An actor, originally from Manchester, living in London. A lover of comedy and ensemble led theatre. Multi-instrumentalist. Extensive credits in theatre, television, radio, and video games. A passion for creating new work.
Emma James is an actor, poet and producer born and raised in London.
She has had an in-depth level of acting training at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance (3 year BA Acting ),The Actors Class, The Lyric Young People Company and Anthony Meindl’s Actors training.
She has gone on to perform in a number of brilliant theatre projects across London including ; Start Swimming (Young Vic), Human Emotional Process (Arts Theatre West End), Kings (The New Diorama) and 17 (The Vaults) and film work with Four One Nine Pictures.
She has gone on to co – found SCRIPT_ED, a new writing platform for film and theatre with her collaborator Aimee Cassetari, they have gone on to produce an Arts Council funded R&D for I Aint Dumb written by Tom Wright and are currently working producing short film.
Emma wants to make more brave, honest, playful work for stage and screen that looks at the complexities of life using movement, poetry and bold exciting text.
Katie Friedli Walton is a British-Swiss actor, artist, writer and director. Driven by the possibilities of creative empathy, Katie loves art that challenges form and binaries.
After training in acting with the RADA Youth Company and Lyric Hammersmith, Katie studied English at the University of Oxford. There Katie won the Juliet Bernard Prize for most promising woman/non-binary actor, and gained a first-class degree. Having recently played Jo March in a new adaptation of Little Women, Katie is now developing both a short film script and a drag king act on the Soho Theatre Drag Lab 2023. In September 2023, Katie will begin training at RADA on the BA Acting course.
Georgina (she/her) is a musical theatre graduate of the University of Winchester.
She has been involved in several workshops for new musicals, including Mermaids at The North Wall, as well as Just Be(e) by Carl Bosticco and Matt Randall, and A Little Patch of Green by Emily Garsin and Anna Shields.
Georgina has an interest in new British musical theatre writing, especially by female and non-binary theatre makers, as well as specialising in legit and Golden Age musical theatre. Her most recent performance was as ‘George’ in Godspell at the Theatre Royal Winchester.
Emma is a Trinidadian and Jamaican Actor and Playwright from East London.
For stage, Emma has been a participant at Royal Court, Soho Theatre, Lyric Hammersmith and Oval House writers programmes. Plays include Funeral Flowers which was performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018 and won the Scotsman’s Fringe First Award and the Filipa Bragança award for best female solo performance.
As an actor, she took part in CRASH, the ArtsLab summer residency in 2012, and was subsequently cast in our production of Catriona Kerridge’s Fast Track in 2014. Emma returned to The North Wall as a writing mentor for the 2022 Catalyst residency.
Charlotte Hobbs is a Bristol-based actor and writer. She will start MA Acting at East 15 Acting School in October 2020.
“I am currently writing a lot of my own work and I have a real interest in comedy, femininity and the complexity of relationships.
I am most inspired by female writers, especially those from working class backgrounds. I also admire shows that focus on the writing and keep everything else simple, I really enjoy seeing how they cleverly interweave so much history and subtext within small pieces of dialogue.”