David Brady - Artistic Director
Erin Read - Associate Member
Catrin Keeler - Founding Member
Flannan Hassett - Founding Member
Paris Bailey - Founding Member
Harriet Lambert - Founding Member
David Brady - Artistic Director

In his role as Artistic Director, David is responsible for overseeing the programming, direction and day-to-day management for Proforca's creative projects and is one of our Founding Trustees.  

For Proforça, credits include Director / Executive Producer "If I Go" (May 2016),  "Saucy Jack & the Space Vixens" (Nov 2016) and Proforca's "Wilde cycle" which includes "The Importance of Being Earnest" and "The Ballad of Reading Gaol" (2017). David is also the Director / Executive Producer of "Feel" (Workshop 2017 and March 2018) and the Executive Producer of Feel More (March 2018)

David is the writer and Director of a number of charity concerts and the Writer / Director of the Pantomimes "Dick Whittington" (2009) "Cinderella" (2010) and "Aladdin" (2011), all for corporate performance. 

David originally hails from Coventry in the West Midlands and has lived in London since 2004. (This doesn't make him a Brummie!) In the rare event he gets any spare time, he enjoys theatre, writing music, cult science fiction, and having travelled extensively in Europe, the US and to India - has racked up a fair few air miles in the last few years. One of his best experiences was driving a husky team at the North Pole! Spending lots of time in airports gives David the chance to do lots and lots of writing!

Erin Read - Associate Member

Erin moved to London to pursue a career in acting and to begin studying drama at Queen Mary University of London. Roles include the short films 'Unforgettable', 'Performance' ‘The Straggler’ and the award winning ‘Extra Time’ (2015).

Her passion for acting music, singing and dancing has led her to explore every part of the theatre.  In 2015, she was the Assistant Musical Director for ‘The King and I’ (The Riverhead Theatre) and ‘Oliver’ (The Embassy Theatre) and she assisted with the singing coaching and acted in productions of ‘Fame’ and ‘Footloose’ (2011 & 2012 respectively) at The Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent.

For Proforca Theatre Company, Erin was Musical Director / Assistant Director for "Saucy Jack & The Space Vixens" (Nov 2016) and Producer for the workshop productions of "Feel" (2017) and Producer for "The Ballad of Reading Gaol" (Nov 2017). Her acting roles also include “Cecily” in our production of “The Importance of Being Earnest” (Sept 2017)

Twitter: @eoread7

Catrin Keeler - Founding Member

Originally from Wales, Catrin trained at The Academy Drama School London and has attended The Central School of Speech & Drama. Previous roles include Carol in Shakers, Justine Ross in Harper Regan, Pogo in Pond Life and has toured as Jack in a musical version of Jack and The Beanstalk. 

Catrin is an experienced voice over artist with a catalogue of work including continuity announcing, corporate and radio work as well as narration and voicing audio books. She has also had lead roles in various short films and corporate works as well as appearing on a number of reality and game shows including appearances on "Supermarket Sweep", "Dinner Date" and the first episodes of "Cashtrapped" for ITV (2016)  

Cat is a founder member of Proforca Theatre Company and originated the role of "Becky" in "If I Go" (May 2016) and the role of "Karen" in "Feel" (2017). Other roles include  "Lady Bracknell" in the "Importance Of Being Earnest" (Sept 2017) Cat was also Producer and Costume Designer for "Saucy Jack & The Space Vixens" (May 2016) and Producer for "The Ballad of Reading Gaol" (November 2017).

Catrin’s dream role would be behind the bar in Coronation Street or in anything directed by Shane Meadows. (Even if it was an advert for toilet cleaner!)

Twitter : @catrinkeeler

Flannan Hassett - Founding Member

Flannan was originally born in Ireland, but was brought up the UK. He completed his training at RaAW School of Theatre & Film and has appeared on stage in an original production of "Endurance: Through their Eyes" at the Tristan Bates Theatre. He has previously performed at The Tricycle Theatre, The Park Theatre and Camden Community Theatre along with several Pantomime runs. 

For Proforca Theatre Company, Flannan originated the role of "Matt" in "If I Go" (May 2016). Other credits include "Dr Von Whackoff" in "Saucy Jack & the Space Vixens (Nov 2016)  

Flannan is also a huge fan of Shakespeare's classical work and looks forward to one day playing a lead in any one of his plays. 

Twitter  @AKA_Frank_87 / @proforcaflan

Paris Bailey - Founding Member

Originally from Penzance in Cornwall, Paris started as a Berkovian actor, with numerous credits such as East and Brighton Beach Scumbags. His career 'highlight' was Samuel Beckett's "Waiting For Godot" several years ago, a play he wants to revisit in his latter years. Recent credits include Pinter's "Betrayal" and "A Midsummer Nights Dream" as well as the role of "Phillip Hardcross" in "Hardcross" for Heckselsior at the London Theatre and Bread & Roses Theatre in 2016. 

Paris is a founding member of Proforca Theatre Company and originated the role of "Will" in "If I Go" (May 2016). Other credits include the title role of "Saucy Jack" in "Saucy Jack & the Space Vixens" (Nov 2016) and "Nick" in "Feel" (Spring 2017)

Elsewhere, Paris has also worked previously with Dramatize Co, (www.dramatize.co.uk) - a company which aims to break barriers within mainstream theatre, making theatre accessible for all body types.

Twitter: @williamparisbai / @proforcaparis

Harriet Lambert - Founding Member

Harriet is a performance artist, dancer and actress based in London. Originally training in Contemporary Dance, Harriet later completed a MA in Performance and Visual Practices at the University of Brighton. Her work has been performed throughout London, Brighton and Munich, most recently at Brighton Fringe 2015, with her own one woman show ‘CETBC’.

For Proforca Theatre Company, Harriet originated the role of "Camilla" in "If I Go" - May 2016, "Naomi" in "Feel" (Spring 2017), Gwendoline Fairfax in "The Importance of Being Earnest" (Sept 2017). Production Roles include Choreographer / Musical Director for "Saucy Jack & The Space Vixens" (Nov 2016) and "The Ballad of Reading Gaol" (Nov 2017) 

When she’s not writing/performing her own work, or performing in others’ work, she is also currently training part time as an Osteopath. 

Twitter: @ProforcaHarriet