Black Theatre Live


Green Leaves Fall

Corey Campbell - Artistic Director

Corey graduated from Birmingham School of Acting in 2013. Since then, Corey has hit the ground running, working on several productions including, Tempestory at the Fringe Festival Madrid and Almagro Festival Spain and Dunsinane (RSC and NTS co-production). More recently, Corey wrote, co-directed and starred in Green Leaves Fall.

Henry Bays - Producer

Henry began at the company as Office & Digital Administrator. During the process for Green Leaves Fall Henry became the full time producer for the company and after performing one last time with the show will now focus his attentions on producing.

Reaya Sealey  - Company Development Officer and Marketing Manager 

Being the sole employee of Hearts for Arts, a company set up by Reaya to deliver workshops to communities in Birmingham, all the development and marketing came down to her. During this time Reaya forged many connections with industry professionals and she brought those contacts with her when she helped to form Strictly Arts.


Joshua Edwards

Joshua trained as an actor with many of the Strictly Arts team at Birmingham School of Acting. After two major eye operations over the last year he is eager and thrilled to return to the stage.

Theatre credits include: Aladdin (Midlands Tour), Alan Ayckbourn’s Comic Potential and The Last Days of Judas Iscariot.

Dayna Ann-Lara Bateman

Trained in Musical Theatre at the Birmingham Ormiston Academy. Since then she has been a member of the Birmingham Young Rep, playing Hermia in 'Midsummer Nights Dream' and performed an Asta Nielson inspired version of 'Hamlet'.  She has appeared in a short BBC Drama 'Danny and the Human Zoo'.

Marcel Clifton

Trained at Identify Drama School. 2010-2011. Trained at Birmingham School of Acting 2012-2015. Appeared in Rem Conway’s Uncle Ben, Uncle Ben The Wedding & Uncle Ben’s Block Party as ‘Bunta’. He is also a rapper, spoken word artist and poet.

Pip Barclay

Pip trained at Birmingham School of Acting. He has recently finished shooting feature film The Man Who Knew Infinity. Other credits include Doughnut (London Film Academy), Kays at the Hive (Worcester County Council), Disconnected (Makinov/Movie Mint LTD), Arcadia and Time and the Conways (BSA).

Lucy Glassbrook

Graduating this year from Birmingham School of Acting, she is also a choreographer and dancer. Currently seeking representation. She will be appearing in the Cambridge Shakespeare Festival in Romeo and Juliet and Much Ado About Nothing.

Andrei Costin

Andrei is a Romanian actor that trained at Birmingham School of Acting. Credits include ‘The Kite Runner’ UK Tour (Nottingham Playhouse/UK Productions), ‘Histra’ (The Platform Theatre), short films ‘Yoke Farm’ and ‘Santurio del Collell’ and The Wombats/Just Give Me A Try music video.

Melina Barnett

Melina is an actor and producer who studied at Birmingham School of Acting. She has performed at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre, National Theatre, Warwick Arts Centre and other arts centres local to Birmingham.