Katherine Zachest

Katherine Zachest has extensive experience in drama education, having taught from pre-school through to further education. She currently works as an arts specialist in Early Childhood Education and for Deakin University, Melbourne.

Drama Games for Young Children

Alexis Zegerman

Alexis Zegerman is a British actress and writer.

She won a British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Mike Leigh's 2008 film Happy-Go-Lucky. Other acting credits include: the original cast of Leigh's play Two Thousand Years (National Theatre, London, 2005); Caryl Churchill's play Seven Jewish Children (Royal Court Theatre, 2009); Arnold Wesker's play Chicken Soup with Barley (Royal Court Theatre, 2011); Nicholas Wright's play Travelling Light (National Theatre, 2012); and Tom Stoppard's play Leopoldstadt (West End, 2020).

As a writer her plays include: Shout (National Theatre Connections Festival, 2024); The Fever Syndrome (Hampstead Theatre, 2022); Holy Sh!t (Kiln Theatre, London, 2018); and Lucky Seven (Hampstead Theatre, 2008).

Lucky Seven
Holy Sh!t
The Fever Syndrome

Émile Zola

Émile Zola (1840–1902) was a French writer, the most well-known practitioner of the literary school of naturalism and an important contributor to the development of theatrical naturalism.

Thérèse Raquin
Thérèse Raquin

David Zoob

David Zoob is Head of Acting at Rose Bruford College. He has worked in theatre since the mid-1980s as a performer, deviser, director and teacher. He has been Associate Director at the Royal Theatre Northampton and at Theatre Clwyd. He is Artistic Director of Sacred and Profane, a company that creates new work integrating processed live sound with dramatic narrative, and he is an Associate Artist with Chaskis Theatre. He is the author of Brecht: A Practical Handbook. (Author photo by Michael O’Reilly)

David Zoob
Brecht: A Practical Handbook