Theatre credits Include Dagestan (Penned In The Margins), The Elephant Man (South East Asia Tour), One Man Two Guvnors (National Theatre). His film & TV credits include Jungle Book: Origins, Urban Hymn, Arthur & Merlin, Clash of the Titans, Descent 2, Silent Witness and Law & Order UK.
Theatre credits include The Playboy of the Western World (Southwark Playhouse), The Provoked Wife (GoPeople), Gibraltar (Arcola Studio), The Tempest (Watermill, Newbury), While the Sun Shines (Lion and the Unicorn), This Year It Will Be Different (Theatre 503), Head/Heart (Box of Tricks Tour/Theatre 503), Lidless (Trafalgar Studios), One Night in November (Coventry Belgrade), The Theatre Ep (High Tide/Latitude), Lulu (Gate Theatre), Judgement Day (Almeida). Her television credits include Call The Midwife, Holby City, The Last Station; and for film, Magpie.
Jim grew up in Hull and trained at Rose Bruford. Theatre credits includes Dancing Through The Shadows (Hull Truck Theatre), Hurling Rubble At The Moon (Park Theatre), Death At Dawn (Cloud Nine/Linskill Centre), Solid Air (Theatre Royal Plymouth), What You Will (Shakespeare's Globe), Harvest (Greenwich Theatre), Happy Hour (Hull Truck Theatre/Bench Marks). His television credits include New Blood; Doctors; and for film, The Pact and Gone.
Theatre credits include Pitcairn (The Globe Theatre / Out Of Joint / CFT), Pioneer and After the Rainfall (Curious Directive), 59 Minutes To Save Christmas (Sheffield Theatres / Barbican / Slung Low), The Trial (Watford Palace Theatre), The Truth Teller (The King’s Head), Lincoln Road (Eastern Angles). His television credits include Birds of a Feather, Catherine Tate’s Nan and River. His film credits include Survivor and Second Coming.
Ella trained at LAMDA and recently made her professional stage debut in Herons (Lyric Hammersmith).
Theatre includes: Creditors (Young Vic); The Absence of War, The Seagull and Earthquakes In London (Headlong); The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd (Orange Tree); Tonight at 8.30 (English Touring Theatre); ‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore (Cheek by Jowl); Foxfinder (Finborough); As You Like It (Manchester Royal Exchange); The Seven Year Itch (Salisbury Playhouse); The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (Liverpool Everyman & Chichester Festival); Romeo & Juliet (RSC); Luther (National Theatre); Man & Superman, Don Juan, Galileo’s Daughter (Peter Hall Company); The Hypochondriac (Almeida); Uncle Vanya and Twelfth Night (Donmar Warehouse); title roles in Coriolanus and Macbeth (Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory) and The Promise (Tricycle). Film credits include: Mercenaries, Another Life and Until Death. Television credits include: The Coroner, Foyle’s War, Einstein and Eddington, Tchaikovsky, Egypt and Judge John Deed.
Theatre credits include Stinkfoot and The Manuel Oracle (The Yard), Starlore For Beginners (Theatre 503), Fracture/Two Fish (HighTide), Stepping Out (Salisbury Playhouse), Don Juan Comes Back From The War (Finborough Theatre), The Kitchen and The Cherry Orchard (National Theatre), Fen (Finborough Theatre/NT Studio), Yes Prime Minister (Gielgud Theatre), Scrabble (DryWrite/Latitude), I Caught Crabs In Walberswick (Eastern Angles/High Tide/UK Tour), The Hothouse (National Theatre), Sleeve Notes, (The Apathists/Theatre 503) and The Most Humane Way To Kill A Lobster (Young Vic/Theatre 503). Her television credits include Eastenders, Doctors, The Bill, Dream Team, A Touch of Frost, Judge John Deed, Family Affairs, Second Sight, and 50 Ways To Kill Your Lover. Her film credits include Women & Children and Enigma.
Russell trained at Ecole Jacques Lecoq and on the 2010 Lincoln Center Theater Directors' Lab. His work as a director includes Kiss of the Earth (Concert Theatre, 25 venue UK tour), The Shroud by Siddartha Bose (Rich Mix / Norfolk and Norwich Festival), Game of Life by Rose Lewenstein (The Yard), Emo by Tom Wainwright (ATC/Bristol Old Vic Young Company, Young Vic). In 2011 he was a staff director at the National Theatre. He has assisted directors including Simon McBurney, Bijan Sheibani and Tom Morris. He was a runner up of the 2009 JMK award for young directors. Outside of his theatre work, Russell has 7 years experience as a software developer writing web and mobile applications for a number of highly successful technology startups. He was a senior developer at Spektrix, a leading cloud-based box office management software for the arts, and does freelance consultancy for Patients Know Best, the world’s fully patient-controlled online medical records system.
