The Operations Team

A headshot of Cheryl May Ndione
A headshot of Holly Mccomish
A headshot of Kathryn Singlton, a white woman with curly brown hair and blue eyes. She is smiling at the camera.

Cheryl May Ndione


Holly Mccomish

Associate Producer

Kathryn Singleton

Strategic Engagement & Marketing Manager

The Exec Board

Cal-I Jonel

Cal-I Jonel is a versatile creative artist and educator with extensive experience in teaching, curriculum and pastoral leadership. With a passion for performing arts, he continued to develop his skills while teaching by writing, directing plays, and producing digital video productions for youth groups in his local community.

Simone Watson-Brown

Simone Watson-Brown is a highly skilled and experienced freelance Performance and Impact Coach, EDI consultant, creative facilitator, and Theatre Director. She has a background in Arts Leadership at an award-winning off-west end theatre and works for a number of award-winning companies.

Lakesha Arie-Angelo

Lakesha is a theatre director, playwright, dramaturg and facilitator as well as being Associate Director at Soho Theatre. Within Lakesha’s time in theatre she has worked with The National Theatre, The Royal Court, The Bush Theatre, Southwark Playhouse, Leicester Curve, Birmingham Hippodrome, Finborough Theatre and companies such as Clean Break, Deafinitely Theatre, Synergy Theatre and National Youth Theatre.

The Digital Youth Board

Our Digital Youth Board is a group of 12 young people aged 16-30 who are both advisors who shape the direction of our programmes, and ambassadors who help connect our work with more young people. The Digital Youth Board was established during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 as a way to continue our relationship with emerging artists.

Ozioma Ihesiene

Actor, Assistant Director & Drama Practitioner for Hackney Empire & National Youth Theatre.

"My style encourages audiences to empathise with the character’s journey. Not everyone has shared experiences but we all have emotions to relate to the feeling."

Teagan Imani

Actor and Writer whose work has been performed at the Pleasance Theatre, Camden People's Theatre, and most recently, a sell-out show at Soho Theatre.

Naomi joined PMD in 2020 and is thrilled to be back for her second year as a part of the Digital Youth Board.

Joy Adeogun

Actor & Writer.

Layla joined the Digital Youth Board in mid 2020, seeing it as an opportunity to spend her lockdown creatively! Since then she has made creative connections on the board and gained experience in other fields of the industry.

Jeremy Acheampong

Jeremy is an actor and writer.

"Purple Moon Drama motivates me to push forward and chase my dreams and also enables me to help others in the same way""

Jordan Bangura

"My name is Jordan Bangura and I am an actor and also open to different creative avenues."

Jordan joined the Board in 2021 and has comes to numerous theatre trips and has Directed for our Black History Month Scratch Night.

Maria Stoianov

Director, Film Maker and Writer.

Past credits include: Assistant Director: After the End (Theatre Royal Stratford East), Typical Girls (CleanBreak/ Sheffield Theatres); Director: Voices from Prison (Clean Break), Writer: Mask (Fully Focused X Netflix), Rewind (Purple Moon Drama), History on the Road (Cockpit Theatre), .

Jade-Marie Joseph

Recent graduate from ArtsEd MA Acting with an interest in film making.

Recent credits include:

‘Honeypot’ at The Other Palace Theatre

and 'BBC Three Fresh'

Emma Nwachuku


"I am a born and bred Londoner with a passion for creative writing. When I’m not working I can be found writing short stories or poems on my phone a notebook or my hand if creativity strikes. My ultimate goal is to diversify the Tv, Theatre and Film industries".

Mike Aina


"A theatre going, music loving, football frantic, hailing from north london. As a member of the Maktub Arts company I have been able to stretch myself as a creative over the last four years. My aim is to create a shift and revolutionise theatre.

Nicole Abraham

Actor and writer.

Most recently, she participated as a writer for Team Angelica's LIT project, which will be launched at the Bush Theatre on 15th May, directed by Rikki Beadle-Blair.

She has played leading roles in theatre and TV.

She has also worked as a drama teacher and facilitator in London.

Yasmine Dankwah

Spoken Word Poet, Playwright and Performer

Yasmine is a British-Ghanaian who hopes to subvert the rule ‘show don’t tell’ by exploring and platforming the individuals and narratives of those who are often used ‘for show’ within the media.

She is currently in her final year at CSSD studying Writing for Performance.

Tsipora St. Clair Knights

Multidisciplinary artist (dancer/writer/filmmaker/producer/facilitator) whose work is rooted in exploring the complexities of identity through movement, film & spoken word.

Since graduating in 2021 she has worked with Rising Arts Agency in Bristol, Theatre Peckham, In Place of War, The Old Vic & NDT Broadgate.



















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