Who are Missing Link?
Missing Link encapsulates the beauty of queer rebellion. We speak of untold legacies, combining dance theatre with spoken word and live music. Amid the regimentation of heteronormativity, we are the voices for queer freedom.
We are the missing link.
Meet the Team
Olga Hlouskova (She/They)
Olga is an emerging artist born in the Czech Republic. She is currently studying Masters in Touring Theatre at the University of Worcester.
Her recent theatre credits include:
Charlotte in Wasted (Worcester Theatres, 2023), Chorus in Antigone (Worcester Theatres, 2022), Clay in CTRL DEL (Worcester Theatres, 2022), Dancer/Model in The Rising Fashion Show (The Granary Worcester, 2022), Dolly/Whore in Brief Encounter (Birmingham MAC, 2022), Lost Boy in Peter Panto (Loco Show Co., 2021), Choir in University of Worcester Carol Service (Worcester Cathedral, 2021)
Her recent backstage credits include:
Deputy Stage Manager for Samphire (Worcester Theatres, 2023), Assistant Director in Innocent Creatures (Worcester Theatremakers, 2023), Assistant Director in Brief Encounter (Birmingham MAC, 2022)
Aadil Din (He/Him)
Aadil is currently training in his 3rd year for his Masters in Touring Theatre at University of Worcester.
His theatre credits include:
Dad/Choreographer in Our House the Musical (Loco Show Co, 2023), L'appel du Vide (University of Worcester, 2023), Owen in To the Streets! (Birmingham Hippodrome & China Plate Theatre, 2022), Taking Flight (Highly Sprung Theatre Company, 2022), Choreographer & Understudy Dwayne in 9 to 5 the Musical (Loco Show Co, 2022), Stanley/Movement Director in Brief Encounter (Birmingham MAC, 2022), Rishi/Liz in Iceberg (Holly Jolly Sauce at Huntingdon Hall, 2022), The Rising Fashion Show (The Granary Worcester, 2022), Choreographer in Peter Panto (Loco Show Co, 2021), Refuge (Tour to Secondary Schools, 2021), Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes Curtain Raiser (Birmingham Hippodrome, 2020), Summer in Southside (The Arcadian, Birmingham Hippodrome, 2019), Nibbles in West Side Story (Birmingham Hippodrome, 2019).
TV Credits: Dancing in Flames (Mini Productions, 2023).
Aadil would like to thank his friends and housemates for their continuous love and support.
Instagram: @aadilcreative / @_dinnn
Lin Perne (They/Them)
Lin is a performer and artist from Slovenia, currently attending University of Worcester as a 3rd year student of Masters in Touring Theatre.
Their recent theatre, TV and singing credits include:
Theatre credits: DSM for Antigone (Worcester Theatres, 2022), Dancer/Model in The Rising Fashion Show (The Granary Worcester, 2022), Lighting Designer/Myrtle in Brief Encounter (Birmingham MAC, 2022), Palindrome in Robin Hood the panto (Loco Show Co., 2022), Joe in 9 to 5 the Musical (Loco Show Co., 2022), Lost Boy/Tails in Peter Panto (Loco Show Co., 2021), Whoreatio drag performer at Saucy Pots (Worcester Theatres, 2022), Stage Manager for Our House the Musical (Loco Show Co., 2023); TV credits: Stand in for Queen of the Universe (Paramount+, 2022); Singing/Music credits: Singing gigs (Bar Mitnica, 2016), Ensemble singer for RTV Christmas Show with Marta Zore (RTV Studio Slovenia, 2016); Additional: Ali in Show of Hands (short film directed by Jamie Dean Nicholl, 2023)
Robin Cain (They/Them)
Robin is an emerging artist currently studying Touring Theatre at the University of Worcester. Their main interests include acting, movement, and poetry.
