Actor | Wellbeing Mentor
A dedicated and passionate for LGBT+ advocacy, Anthony worked closely with Manchester Pride, Queer Up North and the LGF on various projects and hosting live events and festivals, including the much lauded Big Weekend Pride events over a number of years. In 2017, Anthony co-produced the National LGBT Awards, single handy attaining access to The Duke of Cambridge in securing him as the winner of the LGBT+ Ally of the Year Award. A once popular DJ and club promoter within the LGBT+ community, Anthony went on to promote award winning and culturally lauded award winning club nights ‘Rebel Rebel’ (London) and Off The Hook! (Manchester). Deciding to turn his hand to teaching, mentoring and coaching talent, Anthony spent 5 years as a Senior Acting Practitioner at the aforementioned Manchester School Of Acting, guiding and mentoring the careers and well being of almost 400+ actors, working in-house at MSA in casting and pastoral care/career industry advisor, as well as as a Youth Mentor, Guest Speaker and Engagement Officer in schools all over the North West. Currently practicing Actor Mentoring and Coaching at First Take School of Acting, and representing some of the finest young acting talent in the North West and beyond, in the past year alone Anthony has recently just chaired & anchored various Q&A events in and across Manchester focusing on mental health and well-being, namely the book launch for ‘Me, Myself & Bi-Polar Brenda’ in conjunction with MIND and Bipolar UK, and the premiere for the film ‘Lead Belly’, focusing on PTSD and street homeless charities. An avid expert & raconteur on pop culture, TV, style, mens well-being and mental health, weight training/gym obsessions and body issues, male masculinity and gender stereotypes within modern society, conspiracy and extra terrestrial/UFO theories, LGBT+ causes and issues and global travel ( as well as an obsessive dog lover, him being the proud Dad of a three year old high maintenance Yorkshire Terrier ‘Monty Lagnaja’), Anthony is soon to be seen hosting the podcast for Jokepit.com‘s ‘PROJECT GREY BOOK’ on Youtube and as part of the original line up for OneTribe TV’s ’THE MINDSHED’.