Leon graduated with BA (Hons) Acting from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
Directing credits include: Julius Caesar (Colchester Castle, site specific),Just So (Blakehay Theatre, Weston Super-Mare & The Brewhouse, Taunton), Letters To Myself (Goldsmith’s College/Tristan Bates Theatre & Guildford Fringe Festival), Queen of Hearts (Goldsmith’s College, Tristan Bates Theatre), Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Cambridge Touring Theatre – Best Production, Henley Fringe Festival), The Rivals (Mr. Hart’s Theatrical Company – Best Production & Best Director, Henley Fringe Festival).
Acting credits include: April Review (A Stage Kindly), Bitesize (A Stage Kindly), Malvolio in Twelfth Night (Clockhouse Theatre), The Elder in Brecht’s Antigone (Battersea Arts Centre).
Leon also teaches voice at the world famous BRIT School & on the BA (Hons) Musical Theatre course at Colchester Institute. He is a co-director of the voice company TemperVox Ltd & a freelance vocal coach.
He is very excited to currently be producing his first show with Katy Lipson of Aria Entertainment.
Jerome van den Berghe
Jerome graduated in July 2012 with a BMus (Hons) in Music and Sound Recording from the University of Surrey.
He has been Musical Director for productions including The Mikado (Tabard Theatre), Letters to Myself (Guildford Fringe Festival), Jekyll and Hyde (Watersmeet), Chess (Adrian Mann Theatre), Part A (VF Theatre), The Wedding Singer (Aylesbury Vale Youth Theatre) and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying; I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change and Little Shop of Horrors (University of Surrey). As assistant Musical Director he has worked on productions of Sweet Charity (American Musical Theatre Academy), Oliver, West Side Story and Beauty and the Beast (Wycombe Swan Summer Youth Project).
He also plays keyboards for a professional function band, is currently a music intern at Central School of Speech and Drama and is studying for an MA in Musical Theatre Creative Practice at Arts Ed.
Training: BFA Musical Theater University of Michigan USA
Performing: (NY, Regional and Tours) Annie 42nd Street, Lead Singer Zoot Suit Strut and Big Band Broadcast, Ruby Dames at Sea, Virtue Anything Goes
Some Like It Hot The Musical starring Tony Curtis, The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Singin’ in the Rain, No, No Nanette, Shenandoah
Company Member: Especially Tap Chicago, Sasha Soreff Dance Theater, Wendy Seyb Dancers, Scatter
Choreography: Oklahoma!, Anything Goes, Tne Music Man, West Side Story, Alice’s Wonderland, concert pieces for tap, jazz, and contemporary companies
TV: James Corden’s World Cup Live, Philips Sonicare, Rent a Wreck Film: The Stone Boy
Shannon is thrilled to have been brought into the wacky and wonderful world of Dave!