Choreographer – Mandie Love-Williams Mandie has always had a love for the theatre and dance! From ballet to disco and tap to ballroom! Having won several competitions and experienced an extensive number of leading roles in various amateur shows locally, Mandie took the plunge and decided to try out life in ‘showbiz’. Working successfully for 9 years in ‘the business’ including cruise ships, TV, Theatre, the Northern and South Wales Club circuits. Mandie eventually decided to come to Bristol to a ‘normal life’. She now works as a Nurture Practitioner and Drama teacher at Knowledge, a learning base for young people with complex needs and every day is a performance! Mandie has choreographed for a number of adult drama clubs in Bristol including St Marys Players, the Whitchurch Players and Bristol Musical Comedy Club. Mandie is also the choreographer her own company Starlite Productions which she formed 16 years ago with Andrew Ford. Their aim is to raise money for local children’s charities’ and to date have raised over £100,000.00.
Mandie is thrilled to have the post of choreographer for the Minis theatre club, having taken the reigns from the wonderful Jacqui Bell she is aware that she has big shoes to fill to live up the high standard set.
Musical Director – Natasha T Green Natasha is no stranger to Musical Theatre and has been performing since the age of four! Once a Mini herself, she has also been a member of Bristol Stage School (as was), Junior BLOC, BMYP, BLOC, Backstage, TheatreWorx, BAOS and UWE Drama.As well as performing in Bristol, she has performed in a tour of Joseph, performed in hotels abroad and reached final stages of auditions for the West End’s ‘Lion King’. She has also been offered auditions for Disneyland Paris, Disney Cruise Lines and a tour of ‘We Will Rock You’.A multi-talented dancer and singer, Tasha is an accomplished musician and can turn her hand to piano, cornet, tenor horn, saxophone, percussion and clarinet – she has also started learning guitar! Tasha is passionate about performing, yet relishes her role as Musical Director for Minis. With her considerable experience and infectious enthusiasm, she is a true inspiration to the current generation of Minis performers.