Kindness Company

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Imogen Mackenzie
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Hannah is an actor and singer who trained for seven years at the Cours Florent in Paris before moving to London to study music at LCCM.

Hannah has performed in a number of short films, most recently Annlin Chao’s ‘Sweet Forty’. She is also training at the Free Association in comedy and improvisation.

Having Jewish heritage, taking the role of Susan in Kindness: A Legacy of the Holocaust means a great deal to Hannah personally and she certainly brings a deep understanding and commitment to her work.

Imogen Mackenzie
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Imogen is an actor and theatre maker who specialises in collaborative practice. She has training and background in Meisner, clowning, devising, Restoration and Shakespearean theatre.

Imogen honed her practice with a masters at RADA developing work inspired by Grotowski and Meyerhold. Her theatre company Bare Theatre has performed at festivals and collaborated with Theater Lindhoff in Tubingen.

Imogen has performed in numerous short films including her own film ‘Soil’ which won Best Experimental Short at the Latitude festival.

Imogen Mackenzie
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Mark graduated from East 15 in 2016 and since then has toured in productions with White Horse Theatre around Germany, Sweden and Japan and across the UK with the Young Shakespeare Company.

Mark is an experienced workshop leader and has taught Drama in the UK and abroad, including China. Mark has also acted in short films and music videos.

Fortunately, characterisation and range is one of Mark’s strengths given that he has some 11 characters to play in Kindness: A Legacy of the Holocaust.

Imogen Mackenzie
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Jeff is an actor experienced in devising, voice over and puppetry. He is a member of Tea Break Theatre, who create immersive adaptations of literature.

He has toured educational theatre across the UK twice before with Stopwatch and Wizard Theatre, including an earlier Mark Wheeller play.

Having gained a BA in History from KCL in 2014 he feels truly privileged to bring Susan’s testimony to new audiences through Kindness: A Legacy of the Holocaust.

Hannah Mendel

Imogen Mac Kenzie

Mark Woodhouse

Jeff Scott

Additional Troupe Members

Imogen Mackenzie
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Anya is a Russian born, British grown actress. She trained at Drama Studio London. She also has a degree in Religion, Philosophy and Ethics from King’s College London.

Apart from performing on stage and screen she works as a lecturer and curator in museums and art galleries across the UK. In addition to understudying, Anya works as our research and production assistant.

Imogen Mackenzie
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Nathan is a trained dancer as well as an actor, musician and stuntman. Since leaving the military, Nathan has worked in theatre, television and film as well as numerous dance projects.

He is a keen athlete and sportsman which he uses to great effect in the work he does with Voices.

Most recently, Nathan has been starring as Lucifer in a new musical based on Dante’s Inferno.

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Anya Zraykat

Nathan Kayn

Movement  I  Voice  I  Director

Imogen Mackenzie
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Pam is the resident voice and accent coach for Voices as well as coaching professional actors, theatre companies and working in various educational settings both nationally and internationally.

Pamela is also an actress and director who has worked on numerous theatre and film productions as well as a number of pieces based on the female characters in Shakespeare’s plays.

She holds an MA in Professional Voice Practice, is a member of the British Voice Association and the Voice and Speech Trainers Association.

Imogen Mackenzie
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Helen has been a choreographer and dancer for over 20 years after training at Northern School of Contemporary Dance.

In addition to performing internationally with Motionhouse and Panta Rei Danseteater, Helen has choreographed extensively across the UK for numerous large scale sited works alongside creating touring works.

Helen was the assistant choreographer for the London 2012 Paralympic Opening Ceremony. Helen has toured across the UK and Germany with her own company Parlor Dance and since 2014 she has been the Artistic Director of MÓTUS based in Milton Keynes.

Imogen Mackenzie
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Since originally training at East 15, Ana has directed and performed widely in theatre and film for over 20 years. She runs a talent agency and works with young people teaching Speech and Drama for LAMDA exams.

Ana also teaches Pilates and is a fitness instructor. With Voices of the Holocaust Ana integrates her skills in dance, movement and theatre as our Movement Director, working closely with the actors, director and choreographer to realise the physical life of the play.

Imogen Mackenzie
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Prior to Voices, Cate was a Drama teacher, examiner and advisor for nearly 20 years. She developed her specialist field after working with Professor Belarie Zatzman through National Drama after which she went on to study a number of postgraduate qualifications in Drama, Education and Holocaust history amongst others in order to develop this highly specialist work.

Her pedagogy is rooted in the transmission of memory and history through theatrical technique and she is acutely aware of the need for a surrogate human voice in Holocaust education in the post survivor era. 

Pamela Kay

Helen Parlor

Ana Diego

Cate Hollis – Director

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