ROB CASTELL - MUSIC / DIRECTOR
Rob is a resident teacher at Herries School, teaching guitar, piano and voice. He is also the composer of 'Katie Cox & The Rhythm of The River', which will be performed by all four Cookham primary schools this May for the Cookham Festival. He has written and performed for E4, CBBC and BBC Radio 4 as well as for numerous theatrical productions in the UK, including London's West End. A former actor, he played Pop in the International Arena Tour of We Will Rock You. www.robcastell.com
MARIANNÉ MACKEY - DANCE
Marianné is the Head of Dance at Herries school and runs her own company, The Enchanted School of Dance. She has performed in London's West End and at the Royal Albert Hall. As a talent judge, choreographer and teacher, she has ten years of experience and has inspired countless local children.
ZOË LISTER - DRAMA / CREATIVE WRITING
Zoë was a regular in Channel 4's Hollyoaks between 2006 - 2010. She has performed in several UK touring productions and continues to work extensively as a voiceover artist. Now mainly a writer, her recent credits include Hollyoaks (Channel 4), Free Rein (Netflix), The Lodge (Disney) and The Worst Witch (CBBC).
JAMI CASTELL - DRAMA
Jami was a teacher at Herries for 11 years, originally as class teacher and Head of Music and latterly taking the role of Head of Performing Arts. She previously taught English and Drama at the Dolphin school and was Head of Music at Winbury school.
EMMA ATKINSON - PRODUCTION MANAGER
Emma has a background in marketing and is currently the receptionist at Herries, where she also co-ordinates all after-school activities.