Meet the Team

Photos courtesy of Sture Nordhagen Gjermundsen (sturenordhagen.com)

Lexie Baker

Lexie is a triple threat, who started her carrier as a child dancing commercially for Disney for four years. Before her time at Lecoq Lexie Studied musical theater at Lindenwood University and Classical theater at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA). She has performed with companies such as Saint Louis Shakespeare in the US and is currently working with several International theatre companies: Co. KUMZITZ, Lo’Co théâtre and Shift Shape on shows for the 2023 season.

Pierre Moullier

Prior to studying at Jaques Lecoq, Pierre had been working as an actor from a young age in London, performing in Cries from the Heart (Royal Court Theatre 2007), The Jumper Factory (The Young Vic 2019) and The Grand Duke of Florence (The Globe 2017). He trained in Taekwondo for 9 years and has had numerous TV roles including Oi Pussy BBC 2019. 

Florian Wiedenbach

Born and raised in Mexico, with Swiss and Peruvian parents, Flo worked as an actor in Mexico City on The Wise Women by Molière, A Stroll in the Air by Eugene Ionesco and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. They are fluent in four languages, a musician and a photographer. Before their two years at Lecoq, they also trained as an actor at Guildhall in London and Fontainebleau School of Acting in France. When they are not working with Akimbo, Flo likes to concentrate on and practice their photography. Don’t hesitate to contact them if you want beautiful new headshots!

Halvor Schultz

Halvor starred as a child actor in Norway, playing in various TV shows and the main role of Ola in the feature film Beatles in 2014. He also had 6 years experience with Sandvika Youth Theatre. Before joining the Akimbo team at the Jaques Lecoq school in France he completed one year of service in the Norwegian Navy. Besides focusing on Akimbo, he working as a director for a student comedy show premiering in January 2022.

Jonathan Ben-Shaul

Before going to Lecoq with the rest of the AKIMBO team, Jonathan studied English Literature at Cambridge University. He then began working in theatre as a movement director and a director, completing two international tours, one across the east coast of the U.S. and the other to the cellar of the National Theatre of Iceland. Since graduating from Lecoq, he made a dance-documentary film about Soviet modernist architecture in Kharkhiv, Ukraine and helps run an annual lantern parade in the town of Tonnerre in Burgundy. When he was younger, he was a juggler and a magician with the National Youth Circus and he holds a certificate in fight choreography from BASSC.

Rosanna Mallinson

Rosanna was a writer, actor and theatre maker with immersive theatre company ImmerCity in London before going to Jaques Lecoq. ImmerCity was set up in 2012 and made over 20 immersive shows for unique locations, from the clock tower in St Pancras to more traditional places like Opera Holland Park, Wilton’s Music Hall, or Gaiety Theatre Dublin.


Owen Bleach

Before founding Akimbo at Jaques Lecoq, East 15 graduate Owen worked as a theatre practitioner in the UK. He has ten years acting experience making both immersive, site-specific and traditional theatre, including feature film Strangers Within (2014) and his own touring show, The Imaginauts