Raw Talent Youth Theatre

Meet the team

Phil Hyde - Writer Director

Phil is a former member of Raw Talent who joined when he was 12 and stuck around unttil he was 18! Phil began working with the company on a full time basis in 2006 after graduating from De Montfort University with a 2:1 BA (Hons) degree in Drama.

Phil has the ability to build an instant rapour with young people and helps them to devise new work which is then scripted by himself and Sami.

Sami Cornick - Writer and Musical Director

Sami began working for Raw Talent in 2009 after graduating from Wolverhampton University with a First Class BA (HONS) Drama degree. Sami has a passion for comedy and is the Raw Talent’s musical director.

Sami is highly regarded in her as a vocal coach as well as being a talented singer songwriter and multi instrumentalist. Sami specialises in using music to teach, develop and engage with people of all ages and capabilities.