Callum trained at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance where he specialised in American Theatre Arts. There he played many roles including Scott in Christopher Shinn’s What Didn’t Happen; Andy and Young Man in There’s a City in my Mind and Kevin in David Mamet’s All Men are Whores. Callum also trained in Texas where he lived for a year, studying at Stephen F Austin University and performing in productions such as Georg Buchner’s Woyzeck and working on the Festival of New American Playwrights with Jack Heifner and Barbara Lebow.
Callum is a member of the award winning Cut to the chase… ensemble of actor-musicians at the Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch where his roles have included Nana, Tootles in Vicky Ireland’s Peter Pan, Jan in Oscar Wilde’s The Happy Prince; Dandini in Cinderella; Illusions in Chris Bond’s The Curious Incident of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde; Tony in John Godber’s Up ‘n’ Under and Chris in The Young Ones.
Other roles include: Chris in Waiting for Wonderland, Etcetera Theatre, Camden; Resident musician in feminist theatre company Shady Dolls; Indalecio, Inside the Earth (rehearsed reading), New Diorama Theatre. Dandini in Cinderella: The Rock 'n' Roll Pantomime at The City Varieties Music Hall Theatre, Leeds.
Callum is also a writer and has had several plays produced in full both in The US and in London. Previous works include Coffee and John, A Silent Mouth and A Life In Monochrome. Most recently Callum penned the script for a new adaptation of Cinderella at the Leicester Square Theatre running for three weeks this Christmas - produced by Blind Tiger – a company of which Callum is also a founding member and producer.
Name: Callum Hughes
Lives in: London, England
Occupation: Actor, Musician, Playwright and Producer
Unique traits: Multi-instrumentalist. US dialect coach. American Theatre specialist.
Rose Bruford College College of Theatre and Performance
Stephen F Austin State University (Nacogdoches, TX)