Tamara is extremely excited to be playing Molly in 'Zoom!'. Her most recent credits include Princess Walthamstow (Sleeping Beauty) and Elf (Polar Express Train Ride).
Other credits include, The Reunion - (NFTS), Parade performer - (Disneyland Paris), Colonisation of Childhood - (Camden People's Theatre and Performing Places Bexley). Tamara is also a qualified gymnastics coach and enjoys singing, dancing and writing.
Dan is originally from the New Forest in Hampshire. He trained at East 15 Acting School and the Curious School of Puppetry. Heʼs delighted to be back working with Pied Piper again having previously performed in The Big Enormous Present.
Other theatre work includes Pinocchio (Gloucester Guildhall), Journey to the Impossible (UK tour), Peter Pan (Regentʼs Park Open Air Theatre), Flew the Coop (New Diorama Theatre) and Scribbles (Edinburgh Festival Fringe). Television work includes The Third Day (Punchdrunk International/Sky).
Tina Williams is the Artistic Director of Pied Piper Theatre Company, which she set up in 1984 having trained as both an actor and a teacher.
Tina has written, adapted, directed and produced over twenty five plays for the company including a large scale national tour of Anne Fine's "The Book of the Banshee", and "A Little Princess" involving eight actors and eight young people.
Tina's recent original plays include ‘My BIG Little Sister’, Robin’s Winter Adventure’, ‘The Big ENORMOUS Present’ and ‘DIG’ Pied Piper’s current play for babies and young toddlers which she wrote together with Nicola Sangster.
For more details about Tina's work visit 'About Us'.
Nicola Sangster is the freelance Associate Director for Pied Piper, where she has worked with Tina since 2005.
Nicola studied Drama and English Literature at Royal Holloway, where she gained directing experience and her playwriting training led her to be part of The Royal Court's Invitation Group.
She then trained as an actor at Birmingham School of Acting. As an actor she has worked with many companies including the BBC, Shakespeare's Globe and the National Theatre.
For Pied Piper Nicola was part of the original UK and Singapore casts of Laura's Star.
For Pied Piper, Nicola directed 'The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch', having co-written the adaptation with Tina. This production celebrated 30 years of the book...
In 2017 she created a brand new production of 'The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch' along with Gareth Cooper; writing new songs and devising a new script and production, with the help of director Gemma Colclough. This was to celebrate 40 years of the book!
In 2019 Nicola created 'DIG!' with Tina, Pied Piper's first ever play for babies.
Nicola loves writing, music, and singing, and plays the cello and the piano.
Nick is an actor, stage manager, puppet and scenery maker and puppetry director. Nick is the co-founder of Scratch Built Productions, based at Proteus in Basingstoke. website:-scratchbuiltproductions.com
Nick has made sets and puppets for Pied Piper for the last six years and in this year's production takes the role of stage manager and puppetry director for ‘Zoom!’
Nick has appeared in two Pied Piper productions for babies and young toddlers ‘DIG!’ and ‘BEACH’.
Movement Direction credits include: Macbeth (Chichester Festival Theatre); It Is So Ordered (The Pleasance); Bunny (White Bear); Wish List (Royal Exchange & Royal Court); Redefining Juliet (Barbican); See Bob Run (Bread & Roses); Sizwe Banzi is Dead (Young Vic and UK Tour); Love is Easy (music video; McFly); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Custom/Practice); The Kitchen (Fourth Monkey); Faith, Hope & Charity (Southwark Playhouse); Emma Thompson Presents: Fair Trade (Shatterbox - Latitude, Rich Mix).
Direction Credits include: Jon Udry Punches Gravity in the Face (Jon Udry); Life on Wheels (Bella Kinetica); Rapunzel (Fourth Monkey).
Angela teaches at RADA. Most recently Angela has directed the movement in Frankenstein for The Royal Exchange, Manchester.
Julian is an associate artist of Pied Piper Theatre Company. As well as music for Pied Piper he has composed music for lots of theatre shows for children and young people, including Charlie and Lola's Best Bestest Play, Charlie and Lola's Extremely New Play and Gorilla (Polka Theatre, directed by Roman Stefanski), Up and Down (GaGa Theatre Company), The Paper Washi Wish and Little Sunshine, Little Rainfall (A Thousand Cranes Theatre), and A Christmas Carol (Lakeside Arts, Nottingham). He has written several musicals for young people including Beauty and the Beast, Red Riding Hood and Flat Stanley(with Mike Kenny, Engine House Theatre) and Run! A Sports Day Musical (with Lisa Evans, Polka Theatre).
Most recently Julian has adapted The Everywhere Bear for the Polka Theatre and on tour.
Princess and Pea (Tutti Frutti), The Fever Chart (Pilot Theatre), The Diver (Soho Theatre and Setagaya Public Theatre, Tokyo), Fly in the Ointment, Cover her Feet (Stephen Joseph Theatre), King Arthur, As You Like It, The Crucible (costume design), Wind In The Willows,Coram Boy, 1984, Keys to the Kingdom, Bouncers, September in the Rain, The Trial, The Hunchback of Notre Dame (York Theatre Royal). For Pied Piper, Burglar Bill, Robin’s Winter Adventureand Hare and Tortoise.