Our team

Nicole May

Nicole producer, dramaturg, director and Writer. A graduate from Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts with a BA (Hons) Music, Theatre and Entertainment Management. Nicole is a trustee at The Royal Exchange Theatre and a member of the UpRisingGM Advisory Board, Associate Producer and Dramaturg at the theatre company Fio and founder of the online spoken word channel AndWhat TV.
Her work studied by students as part of a National Poetry Competition across Germany as an initiative with `British Council and Haus für Poesie. She was one of twelve poets commissioned from BBC and Forward Arts Foundation to write the North West Poem for National Poetry Day 2018. Nicole has performed, taught and been dramaturge both nationally and internationally, as part of Young Identity and as a solo performer and practitioner. As part of Young Identity Nicole has worked and performed with writers such as Amiri Baraka, Saul Williams and Roger Robinson

Isaiah Hull

Isaiah Hull is a noir writer from Old Trafford,
exploring and challenging the extremities of self with image,
word and soul whether on page or stage.

Al Conteh

Al Conteh is a Filmaker, Animator, Dancer and Poet.

Reece Williams

Reece Williams is a graduate with a 2:1 BA (Hons) in Music, Theatre and Entertainment Management at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA). Reece is passionate about youth engagement, cultural policy and race relations in addition to peer mentoring and the advocacy of active citizenship through the arts. He is a Trustee at Contact (The Manchester Young Peoples’ Theatre Trust), an organisation dedicated to the engagement of young people through the arts, serving on the Artistic Evaluation Group. Reece also works at Manchester’s UNESCO City of Literature as the Engagement Manager.