Jake Lyons -  Artistic Director

Actor and director and founder of Stark Theatre Company, Jake has appeared regularly on TV and has performed at some of the UK's most prestigious theatres. Specializing in improvisation, Jake regularly runs courses, workshops and business skills sessions for leading UK companies.  Jake is the founder and director of LiveWired and hosts the company’s resident performances at The London Improv Theatre of which he is also the founder

Maria  Blatstein - Music & Keyboards

Maria shows her passion to play in many ways. Having been trained as a classical pianist and singer, she has extensive experience in performing free improvisation. Also, she works as an actor at Xameleon Theatre Productions and pursues an academic career in the fields of Game Theory and Artificial Intelligence. Maria is a permanent cast member at LiveWired.  

Tom Lovegrove - LIVEWIRED Cast 

In addition to eight years' experience working as a professional actor in TV, theatre and film, Tom works as a creative strategy consultant in the marketing sector. 

An original cast member of the LIVEWIRED cast, Tom extensive theatre training and engaging personality makes his on-stage antics a hit for every show

Michelle Daisley - LIVEWIRED Cast 

Actress, comedian, management consultant, Mum, Michelle's unrelenting energy is one of the pillars of any LIVEWIRED show.

Having studied acting at City Academy, and an original cast member of the troupe, Michelle is also a Partner at a leading Management Consultancy where she specialises in corporate governance. So, whether it's improvising a rhyming couplet on stage or advising executives in the board room, Michelle always brings 100% commitment.

Jason Moran - LIVEWIRED Cast 

Jason trained with The Gaiety School of Acting and the Dublin School of Acting, and has worked with a range of Dublin based theatre companies. With extensive training in improvisation, Jason is an original cast member of LiveWired

Jonathan Reid - LIVEWIRED Cast 

Jonathan has had a love of acting, performing and comedy from a young age.  As well as practising improv, Jonathan also writes plays and sketch comedy.  He is a founding member and one of the permanent LiveWired cast.

Katie Colley - LIVEWIRED Cast 

Katie, was trained by the prestigious Margaret Wood of the Mortimer Amateur Dramatics society and has experience on both the stage and screen, most notably having appeared in an episode of Midsomer Murders.

Having trained in Improvisation at City Academy, Katie is now a permanent member of the LIVEWIRED cast.

Julianna Tatelbaum - LIVEWIRED Cast

After four years performing in the student theatre world at Connecticut College and NYU, Julianna made the move to London in 2012. Having trained acting and improv at City Academy. Julianna joined LIVEWIRED in June 2017 and is now a permanent LIVEWIRED cast member.