Currently dramaturg for a new piece Let Me Look At You for Starving Artists, to be presented at the Pleasance Bunker 2 during the Edinburgh Festival 2017. There will be a preview at the Wardrobe Theatre in Bristol on 26th July – check the News page
Dreadnought South West
2015 -present. I am an associate artist with Dreadnought South West, we have been developing a play called The Orchard which is part of their Rebellious Sounds project. Read my blog about the 2015 development work here . We will be extending the development to include the sound of the piece in June 2016 and there will be a showing during the Calm Down Dear Festival at the Bike Shed Theatre on Tuesday 4th October at 7pm. https://www.bikeshedtheatre.co.uk/shows/the-orchard/
2005-present. I am a member of ripple a small collective making intimate work for small spaces. We are myself, Derek Frood and David Prescott. Most recently we made an audio soundscape for a hidden Jewish cemetery on Plymouth Hoe, part of the Plymouth Art Weekender September 2016 and will be part of the Plymouth History Festival 2017. (For more information click here ) We are developing audio trails for cemeteries in Exeter and Falmouth for Autumn 2017
‘I made it to the Jewish cemetery, along with several hundred other people! Beautiful, moving audio artwork.’ Kate Sparshatt, Executive Director, Plymouth Arts Centre
Part Exchange Co
2007 – 2012 co-director of Part Exchange Co (www.partexchangeco.org.uk) a company producing large scale site specific performances and events.
- 2011 Drive in Deco transforming an inner city car park into a drive in cinema – with a difference. An Arts Council, Heritage Lottery funded event. www.hiddencity.org.uk Winner of the Vice Chancellor’s Enterprise Award 2011, University of Plymouth
- 2010 Devonport Guildhall re-opening; commissioned by Real Ideas Organisation to produce performative tours of the newly re- vamped Guildhall in Devonport.
- 2010 Downtown Dash; a series of script in hand readings that celebrated a wartime dash through the blitz. Partnering with the Theatre Royal Playwrights Forum the staged readings were performed over 2 nights in the Drum Theatre.
- 2008 Hidden City Festival; a heritage/arts festival that produced 21 new pieces of work within the city of Plymouth over one week. www.hiddencityfestival.org.uk An Arts Council and Heritage Lottery funded festival.