Meet The Team
Founder & Teacher
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).
Juniors & Intermediates
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 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).
Administrator & Teacher
Jake is in his 8th year of teaching at EYT, and his 18th year as a member. He teaches the seniors during the production and summer terms, and teaches Devising Drama and Mime during LAMDA term. He worked on the 2015 feature film "Audax" while studying Film Production at UCLan. He has also worked for 5 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 Certificate of Higher Education in Film Production from UCLan, and a teaching certificate with Distinction from the London Academy (LTCP).
Intermediates & Seniors
Colleen is a former student at EYT who went on to study Acting at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow, including a semester abroad at the Paris Conservatoire. All told, she has been involved with EYT for more than 15 years.
In the summer of 2018, she took her one-woman show "Bottled Up" to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and has since performed it in several other places including the Camden Fringe and the Eden Project Arts Festival.
She holds a BA in Acting and a teaching certificate with distinction from the London Academy (LTCP).
Intermediates & Seniors
Jennifer is an artist and facilitator from South Africa. She studied her BA in Fine Art at Central Saint Martins in London, graduating in 2012; and her MA in Dramatic Writing at Drama Centre London at Central Saint Martins, graduating in 2017. Jennifer has been working with an international assortment of community and youth theatre groups since 2014. She specialises in facilitating the devising, writing, staging and documentation of original works with a focus on interdisciplinary performance practices.