The Team

Iwan Lewis

Founder of StageSmart

Iwan Lewis is the Artistic Director of the Barn Theatre, Cirencester.

He trained at Guildford School of Acting. Theatre includes: Emmett in Legally Blonde in The National UK Tour, Lemar in Godspell at the Union Theatre, Private Augenti in Passion at The Donmar Warehouse, which marked his West End debut and Nick Piazza in Fame (Monte Carlo) and The Oarsman in Therese Raquin (Park Theatre).
Film credits include; Bahorel in the Acedemy Award winning Les Miserables directed by Tom Hooper.

Benn-Llewellyn Williams


Benn-Llewellyn Williams graduated from Guildford School of Acting (GSA) in Musical Theatre. GSA awarded him with a full DADA scholarship; he also won the McGrath Scholarship.

Benn has extensive knowledge of performing and has been in many shows and tours within the west end. Benn has also worked professionally around the world most recent filming in Australia.

Benn’s Directing credits include: Hairspray, High School Musical, The Home Front, Breaking News, Beauty And The Beast, Pinocchio, Witches of Eastwick, Guys and Dolls, The Wizard of Oz .

Reach Benn:

Kelly-Marie Hook

Head Of Dance

Kelly-Marie trained at Performance Preparation Academy (PPA) in Guildford as she was lucky enough to be offered 3 year Intensive Sponsorship to train for her National Diploma in Dance & Musical Theatre.

Since graduating in 2012 Kelly is currently working as a professional choreographer, performer and teacher all around the World.

Her course focused on all three major aspects of musical theatre – acting, singing and dancing. She has been trained in all the major styles of dance including jazz, lyrical jazz, ballet, hip hop, tap, street, musical theatre, commercial, doubles work, body conditioning, tumbling, modern and her personal favourite contemporary.

Choreography credits: Aladdin, Alice in Wonderland, Hairspray, Seussical The Musical, Pinocchio, Wizard Of Oz, Oklahoma!, The Full Monty, The Home Front, Wannabe Maybe, Robin Hood, Bugsy Milone, Westward Woe, A Chorus Line, Breaking News, Cabaret, Carousel, 13, High School Musical.

Reach Kelly:

Benjamin Collins

Media Director

Ben is a multidisciplinary musician, technician, videographer & artist. Alongside creating websites & promotional video content, and leading StageSmart’s multimedia projects, he works in the production team during shows to compliment the actors’ performances with immersive sound & audiovisual effects.

Recent work includes MTP’s West Side Story (promotion, sound effects), StageSmart’s The Wizard Of Oz (promotion, sound effects & media delivery), MJ-UK’s The Clockmaker’s Daughter (promotion, sound effects).