CAST & CREATIVES
Recent credits for Tread the Boards include: Cinderella in Cinderella, Dogberry’ in Much Ado About Nothing, ‘Fool / Cordelia’ in King Lear, Dorothy’ in Wizard of Oz, ‘Kitty Bennet/Lady Catherine De Burgh’ in Pride and Prejudice, ‘Hermia/Snout’ in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, ‘Lady Anne’ in Richard III, ‘The Maid’ in The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Other Credits: 'Grandma' in Soonchild, 'Hotel' Manager' in Inspector Flushman Mysteries (online) (Redearth Theatre), 'Lydia / Lady Catherine de Burgh’ in Pride and (quite a lot of) Prejudice, ‘Maria’ in Twelfth Night (Worcester Repertory Theatre); ‘Duchess’ in There Be Monsters (The Fabularium); ‘Beatrice’ in Much Ado About Nothing, ‘Hermia/Flute’ in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, ‘Phebe’ in As You Like It, ‘Mole’ in Wind in the Willows (Madcap Theatre Company); ‘Sammi’ in Animal Lullabies (Secret City Arts); ‘Mouse’ in The Gruffallo Experience (Unit 10 Eventive); ‘Adrianna’ in The Comedy of Errors, ‘Seer’ in Jason and the Argonauts (Off The Ground Theatre); ‘Defence Lawyer’ in Courtroom, ‘Anna/Clare’ in Perfect (Tiny Giants Productions)
Recent credits for Tread the Boards Theatre include: Dame Gladys (Jack and the Beanstalk), Adam (Someone Who'll Watch Over Me), Pip (Great Expectations). Jim Hawkins (Treasure Island), Edmund (King Lear), Claudio / Verges (Much Ado About Nothing), Dame Gladys Twankey (Aladdin the Pantomime)
Recent other credits include: ‘Lord Oxford’ in I am Shakespeare, ‘Harrold’ in Communicating Doors, ‘Skin Lad’, ‘Joey’ and ‘Brink’ in Road, ‘Charles Darnay’ in A tale of Two Cities, ‘Ransom Foster’ in The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, ‘Alan’ in One Man Two Governors, ‘Rosencrantz’ in The Prince of Denmark, ‘Oskar’ in Let The Right One In, ‘Joe’ in Tarantara Tarantara, ‘Actor 5’ in Love Play, ‘Prince Hal’ in Jack Falstaff, the title role in David Copperfield, ‘Ensemble’ in Anne Boleyn, ‘Kevin’ in Port Authority, ‘Tulsa’ in Gyspsy
Training: John trained at Birmingham School of Acting in 2008 graduating with the Brian Shelton Meritum for Shakespeare performance.
Recent credits for Tread the Boards Theatre include: Long John Silver in Treasure Island, Henry Higgins in Pygmalion, Benedick in Much Ado about Nothing, The Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz, Richard Gloucester in Richard III, Henry in Henry V, Jack in The Importance of Being Earnest.
Other credits include: Trincolo in The Tempest, Dame Ginny in Maid Marian and the Merry Men, Dr Watson in The Hound of the Baskervilles, Sir Toby Belch in Twelfth Night, Fancourt Babberley in Charley’s Aunt, Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Benvolio in Romeo and Juliet (all Worcester Rep), To Build A Wooden O, Movable Props (MalvernBard) The Truth Factory (Moonstruck Theatre)
John is Artistic Director and co-founder of Tread the Boards and is delighted to be celebrating the 11th anniversary year.
Recent credits for Tread the Boards Theatre include: 'David Filde' The Haunting, 'Billy Bones / Squire Trelawney' Treasure Island, 'Herbert Pocket / Uncle Pumblechook' Great Expectations, 'Don Jon' Much Ado About Nothing, 'Edgar' King Lear, ‘Tin Man’ The Wizard of Oz, ‘Mr Collins’ Pride & Prejudice, ‘Lysander & Flute’ A Midsummer Night’s Dream & ‘Lord Stanley’ in Richard III
Other Credits include: 'Bottom' A Midsummer Night's Dream (Copenhagen Botanical Gardens) 'Mr Bingley' Pride & Quite A Lot Of Prejudice, 'Sebastian' Twelfth Night (Worcester Rep Theatre), 'Toad’ Wind In The Willows, ‘Orlando’ As You Like It, ‘Don Jon/ Dogberry’ Much Ado About Nothing, ‘Lysander/ Bottom’ A Midsummer Night’s Dream, ‘Andrew Aguecheek’ Twelfth Night (MadCap Theatre Productions), 'Knight' King Lear, 'Roman Citizen' Coriolanus (Royal Shakespeare Company).
Credits for Tread the Boards include: The Wind in the Willows (outdoor tour); Jack & The Beanstalk; The Haunting; Great Expectations; Pygmalion; The Wind in the Willows; Much Ado About Nothing; King Lear; Aladdin; A Night at the Musicals – Hollywood; Lilies on the Land; A Night at the Musicals – Disney; The Wizard of Oz; A Night at the Musicals – Andrew Lloyd Webber; Richard III; A Midsummer Nights Dream; Cinderella; Beauty & the Beast; A Christmas Carol; Sleeping Beauty; Macbeth.
Other credits include: A Day In: Bedford; The Comedy of Errors; I, Banquo; Antigone; The Course of True Love (all SE Theatre Company); Flo Smith Now and Then (touring); Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens (Betwixt and Between); Comedy Chekhov (Bridge Theatre Company)
Elliott has been the resident Musical Director since 2016 and is also Co-Artistic Director of SE Theatre Company.