Posted By MatthewWoodford
Posted on: January 6, 2016

Who we are

At Intrepid Ensemble, we work with some of the most exciting emerging talent in the UK. These include:

Matthew Woodford – Founder


Matthew Woodford trained at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance on the European Theatre Arts course. After graduating, he embarked on a European tour as a deviser and performer. He has since built Intrepid Ensemble to offer a range of programmes for and with young people. As a freelancer, he works for the Old Vic, Rose Bruford College and Tender.



Sean Hollands – Associate Director


 Sean Hollands trained on the European Theatre Arts course at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance. He has worked on projects ranging from Site-Specific Theatre, TIE Performance, Text Based Performance and Devised Performance. He has worked with such companies as Frantic Assembly, Cardboard Citizens, The Lab Collective and the National Youth Theatre.





Finn Anderson – Associate Composer 


Finn Anderson is a songwriter, composer and theatre maker based in Glasgow. Finn has created music, songs and sound for a variety of theatre, dance and film projects. Credits include Southside Stories (Citizens Theatre / Traverse Theatre), The Iguanodon Queen (Bush Theatre), Foreplay (The Cockpit), Wolf (Tristan Bates)Open Wide (Edinburgh Festival Fringe) and The Glass Menagerie (R&D).


Alexander Luttley – Associate performer

Alexander Luttley is a physical actor and performance artist. Having studied at Rose Bruford and RESAD Madrid, Luttle’s work blurs the boundries between trained in circus, theatre, dance, music, mime, drag and clowning. Since 2013, he has been appearing on the cabaret scene with several award winning acts and has become internationally renowned as a respected performer of the art form and part of several troupes and collectives. 

James Newton – Associate performer

00c448eJames Newton is a performer and musician. He studied European Theatre Arts at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance. He is a core member of Wardrobe Ensemble, and has devised and performed in their critically acclaimed shows RIOT, 33 and 1972: The Future of Sex. RIOT and 33 have toured nationally and internationally to venues including Battersea Arts Centre, Salisbury Playhouse and Northern Stage.

 Nathan Allenby – Associate performer
VH7vNoacNathan is a performer and facilitator who trained and studied at East 15 Acting School in Acting & Community Theatre. Nathan has performed in a number of theatrical productions including theatre-in-education, site-specific, devised material, clown, puppetry and classical text and has featured in a number of short films such as “The Art of Awkward” and “To Be Fooled”. His credits include working with RIFT, Full Picture, GLYPT, Little Tricks, Generik Vapeur and Ditch-It Co.



Nicholas Halliwell – Associate performer

Nicholas Halliwell trained both in Edinburgh and London, in Acting and Performance at Telford and in European Theatre Arts at Rose Bruford. During his time at Bruford he spent five months training in Prague where he discovered his love of puppetry. Since studying, he has toured with 50 Letters Theatre “Pages From the Book of…” in Edinburgh, Bratislava and Moscow and worked on a number of productions with Future Cinema/Secret Cinema in London whilst currently setting up his own theatre and film company.



 Megan Burke – Associate Performer

989372Megan trained with The National Youth Theatre, The MonoBox and The Actors Class London: 2016. Her theatre credits include: Alice’s Adventures Underground (Waterloo vaults), If Chloe Can (Ambassadors Theatre), Tomorrow Never Happened (Waterloo vaults). Her film credits include: The Healer (RainDance Film Festival). Megan performs and devises with the physical theatre company ‘The Pappy Show’ as well as with her own company ‘TIMA’ which she set up after working in Saudi Arabia on a cultural exchange project.

Jack Dorning – Associate performer



Jack Dorning graduated from the European Theatre Arts course at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance in 2014, since then he has worked mainly in front of the camera in both short films and television commercials, he has also continued training himself in circus skills and acrobatics. Jack is very excited to perform and devise as part of such a talented ensemble for Jellyfish.