Our Team



Diane Leverett. Co-director.

Diane has taught adults with learning disabilities since 1997, specialising in dance, drama, prop-making and sport. She has directed over 40 shows in schools, colleges and day centres. She co-founded QQF in 2014. She also teaches at a specialist college in Haringey. Diane is a qualified Special Needs British Gymnastics Trampoline Coach and Rebound Therapist.


Joe Murphy. Co-director.

Joe has worked with adults and children with learning disabilities since 1992, mainly as a teacher, specialising in drama and music and directing over 30 shows including King Lear at the Shaw Theatre with Jack Tizard School. As a teenager Joe was a member of Sheffield Youth Theatre. Joe also teaches at a SEN school in Sheffield, co-runs the Blang record label which he founded in 2005 and is the leader of the band Sergeant Buzfuz. In 2014 Joe co-founded QQF. He is currently working towards the RSC Teaching Shakespeare Certificate. In his spare time Joe sleeps.