skills (BBC), Meds/Storage Britain (Graeae in association with Hull Truck, West Yorkshire Playhouse and Live Theatre), Junior Dreamland/Context (Graeae in association with NT Studio, Royal Court and Soho Theatre).

Amy has performed comedic street theatre with Natural Diversions Theatre Company and appeared in an online Comic Relief Campaign for Barclays in association with Abnormally Funny People.

Amy is also a comedian (Colchester New Comedian of the year 2016) and has trained in improvisation with The Second City, iO, Hoopla, and Improvable. In 2016 she founded the Essex based improv group, Lady’s Inconvenience.

Directing credits: Rent (Witham Music Theatre), Our House (New Rickstones Academy), Our House (Witham Operatic Workshop) and The Producers (Witham Amateur Operatic Society).

As co-director: Status Update (Tomorrow’s Talent as part of National Theatre Connections)

As assistant director: Heritage, Hospital Food and Bassett (all with Tomorrow’s Talent as part of National Theatre Connections). The Wind In The Willows and Much Ado About Nothing (The Mercury Theatre as part of 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.

www.amytrigg.com

Gavin Wilkinson

Creative Director

Gavin Wilkinson

Gavin 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). Gavin was co-writer of LIFT with composer Craig Adams.

Regional performing credits include West Side Story (UK tour).

TV and film credits include Grange Hill (BBC), Smart Alek (C4/BFI), Our House (BBC3), Pierrot in The Phantom of the Opera feature film (directed by Joel Schumacher), dancing convict in Paddington 2 (directed by Paul King) and Johnny in Sky Movies ident (directed by John Dower).

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, Les Misérables and Fame (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 FoodBassett and Status Update for National Theatre Connections, taking the productions to The Garage (Norwich), Theatre Royal (Stratford East) and Queen’s Theatre (Hornchurch).

 

Elizabeth Pilgrim

Principal

Elizabeth PilgrimElizabeth is originally from Chelmsford and trained at Arts Educational Schools, London.

Roles whilst training include Ronette in Little Shop of Horrors and Amy in Citizenship.

Elizabeth has been with Tomorrow’s Talent for 7 years. In this time she has been Gavin’s assistant/dance captain on many projects including Our House, Rent and Miss Saigon. She has also choreographed for Summer Showcases and holiday workshops.

Elizabeth recently choreographed and directed Tomorrow’s Talent’s winning entry for The Jack Petchey Glee Club Challenge.

Mark Sellar

Singing Tutor / Musical Director

Mark initially studied at the Royal School of Music and Guildhall School of Music & Drama before gaining 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 worked alongside session musicians and vocalists creating television and radio jingles.

In 2003 Mark combined his music production experience with his passion for theatre and took on the role of Musical Director for a number of theatre groups and tribute acts working on shows including Our House, Fiddler On The Roof, Sweeney Todd and Jersey Boys.  He has also provided musical direction for variety shows with Louise Kendrick-Fields Productions and the Cheshunt School of Dance, managing both vocal coaching and music production.

In 2015 Mark took his passion further on a personal level by starting his own amateur musical theatre group. He 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 Musical Director for the Essex Premiere of Miss Saigon in 2013, the 2015 production of Les Misérables and the 2017 production of Fame.

Rebecca Louis

Acting Tutor

Rebecca LouisRebecca trained at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance & Leeds University, where she obtained a BA in Dance and Performing Arts. Following this she studied at Arts Educational School, London on the Post Graduate Musical Theatre course.

Performing credits include: Dance Captain/Ensemble/Cover Annie & Celia in The Girls (Phoenix Theatre), Mrs Pearce in My Fair Lady 60th Birthday Celebrations (Actor’s Church, Covent Garden), Ella/Cover Lottie/Dance Captain in Mack and Mabel (Chichester Festival Theatre & UK Tour), Mrs Metcalf & Ensemble in Betty Blue Eyes (Regional Tour), Madge in The Sweet Smell Of Success (Arcola Theatre), Ensemble in Sound Of Music (Bahrain Festival), Swing/Cover Mother Dear & Veronica in Betty Blue Eyes (Novello Theatre), Dance Captain/Swing/Cover Bet & Old Sally in Oliver! (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), Ensemble in The Wizard of Oz (Festival Hall), Assistant Dance Captain/Swing/Cover Birdwoman & Miss Lark in Mary Poppins (Prince Edward Theatre), Mrs Rabbit/Gaoler’s Daughter in Wind in the Willows (Sevenoaks Playhouse), ABBA Thank You For The Music The Symphonic Celebration (Opera House, Gothenburg & Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen), Sunset Boulevard (Opera House, Cork), Deborah Sue/Dance Captain in Bye Bye Birdie (Landor Theatre), Maid by the fire in Jesus Christ Superstar (Swedish Arena Tour), Swing/Cover Jemima and Rumpleteazer in Cats (New London).

