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PHOTO: MATTHEW (TOP LEFT), LISA (TOP MIDDLE), BECCA (TOP RIGHT), KYLE (BOTTOM LEFT) & NANCY (BOTTOM RIGHT)
our team
Matthew Swan, Creative Director
(top left)
Matthew is the Creative Director of At the Root Theatre. He is a youth theatre practitioner, playwright and director who specialises in working with children and young people. He graduated from Queen Margaret University in 2018 with a First Class BA Honours in Drama and Performance. Since then he has worked with various companies such as The Performance Academy and Star Harmonies.
Lisa McDonald, Workshop Leader (Seniors & Adults)
(top middle)
Lisa is the workshop leader for the Senior and Adult Groups at At the Root Theatre. She is an actor, director and writer who has enjoyed many successful Fringe runs. She runs her own theatre companies - Simply Surreal and Central Belters. She graduated from Queen Margaret University in 2018 with a BA Honours Degree in Drama and Performance.
Becca Lamont, Workshop Leader (Juniors)
(top right)
Becca is the workshop leader for the Junior Group at At the Root Theatre. She specialises in youth theatre workshops with children and young people. She works with various companies such as MBArts. She graduated from Queen Margaret University in 2018 with a BA Honours Degree in Drama and Performance.
Kyle McRoberts, Workshop Assistant (Juniors & Seniors)
(bottom left)
Kyle is a workshop assistant working with the Junior and Senior Groups at At the Root Theatre. He works with Matthew as part of a comedy double act - George and John. Kyle graduated from New College Lanarkshire in 2017 with a HND in Acting and Performance.
Nancy Airley, Workshop Leaders (Kids)
(bottom right)
Nancy is the workshop leader for the Kids Group at At the Root  Theatre. She specialises in youth theatre and musical theatre. She graduated from Edinburgh College in 2020 with a BA degree in Dance and Drama

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