Their recent theatre credits include:
Beryl/ co movement director/ assistant stage manager in Brief Encounter (Birmingham MAC, 2022); dancer in L'appel du vide (university of worcester, 2023); Refuge (Tour to Schools, 2021), Jack Bolton in High School Musical (Rawlins Academy, 2020), Tiger lily in Wendy and Peter (Rawlins Academy, 2019), Witch in MacBeth (Rawlins Academy, 2018), Marty in Grease (Wanlip, 2019), Ensemble in Annie (Wanlip, 2018)
Freya Webb (She/Her)
Freya is a Midlands- based artist currently studying Master Touring Theatre at the University of Worcester.
Credit: Jazz Singer at the Mayor or Worcester’s Cabaret celebration (Severn Arts, 2023), Eve in Show of Hands (Short film directed by Jamie Nicholl, 2023), Prince 1 and 2 in The Grimm Brothers Spectaculathon (Spotlight Theatre Society, 2023), Choreographer for Robin Hood the Pantomime (Loco Show Co. 2022), Dame Polly Portaloo in Robin Hood the Pantomime ( Loco Show Co. 2022), Hugh Hefner in Purgatory (Holly Jolly Saucy at Huntington Hall, 2022), Dancer/ Model (Rising Fashion Show, 2022), Stand in for Queens of the Universe (Paramount +, 2022), Hermione/ Sound Designer/ Music team (Birmingham MAC, 2022), Violet in 9 to 5 the Musical (Loco Show Co. 2022), Loco Show Co. Choir at University of Worcester Christmas Service (Worcester Cathedral, 2021,2022), Robin/ Lost Boy in Peter Panto (Loco Show Co. 2021), Woke the Student in Snow White the Pantomime (Loco Show Co. 2021) Assistant Director for Hairspray the Musical (Alderbrook School and Sixth Form, 2019).
Contact: @freyawebb_creative on Instagram
Mathew Cartwright (He/Him)
Matt is an emerging actor and creative currently studying Touring Theatre at Worcester University.
Theatre Credits: Actor in Crediton Youth Theatre - The Circus of Secrets (2013, Crediton Arts Centre), Gold Rush (2014, Crediton Arts Centre), Operation Belinda (2015, Crediton Arts Centre), The Cruise (2016, Crediton Arts Centre), Hopping Mad (2017, Crediton Arts Centre / Newcombes Meadow)
Actor in Queen Elizabeth’s School Musicals - Titanic: The Musical (2018, QES Hall), Return to the Forbidden Planet (2019 QES Hall), Chicago (2020, QES Hall)
Actor in Brown Paper Bag - Henry V (2016, Crediton Town Square), Fearless Jack (2020, Crediton Town Square)
Actor in Brief Encounter (2022, University of Worcester / Birmingham MAC)
Actor in Spotlight Theatre Society’s The Hellmaid (2022, University of Worcester)
Jamie Shaw (He/Him)
Jamie is an emerging actor and dramaturg with specialism in clowning, expressionism, political and total theatre.
His recent credits include:
Tony Elliot - Billy Elliot (Wolverhampton Grand Theatre, 2018). The Iron Giant - The Iron Giant (King Edward VI College, 2019). Captain Hook - Peter Panto (University of Worcester, 2021). Alec Harvey - Brief Encounter (Birmingham MAC, 2022).
Contact: @J.Shaw07x on Instagram
Charlotte Jeffreys-Hall (She/Her)
Charlotte is an aspiring actor, with a particular interest in voice acting and motion capture.
Her recent credits include:
Pindarus (Julius Caesar, Shakespeare for Schools Festival, 2013), Backstage Crew & Makeup (School of Rock, John Masefield High School, 2018), Backstage Crew & Makeup (The Sound of Music, John Masefield High School, 2019), Stage Manager & Makeup (The Addams Family, John Masefield High School, 2020), Phil (DNA, Dennis Kelly, John Masefield High School, 2020)
Contact: @visayenne on Instagram
Corinne Leigh-Hewitson (She/Her)
Corinne is a third year student studying a masters in touring theatre at the University of Worcester, an emerging creator and espresso martini enthusiast.
