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T H E T E A M

Anna McKelvie

Founder/Artistic Director

Anna trained as an actor at Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts. Whilst training, she took part in the Carlton Hobbs competition and co founded Anthroɐlay Theatre. She had the pleasure of producing and acting in their debut show ‘IS THAT ALL THERE IS?’. Anna also writes and performs spoken word poetry, most recently exploring mental wellbeing and identity during lockdown. Her work has been published by SLAMinutes, Beardance Theatre & Lucy Writers. She looks forward to integrating the two disciplines across various mediums.

Rosie Sharp

Founder/Executive Director

Whilst training at Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, Rosie met Anna and co founded Anthroɐlay. Since then she has been an actor, writer and producer on projects. She has worked with multiple theatres on a range of work including being The Bread & Roses Emerging producer 2020 – 2021. Her passion for entrepreneurial ventures has seen Rosie work with a range of start-ups in business development and growth. She wishes to continue balancing her love of business and The Arts, exploring how they work alongside one another.


Jack Cassel-Gerard

Creative Director

Our resident digital whiz, Jack brings a keen eye to the Anthroɐlay team and focuses his interests on visual storytelling and communication.

Having worked for various design agencies, his experience stretches over branding, architecture, interiors and product design.

T H E B O A R D

Arun Bassi

Arun is a trained actor having studied on the BA Acting course at Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts. Having graduated, he has gone on to work in Film, TV and Theatre. Most recently finishing a production of 'History Boys'. Keen to explore genuine human roles regardless of stereotype, Arun is thriving to bring out a diverse range of stories that truly reflect all the different qualities that make people individuals.

Max Elias Fricker

Max is a BA acting graduate from Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts. During his training, he took part in the Carlton Hobbs competition and was invited to attend workshops with the RSC. In his third year, Max was scouted for his first credit ‘Pigeons’ which received five-star reviews and sold out performances as part of Camden Fringe Festival. Also a Director for Anthroɐlay, he prides himself in his discipline with text and hopes to bring his passion and rigour to the table.

Isaac Rowan

Isaac trained in acting on the three-year course at Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, where he met his fellow board members and graduated in 2019. Since graduating Isaac has worked on a number of fringe and short film projects including Anthroɐlay's production of ‘IS THAT ALL THERE IS?' which enjoyed a sold-out run as part of The Clapham Fringe Festival at The Bread & Roses Theatre in 2019.