Jonathan is a drama practitioner from the UK; he graduated from the University of Exeter receiving a Drama BA (Hons) and has an extensive range of experience in acting, physical theatre, and psychophysical actor training techniques. Following his study Jonathan has continually assisted with the development of youth talent through Theatre in Education (T.I.E), working with the Deven Youth Theatre Company in schools in the South West, as well as spending a year in an upper school academy assisting students with G.C.S.E drama exam preparation. He further developed his teaching skills during his participation on the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme where he taught in eight separate elementary and junior high institutions in Japan, and directed students for the annual National Japan English Speech Competition. Throughout Jonathan’s career he has performed at the Eton Farrer Theatre, the Exeter Northcott Theatre, had numerous writings performed in the Exeter Bike Shed Theatre, and continued to explore the development of experimental interculturally inspired actor training techniques in self directed and produced productions. Prior to joining Starlit Voice Jonathan also worked behind the scenes as an assistant for the art department for various television productions.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Lasagne and Mochi (not necessarily together)
Cats or Dogs or Both
Both cats and dogs.
Would you like to go to space?
Possibly, if so perhaps Jupiter.
Have you ever eaten a raw chilli?
Yes, yes I have.
Do you believe in aliens?
Yes, but probably in the form of microscopic lifeforms, and or a kind of algae or slime.
Have you ever broken a bone?
No, just fractured… so I don’t think that really counts.
Favorite character played on stage/screen
For now… Magnus Bane.
Character you would like to play on stage/screen
Oberon from Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
What is your speciality?
Physical Theatre and Psychophysical Actor Training.
Are you good at chess?
Do you now, or have you ever owned/ridden a motorcycle?
Does a moped count?
Favorite place in Hong Kong.
So far… the Peak.
Favorite place in your home country.
The south-west, especially counties Devon and Cornwall.
What can you never go without?
What is your special talent?
Being able to make a surprisingly loud clicking sound with my tongue.