Rose’s plays include: Now This Is Not The End (Arcola Theatre), Game of Life (The Yard Theatre), Only Human (Theatre 503), Entries on Love (Rich Mix) and Ain’t No Law Against Fish ’n’ Chips (Royal Court Young Writers Festival). Her latest play Psychoslut was featured in the Women@RADA series. Rose has been a member of the Royal Court’s Supergroup and Young Writers Programme.
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Benjamin is a stage and production manager based in London. He recently worked as a Stage Manager on the West End & Broadway run of The Gruffalo (Tall Stories) as well as it’s World tour. He has also worked with Tall Stories on The Snow Dragon at The St. James Theatre.Other Stage Management roles include Macbeth (Barbican R&D), Around The World in 80 Days and Walking the Tightrope (Arcola Theatre).
His production management credits include Macbeth (Omnibus), Take Me With You UK tour (Starving Artists) and Production Management Apprentice abroad Celebrity Cruises.
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Mila trained at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth and Wimbledon School of Art. Her designs include: Queen of the Nile (Hull Truck) Dogs Barking (RADA), Parallax, The Door Never Closes, All the Little Things We Crushed (Almeida), The Only Way is Chelsea’s (Root Theatre/ York Theatre Royal), Stepping off the Edge of the World (Clean Break), Soapbox (Talawa), Love, Bombs and Apples (Arcola), Snakes and Ladders (Rolemop / Plenty), A Progress, Game of Life (The Yard), The Rite of Spring / Romeo and Juliet (Concert Theatre), Pub Quiz (New Writing North), The Juniper Tree (Goat and Monkey), King Macbeth (Reveal), Gills around the Green (Eastern Angles), Ghost Town (Limbik), Jelly Bean Jack (Little Angel) and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (NT Education).
As Costume Designer: Macbeth, Twelfth Night (NT Discover), Tombstone Tales and Boothill Ballads (Arcola), Jason and the Argonauts (BAC and tour), St George and the Dragon (Touring) and Unfolding Andersen (Theatre-rites).
Benjamin is a Brighton-based video artist and analogue animator experimenting within traditional methods. These include hand-drawn animations, film photography, low-gauge cine-film and early video. As well as theatrical and live collaborations Benjamin also creates music videos, short films and promotional content.
Jennifer trained at East15 and is an actor and movement director. Movement direction includes Why theWhales Came (Danyah Miller & Wizard Presents); Debris (Southwark Playhouse/Openworks Theatre); Silent Planet (Finborough);Macbeth (SamWanamaker Playhouse); Pericles(Berwaldhallen); Subterranean Sepoys (New Diorama). Jennifer was the assistant movement director on the Paines Plough Roundabout season 2014 (Fringe First winners), and is an associate artist with OpenWorks Theatre.Theatre includes And Now:TheWorld! (Openworks Theatre/Derby Theatre); Scenes from an Execution (National Theatre); Thérèse Raquin (Bath Theatre Royal); Death and the Maiden (West End); Humbug, Flathampton (Royal & Derngate;winner of Argus Angel for Artistic Excellence at Brighton Festival 2013);Macbeth (SamWanamaker Playhouse); SonnetWalks (Shakespeare’s Globe); Soon Until Forever, Red Shoes (Theatre503); Amphibians, The Drawing Play (Offstage Theatre); The Crunch (Look Left Look Right); Fixer (Ovalhouse);Moshing (Arcola); All That is Solid Melts Into Air (National Theatre/Tangled Feet).
Henry Garner has spent the last eight years working in the field of big data analytics. For four years he was director and chief technologist of his own medium-sized business providing marketing advice to multinational companies and government organisations based on crunching large quantities of user website data.He’s currently a freelance consultant and has recently published a book on data science and machine learning.His background is in fine art however, and he also helps artists realise their creative visions with technology.He's done so in locations as diverse as the Tate Britain,Great Eastern Hotel and the Cicely Saunders Institute, most recently collaborating with Potential Difference on Still by The Future is Unwritten (Ovalhouse).
Katharine Williams is a lighting designer for live performance. She works in the UK and internationally. Her designs have been seen in China, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Canada, the USA, Mexico, Ireland, Holland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Armenia, Romania, Russia and the Czech Republic. As a filmmaker, she is currently collaborating with Clare Duffy on Extreme Light North.
Katharine is lead artist on the Love Letters to the Home Office project which campaigns using art, words and theatre to stop the means-tested tiering of Human Rights that is currently in place in the UK for international families. She is the founder of the Crew for Calais initiative, which gives creative industry professionals the opportunity to use their skills in the refugee camps in northern France.