CREATIVES

CAMILLA GÜRTLER

Artistic Director /

Festival Director

Camilla Gürtler is a Danish director who trained at Drama Centre London. Camilla is the Emerging Creative at the h Club London 2019-20.

She also trained on StoneCrabs Theatre’s Young Directors’ Programme 2013-14 and runs the Actors Alive Youth Theatre at Omnibus Theatre for which she has received the Jack Petchy Leadership award. She was recently awarded a Judges Commendation in Directing for Kinder K at The National Student Drama Festival 2018.

 

Directing credits include:

I Run (Vault Festival), Endless Second (Theatre503), Beyond the Blue (Camden People's Theatre/Theatre Royal Stratford East), Kinder K (The National Student Drama Festival/Bunker Theatre),Mydidae (Wimbledon College of Arts), When Mr. Excavator Came and Ate All the Trees, The Monkeys and Hamster-Beavers Had a Battle (Omnibus Theatre), The Nightingale and the Rose(Etcetera), An Incident at the Border (The Albany). 

CHARLOTTE BROWN

Company Stage Manager /

Assistant Festival Coordinator

Charlotte Brown is a  recent graduate of The University of Greenwich, Charlotte has worked mainly as an Assistant Director and Stage Manager.

 

Recent productions include: LEMONS, LEMONS, LEMONS (Barons Court Theatre), I RUN (Vault Festival), HEAD-ROT HOLIDAY (Will Maynard), BRIDE OF WANKENSTIEN (Nadia P) and OPEN (Will Maynard) at The Vaults Festival, all as the joint role of SM and AD. Charlotte has also Designed lighting for LAUNDRY and SOUTH AFREAKINS at The Space.

NIALL MCKEEVER

Designer

Niall McKeever is a graduate from Theatre Design at Wimbledon College of Art and an emerging London designer who has worked as a sculptor on HBO’s Emmy Award Winning Game of Thronesfor the last three years. 

Niall's recent design work includes: Little Shop of Horrors (The Pleasance), I Run (Vault Festival), Drama Centre’s final year productions of Heronsby Simon Stephens, The Stripby Phyllis Nagy’, Mary Barnesby David Edgar and Some Voices byJoe Penhall. Last year he worked in the Art Department on the latest Peter Strickland film INFABRIC.Niall is now Production Design assistant at the National Theatre where he is associate designer alongside Rae Smith on Brian Friel’s Translations. 

SARAH CARTON

Composer

Sarah Carton is a recent graduate from Drama at The University of East Anglia. She’s a theatre maker, musician, composer and founder of emerging gig-theatre company, Rose Eye Productions. She was recently awarded the Oberon Books New Play Award and the Camden People’s Theatre Award for her solo gig-theatre production, Hatch, at the National Student Drama Festival 2018. Sarah is also an associate artist at Roundhouse.

Composition and Musical Directing credits include:

Superman (Camden People's Theatre), I Run (Vault Festival), Endless Second (Theatre503), Hatch (Camden People's Theatre), The Play About Calais(Norwich Arts Centre) The Cherry Orchard(The University of East Anglia), The Storm(The University of East Anglia), The Fruits of Enlightenment(The University of East Anglia)

HAROLD ADDO

Teddy - Beyond the Blue 

Gabriel Akuwudike

GABRIEL AKUWUDIKE

He - Kinder K

Gabriel Akuwudike

MAX KEEBLE

Dad - I Run

Camilla Gurtler

HELENA MCCOLL

Owl - Beyond the Blue

Gabriel Akuwudike

JESSICA WEBBER

She - Kinder K

Jessica Webber
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WAYNE WILSON

Teddy - Beyond the Blue

ANYEBE GODWIN

Teddy - Beyond the Blue

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FAY SUMMERFIELD

Tiger - Beyond the Blue

Jessica Webber

MADELEINE GRAY

W- Endless Second

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THEO TOKSVIG-STEWART

M - Endless Second

Monkey - Beyond the Blue

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JOJO FAUCHIER

Designer

BEN PEARSON

Composer

Jojo Fauchier is a London born designer recently graduated from Performance Design and Practice at Central Saint Martins. She creates costume and set pieces for theatre and has experience in both traditional and experimental approaches to theatre practice. The main focus of her work is what she calls "Narrative Design", wherein the design elements are key tools in telling the story. Her practice is firmly grounded in the notion that we go "see" the theatre and thus there needs to be strong visuals to support the text. Previous collaborations include work with Drama Centre London, Rambert School of Dance and Sadler's Wells.

