Meet the team

Artistic Director – Glen Buglass

Glen is passionate about the power of the theatre. He worked in the Community Arts Team and Creative Development Team in Walsall council for 20 years before
becoming artistic director of Regional Voice Theatre Company in 2015.

Movement director & Choreographer – Helen Calcutt

Originally trained in musical theatre, modern dance, and hip-hop, Helen has developed a versatile and colourful career. As a dancer she has worked with the likes of Def Motion, BIDF, The BBC, Poetry International, Integra Lab, The Southbank Centre, The BBC, Vamos Cubana and The Birmingham Hippodrome. As a choreographer, Helen’s cross-discipline and dance theatre work has been supported by Arts Council England (2016, 2017) and The Big Lottery Fund (2013), and showcased at The Southbank Centre, The Arena Theatre, The Birmingham Literature Festival, The Culture Catwalk (2017) among othersShe became movement director for Regional Voice Theatre in April 2015.

Helen trained with leading musical theatre school CHB Performing Arts  and was certified with U.K.A. Dance before gaining further professional development training with Creative Alliance (2011-12) and Trinity Laban (DDTAL 2017.) She is poet and writer, as well as a dance artist.

Graphic designer – Gemma Ince

Set designer – Rachel Parker 

Writer – David Calcutt

David is a playwright, poet and novelist. He has written many plays for the professional and community theatre, and for BBC Radio. His novels include Shadow Bringer, published by Oxford University Press, and Robin Hood, published by Barefoot Books. Several plays for young people are also published by Oxford, among them Lady MacbethThe Terrible Fate of Humpty Dumpty and Salem, and adaptations of Beowulf and Dracula. He has worked closely over the years with Midland Actors Theatre, on pieces such as Lady Chatterley’s Lover and The Mothers, and, most recently, The White Shining Land, an ongoing community theatre project based on stories of refugees, immigrants and asylum seekers. His poetry appears widely in magazines, and he has two pamphlets published by Fair Acre Press, Road Kill and Through The Woods.  His one man play, The Life and Times of the Tat Man, is currently on tour, and he has recently finished a new commissioned play for Regional Voice Theatre, The Ballad of Rough Moey and the Darlaston Dog Fight, awarded an Arts Council Grant for production in May 2017.

 

 

 

 

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