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Luke Marquez - Tutor and Course Leader

Luke is an actor, director, and tutor with over 12 years of experience in delivering practical training for groups and coaching individuals.


He specialises in presentation skills, public speaking and storytelling. Drawing on his background as an actor and director, Luke delivers a range of unique strategies to develop his client’s communication skills. His creative approach means that his sessions are highly interactive, supportive, and energetic, delivering practical tools to create greater impact in both verbal and non-verbal communication.


Luke has a BA (Hons) in Performing Arts, a PGDE in Drama and an MA in Applied theatre from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

Cheryl Stapleton - Tutor

Cheryl is an actor, director, and qualified teacher with over 25 years of experience in professional theatre and training. She brings creativity and spontaneity to a business context, particularly through her work in improvised performance.

She is a physical theatre and storytelling specialist and has worked with RADA, Fourth Monkey, Circomedia, UCL, Berlin Met School, ACS International Schools and the University of Gloucester.

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Matt Cross - Tutor

Matt Cross is a professional actor and teacher working in television, film and theatre. Drawing on his background as an actor, Matt delivers a range of unique strategies to help develop his clients’ presence through vocal and body language skills.


Television Credits Include: Tim in Misfits - Quite Funny Films, Sean in Shameless - Company Pictures, Jimmy Lips in Life on Mars - Kudos Television, Paul in Law and Order UK - Kudos Television, Casualty, Holby City and Doctors - BBC. Film Credits Include: Akut in Tarzan - David Yates,Warner Bros, Muto in Godzilla - Andy Serkis, Warner Bros, Alex in Any Other Sense - James Tyler, Lester in Bypass Duane Hopkins, Dominic in Trance - Danny Boyle, Warner Bros, Des in Come on Eileen - Cloud 8 Productions, Tim in Double Time -Tiger Aspects, Apostle in Jesus Christ Superstar - Really Useful Films, Mike in Monster - Independent.

Hannah Marquez - Head of Business

Hannah has worked within communications and marketing for over 18 years and is an expert in content strategy and audience development. She has gained her experience in large Global corporations across a wide range of industries, and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

With a background in Acting and Theatre, Hannah combines her skills as a theatre maker with her corporate experience to develop relevant and practical training solutions for businesses.

Public Speaker

Our presentation skills course will build confidence, utilising actor training techniques, to deliver clear and persuasive presentations to engage your audience.

Our Team Building packages help to bring people together by building trust, fostering creativity and improving communication.   

Our public speaking and storytelling course will help you master your ability to engage, inspire and persuade your audience using the art of storytelling.