Her theatre credits include:
Laura- Brief Encounter (University of Worcester at Edward Elgar performance space and Birmingham MAC), Ensemble – Female Fandango (University of Worcester at Edward Elgar Performance Space, May 10th 2021), Becca/Mrs.Perne – Sex but it’s Shitty (University of Worcester at University of Worcester Community Performance Space, April 26th 2021),
, Josie – The Skriker (independent piece, at Balcarras Performance Space, April 2nd 2019), Ensemble – Sister Act (Theatre Studio Cheltenham, at the Playhouse Theatre, April 5th - 7th 2018), Alaura – City of Angels (Balcarras Theatre Company, Balcarras Performance Space, December 13th -15th 2018)
Leo Pawlin (He/Him) (He/They)
Leo is a performer, drag host and digital artist, with significant interest in queer performance art, studying 3rd year in Mtheatre at Worcester University.
Live theatre: Guardian of the Lamp Actor in Night Light Arts Festival (2023), Ensemble/Steven/Soldier/Costume/Marketing in Brief Encounter (Birmingham MAC, 2022), Refuge (Tour to Schools, 2021),
Short film: Alex in Show of Hands short film written and dir. Jamie Dean Nicholl (2023), Actor in short film ? written and dir. Jamie Dean Nicholl (2023), Actor/Marketing in The Quest to Find a Sexualy Active Young Adult in a University Hall short film written and dir. Jamie Dean Nicholl (2021).
TV: Stand in Queen of the Universe (Paramount, 2022), Extra for Gwaith Cartref (S4C, 2016), Born to Kill (Channel 4, 2016).
Additional: Drag Host Bee-Dee Essem (The Hangar, 2023-Present), Freelance artist at Leopawlinart (2018-present), Makeup artist/director/marketer for Lana Del Gay drag queen (2022-present), Host/editor and creator of Calm and Caffeinated podcast (2021).
Contact at: Leopawlinart@Instagram
Ryan Brunt (He/Him)
Ryan is an upcoming artist based in Worcestershire currently studying on the Mtheatre course at the University of Worcester. He also teaches guitar part time and is part of White Raven Films film company.
His recent credits include:
Little Shop of Horrors – Orin (Baxter College 2016) Singing in the rain – Cosmo Brown (Teenage Stage Galway 2017) School of Rock the Musical – Dewey Finn (Baxter College 2018) Legally blonde the Musical – Callahan (Baxter college 2019) Legally blonde the Musical – Warner (Teenage Stage Galway 2019) Ward 101 – Performer (University of Worcester 2020) A Vampire story – Mint (University of Worcester 2021) Beyond the Rainbow – Sound (White Raven Films 2022) The Tree Rings – Guitarist and Singer (Strange futures at Malvern cube and University of Worcester 2023) Slow cooked stories – Live Chef and performer (Strange futures at The Hive Birmingham 2023) Axel Falcon – Sound and Actor (White Raven Films 2023) Darkly Took the Light – Sound (White Raven Films 2023)
Ryan is also an experienced musician, having performed live at: The River Rooms – Stourbridge, Hopfest music festival – Bewdley, Sunflower Lounge – Birmingham, Baxter college – Kidderminster, The Bear and Wolf – Kidderminster.
Grace Livermore (She/Her)
Grace is a West Midlands performer who is studying a Masters in Touring Theatre at Worcester University.
Below is her most recent credits in acting.
A Mouthful of Birds by Caryl Churchill and David Lan – Ensemble (Kidderminster College November 2018), Road by Jim Cartwright - Carol (Kidderminster College May 2019), Above and Beyond by Robert Scott - Rummage (Worcester University Radio Play May 2021), Out Of The Bag - Ensemble (Worcester University November 2021), The Hellmaid - The Queen (Worcester University May 2022), Brief Encounter – Actor (Worcester University/ Birmingham MAC 2022), Queens Of The Universe – Stand In (Paramount + 2022), Immersive Simulation - Actor Patient Sarah Blunt (Worcester University July 2022), Simulated Court Case Actor - Claimant Juliet Smith (Worcester University March 2023)
Contact: @grace_creative88 on Instagram