We are a family team of two sisters who work together to bring exciting and energising work to a place we love and care about.

We work with creatives in a way that shows respect, equality and compassion -and is joyous and engaging for everyone involved.

Lyrici Team

Keely / Augustus

Keely Augustus is the Co-Artistic Director of Lyrici Arts.

Keely has a MDrama Degree in Drama and Theatre Studies with a specialism in directing for the stage, and a Masters in Creative Producing for live and theatrical events. Keely has a passion for artist development, often working with actors, musicians and creatives to build careers, open access to venues and increase performance opportunities. She is an advocate of arts inclusion provision.

Clara / Augustus

Clara is the Co-Artistic Director of Lyrici Arts.

She has had an interest in the arts from an early age, performing in many schools productions which led her to take educational qualifications including Drama and Theatre Studies. She has previously spent 10 years working in the community in libraries, and is passionate about making the arts open for everybody to experience creativity. She believes in promoting confidence and learning via the arts.

Anthony / Ekundayo Lennon

Anthony is an Associate Director at Lyrici Arts.

With over 36 years of experience, he has worked as an actor, director, assistant and co-director, resident director, educator, public speaker and workshop leader for a vast array of organisations with drama/theatre making as a major tool for self - development.

Alison / Lewis

Alison Lewis is the company photographer for Lyrici Arts.

With over 15 years perfecting her craft in professional studios and out on location, Alison has built a strong and trusted reputation in Medway, working with many different age groups and genres. Alison has captured most of the Lyrici Arts website imagery from Lyrici events between 2016-19.

Rory / Alderson

Rory is the Production Manager at Lyrici Arts.

He has over 15 years of experience and a specialism in live events. He works with Lyrici Arts within the areas of production, audio, lighting and AV.

Antonia / Baker

Antonia is the Social Media Manager at Lyrici Arts.

Responsible for strategy and engagement she manages social media content, reports on analytics and assists with project marketing campaigns.

Francesca / Baker

Francesca is the Communications and PR Manager at Lyrici Arts.

She possesses a skill for creativity, communication and connection. Her role within Lyrici Arts includes journalism, copywriting, content writing, organisational marketing campaigns and PR.

Luci / Napleton

Luci is the Creative Producer at Lyrici Arts.

Luci Napleton is a professional and qualified dance facilitator and likes supporting & empowering people to realise their own talent and create positive pathways for personal growth. With 20+ years experience Luci has developed a vast range of dance projects, events, workshops and programmes involving dance, arts, health and wellbeing.

Advisory Board

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Vivian / Ajetunmobi

Vivian is passionate about the using power of storytelling through arts, music, and literature to transform communities and shape lives for the better.

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Katie / Blaze-Rowe

Katie is an enthusiastic individual, passionate about Medway and their community, with a background in working with young people and young adults around personal and sometimes sensitive topics such as independent living, and mental health.

Luke / Crook

Luke is a Medway based Community Musician and facilitator, specialising in Inclusion and Music Technology.

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Megan / Godfrey

Megan is a recent Drama graduate and is currently studying for her MA in Theatre Making. She is interested in installation and performance art and how the industry is shifting to a more significant online presence.

Christopher / Sacre

Christopher is a deaf British signer, artist and art facilitator who has developed accessible arts approaches over many years and is passionate about making creativity accessible visually for all regardless of background.

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Natasha / Steer

Natasha is a Creative Practitioner specialising in community engagement, health and wellbeing. She has been working in arts and health for over 10 years.

Associate Artists

David / Dykes

David is the Associate Poetry Producer at Lyrici Arts.

David Dykes is a practising poet and spoken word artist. He has been producing spoken word nights in Medway named Big Trouble and believes in supporting a wide range of poets and poetry styles and giving artists the space to develop their individual practice.

He is currently producing NOT HOME- a series of online workshops aimed at exploring the idea of collaborative creativity, specifically relating to collaboration in poetry.

Lexi / Maize

Lexi is an Associate Artist at Lyrici Arts.

Lexi Maize is a street dancer who started to dance in 1998. Lexi can teach Dancehall, Coupe decale, Ndombolo, Azonto, Afro house/ kuduro, Waacking, breakdancing, Locking, Popping, Stepping, House, Hip Hop, the art of freestyle, and Physical theatre. He is the Artistic Director of Upside Down Dance Academy.

He is currently an Associate Artist with Lyrici Arts working within our Collaborative Touring Network programme alongside Lead Artist John Pfumojena, and an ensemble of global majority performers.

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