Quite Good Theatre are a newly formed UK based theatre and live events company, specialising in musical theatre, cabaret and production shows.
Our productions to date include RENT, Electric Dreams and Jason Robert Brown's Songs for a New World, alongside a number of one-off concerts and events.
Founded in 2022 by Kai Wright and Liam Holmes, Quite Good Theatre aims to make theatre accessible to as wide an audience as possible, focusing our attention on adding quality, creative edge and value to areas within the industry which are often underserved or poorly catered to.
Kai trained in Production Arts at South Essex College and has gone on to gain extensive professional experience in a multitude of roles within theatre and the arts, including venue and programme management, technical design and operation, and directing and producing as both an in-house resident and as an independent freelancer.
During his career in the theatre industry, Kai has worked at a number of world-class venues in the West End and beyond, including Shakespeare's Globe, the Shaw Theatre, the Mercury Theatre, the Novello Theatre and Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
His credits as a Director include productions of The Wedding Singer, Rock of Ages, and Songs for a New World. As a producer, he has worked closely with industry stars including Alex Sawyer (Hamilton, The End of the F***ing World), Ben Tyler (Book of Mormon, Les Miserables), Ellie Skye (Kinky Boots, Les Miserables), and James Hameed (Be More Chill, Fiddler on the Roof).
Kai is the Founder and Co-Director of Quite Good Theatre, with whom he has produced a variety of theatrical productions across the UK. He has also worked as an Assistant Director with New Town Films at Three Mills Studios (London), as Venue Manager at Colchester Arts Centre and, alongside his work at Quite Good Theatre, is co-founder and former Operations Manager of The Musical Theatre Centre.
Liam trained at Cardiff University where he gained a Bachelor of Music degree, with Honours, specialising in composition, orchestration and the virtuoso pianist in popular music. Since then, he has had a wide-ranging career as a live and studio musician, in the UK and internationally, across a wide range of genres, working as a Musical Director, Pianist and Orchestrator/Arranger.
Credits include Rock of Ages (UK & Irish Tour), Myüt and Sweet (MSC Cruises), Beauty and the Beast (Central Theatre Chatham, Jordan Productions), Someone Like You: The Adele Songbook (UK Tour and Canada), Bohemian Rhapsody (UK Tour, Spirit Productions) Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Sunderland Empire, UK Productions) The Magic of Motown (UK Tour), Soul Legends (UK Tour), Essence of Ireland (UK Tour), American Anthems (UK Tour & South Africa) and Butlins (Skegness).
He has also worked for artists and bands including Fish, The Drifters, Lonely Robot, Touchstone, Sonia, and Jaki Graham. Liam has arranged, performed and recorded music with a wide list of award-winning stars of stage and screen including Rachel Tucker (Wicked, Come From Away, The Last Ship), Kerry Ellis (Wicked, We Will Rock You), John Owen Jones (Les Miserables, Phantom Of The Opera), Gareth Gates (Pop Idol), Jai McDowall (Britain’s Got Talent winner), Tony winner Lorna Luft (Guys & Dolls, Grease 2), Tony and Grammy winner Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple, Harriet), The D-Day Darlings (Britain’s Got Talent finalists) and Hugh Maynard (Miss Saigon, Lion King).
Eleanore is a passionate actor, vocalist, producer and director with a BA Hons in Creative Performance (Acting).
To date, Eleanore has performed in various professional productions, and credits include: Woman 2 in ‘Songs for a New World’, Hamlet in ‘Hamlet in Pieces’ (Dixon Studio) and Sylvia Plath in the devised production of ‘Becoming Esther’ at Brighton Fringe Festival. She has also trained with Scott Williams (The Impulse Company) in The Meisner Technique.
She is Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Blown Fuse Theatre, a multidisciplinary theatre company that creates new performance possibilities by exploring the combination of storytelling, theatre and technology. With Blown Fuse, Eleanore played the role of 'Bernadette' in Blown Fuse's production of 'Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons' by Sam Steiner, which performed in Southend and London. After co-devising the piece that came to be known as 'TAPE', she portrayed 'Right' in the regional tour, playing in London, Essex and at The Warren Venue at Brighton Fringe Festival.
Alongside her development of theatre projects, her work also involves facilitating arts and culture in the community, and she is a Non-Executive Director and regular collaborator of Elevator Arts CIC, a community company that delivers transformative and life-enhancing arts projects for children and young people. She is also a vocal coach for children and young people at The Song School. Previously, Eleanore was Project Manager for the Community Programme at the Royal Opera House, overseeing the development of the Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus and the ROH Thurrock Volunteer Programme.
Eleanore is excited to work with Quite Good Theatre to develop boundary-pushing productions that showcase the crème-de-la-crème of current talent in electric, high-quality performances.
Janine has been in the accountancy profession for the last 25 years and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (FCA).
Within professional practice she works with a wide-ranging portfolio of clients, from owner managed businesses to large corporate groups, providing compliance and support services. She leads the specialist charity and not for profit team within her firm and is also part of the education team.
As an experienced public speaker and lecturer Jan frequently gives both technical and soft skill training within the team and for her clients.
Over the years Jan has gained wide experience in business advisory and internal controls reporting as well as extensive knowledge of online accounting systems.
As a true theatre lover, she is excited to be involved with Quite Good Theatre from the comfort of her desk, providing business, statutory, compliance and accounting support.