We have a fantastic and friendly team. Each with their own area of expertise and experience which they bring to the production. 

Natalie Weller

Natalie is a qualified dance teacher from the Associated Board of Dance and is the owner and director of Impact Dance Studios. Natalie has been involved in dance and performing for thirty years and has been producing and directing shows for nineteen years.  Natalie works with Chloe and Dan to direct the show and provide the lightning and music. 


Jess Foxall

Deputy Director

Jess is taking on the role of our Deputy Director for the production from April 2024. She has recently come back from Birmingham City University where she was studying Stage Management. Jess will be working alongside Natalie to help direct and crew the show.


Chloe Parry
Dance Captain and Choreography

Chloe is a dancer and qualified dance teacher who works at the centre in Sundorne.  She has a role in the show and has also written choreography sequences for songs in the show. Chloe has also been actively involved in organising and promoting the show and its auditions and casting along with Dan, Heidi and Natalie. Chloe is also co-directing the show with Dan Woodvine.


Dan Woodvine

Dan has always been a keen musician, pianist and songwriter and has written several albums and other musicals even in other languages!  

Dan created The Group and finished writing the music in 2020 during the first lockdown.  He has been a teacher and has worked with people with Autism and other disabilities in his career. Dan directs all the musical aspects of the show.



Heidi Brown

Heidi has a background and interest in Autism and has worked with young people with disabilities and special needs in schools. Heidi also has a background in acting and has appeared in a number of musicals and plays such as murder mysteries with other theatre groups. 


Helen Stokes


Helen Stokes has a background in teaching, education and modern foreign language teaching and translation. 


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Pam Francis

Pam Francis has experience of working in a deaf charity and also worked with deaf and blind students in a school.

Ian Nurser

Ian’s broad experience in education includes roles as headteacher, National Leader of Education, Regional Associate for the National College for School Leadership and founding CEO of a Shropshire multi academy trust.

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