THE LOST & FOUND ORCHESTRA
CAST & CREATIVE TEAM
DIRECTOR Luke Cresswell
Luke is a self-taught percussionist from Brighton. His session work as a drummer and rhythm programmer includes Beats International, Bette Midler, Elvis Costello and Bryan Ferry. After working for several years as a street musician and performer, he first created STOMP in 1991. He has directed, with Steve McNicholas, several award-winning commercials and short films. He received an Oscar nomination for the film BROOMS, an Emmy nomination for STOMP OUT LOUD and co-directed the award winning Imax movie, PULSE. He has also received a special achievement award from the Chicago Human Rhythm Project. Luke performs and conducts with The Lost and Found Orchestra.
DIRECTOR Steve McNicholas
Steve, from Yorkshire, has worked as an actor/singer/musician/writer with various theatrical and musical groups, starting out with the Bradford Theatre Group in 1973. Through the eighties he worked with Cliff Hanger, Covent Garden Community Theatre and Pookiesnackenburger. Despite also being an original member of the accapella group, the Flying Pickets and a final appearance in Mr Bean, Steve no longer performs. He shares directorial credits with Luke Cresswell on STOMP-based films and commercials and The Lost and Found Orchestra. With Luke, he composed the soundtrack to the Showtime movie, RIOT, and shares the Oscar and Emmy nominations for his work on BROOMS and STOMP OUT LOUD and co directed the award winning IMAX movie, PULSE and Wild Ocean 3D.