tradesecrets is a company run by Sam Bond and number of Creative Consultants. They form the basis of a Company that uses a theatrical approach to help stimulate fresh thought, effect profound change and help shed new light on the way people think and act at work.

As the brochure says, "we look at ordinary things in an extraordinary way"

They are all trained practitioners in the art of integrating what they do best instinctively with you and the needs of your business.

Sam Bond

Sam is an actor/director and having trained formerly at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School has performed in various theatres around the country and abroad for the last 13 years.

Aidan Elliott

What Aidan offers our clients is a mix of strategic thinking allied with the practical knowledge gained from years of working as a writer, facilitator and presentation skills trainer.

John Hoggarth

For the last fifteen years John has established himself as a leading communications coach. He is passionate about delivering practical & experiential training which provokes a positive change and provides a long lasting result. He has a broad base of experience having worked as an actor, director and writer in the professional theatre.

Christie Jennings

As with Sam and John, Christie's instinct for developing working practice in the corporate sector was initiated during her training at The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

Carolina Giammetta

Carolina had been working as a free lance Actress/Writer/Producer and drama practitioner since 1991. She has worked extensively as an actress in TV, Film, Theatre and Radio and has produced and written three plays, two films and a Radio play.

Jan Blake

Jan Blake’s career as a storyteller began in London 1986 with common Lore Storytellers and Musicians. In January 1987 Ben Haggerty of ‘The Company of Storytellers’ introduced her to the International Storytelling circuit, when she performed at the 2nd International Storytelling Festival at Waterman’s Arts Centre, London.

Crispin Robinson

Crispin Robinson is musician, storyteller, lecturer and workshop facilitator. In the field of music he has worked across the board.

Vito Maraula

As well as creatING his own film projects, Vito works on developing, producing and casting for films and theatre.

Melissa Rhamadan

Melisa has worked extensively within theatre and drama since her graduation from the UEA Drama Programme with a First Class Degree in 2006.