THE TEAM

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JASMINE COLE

Producer

Coppice Co-founder Jasmine is a freelance producer based in Cornwall & London. 

 

Jasmine is also a stage manger and has worked with the likes of Police Cops, Rhum & Clay, Discover Children's Story Centre & Akin Theatre, touring productions across the UK and internationally. 

www.jasminecoleproductions.co.uk

 

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SARA HOOPPELL

Writer / Performer

Sara is an actor and director from Devon and currently divides her time between London and the South-West.

Sara co-founded VOLTA, a female-led collective which strives to provide a platform for new writing and creative development. 

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CONNIE CROSBY Director / Performer

Connie Crosby is an actor, singer, storyteller, voice artist and director.  She grew up in the world of Cornish theatre.

 

She graduated from the University of Birmingham with a BSc in Psychology in 2016 but has since returned to Cornwall to follow her dream of making theatre, and now works as an actor
with a science degree.

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MICHAEL TONKIN-JONES 

Director / Performer

Michael is an actor and director from Cornwall. He trained at East15 drama school and Aberystwyth University and has been working in theatre for over 15 years.

 

He has a wealth of experience and is forever stepping into different roles. He is best know for playing Young Raymond in Spillikin: A Love Story by Pipeline Theatre. 

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CATHERINE SIDDALL

Performer

A graduate in biological sciences, Catherine spent far too much of her time as a student at the Bedlam Theatre in Edinburgh.

 

She has worked as a science communicator in Cornwall, Scotland, England, and the United Arab Emirates, as an events manager and box office type in potato barns, castles, gardens and theatres.

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HANNAH PLATTS 

Writer / Performer

Hannah is an actor, voice actor and audio producer from Leicestershire in the East Midlands. 

She is also an improv comedian, and performs regularly across the country with The Same Faces and Tiny Stories.

 

Hear more from Hannah at www.hannahplatts.co.uk or on Twitter: @HannahPlattsVO @TinyImprov @FathomTheatre

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NINA HILLS

Writer / Performer

Nina graduated from the University of St Mark and St John with a degree in drama in 2013. Since then she has worked with Bish, Bash, Bosh, and Trebiggan Productions, Play it Again Theatre Company, Cube Essential, The Story Republic, Coppice Theatre, and Mazed Tales as a performer.

She is an actor, writer, director and artistic director of Little Trebiggan Theatre. 

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KEITH SPARROW

Writer / Performer / Illustrator

Keith is an artist, writer and performer living in Truro. 

He is part of The Story Republic, runs manga drawing workshops and works as an illustrator on all kinds of projects. 

 

Other hats have included acting with Cube Essential Theatre and c-scape Dance Company, and performing and directing The Bowie Lounge (an artistic response to the work of David Bowie). 

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DEMELZA MONK Company Stage Manager

Demelza is currently completing MA in Stage and Event Management at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. 

She is stage manager and theatre maker who divides her time between Cardiff and Penzance.

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JAMIE TROTTER

Performer

Jamie is an artist and performer from Cornwall. 

Jamie also works as an artist and streams his work online every week.

Find out more at: www.twitch.tv/alchemistpainting 

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IZZY WILKINSON

Perfromer

Izzy is an actor, theatre and film-maker from the South West. She became a Coppice associate artist in 2019. 

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JOWAN JACOBS

Writer

Jowan is an actor and writer from Penzance. His other work as an actor has included playing Hugo Leigh in Mark Jenkin’s film ‘BAIT,’ and working with companies like WildWorks, Scary Little Girls and The Minack. He is also part of the traveling storytelling troupe, The Story Republic.

His other writing work includes working for The Writer’s Block and WildWorks Theatre.  

HOLLY SUMMERSON 

Animator

Specialising in hand-drawn, experimental and mixed-media styles, Holly is an animator, illustrator and designer with a particular interest in educational, social and community art.

 

More information at: 

hollysummerson.com facebook: @hollysummersonarts instagram: @holly_summerson

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HAZEL COOKE

Technical Crew

Hazel is an experienced engineer and technician in the live sound industry and theatre sector. Hazel is well versed in stagehand and technician duties, with over 10 years of guitar experience. Hazel is currently studying a BA(Hons) in live sound in Bristol. She Became a Coppice associate artist in 2021.

 

@hazelcookemusic

https://www.instagram.com/hazelcookemusic/ 

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NEAL MEGAW

Photographer

Neal Megaw is a Commercial Photographer & Videographer based in Truro, Cornwall. He specialises in Editorial Portraiture, Lifestyle Photography & Product Photography. Shooting on location and in the studio.

 

More about Neal here: www.nealmegaw.com

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EMERGING PERFROMERS

As a company we are committed to supporting the development of the next  generation of theatre makers. We offer development sessions, mentoring and roles in our productions.

 

If you are interested in finding out about working with us and are starting out in theatre, film or music get in touch here!