Theatre Making & Directing

Double Double Act – Made in China

DOUBLE DOUBLE ACT  – ASSOCIATE ARTIST Unicorn Theatre and Made in China – 20 June – 9 July 2017 THIS TOWN AIN’T BIG ENOUGH FOR THE FOUR OF US. By Christopher Brett Bailey, Tim Cowbury and Jessica Latowicki Are children and adults sometimes the same? What does adulthood really mean? And what kind of things do we […]

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LANDMINES, Oval House

Director The Bridge Company  Sept ’16-May ’17 “Urgent and Intelligent.’ The Stage – 4* https://www.thestage.co.uk/reviews/2017/landmines-review-at-ovalhouse-london/  Working with playwright Phil Davies (Firebird, Hampstead Theatre) and The Bridge Company on developing a piece of new writing ‘Landmines’ towards a three-week run performed at Brighton Festival and Oval House in June 2017. Landmines Writer: Phil Davies Director: Emma Higham Set and […]

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We Need to Talk about Britain

Schools Tour – Sidcup, 2016 Working with Rose Bruford MA Actors and Actor/Musicians to create a verbatim piece with local young people exploring London’s Housing Crisis.  It’s the music you like. It’s the food you eat. It’s the words you speak. It’s the place you call home.   Citizenship, conflict, community, immigration – it can […]

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Rise

Old Vic Theatre Associate Director – May -August 2016 http://www.oldvictheatre.com/oldvicnewvoices/community/the-old-vic-community-company/rise-2/ ‘There is only one world. Our world. And together, if we put our hearts and heads together. We can keep it safe.’ Two strangers meet on a bench. Louise has arrived in one of the most vibrant cities on the planet discovering all it has […]

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The Happiness Project

Summerhall, August 2015 and The Roundhouse, November 2015. For the past two years, I have been working with Tashi Gore on a performance piece exploring the notion of happiness with young people and a range of academics. It has recently enjoyed a completely sold out two week run at the Roundhouse, Camden. Are we looking for […]

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Centenary of a Teenager

Centenary of a teenager August 2014 – Roundhouse Working with Tashi Gore from Glas(s) Performance (http://glassperformance.co.uk/main/), SDNA (http://www.sdna.tv/) and Pascal Bideau (http://pascalbideau.com/) exploring 100 years of teenagers towards a performance on Friday 8th August at the Roundhouse. 1945-2045 It will always be now. It will always be the best it has ever been. It will […]

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When I think about the Universe I laugh for no reason

IT’S A BIG WORLD OUT THERE Created by the company, Ellen Edwin-Scott and Emma Higham https://www.unicorntheatre.com/whatson/71/when-i-think-about-the-universe-i-laugh-for-no-reason 28th August – 30th August 2014 – Unicorn Theatre Meet Hal. Hal wants to describe himself to you. As best he can. So that you really understand. But he’s only got an hour and there are so many ways […]

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Islington Community Theatre/Company 3

October ’13 – July 2014 Associate Director Associate Director with ICT for a year as the company went into a new period of development. ICT creates innovative, exciting, original theatre by and with young people from one of London’s most challenging, unequal and diverse boroughs. They aim to create new work that surpasses what is commonly expected […]

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Glastonbury Festival 2013

Working as Support Artist to David Rosenberg in the creation of an installation and series of experiences for the Bloc9 field at Glastonbury Festival. First in 2011 and then again in 2013, working on a week long rehearsal process at the Roundhouse with 18-25 year olds towards an installation and walkabout performance.       […]

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Journeys

Associate Artist, Magic Me – Sept – Dec ’16 Working with filmmaker Chuck Blue Lowry (http://www.chuckbluelowry.com/about), two primary schools, Bromley by Bow Arts Centre and Fern St Settlement towards an intergenerational theatre/film installation for production at Oxford House in December 2016.

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The Roundhouse March – June 2011 Associate Artist working with the director David Rosenberg, to create a series of pieces to be performed by a group of 18-25 year old performers from the Roundhouse. The final pieces were performed in the Block 9 field during the Glastonbury Festival.

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Three Tiny Seeds

I received Arts Council funding for a research and development period exploring a new piece of theatre for young audiences entitled Three Tiny Seeds, an adaptation of the myth of Persephone and the Underworld. With a day of R&D at Battersea Arts Centre and a week in September 2011 at the Unicorn Theatre as part […]

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MythCon 2016

Unicorn Theatre, Play in a Week – 2016 Working with 8-10 year olds on a five day devising project as part of Unicorn’s Greek Season. The final piece was all set at Mythcon – a Greek Myth Convention in the style of Comic Con.  But their lesser-known Greek characters are relegated to the backroom of the […]

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#oneyoungsummer

#ONEYOUNGSUMMER    Research and Development 2014   The day was twenty-four hours long, but it seemed longer. There’s no hurry, for there’s nowhere to go and nothing to buy…and no money to buy it with Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird   Literature has often taken its inspiration from the long summers of adolescence, when […]

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When I Think About The Universe I Laugh For No Reason

October ’12 – August ’13 Working with the Unicorn Young Company towards a short scratch performance in the Clore Studio. A devised piece which explored the group’s (10-18 years old) ideas about space, the universe and existentialism. Working on another short round of R&D into this piece with a small group in August 2013.

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