DIRECTOR & PRODUCER
With over 12 years working in sales and marketing at a senior level in the Technology and IT industries in The City of London, Darren one day had enough of the rat race and decided to follow his passion, after several years of photography as a hobby he decided to make a go of it as a total career change! The rest is history...
In the last 5 years Darren has been very lucky to have worked with BAFTA, The Olivier Awards, Society Of London Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, AKA, Broadway Cares, Lynda La Plante Productions, Gay Times Magazine, Broadway World, Dewynters, WICKED UK, Royal Theatre Haymarket, WhatsOnStage, Boys In The Band, Tom O’Connell Productions, ATG (Ambassadors Theatre Group), Kenny Wax Productions, Donmar Warehouse, Jamie Hendry Productions, The London Palladium, Playful Productions, EMG, Jamie Lloyd Productions, Birmingham Stage Company, Bill Kenwright, Joe Public Marketing, Kinky Boots, Let It Be Live, The Royal Albert Hall, Selladoor, The Hippodrome Casino, Donmar Warehouse, The Royal Festival Hall, Jo Allan PR, St James Theatre, Julian Stoneman Associates, MADTrust, Collabro, Audra McDonald, Tituss Burgess, Michael Ball, Jeremy Jordan, Matthew Morrison, Bernadette Peters and Kristin Chenoweth to name but a few.
Samuel studied at the University of Winchester in Contemporary Performance.
Recent directing credits include; Old Fools (Southwark Playhouse) Blues In The Night - 30th Anniversary (London Hippodrome), Into The Woods (Salisbury Playhouse). Samuel was resident director/ producer at The Stage Door in Southampton where he directed such shows as American idiot, Dogfight and Rent to name a few.
Samuel’s associate producing credits; Party of One (Edinburgh Fringe) and Divallusion (Edinburgh Fringe). Both starring singer impressionist Christina Bianco.
He has extensively worked in the field of magic for almost 7 years. In 2016 Samuel joined the company of the smash hit magic show Impossible, working with some of the greatest magicians in the world. With over 150 performances including a UK tour, London (Noël Coward), Beirut, Dubai, Singapore and most recently Araneta Arena in Manila. He also recently appeared on Britain’s Got Talent 2018 working with magician Maddox Dixon.
Samuel is now the general manager for Club 11 London. His previous concerts are; Carrie Hope Fletcher and Megan Hilty.
Sarah-Jane Price trained firstly achieving a degree in Musical Theatre and then progressed onto a Post Graduate Diploma at The Royal Academy of Music. She has worked professionally as a performer and session singer for years before finding a passion for casting.
Working for a variety of companies as firstly a runner and then a casting assistant and full casting director her work includes; Putting it Together (Belfast Lyric), Hello Again (The Hope Theatre), The Barricade Boys (Alternate casts and tours), The Adding Machine (Finborough Theatre) Vanara (Workshop) and consecutive years working with Guildford Fringe Theatre Company.
She has been working as casting director and consultant at The Bush Theatre on their summer season firstly casting a retrospective of work from critically acclaimed playwright Nassim Soleimanpour. This retrospective included four plays Nassim, Cook, Blank and White Rabbit, Red Rabbit and Sarah-Jane cast actors such as Dominic West, Meera Syal, Denise Gough and Paterson Joseph amongst others.
Also at The Bush she cast Hijabi Monologues part of an international project focusing on the real-life experiences of both local and international Muslim women. Directed by Milli Bhatia, it included existing monologues penned for this international project by women including original writer Sahar Ullah and three new works from members of the Bush Theatre’s immediate community totalling 9 UK premieres.
Working with Club 11 Sarah-Jane has worked on projects with Carrie Hope Fletcher and Megan Hilty amongst others. She also works with Candid Casting on commercials and feature films.
Valued friends and partners of Club 11 London we wish to offer our continued thanks and support to are Jillian George-Lewis, The Hippodrome Casino, Cadogan Hall, Alex Parker, Ray Rackham, TheatAccounts, Jack Maple, Brian Zeilinger, WhatsOnStage, TodayTix, Rebecca Pitt, Paul Smith, Apex Accoustics, Tom O'Connell, Dan Looney, Anne & Stephen Bell.