DIRECTORS
HANNAH DRAKE

DIRECTOR

Hannah is a Theatre Director, Dramaturg and Producer based in the South West of England. In 2017 she was Resident Director to the UK Tour of Jane Eyre for the National Theatre/BOV, assisting Sally Cookson.

 

Hannah trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School (2009-10) where she was awarded the Elsa Roberts Prize for Directing. She subsequently spent a year on placement at the Rondo Theatre in Bath, where she remains an Associate Director.

 

In addition to directing she has dramaturged a number of plays (Orpheus & Eurydice, Snow Maiden, The Bluebird, Lockdown, Brave Tin Soldier) and acted as Script Reader for the Tobacco Factory, Rondo Theatre and Bristol Old Vic.

http://hannahdrakedirector.com

@HannahDrakeUK

JUSTIN PALMER

PRODUCER

 

Justin trained as an actor at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama and the University of Bristol. He has worked extensively across the UK in theatre, film, TV and voiceover.

 

Stage includes: Infectious (Welded Theatre), Twelfth Night (Rondo), Three Ships (Theatre West), All’s Well That Ends Well, The Revenger’s Tragedy & Timon of Athens (all Gentleman Jack), Converging Paths (Slung Low), Fertility Objects (Butterfly Psyche), After Dark (Bike Shed), 24 Hour Plays (Theatre Royal Bath), Mapping the City (Slung Low/Hull Truck), Drive in Deco (Part Exchange), The Mourning Few (Miniaturists/Arcola), 86,400 Seconds (FTC), Beyond the Front Line (Slung Low/Lowry), Romeo and Juliet (Bristol Old Vic).

 

TV includes: Trollied (Sky One), Crimewatch (BBC).

ELLIE SHOWERING

COMPOSER / MUSICAL DIRECTOR

 

Ellie is a Bristol based singer, performer and composer who specialises in a capella and music in a theatrical context.

 

Since graduating from Dartington College of Arts in 2009 with a degree in Contemporary Music Performance, her collaborative work has ranged from intimate shows designed for an audience of one to sold out theatre tours across the UK and Europe.

 

Looking to push the limitations of the human voice, she actively seeks out challenging and engaging performance and composition work. 

 

www.ellieshowering.com

CORE ARTISTS
BEN CRISPIN

ACTOR

Macbeth R&D

Macbeth Trailer

Macbeth at the Redcliffe Caves

Macbeth... 2016

Insane Root @ the Underglobe

ZACHARY POWELL

ACTOR

Macbeth at the Redcliffe Caves

Othello R&D

Macbeth... 2016

Insane Root @ the Underglobe

CHRIS DONNELLY

ACTOR

Macbeth...2016

Orpheus & Eurydice 2017

The Tempest 2017

SARAH WARREN

DESIGNER

Macbeth at the Redcliffe Caves 2015 & 2016

Insane Root @ the Underglobe

Orpheus & Eurydice in the Suspension Bridge Vaults 2017

The Tempest in St John on the Wall's Crypt 2017

EDMUND MCKAY

LIGHTING DESIGNER

Macbeth at the Redcliffe Caves 2015 & 2016

Orpheus & Eurydice in the Suspension Bridge Vaults 2017

The Tempest in St John on the Wall's Crypt 2017

 

REBECCA NEWMAN

ACTOR / WRITER

Macbeth at the Redcliffe Caves 2016

Hansel & Gretl

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