SAMUEL COUSINS
MUSICAL DIRECTOR OF ACTUALLY

Samuel began his musical career whilst studying drama at the University of Winchester. After his first semester he took over leadership of the music theatre choir which reached a membership peak of 120 singers. As part of the Student Union’s performing arts society he was the musical director of Jekyll and Hyde and Peter Pan amongst others. Also whilst at the university he founded the chamber orchestra, barbershop group and mixed close harmony group.

On leaving Winchester Samuel joined the Brentwood Operatic Society for Guys and Dolls, following this he played Robert in Sondheim’s Company, and another Robert in The Drowsy Chaperone! He was then musical director and director for various cabaret shows featuring songs from a wide variety of Broadway and west end musicals. Samuel finished his time at Brentwood Operatic as MD and Director of The World Goes ’Round.

Samuel became the musical director of Actually in July 2016.




DIRECTORS & BOARD
ACTUALLY CIC


ALAN BASER
CHAIRMAN






CHRIS JESSOP, DIRECTOR & PRODUCER

CHRIS TIPPETT, DIRECTOR & MEMBERS' REP.

PHILIP DAVIES, DIRECTOR & MEMBERS' REP.

Production:    Chris Jessop & Tom Kohler
Marketing & Social Media:    Chris Tippett
IT: Ian Groves

Lighting & Sounds:    SREntertainment
Box Office:    Brian Gannon
Front of House:    Jaqui Maschera
Graphic Design:    Martin Lowe

Officers of the Chorus

Chairman:    Alan Baser

Directors:
Chris Jessop, Chris Tippett, Philip Davies

Company Secretary:    Chris Cage
Financial Officer:    Ricky Horscraft
Membership Secretary:    Ian Scott
Human Resources:    Philip Davies 

Music Team

Musical Director:    Samuel Cousins
Piano:  Simon Gray  
Keyboards:    Colin Blanchflower
Trombone:    Mike Young