infinite jest

The team...

Steve is an actor, director and theatre maker. Steve has toured globally with some of the countries leading theatre companies. Steve is also an associate artist of fringe-first winning Lion House Theatre Company and a proud "Infinite Jester"

Theatre credits include; Macbeth / A Midsummer Night's Dream (Infinite Jest), Wilde Creatures / The Canterville Ghost (Tall Stories), The Wild Unfeeling World / Every Wild Beast (Lion House), Die Zauberflote (Poutney/ Bregenzer Festspiele), The Little Match Girl (Blind Summit/ Improbable).

Favourite Dance: Skanking
Favourite Joke: I wrote a song about a tortilla. Well actually, it’s more of a wrap.
Favourite Game: King of the Jungle!

Lisa is an actress and workshop leader originally from South Wales. Extensive experience working with children for companies such as Stagecoach and Big Foot

As a performer she has worked for The Royal National Theatre (Macbeth), National Theatre Wales (Before I leave / Mission Control / Lung Water), The Kite Runner (West End). Screen credits include Dr.Who, Requiem, Skellig, Twelfth Night and Myths of Ancient Greece.

Workshops that Lisa has lead include. Macbeth (NT), Mametz (NTW), Shakespeare For Performance (RADA Ent), Physical Theatre (Fio Theatre Company.)

My fave dance: I’m Welsh / Iranian so I love to do Persian dancing.
My fav thing to do: Swim in the sea, rain or shine!
My fav drama game: The name game, with the walk , and ball catch’s a tricky one!

Emma McLennan - an actor, puppeteer and (ah-hem) award-winning voice over artist. You might even recognise her voice from CBBC’s Love Monster (she plays Book Cub!). Her theatre credits include include MR POPPER’S PENGUINS and RAYMOND BRIGGS’ FATHER CHRISTMAS (Pins & Needles), Olivier nominated ALICE’S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND (Les Enfants Terribles), THE LOST LENDING LIBRARY and AGAINST CAPTAIN'S ORDERS (Punchdrunk), THE BFG (Bolton Octagon), Olivier Award nominated ROOM ON THE BROOM (West End & Tour) and PETER PAN (Theatre Royal Winchester). She also sometimes wears those funny suits with dots on them and does motion capture on films for Disney - normally playing some sort of little critter. When she’s not performing, Emma can be found teaching yoga, stilt walking, or facilitating adventures in schools across London.

Favourite dance: The Macarena (even better if it’s on stilts!)
Favourite joke: What do you call a spider in a suit? Business Legs!
Favourite game: Sardines! Or Grandmothers Footsteps. It’s too close to call!

Henry Everett - actor, writer, producer and Artistic Director of Infinite Jest Theatre Company. As a performer he has worked at the National Theatre (Tartuffe, Anthony and Cleopatra, Man and Superman), The Globe, The Orange Tree, Bristol Old Vic, The Citizens Theatre, and Bath Theatre Royal, to name a few.

As a writer and producer he has adapted many Shakespeare shows for younger audiences, his most recent, A Midsummer Night's Dream which garnered rav reviews. One teacher remarked "without doubt, the best theatre company I have seen at getting the best out of Shakespeare". 

His proudest Infinite Jest Theatre Company moment to date is setting up the Home Theatre Club during the covid-19 lockdown and providing wonderful wacky online workshops!

My fav dance move: The Floss
My fav joke: What did the policeman say to his tummy? You're under a vest
My fav game: Sudden over-the-top-death Grandmother's Footsteps

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