September 28, 2019

While I was in Edinburgh working my socks off for Theatre Re I was also dreaming up a series of workshops for Animikii theatre's Autumn season and here it is! 5 workshops that dive into each corner of our process and that aims to empower the individual artist with a pr...

August 29, 2019

I had a beautiful time in Edinburgh this summer with BIRTH by Theatre Re. Two years  in the making, constantly testing the material, changing, sharing, changing again and now finally we have let it loose upon the world and what a response we had. The piece seems to rea...

January 20, 2018

The first week of the year I was situated in the middle of the Forest of Dean with Edens Cave on our fourth meeting as a company and as time has moved on so has the feeling within the studio as we dedicate the majority of our time to training and exploration. I felt th...

December 15, 2017

I write this dressed as a large rat wearing a black Elvis outfit staring into a mirror surrounded by the wigs and costumes of our Dame. The usual sensation occurs when faced with complete absurdity and 400 screaming children - It’s so weird that it must right.  I’m in...

October 22, 2017

With the change in season came a change in work, the long term project of Origins came to an end and new beginnings with Emilie Hetland commenced. 'Revolutionary', an autobiographical theatre project about Alexandra Kollontai, a Feminist Communist radical who's work re...

September 30, 2017

I had a delightful week in North Wales on the edge of the Snowdonia national park shooting a documentary drama. It's been fascinating researching and imagining life in 17th century Britain, living through the civil war, gunpowder plots, the thirty Years War and then dy...

September 14, 2017

This weekend myself and Henry Mcgrath will be diving back into the studio to continue our work, a days workshop in Forest Hill to share our discoveries from the summer in Edinburgh and to continue our practice as a company. Our last workshop in Forest hill was a beauti...

August 30, 2017

After finishing Edinburgh Fringe with Animikii Theatre I'm very much looking forward to working on a new short film written by Clive Robert Watson. Strangely this piece deals with the tensions and chemistry between Brothers, having just come from a deep immersion in th...

August 25, 2017

Today we finished Edinburgh Fringe and I'm delighted to say that Voice Mag awarded us Pick of the Fringe!

Notes from my train journey home post ED:

Edinburgh Fringe has the amazing ability to inspire and numb the senses almost in the same day. As I walked into town each...

August 2, 2017

My journey to Edinburgh has been via ultrasounds, blood tests, a sleepless night in Charing cross hospital and finally a lovely long train journey to this beautiful city. A month ago I came down with glandular fever while performing another show, The Bacchae in Oxford....

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