Television: The 2012 Laurence Olivier Awards, BBC Children in Need, Blue Peter, Party in the Park; Queen’s 80th Birthday Celebration, Young Thora Hird in Lost for Words for ITV.

Radio : Sunset Boulevard for BBC Radio 2 Music Live.

Recordings: Betty Blue Eyes, Oliver!, ABBA; Thank You For The Music The Symphonic Celebration.

Creative credits include: Associate Choreographer/Regional Children’s Director on Nativity The Musical (Regional Tour), Associate Movement Director on A Christmas Carol (The Old Vic), Acting Resident on The Girls (Phoenix Theatre), Assistant Choreographer on The What’s On Stage Awards 2016 (Prince of Wales Theatre), Assistant Choreographer/Director on Cinderella (Theatre Royal, Plymouth), Assistant Choreographer and Rehearsal Cover on Follies (Royal Albert Hall), Assistant Choreographer on A Little Night Music Concert (Palace Theatre), Resident Director/Assistant Choreographer on Betty Blue Eyes (UK Tour), Annie (Madinat Theatre, Dubai), Assistant Choreographer on Snow White and the Seven Dwarves for Qdos Pantomimes (Beck Theatre Hayes), Associate Choreographer on The Sound of Music for Popular Productions (Doha & Bahrain).

Alongside her wealth of performing credits Rebecca has worked with children for many years; including Dance Captain on Mary Poppins (Prince Edward Theatre) and Oliver! (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane). She regularly leads workshops for Delfont Mackintosh Education and every year is involved with Kids Week workshops in the West End. Rebecca has always had a passion for working with young people. She thoroughly enjoys passing on her knowledge and experience of this ever changing and challenging world of performing arts and she is delighted to be working with such a talented bunch of children at Tomorrow’s Talent.

Jemma Wilson

Dance Tutor

Jemma WilsonJemma graduated from Laine Theatre Arts in 2015 and went on to gain a First Class BA (Hons) in Theatre from the University of Surrey and Guildford School of Acting.

As a professional dancer, Jemma has worked for Mirage Shows & Productions as Dance Captain on board Fred Olsen’s Black Watch and Balmoral, cruising all around the world.

For Tomorrow’s Talent, Jemma has assisted Gavin on many occasions with productions such as Rent and has choreographed for Summer Showcase and holiday workshops.

Jemma works as a Personal Assistant for the Royal Academy of Dance in London, and has also reviewed numerous theatre productions for dance and theatre websites such as A Younger Theatre, What’s Peen Seen and London Dance.

Bart Lambert

Acting Tutor

Bart Lambert

Bart is a Tomorrow’s Talent alumnus and graduated from RADA in 2016.

Theatre: Young Lad/Ben Nicholson in The Pitmen Painters, Luka in Kiss Me QuickStep (New Vic), Nathan in Roseline (Pulsarts Teatro Milano), Jonathan Harker in Dracula (The London Library), Boy in Sonnet 61 (Theatre N16).

Film: The Current War (Bazelevs/Lantern Entertainment), Overlord (Bad Robot/Paramount).

Amy Trigg

Acting Tutor

Amy Trigg

Amy trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Roles whilst training include: Amy in Company, Hermione in The Winter’s Tale and Maria in Yerma.

Theatre: Anna in Goth Weekend (Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough and Live Theatre, Newcastle), A Brief History Of Plays – Alan Ayckbourn Galas (Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough), Sally in The Who’s Tommy (UK Tour) and Laura in The Glass Menagerie (Nottingham Playhouse).

Film: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (In cinemas summer 2018)

TV: Stella (Sky One) and Doctors (BBC).

Rehearsed Readings and Workshops:  Stuck (Guilty Party Pictures), Teenage Dick (Bush Theatre), Heidi (Nottingham Playhouse) Life Skills (BBC), Meds/Storage Britain (Graeae in association with Hull Truck, West Yorkshire Playhouse and Live Theatre), Junior Dreamland/Context (Graeae in association with NT Studio, Royal Court and Soho Theatre).

Amy has performed comedic street theatre with Natural Diversions Theatre Company and appeared in an online Comic Relief Campaign for Barclays in association with Abnormally Funny People.

Amy is also a comedian (Colchester New Comedian of the year 2016) and has trained in improvisation with The Second City, iO, Hoopla, and Improvable. In 2016 she founded the Essex based improv group, Lady’s Inconvenience.

Directing credits: Rent (Witham Music Theatre), Our House (New Rickstones Academy), Our House (Witham Operatic Workshop) and The Producers (Witham Amateur Operatic Society).

As co-director: Status Update (Tomorrow’s Talent as part of National Theatre Connections)

As assistant director: Heritage, Hospital Food and Bassett (all with Tomorrow’s Talent as part of National Theatre Connections). The Wind In The Willows and Much Ado About Nothing (The Mercury Theatre as part of 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.

www.amytrigg.com