Ben Pearson is a composer writing music for Theatre, Film and Dance. His music blends electronics with live instruments and his scores are always unique to the projects he's involved in.  Recent projects include work at Drama Centre London with Director Jonathon Humphreys and Transitions Dance Company's 2016 tour. His film work includes assisting composers Rob Lane and Daniel Mulhern. He studied at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance where he received the doctorates’ prize for excellence in Composition. For more information and to hear recent work visit: 

 

www.benjaminpearson.me

CHARLOTTE WINSTONE

Producer

Based in London, Charlotte is a Freelance Theatre Producer specialising in new writing and theatre with and for young people that focus on the politics of our time.

Charlotte studied at Goldsmiths, University of London graduating in Drama and Theatre Arts.

Current collaborations include: Associate Producer – Spun Glass Theatre, Producer – Page One Theatre, Associate Producer – Gruff Theatre, Producer – Cut The Cord.

Previous productions include: 6 Degrees – Writers Avenue, Smother (UK Tour 2017) – 201 Dance

Company / Patrick Collier Production Company, Stick Man (UK Tour 2016, International Tour 2017) –

Scamp Theatre, and The Albany Theatre.

KRISTOFER GRØNSKAG

Writer - Kinder K

Kristofer Blindheim Grønskag (b. 1984) is a Norwegian playwright and university teacher. He made his writing debut in 2009 with The Beloved, and has since written several plays, both for children and adults. His plays have been translated to ten languages and Kristofer has won and been nominated for several awards for his work. In 2012 The Beloved won the Amsterdam Fringe Bronze Award, and he was longlisted for the Deutscher Kindertheaterpreiz in 2016 for Satellites in the Night Sky. Other plays include: Counting to Zero, Hubris and The Sound and the Fury. Kristofer has been playwright in residence at the Norwegian Centre for New Playwriting and also the Norwegian representative at the European Writers’ Lab.

www.kristofergronskag.wordpress.com

LINE MØRKEBY

Writer - I Run

Line Mørkeby is a renowned Danish playwright. After studying theatre and performance at the University of Copenhagen for four years, she went to the Dramatics programme at Aarhus Theatre, where she finished in 2008. The same year, the Royal Danish Theatre performed her debut piece Musicalto great success. Her work includes 5ex P O C, Lykkebjørn, Hair On It and Skam based on the Norwegian hit TV series.

Line Mørkeby is one of Denmark’s most groundbreaking and unfiltered playwrights. With her fine balance between the tragic and comic, she has written for a variety of big and small theatres around Denmark and has received several awards for her talent and performances.

Line has just been nominated for the Playwright of the Year Award at the Reumert Awards with I Run, which is the Danish equivalent of the Olivier Awards.

KIM DAMBÆK

Translator

Kim Dambæk is a translator and stage director who has worked extensively for national, regional and private theatres throughout Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Great Britain.

His work includes award winning translations of plays by leading Nordic playwrights such as Jon Fosse, P. O. Enquist, Astrid Saalbach, Line Knutzon, Thor Bjørn Krebs, Peter Asmussen and Line Mørkeby for, amongst others, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, BBC TV, Royal Shakespeare Company, Young Vic, London, Rough Magic Theatre in Dublin as well as BAM Majestic Theatre, New York.

Kim graduated from the Drama Centre Directing Course in 1980.

THEO TOKSVIG-STEWART

Writer - Endless Second

Theo Toksvig-Stewart is an English-Danish writer who trained as an actor at the Drama Centre London.

This production with Cut the Cord is Theo’s first fully produced work.

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