Adam Stewart

PYT Founder & Artistic Director

Before moving to the Czech Republic in 2005, Adam honed his theatre skills in London and at the Edinburgh Festival as a member of the National Youth Music Theatre. He then studied Acting and Education at Bretton Hall University in the north of England where he received a BA (hons). For over 20 years Adam has worked extensively in theatre, television, film and as a drama practitioner/educator in New York, Prague and throughout Europe. Adam holds a Post Graduate Certificate of Education and was Head of Drama at the English International School of Prague for 5 years. As well as being the Artistic Director of PYT, Adam also regularly performs as part of the Cimrman English Theatre company at Zizkovske Divadlo.

Rosie Dwelly

PYT Company Manager

After a childhood spent dancing, acting, singing and playing music, Rosie graduated with a degree in performing arts and dance studies from the University of Winchester (UK) in 2003. She went on to pursue a career in event management, spending five years organising large-scale corporate, fundraising, and faculty events for various British university institutions. She also co-founded and managed a successful, regular, live music night and PR/artist management solutions company. Since re-locating to Prague, she has been busy putting her organisational and administrative skills to good use as the General Manager of the Prague Fringe Festival and the Administrative Director of the Prague Film & Theater Center.

Liam Hallahan

PYT Acting Teacher

Liam is an Irish-American Theatremaker and Drama Facilitator. He is a graduate of Dublin Institute of Technology (B.A. Drama) and NUI Maynooth (Directing for Theatre) and received a Distinction in Drama Facilitation from Youth Theatre Ireland (ArtsTrain). He has worked with adults with learning difficulties, young people on the autism spectrum, as well as with youth theatres and schools in Ireland, France and Belgium. He has more than 5 years of acting, directing and producing experience. His experience ranges from performing in award nominated new writing (REDPILL, Prague Fringe/Dublin 2017) to producing and directing Irish premieres of classic American plays (In Arabia We'd All Be Kings, Dublin 2015).

Chelsea Steeb

PYT Acting Teacher

Educated in film production, Chelsea has been interested in directing child actors even before starting her working career. During her final year of studies, she created a short film starring French-American siblings of only four and five years of age. Since then, she has taught English as a second language to Czechs and other Europeans, as well as worked as an instructor for PYT Juniors, in-school classes and preschool workshops around Prague. She is especially interested in inclusive improvisational exercises and belongs to a local improv acting group herself, which performs twice a month.