BYT is proud to have an extended family of highly qualified tutors, each bringing their own unique set of skills and specialties

Fred Lancaster - Director of BYT

Fred was born and raised in Brighton. As a young man he was a member of the Brighton Dome Youth Theatre, under the guidance of David Oyelowo and his company. Fred trained as an actor at The Guildhall School of Music & Drama and has since returned to direct on the PAC course and the international summer school.

Fred’s directing and teaching credits include: Voice, Movement & Improvisation teacher at the New York Film Academy. Course Director on the PAC course at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. Course Director on the International Summer School at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. Teacher at the Fontainebleau School of Acting.

Acting credits include: This House (National Theatre), Henry V (Michael Grandage Company/West End), The Silver Tassie (National Theatre), As You Like It (Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre), The Deep Blue Sea (Watermill Theatre), Merlin (The Nuffield Theatre), Romeo & Juliet (Brighton Dome Youth Theatre), Man Of Mode (Brighton Dome Youth Theatre). Television credits includes: Inside the Titanic (Discovery Channel) Secret Diary of a Call (ITV)

Katharine Drury - Course Leader

Katharine trained as an actor at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and with NYT and NYMT. She also holds a 1st Class BA hons in English from University College London. She is a founder member of PLAY Theatre Company.

Theatre credits include: Lindsay in Clay (Pleasance), Anne Page in The Wives of Windsor (BOAT), Quince in A Midsummer Night's Dream (Brighton Festival Shakespeare), Beryl Waters in Still Life by Noel Coward (Old Red Lion), Tiggy in Newsfeed (Invertigo Theatre Company, High Tide), Chorus in Prometheus Bound (Sound Theatre). 

Katharine has taught extensively in London and in her hometown of Brighton. She has run workshops on Shakespeare, improvisation, devising and voice technique with adults and young people. Most recently she has directed a production of "Fugee" by Abi Morgan at the Old Market Theatre featuring local teenagers.

Callum McIntyre - Course Leader

Callum trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. During his time at BOV Callum was a part of the first production of London Road since the National Theatre’s successful run, which was extremely well received with five star reviews.

Theatre credits includes: Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory rep season in Bristol for the past two years performing in Romeo and Juliet and School for Scandal in 2015 and Hamlet and Alls well that Ends Well in 2016.

Callum also has a background in musical theatre, in 2014 he came runner up in the Stephen Sondheim Student Performer of the Year Competition, and at the end of July of 2014 he was involved in creating the role of Danny in a workshop of a new musical: The Girls- due to come to the west end this year. In 2015 has officially launched his own New Mutiny Theatre Company and put on a production of Romeo and Juliet (which was taken to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2013 and got five star reviews from The Times and The List) and are working on their next show: Robin Hood, which will premiere at Christmas 2017.

Jamie Bradley 

Jamie studied at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and Chelsea College of Arts.

As an actor he has worked with renowned theatre companies such as Complicite, Kneehigh, Transport, Fevered Sleep and has performed several shows at the National Theatre, Edinburgh Festival, Salisbury Playhouse, Exeter Northcott and toured both nationally and internationally.

He has taught at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and has directed Shakespeare, modern texts and made devised pieces with Acting, Opera and Summer School students, as well as Junior Guildhall. He has led workshops for young people with Complicite, English Chamber Orchestra Outreach, Transport Theatre Company, and The Peter Pan Club

Melanie Fullbrook 

Melanie trained at The Guildhall School of Music & Drama and is one of the founding directors of the theatre company Go People. Her roles for the company include Hope /Glory / Marvalyn in Almost, Maine at The Park Theatre (dir. Simon Evans) and Dorris / Luellan in Win,Lose,Draw at Waterloo East (dir. Freddie Hutchins). 

Her other professional credits include Marianne in Arthur Miller's Playing For Time at The Sheffield Crucible (dir. Richard Beecham), Ase in BBC Radio 3's Peer Gynt, Nurse in See What I See' (dir. Owen Horsley) and the lead female in Conducting Shakespeare at the V&A Museum. 

With her theatre company she has directed several touring productions and engaged in teaching many workshops with professional actors, London schools and community centres. Her teaching work focuses on building confidence, understanding text and acting through song. 

Tom Lincoln 

Tom trainedat the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

Tom has since worked as a professional actor, teacher and director. 

Tom's directing and teaching credits include: Drama tutor at Mill Hill School. Private acting tutor. Guest teacher at the Fontainebleau School of Acting. Director, PAC course, GSMD. Course Director, International Summer School, GSMD.

Acting credits include: Twelfth Night (UK tour), Silent Night (UK tour), East of Berlin (Southwark Playhouse), Religion and Anarchy (Jermyn Street), Bash (Rag Factory) Television credits includes: Michael Parkinson: Masterclass with Simon Russell Beale (Sky Arts).

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