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"As the creator of Instinctual Acting, I'm so proud to list the following people as being a huge part of our ever growing success story and to have the very best of talent in their own particular fields of expertise and knowhow to work with benefits our Actors and Actresses in a way they will never forget. This class of 2022 is our greatest strength to date."

Michael Duvall


Eloise has been working for IA for just over a year and deals with all of the bookings for each workshop whilst also doing some of the general admin duties!

Eloise is an actress who has been with IA for four years. After graduating from The Poor School in 2015, she wanted to carry on her training and learn more about the business.Through word of mouth she heard about IA and has been with us ever since.

Mary had worked professionally as an actress for many years "treading the boards" in and around London.  Then eventually had the great pleasure of running The Alternative Drama School which had previously inspired her to seek an acting career.  

She is now happy to be involved in iA and enjoying the many successes and achievements of present and future Actors.

Dan is a multi award winning Film director known for his dynamic and thought provoking style. He comes from a professional dance background and uses his physical knowledge to help tell stories in innovative ways using a selection of powerful cinematic tools. Dan has directed features films, short films and numerous dance films, music videos, commercials and concept films. In the world of Movies Dan is known for 'Thats Just Me' starring Pixie Lott, 'Hubris' starring Andrew Koji, 'Becoming Everything' starring Steve Leeds and 'The Book of Laws' feature film. In the world of movement Dan is known for EGO, Northern Ballet, The Burning Building, The Royal Ballet, KIN, Northern ballet. In the world of commercials Dan has directed spots for Pimms, volvo, Kylie cosmetics (Kylie Jenner and Harris Scott), Blackberry, Bon Prix, Freemans and other blue chip brands.

In the world of Music Dan has worked with Pixie Lott on her yet to be released Music & Mahalia at the V&A

on a music film.

Marie has worked as a professional actress, singer and dancer for many years. Performing internationally and on live TV with many world renowned artists  including supporting Rihanna on her UK tour. Marie choreographs TV commercials and live performances. As an actress she has featured in numerous commercials, various soaps and been cast as the lead in both feature and short films. Marie has also worked as a casting assistant for numerous years across the country whilst also casting her own projects and teaching all levels and ages. Marie is the co founder/ director of The Audition House Studios which has had the privilege of hosting Instinctual Acting for a number of years.  Marie and Dan are also co founders of House Of Create Films, a full service production company working with established and emerging writers & directors to help bring their ideas from paper to screen. With a multitude of feature films, short films and commercials on their slate.

Dan and Marie have both worked extensively in front and behind the camera and thoroughly enjoy working with the IA actors. They look forward to many more years of creativity to come!

Marie McGonigle -  Actress | Singer | Dancer | Choreographer

+44(0)7969 323 528   www.mariemcgonigle.co.uk

Jaime Sebe has been capturing portraits, commercial projects, and lifestyle photography for more than three years, seeking to tell an artistic tale through his work. Greatly inspired by the concepts displayed through work such as Tim Walker, or Lindsay Adler, seeks to keep improving his portfolio commercially.

From a moody futuristic look to a warm nostalgic and retro fashion, he endeavors to embrace a variety through his videos and photographs, and is ready to practice until perfection.

Liam is a young Director and Editor with strong ties to the music, corporate and commercial world. During the pandemic he launched a production company called Klaxon Creative and now has his aims set on branching into the world of drama through working with Instinctual Acting.

His enthusiasm and easy-going demeanour allow actors to feel comfortable on-set and give their best performance when the cameras are rolling.


Alex has always loved creating images, first with a pencil or brush then with a camera. After learning to edit and tell stories through moving images it became obvious what he should do for a living. He started working on film sets then moved to production & post production.  

Alex is a huge people person and currently enjoying creating video content for various clients "The productions are always different and I find the combination of problem solving & creative autonomy to be very rewarding."When he is not working, you may find Alex travelling around or spending his hard earned money on making various films.

Josh is an award-winning cinematographer and creative director with his work screened and published around the world. In 2018 he was nominated for the Emerging Cinematographer Award by the British Society of Cinematographers. His portfolio comprises of work with a diverse range of clients including, Benefit Cosmetics, Wagamama, Grey Goose, Diesel clothing, The Ivy Restaurant and Parkinson's UK.

James has always had a passion for cinema but it was not until later in life that he decided to pursue a career in filmmaking and work towards becoming a Cinematographer. James previously trained as a Civil Engineer and then worked as a Project Manager, he then left this world and has since been working on sets in various roles and shooting a mixture of his own personal projects with a focus on narrative work.

Simon's interest in photography was piqued in 1995, after visiting Dubai.  It grew as a hobby, until 1999 when he left engineering to study photography full time.  After that he worked as a freelance photographer, and taught black and white photography evening classes. After several years he was offered a position in motor sport engineering, where he has worked since, and allows him to combine his twin passions of photography and motor sport. In that time he has continued to photograph, mostly for pleasure, but prior to the pandemic, had started taking on professional photography work again.

Since she was a little girl Frankie has enjoyed playing with makeup.  Aged 11 she starter experimenting with prosthetic makeup, creating small wounds.  Around this time she also started wearing full face gothic makeup and recently Shironuri, which is a Japanese substyle of gothic, involving heavy white face paint.

In 2019 started working Saturdays at IA in makeup.  Last year she attended a course at Pinewood Studios in prosthetic makeups, specializing in burns, and has had one to one training with professional makeup artist Kate Griffiths. She is currently taking her GCSEs, including Dance, Art, and Biology.

Alex is an actor, accent coach, and writer. He trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, and specialises in accents foreign to the British Isles. As well as coaching individuals, Alex works as resident coach for productions in the West End, Shakespeare's Globe, and a range of other theatres in the U.K.

Fiona Kingwill is a director who graduated from the University of York with First Class Honours in Writing, Directing & Performance - who specialises in new writing and form breaking work. Fiona co-founded Minerva Productions Ltd, of which she is Co-Artistic Director. With Minerva, Fiona has directed Waking Beauty at the Dublin International Gay Theatre Festival and The Ovalhouse in London, FOODIE at The Hope Theatre and Sacrament at Theatre Upstairs (Dublin), The Bunker and VAULT Festival. Fiona's work as a freelance director has seen her work with Theatre503 (In Motion) VAULT Festival (Madame Bovary's Communist After-Party) and The Arcola (World Without Work as part of Dare to Dream). She collaborated with Hartshorn-Hook on The Great Gatsby and The Wolf of Wall Street she has also worked with York Shakespeare Project on their production of Twelfth Night at York Theatre Royal. With Company of Angels on Heading to Higher Ground, where she assisted Sophie Lifschutz, also at York Theatre Royal, and with Actors of Dionysus on their UK tour of Antigone.