Andy is a theatre director and magician, and the artistic director of Dot by Dot Productions. He read English at the University of Cambridge and his previous productions include DOCTOR FAUSTUS (St Paul’s Church, Islington), INTO THE WOODS and THE TWITS (ADC Theatre). As Assistant, previous work includes the Olivier Award-nominated PETER PAN GOES WRONG (Apollo Theatre, West End), THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY (Mischief Theatre), THIS MUCH (Soho Theatre), and the UK Premiere of Stiles and Drewe’s THE THREE LITTLE PIGS (UK Tour/ Palace Theatre, West End).
Oli graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2014 and was awarded the Lesley Hayes Award by Help Musicians UK to study Musical Directing at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Musical Directing credits include: ALADDIN (Theatre Royal, Bath); [TITLE OF SHOW] (Waterloo East Theatre); PAPER HEARTS (Ed Fringe 2016); CINDERELLA (The Maltings, Ely); JACK AND THE BEANSTALK (The Maltings, Ely). Assistant MD credits while training include: ANNE OF GREEN GABLES (Unicorn Theatre); BUSTERS (Bernie Grants Art Centre); Musical Theatre Showcase (Phoenix Theatre); FIRST LADY SUITE (Karamel Club).
Lily is resident choreographer for Theatre Sotto Voce, with whom she has been working on a new children’s musical BEHIND ENCHANTED WINDOWS; recently developing the choreography through an R&D process at The Unicorn Theatre.
Her previous choreography work includes: THE TINDERBOX (Charing Cross Theatre), OUR AMERICAN COUSIN (The Finborough Theatre), THE BLUES BROTHERS XMAS SPECIAL (The Arts Theatre), ECSTASIES WITHIN (Latitude Festival), JACK & THE BEANSTALK, PUSS IN BOOTS, ROBIN HOOD (Greenwich Theatre), MURDER IN WHITECHAPEL (Tristan Bates Theatre), O LITTLE TOWN (St Paul’s Covent Garden), I DON’T FEEL AMAZING NOW (music video for The Guillemots).
She was also co-director for the physical theatre piece HOOD! (Edinburgh Fringe Sell-Out Award) and assisted on JACK & THE BEANSTALK (Greenwich Theatre). In the past she has directed productions of 21 Theatre and Hartshorn-Hook’s A TRIBUTE TO THE BLUES BROTHERS and THE RAT PACK – LIVE! as well as choreographing their London gala performances at the Arts Theatre.
Stiles and Drewe are a multi award-winning musical theatre writing partnership. They have written the scores for the Olivier Award nominated BETTY BLUE EYES, SOHO CINDERS, HONK!, JUST SO, PETER PAN – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE, TUTANKHAMUN and the new songs, dance and vocal arrangements for the world-wide smash-hit Cameron Mackintosh/Disney production of MARY POPPINS. Since winning the Olivier Award for Best New Musical, HONK! has been seen by more than 6 million people all over the world in over 8,000 productions in more than 20 languages.
Current projects include a new version of HALF A SIXPENCE for Cameron Mackintosh, currently playing at London’s Noël Coward Theatre and WIND IN THE WILLOWS with Julian Fellowes for the West End and UK Tour. TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT, a new adaptation of Graham Greene’s novel, premiered in 2016 at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester. In development they have SOAPDISH for Broadway, and a new project with director/choreographer Jerry Mitchell.
Stiles and Drewe have also completed a trilogy of 50-minute musicals for younger audiences, GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS, THE THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF and THREE LITTLE PIGS.
Independently, George composed the musicals MOLL FLANDERS, THE THREE MUSKETEERS and TOM JONES, and the music for Sam Mendes’ productions of TWELFTH NIGHT and UNCLE VANYA.
Anthony has written lyrics for the musicals THE CARD and A TWIST OF FATE.
Stiles and Drewe have written two revues, and have contributed songs to a variety of theatre, TV and radio shows including the RSC’s SHAKESPEARE REVUE, the National Theatre’s CHAIN PLAY and Dame Edna Everage’s LOOK AT ME WHEN I’M TALKING TO YOU.
Stiles and Drewe’s many awards include: The Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Musical (Honk!), three of the top prizes at the International Musical of the Year Awards for Peter Pan and The Three Musketeers, the TMA Best Musical Award (Moll Flanders), The Straits Times Award for Best Musical (A Twist of Fate), the first ever Vivian Ellis Prize (Just So). Mary Poppins has won 45 major theatre awards around the globe including Tony, Olivier, Helpmann and London Evening Standard Awards.
Stiles and Drewe recognise new musical theatre writing via the annual Stiles and Drewe Prize for Best New Song, now in its 10th year, and in 2016 launched their new Mentorship Award supported by Music Theatre International (Europe). They are also founding board members of Mercury Musical Developments (MMD), Associate Artists at The Watermill Theatre and patrons of The Musical Theatre Academy (MTA) and the London Musical Theatre Orchestra.
Liam is currently in his last year of training in Musical Training at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Credits include: Ivan – WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN, Mr Murdoch – BRIGADOON, Mark Cohen – RENT, Jesus – JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, Skye Masterson – GUYS AND DOLLS.
Recent credits include BOMBSHELLS and DESPERATE MEASURES (Jermyn Street Theatre), TWELFTH NIGHT (Leicester Square Theatre), SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE (Noel Coward Theatre) and LADY WINDERMERE’S FAN (Kings Head Theatre).
Sam graduated from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in 2015, completing a dissertation comparing how Shakespeare and Sondheim write for actors. Since graduating he has played Bottom in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at the Unicorn Theatre, Smee in Stiles & Drewe’s “Peter Pan: A Musical Adventure” at the Emporium Brighton, Prospector in Sondheim’s “Road Show” at the Union Theatre, and he has been a recurring cast member in “Newsreuve” at the Canal Cafe Theatre, recently returning there to direct.
Leon has performed in everything from Greek to Shakespeare, Musicals, Circus, Storytelling, Physical, Poetic Theatre, on screen and on stage, in the Far and Middle East, all across Europe and as far away as New Zealand. He is an actor, composer, MD and musician.
Robert trained at Rose Bruford and also in Texas. His credits include national tours of THE GLENN MILLER STORY (with Tommy Steele), RAINBOW LIVE! playing Bungle, SOAP OPERA, CHARLIE AND LOLA’S BEST BESTEST PLAY and RAPUNZEL ROCKS. Other roles include: JITTERS IN THE HOODS! THE MUSICAL (directed by Craig Revel Horwood), Prince/Nurse in ROMEO AND JULIET (Iris Theatre), Touchstone in AS YOU LIKE IT, Petulant in THE WAY OF THE WOLD and several grumpy Russians in CHUCKLE WITH CHEKHOV. Robert is a popular pantomime dame and has played the role in theatres all over the UK and even in Egypt!
After doing an undergraduate music degree at the University of Edinburgh, Emily trained in Musical Theatre at the Royal Academy of Music. Credits whilst training include Andromache in TROJAN WOMEN, and Julie Jordan in CAROUSEL. Other roles include Rosemary in HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS at the London Festival, and the as ensemble in ANYTHING GOES COLE PORTER ANNIVERSARY CONCERT, and BBC Friday Night is Music Night Christmas Extravaganza.