Our Creative Collaborators

Jez Butler (Luna)

Having recorded around 14 albums for a variety of independent labels over the past 25 years, Bristol-based musician Jez Butler now writes for film, television and production music libraries. Inspired largely by techniques employed by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop in the 60s and 70s, he currently records and performs as The Twelve Hour Foundation with partner Polly, combining vintage analogue electronics with musique concrète.

Jez also built and maintains our website.

boum.co.uk

Nathalie Codsi (Zoom and Gloom)

Nathalie trained at City Lit and most recently, Jacques Lecoq in Paris, and wants to make more collaborative, clown based, physical theatre. She loves to work in a collaborative, devising and improvised way and has performed with companies such as Vamos Theatre, Curious School of Puppetry, and Tessa Bide’s Arnold’s Big Adventure where she co-devised her first family show.

Gergo Danka (Zoom and Gloom)

Gergo is a Hungarian-born and raised actor and dramatherapist. He has spent 15 years working as a professional actor in theatre, film and TV – mostly playing various Eastern European baddies. He continues to work as a voice over artist, but his main thrust of work has been applying drama-based training in the corporate, legal and medical sectors.

In addition, Gergo is a trained and qualified drama psychotherapist, working with families in adoption, as well as with elderly dementia patients.

Mim Evison (Luna)

Mim is a Stage Manager and Theatre Technician with a passion for propping and creating innovative theatre. Her previous credits include working with Bristol Old Vic; Strictly Theatre Company; Tobacco Factory Theatres; Pins and Needles Productions; OperaUpClose; Reading Between The Lines; Les Enfants Terrible; British Youth Opera and the Almeida Theatre.

Jean Goubert (Luna)

Jean is a French actor-musician who ran away to Giffords Circus in 2008 with his fanfare from Paris. He stayed there for 4 years performing in the summer tours and building the wagons in the winter. He is now based in Bristol and continues juggling between performing and building.

Jean recently toured atop a real ambulance in an outdoor comedy show called Doctor! Doctor! with Safetycatch Theatre Company and build a shepherds hut for someone’s garden. Other show credits include: Ramshacklicious, Acrojou, NIE, Open Attic and The Last Baguette.

jeangoubert.com

Bronia Housman (Luna, The Great Big Story Mix Up, This Island’s Mine)

Bronia designs spaces and stuff for plays, dance, opera and other live events. Recently she has designed for Salisbury Playhouse, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, the New Vic Theatre, Theatre by the Lake, Nottingham Playhouse, Sadler’s Wells, plus fields, streets and touring productions.

bronia.co.uk

Will Monks (The Great Big Story Mix Up)

Will is a lighting and video designer for theatre and live events. A Bristol Old Vic Theatre School graduate, his practice is centred around technology in aid of art and using access tools as creative techniques. Driven by collaboration and variety he is always exploring new ways in which the world can be seen.

During the pandemic Will has been creating and consulting on streamed and audience-at-home productions. Some work includes The Unicorn’s production of Tim Crouch’s I, Cinna (the poet), an OnComm Awardee; a digital production of Tim Crouch’s My Arm as part of Francesca Moody’s Shedinburgh Festival; and Sunnymead Court, presented by Defibrillator in association with The Actors Centre, nominated for four Offies including Best Production.

www.willmonkstheatre.com

Hebe Perry (The Great Big Story Mix Up)

Hebe is a Bristol based freelance prop maker and set builder who, when she isn’t busy welding, also works as Art Department for Television. She is a graduate of Bristol Old Vic Theatre School where she gained her BA(Hons) in Professional Stage Management.  Since leaving she has since worked for companies including Bristol Old Vic, BBC and ITV.

Hebe has a particular love of building for local directors and designers.

hebeperry.co.uk

Jenny Roxburgh (Luna)

Jenny is a lighting designer, whose design path started when awarded the BBC Performing Arts ‘Ones to Watch’ fellowship in Lighting Design with English Touring Theatre. Most recent work includes The Stranger on the Bridge (Postcard Productions, The Salberg, Salisbury and Tobacco Factory Theatres) and Deconstructing the Dream (Flute Theatre, Bloomsbury Theatre).

Future work includes transforming Creative Work Space in Withywood, Bristol into a theatre with a fully functioning lighting system.

Alex Stedman (Zoom and Gloom)

Theatre credits include: Igloo (Travelling Light Theatre/ Bristol Old Vic) Out Of The Dark (Rose Theatre Kingston) Return To Elm House (Battersea Arts Centre) Primary Playmaker (Oxford Playhouse) Witness For The Prosecution (London County Hall) Pink Mist (Bristol Old Vic/ Bush Theatre/ UK Tour) Layla’s Room (Theatre Centre); Henry Walker & The Wheel Of Death (Roughhouse Theatre).

Alex has appeared in episodes of Skins (Company Pictures) and Casualty (BBC). Alex is also a writer and has had work performed at Theatre 503 and Theatre Royal Plymouth as part of the Plymouth Fringe Festival.

William Want (Luna, Zoom and Gloom)

William is an emerging composer, with a specific interest in composing for theatre, and writing musicals. He has created two one act musicals, Half Full (St Katherine’s School, Wickham Theatre) and Mack (Bristol Old Vic Young Company, The Wardrobe Theatre), and composed the live piano score for Bristol Old Vic Theatre School’s production of The Railway Children at the Redgrave.

William’s Luna soundtrack album is available to preview / download from Bandcamp.

Oliver Wareham (Zoom and Gloom, The Great Big Story Mix Up)

Oliver graduated in 2020 from the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School (BOVTS) with a BA (Hons) in Professional Stage Management specialising in Theatre Sound. During his training he worked as a member of the sound department at Bristol Old Vic on A Christmas Carol, and with Autograph Sound in London. Although specialising in sound, lockdown has also made him a master of online theatre, and all things Zoomable.

Profiles to follow

  • Oliver de Rohan (This Island’s Mine)
  • Arjunan Manuelpillai (This Island’s Mine)