Photo: Chrissy Carol Jones

Chrissy Carol Jones

I’ve been coming to Proud & Loud Arts for many years. My first performance was in Beyond the 4th Wall.

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Photo: Danielle Maycox

Danielle Maycox

My first performance was in Because You’re Worthless and I really enjoyed the drama of it all.

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Photo: Daryll Duncan

Daryll Duncan

I’m a natural born performer, but work best with an ensemble of enthusiastic artists around me.

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Photo: Janet Charlesworth

Janet Charlesworth

As a founder member of Proud and Loud Arts, I’ve had the pleasure of performing with them since 2000.

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Photo: Kelly Hoye

Kelly Hoye

I’ve been a founding member of the company since 2000, the time has flown by!

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Photo: Michael Gleave

Michael Gleave

People say I’m a natural performer and I love being on stage; especially if I’m singing, dancing or DJ’ing.

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Photo: Nick Prince

Nick Prince

I joined the group in 2011.
My first performance was the leading role, Taylor in Beyond The 4th Wall.

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Photo: Phil Breadney

Phil Breadney

My favourite roles have been Jamie in, Beyond The 4th Wall & Coco in the film, Coco’s Kitchen.

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Photo: Toby Taylor

Toby Taylor

I really value being part of this company; I enjoy contributing to the artistic practice…

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Photo: Tom Hogan

Tom Hogan

CEO / Artistic Director

Tom Hogan is a theatre director with a passion for creating social engaged performance that is varied in scale, style and staging.

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Photo: Jenny Battle

Jenny Battle

Access Coordinator

Jenny is our Access Coordinator. Ensuring our artists’ needs are met so they can focus on creative practice.


Photo: Katherine Godfrey

Katherine Godfrey

Support Performer

Catherine is one of our skilled support performers ensuring our artists’ needs are met throughout the creative process right through to performance.


Photo: Nerissa Cargill Thompson

Nerissa Cargill Thompson


Nerissa is a designer, maker and facilitator with over 20 years experience of professional and community practice.

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Photo: Susan Swanton

Susan Swanton

Movement Specialist

Our resident movement specialist, working with our artists to support their artistic physicality in rehearsal and performance.

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Photo: Phil Smethurst

Phil Smethurst


Our resident videographer, Phil creates all our content inc. filmed performances & promo trailers to highlight the work the we do.

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Photo: Imogen Barton-Wells

Imogen Barton-Wells

Engagement Officer

Imogen runs our Engagement Programme workshops and events.

Photo: Janet Charlesworth

Janet Charlesworth

Since 2000 I have been working as the Treasurer which means I look after all the finances; invoices, payments keeping track of funding and generally making sure all is ticking over correctly.

Photo: Kelly Hoye

Kelly Hoye

Since being a founder member from 2000, I have become the secretary of the theatre company. I record and deliver the minutes from meetings and work with the team to organise all necessary administration.

Photo: Janet Butler

Janet Butler

An education sector and industry thought leader, Janet has contributed to the development of education and training projects through public, private and third sector organisations with a focus on business risk, transformation management and successful implementation. She has utilised her up to date economic awareness to identify current and future market challenges and opportunities to support groups and community enterprises throughout the North West. She is now pleased to be able to offer her significant knowledge and skills to Proud and Loud Arts in their next exciting phase of development. 

Photo: Lorraine Worsley-Carter MBE DL

Lorraine Worsley-Carter MBE DL

Lorraine is a former freelance broadcaster, mainly with the BBC, as well as film editor with Granada Television.