We understand how serious you are about forging a career in the entertainment business, and we’re just as determined to get you right into the heart of the industry.
We have a wide range of industry connections, including Broadway and West End producers, film and TV production houses, casting directors, talent agents in both London and LA, West End theatre directors, choreographers, technicians and creatives.
Through our connections, you’ll be lucky enough to have direct access to some of the industry’s top professional experts who’ll be instrumental in preparing you for your career. Our connections are some of the most successful people working in the industry today.
Julian Stoneman – West End & Broadway Producer, ICTheatre Patron
With over three decades of exhaustive experience in all aspects of theatre, starting with stage management at the age of 20, Julian Stoneman is an industry veteran in every sense of the term. Some of Julian’s credits include: Mama Mia, Billy Elliot, Rock of Ages, Urinetown, Let it Be and Finding Neverland, and his productions have won Laurence Olivier, Tony and WhatsOnStage Awards.
Sam Boyd – Creative Arts Management
CAM is one of the world’s leading talent agencies. Responsible for a whole host of famous names and some of the UK’s most respected actors. Sam will be visiting ICTheatre to host regular Masterclasses. The sessions will be dedicated to industry information, CV and headshot surgery and will feature a general Q&A component. ICTheatre students will then have the opportunity to perform a monologue one-to-one with Sam, before she provides specific feedback.
Lindon Barr – Choreographer
Lindon is the most exciting choreographer in the West End today. Currently nominated for BroadwayWorld UK’s award for Best Choreographer alongside the likes of Matthew Bourne and Peter Darling, Lindon is set to keep, not only the West End and Broadway on their toes for a long time to come, but the commercial world too.
Alex Kordek – Commercial Agent
Alex Kordek, founder and director of AJK Dance, has worked with some of the world’s biggest companies over the years, including: BBC, MTV, Adidas, Nike, Sony and HTC. He has been a resident teacher at the famous Pineapple Studios since 2008. In 2012 Alex officially launched AJK Dance Agency and now represents world-class choreographers, models and entertainers.
Nina Gold – Film Casting Agent
Nina Gold Casting Agency is the unseen force behind a number of huge TV series, award-winning feature films and period dramas. Nina has cast for the likes of Star Wars, Game of Thrones, Les Miserables, Oscar winning The King’s Speech and more recently Bridget Jones’s Baby and The Crown.
Simon Gibney – BBC & Film Director
Simon Gibney is an award-winning director, with experience across drama, comedy and multi-camera productions ranging from quiz and chat shows to live music and comedy. He has worked on a huge array of programmes, such as Dead Air for BBC3/Tiger Aspect, Doctors for the BBC and Horrible Histories for CBBC.
Sam Hiller – West End Director
Working with industry professionals is a key part of the ICTheatre experience. As a well known Actor and Director, we are honoured to welcome Sam Hiller as a member of our visiting faculty. As the current Associate Director of The Phantom of the Opera (at Her Majesty’s Theatre, London) and Resident Director of Les Misérables (at Queens Theatre, London).
Dominic Keavey – TV Soap
A committed storyteller, Dominic has delivered some of the most dramatic exits and arrivals across a number of popular shows. He’s responsible for numerous episodes of Eastenders, Hollyoaks, Doctors, The Royal, Waterloo Road, Holby City and many more.