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The Company

Colleen McClure – Artistic Director

Colleen McClure, founder and company member of West End Productions, earned dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Drama and Music, with honors, from London University. She has over thirty years of experience in professional theatre, film and theatre education. Colleen is a member of British Actors Equity and Screen Actors Guild and eligible for the Actor’s Equity Association. She has directed and produced numerous productions and films in England and the United States, and has also performed extensively in London’s West End, the United Kingdom and stages across America.

 

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Jessica Osbourne – Company Member

Jessica trained at Italia Conti Academy of Performing Arts, London and is a member of British Actors Equity and Screen Actors Guild. She has performed in several roles for West End Productions, including Shirley in Shirley Valentine, Rita in Educating Rita, Angela in Abigail’s Party, and is presently in rehearsals for role of Mag in Da.

Directing credits include: British Andy (TV Sitcom Pilot), Cinderella -a British Pantomime (NHCC), Mothers and Sons| Hedda Gabler | Love Loss and What I Wore (Aux Dog Theatre), Policy (Web series Pilot), Trekking for God (Short) and numerous theatre show trailers for Aux Dog Theatre and West End Productions.

 

 Tim Crofton – Company Member

Tim Crofton has twenty-five years of teaching and professional theatre experience, working as an actor, director, designer, producer, technician and pyrotechnician. As a performer in Albuquerque, Tim’s recent appearances include: She Stoops To Conquer, Abigail’s Party and The Effect with West End
Productions, Kolenkhov in The Adobe’s You Can’t Take It With You,
Sydney in The Vortex’s Absurd Person Singular and Don Pedro in Much Ado About Nothing at Aux Dog.

Tim has directed many plays around the world, including the first two productions of  Smoking With Lulu, that toured Canada and The US and was eventually produced in London’s West End; and Chinese Lanterns a Gala performance in celebration of the opening of The United World College of Changshu, in the presence of Queen Noor of Jordan.Tim taught International Baccalaureate (IB) Theatre for sixteen years at Pearson College United World College in Canada, United World College-USA, New Mexico and most recently at the newest United World College in Changshu, China. Tim is English by birth and is also a Canadian and proud new American citizen. His undergraduate degrees in Theatre and Education, are from The University of Victoria, Canada; and his graduate degree in Educational Leadership is from New Mexico Highlands University. Tim’s particular passions in Theatre include using drama as a teaching methodology and working with young
adults to create new work that gives voice to their thoughts and
feelings in their world and communities.