MEET THE TEAM
Board of Directors
A graduate from The Birmingham Conservatoire in acting, John co-founded Tread the Boards Theatre Company in 2009 with his now wife, Catherine Prout. John directs many of the acclaimed productions at The Attic Theatre and has won many awards throughout his career.
John also works as a freelance actor, lecturer, voice and audition coach at Birmingham Conservatoire and LAMDA teacher at Kings High School in Warwick.
Jess has been working with Tread the Boards since 2010 and now works closely with the creative and marketing teams to help pull our productions together.
Jess is also a key member of the technical team and has designed the lighting and sound for over 50 shows at the Attic Theatre.
Catherine co-founded Tread the Boards alongside her now husband, John-Robert Partridge. Alongside managing the logistics of the company, Catherine is also a key creative in every part of the process – producing, performing, playwriting and designing.
Catherine particularly enjoys adapting novels into new and exciting theatre scripts while always keeping them true to the original authors intent.
Elliott trained at the Year Out Drama Company and has been working with Tread the Boards Theatre Company since 2016.
He is our resident Musical Director and has also written original songs and compositions for many of our shows.
Elliott also runs SE Theatre Company who are regular performers at The Attic Theatre.
Set designer and builder
Daniel has worked with Tread the Boards Theatre since 2017.
A skilled carpenter, his set designs often include complex designs - his most memorable to date being a collapsing chair for our 2018 production of 'Sweeney Todd'.
Daniel is also a film maker running Middle Realm Productions.
Andrew is a professional midlands based photographer and videographer., owner of Andrew Maguire Photography.He is our resident photographer for our shows, capturing our actors at their best (and worst!).