Meet The Team

Lynne
Founder & Teacher

Juniors, Intermediates, Seniors

Co-founder of EYT alongside Mike Cockburn, Lynne has more than 45 years experience in the world of theatre. She has run three professional theatres back in the UK, trained as a professional actress at drama school, has a BA (Hons) in Theatre from the Univerisity of Warwick, and an MA in Arts Administration and Policy from City University London. She has almost 25 years experience of teaching English theatre in Brussels. Lynne is an Associate of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (ALAM).
 

David
Teacher

Juniors


Having worked in places as varied as Jim Henson's Creature Workshop (where The Muppets were born), Shepperton Studios and the BBC, David's been all over. He constructed costumes for the 1998 film "Lost In Space", and built puppets for the West End production of Doctor Doolittle in 2002. He has a BA (Hons) from Cleveland College of Art and Design in 3D Design for the Entertainment Industries, and holds a teaching certificate with distinction from the London Academy (LTCP).

Steve
Teacher

Seniors

Steve has been teaching for nearly 20 years. After almost 10 years of running his own youth theatre, Steve has returned to EYT to teach the Senior group at Woluwe.
Alongside his long career of teaching, Steve has directed for many of the am-dram groups in Brussels, and has won multiple awards. He has also written several plays, including the 2004 piece "A Slacker's Guide To Western Theatre", which was performed on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2010. He studied Drama at the University of Aberystwyth, and is an Associate of the London Academy (ALAM).

Jake

Administrator & Teacher
Juniors, Intermediates, Seniors


Jake is in his 9th year of teaching at EYT, and his 19th year as a member. He teaches the Uccle Seniors during the production and summer terms, and teaches Devising Drama and Mime during LAMDA term. He worked on the 2015 feature films Audax and The Collaborators while studying Film Production at UCLan. He has also worked for 8 years in the Belgian hip-hop scene as a music video director, with over 100 directing credits to his name. Every year, Jake runs and directs the Film Weeks alongside Lynne and Dave. He holds a CertHE in Film Production from UCLan, and a teaching certificate with Distinction from the London Academy (LTCP).

Glenn
Treasurer


Glenn is perhaps the least artistic member of a very theatrical family. Nevertheless, he has directed several plays during his time in Brussels, including Dealer's Choice for the English Comedy Club, Glengarry Glen Ross for the American Theatre Company, and Gargantua for EYT's FEATS entry in 2012. He has also been known to act every so often, having played Abanazar in the ECC's panto Aladdin, and William Shakespeare/Macbeth in the FEATS-winning Real Lady Macbeth in 2006.
As the former CEO of the British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium, Glenn is in charge of the numbers at EYT.

 

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