MEET THE DRAMA COMPANY TEAM

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Sarah O’Neill – The Drama Company Director, Midweek Session and Holiday Workshop Leader
Sarah has a BA Hons in Theatre, English and Media Studies from De Montfort University and a PGCE in English and Drama from Leicester University. She has taught in Secondary Education for 25 years and also in Primary Education for 10 years. Sarah has run The Drama Company for 11 years now and has an excellent team of people who help her to run the group efficiently. Sarah is the main director for the Drama Company Performers and has built a fantastic reputation as well as won many awards for her work. Her aim is to make Drama Company a fun part of everyone's week.  Sarah is proud of her fantastic company and looks forward to welcoming new members.
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Julie Church - Session Administrator, Website Co-ordinator
Julie is our main admin person and can help you with any query you might have.  She has been with the group for 9 years and loves being a part of it.  Julie is also our Stage Manager for DCP and co-writes bespoke scripts for the group too. 



Mel Warner - Chaperone 
Mel is our main Licensed Chaperone while in session both on Tuesdays and particularly for our Drama Company Performers. Mel has looked after all of us for over 6 years and is present to ensure the safety and well being of our members when they are with us. She is always on hand to listen to the concerns and worries of our young people and to offer a friendly smile! 

Hazel – Junior Helper
As a Seniors Plus and DCP member herself, Hazel is a fantastic actress and facilitator with plenty of years of experience. She is bubbly and kind with lots of ideas and has a great way of inspiring the members within our care.  Hazel also helps during Holiday Workshops

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Ollie –  Leader (Workshops)
Ollie has been a past member of DC and DCP for 11 years.  Ollie is currently studying for his Drama degree at Royal Holloway Uni.  He is a workshop leader for Drama Company and helps on our DCP productions.

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Maddie –  Helper (Workshops)
Maddie is a fully qualified Secondary and Primary school teacher who specialises in Art, Music and DT.  Maddie is a volunteer helper at our holiday workshops and loves being creative with our arts and crafts activities and is keen to share that passion with our members.
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Noah – Junior Helper (Workshops)
Noah is a leader in training who is always ready to crack a joke or sing a song! As a Seniors Plus member himself, Noah is a fantastic role model for the children with plenty of great ideas for exciting games and activities. Noah is one of our most experienced members in the Drama Company Performers group.

Lily – Junior Helper (Workshops)
As a member of The Drama Company Performers group, Lily brings all her experience to the Holiday workshop sessions.  Lily is a very caring and supportive helper who likes to make sure everyone is always having lots of fun together!

Katy Jayne – Junior Helper (Workshops)
KJ is also a member of The Drama Company Performers and offers her help as a Leader in Training during our holiday workshop sessions. She is also a member of the Seniors Plus group and makes everybody laugh lots!

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Sophie– Junior Helper (Workshops)
Sophie has been a member of The Drama Company Performers for many years and offers her help as a Leader in Training during our holiday workshop sessions. She is very kind and caring. She is a member of the Seniors Plus group. 

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Isabelle – Workshop Assistant
Isabelle has been attending Juniors and also Workshop sessions for many years and has now volunteered to become a helper herself.  Isabelle is interested in all forms of creative arts and is a valued addition to the Drama Company team

All three of our main staff members hold DBS Certificates and a full Paediatric First Aid Certificate too. Our volunteers are also DBS checked. The Drama Company has a Safeguarding policy in place to ensure the protection of children in our sessions. Our adult staff leaders are also chaperone licensed.