Meet the Creative Team

Beth Wood

Beth Wood

Artistic Director

Before becoming Director of Prospero Beth was the Artistic Director of The Arc, Theatre Exchange and Thorndike Young People’s Theatre.  She has directed in the West End and in regional theatres. Beth was a drama consultant for Surrey for eight years delivering work with young people and INSET work with teachers across Surrey, and the Outreach director at the Harlequin.  In addition Beth writes the drama activities for Longman’s Shakespeare series and has written plays performed by 16 companies in 5 countries.

Tina Slaughter

Tina Slaughter

Director

After attending the London Academy of Performing Arts, Christine has worked extensively in theatre and education. Christine has many years experience as a youth theatre director, specialising in musical theatre. Not only has Christine taught drama in schools, she has directed many professional and amateur productions featuring casts of all ages across the country and throughout Europe.

Tina Slaughter

Tina Slaughter

Director

After attending the London Academy of Performing Arts, Christine has worked extensively in theatre and education. Christine has many years experience as a youth theatre director, specialising in musical theatre. Not only has Christine taught drama in schools, she has directed many professional and amateur productions featuring casts of all ages across the country and throughout Europe.

Rebecca Riley

Rebecca Riley

Director & Actor

Rebecca studied Theatre at the Brit School for Performing Arts. Since graduating she has been working with Prospero Theatre as a facilitator for inclusive arts classes. As well as tutoring and working as an actor-teacher in schools, Rebecca has performed in two productions with the Friday Club Actors. She is co-director on The Dali Community Project and is now directing for the Mental Health Festive this project will tour though out the uk in 2018.

Rebecca worked on the Mind Fit and Creative project, delivering numerous Mind Fitness projects in schools, and also on the Mindful Transitions project, bringing together special schools and their primary feeders.

Other work includes, ‘Faustus’ at the Harlequin Theatre, ‘The Nutcracker’ at the Arc Arts Centre Caterham, ‘As You Like It’ at the Brighton fringe, ‘Red and the Wolf’ at the Edinburgh fringe and ‘Elephant of my Heart’ at the Edinburgh fringe, currently touring to regional venues.

Sergio Taddia

Sergio Taddia

Director & Actor

Sergio has performed in a number of musicals pieces including The Wizard of Oz and Snow White. With Prospero Sergio toured England in ‘Red and the Wolf’, culminating in five star reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe, and has just completed a tour in ‘Elephant of My Heart.’ Now working toward the Mental Health Festival with the Prospero Team!