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Workshop Assistants

Jenny Duncan

Jenny is a recent graduate from Edinburgh College. She loves performing and entertaining people and has a particular love for interactive theatre, feminist theatre and anything to do with Jodie Comer. She loves trying new things and taking herself out of her comfort zone.

Lori Cook

Lori graduated from Performing Arts Studio Scotland in 2023 with a BA Hons degree in Dance and Drama with Kingston University.

She has been involved in theatre her whole life from performing to assistant-directing and choreographing for amateur theatre groups. She wants to encourage children get into drama and to make it a fun enjoyable way for them to express themselves.

Thomas Mugglestone

Thomas is an actor and writer based in Edinburgh since 2016 where he graduated from the MGA Academy of Performing Arts with a BA Hons for Acting. During this time he co-wrote, performed and directed a play for schools in the East Lothian area called “Raising Sheep” tackling themes of prejudice in its various forms.
Since graduating in 2019, Thomas has gone on to perform in plays at the Fringe Festival, Voice Over roles for audio dramas and animations, and a TV spot in Outlander.
Prior to his time in Edinburgh Thomas was a part of musical theatre youth company “Phoenix Youth Theatre” in Aberdeen, and before that two different comedy improv troupes “Creatures of Impulse” and “Improv the Nation” in California where Thomas got his start into the world of performing arts.

Katie Fraser

Katie is a teacher and youth theatre leader. As a playwright, she is currently working with Framework Theatre Company and Strange Town. She has performed with TBC in Absolute Improv! as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Charlie Park-Long

Charlie is a young and inspiring filmmaker working with Strange Town to help teach film and theatre to other young people. He is on the Autistic spectrum and he uses that to drive his passion for film. Film has been a huge passion of his for many years and he is enthused to have the chance to teach it to people, with the hope that those people he teaches will have the same passion as him. He’s most looking forward to talking and discussing film with his group. He is very excited to start this journey and happy to be working with Strange Town.

Kim Stronach

Kim has been studying at Performing Arts Studio Scotland for 3 years and is currently working towards achieving her BA Dance and Drama with Kingston University. 

She has worked as a performer on several projects including some with Screen Education and the Traverse. In 2016, she volunteered as a stage manager for a Strange Town production and recently she completed her placement with Strange Town working with the Monday group. 

She wants to encourage others to use drama as a form of communicating and show the importance of it, not just for change in society but also for personal growth.