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August 2018

Choregraphed and movement directed Orbital’s latest music video The End Is Nigh https://youtu.be/xrzB8A6h6CA


June 2018


Rehearsals for the Skating Rink at Garsington Opera have started. Performing, covering the skater and assisting the movement director in this new opera adapted from Roberto Bolano's novel and directed by Stewart Laing.

 

April - May 2018

In the most beautiful setting for 6 weeks working on "The Kosinski Project" (working title) with ZOU Theatre at the FigurTeatret residency in Stamsund Norway.

 

February 2018


Started rehearsals for SOMNAI the immersive theatre experience into the subconscious.

 

January 2018

 

On a placement in York assisting the one and only Jennifer Jackson on Brighton Rock at York Theatre Royal. Adapted by Bryony Lavery and directed by Esther Richardson from Pilot Theatre.

 

 

 

November 2017


Second year of MA Movement Direction and Movement Teaching at The RCSSD and it starts with a bang. Very lucky to be working with the BA Acting Collaborative and Devised Theatre on Her Naked Skin directed by Yael Shavit.

 

October 2017


Back at the Royal Opera House for the revival of Katie Mitchell's Lucia Di Lammermoor. Haunting the incredible Lisette Oropesa for her ROH debut, something to very much look forward to. On until the 27th of November.

September 2017

Lucky to be part of a real badass gang of wrestling women alongside the incredible Jennifer Jackson for Wrestleladswrestle co created with Tom Hugues and Simon Jones. On at the Shoreditch Town Hall part of Dare Festival. Hell yeah.

 

August 2017


Back in the rehearsal room with Mine Cerci working on Clout Theatre's first solo show starring Moi. Very productive two weeks in sunny Burgundy. Stay tuned....

 

 

June 2017

 

Setting up movement classes at Artfix London in Woolwhich, a great new venue that I highly recommend visiting!

 

May 2017


Very excited to be teaching Animal Work to the MA Acting (Contemporary) students and working on movement and object theatre with the 1st Year Applied Theatre Students on their show "The Mill of the Missing Myths" directed by the amazing Becky Proudfoot for the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

 

April 2017

 

Starting work on "Hold Tight and Sink " which I am co-directing with the wonderful Noemi Gunea. On the 19th of May in the Platform Theatre at Central St Martins

 

March 2017

Lucky enough to be the stand-in for actor extraordinaire Kathryn Hunter (no less) in Out of Blixen by Riotous Company. In glorious company with Mia Theil Have and Marcello Magni!

 

February 2017

Playing the lead character in debut short film by Mariya Lukavksaya Immigrants. Eastern European characters with migration crises seem to stick to me!

 

January 2017


Taking part in a film adaptation of Kafka's the Hunger Artist directed by Daria Martin and movement directed by Joseph Alford


December 2016


Working with Xameleon Theatre Company on a Russian speaking adaptation of The Marriage of Figaro. Delivering workshop on Commedia Dell'Arte, Human Comedy and Movement Directing a few scenes.

 

November 2016

Very excited to be working with artist Daria Martin on Kafka's The Hunger Artist! More to follow...

 

October 2016


Performing FEAST with Clout and giving workshop in Bridport, Edge Hill University and Arlington Arts Centre. Very much looking forward to it!

www.clout-theatre.com

 

Starting my MA in Movement Direction and Movement Teaching at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

 

July 2016

 

I think we got ourselves a beautiful beautiful show here in Aix-en-Provence! Katie Mitchell's Pelléas et Mélisande is a journey into the psyche of Mélisande played outsandingly by the incredible Barbara Hannigan. The rest of the cast is equally impressive. The conductor , no other than Esa-Pekka Salonen leading the London Philarmonic Orchestra. What an experience!

 

June 2016

 

And that's a wrap on SHAPES and last performance of Lucia in London.

Now I'm off to Aix-en-Provence for six weeks. Working on Katie Mitchell's Pelléas et Mélisande for the Festival in July!

 

 

April 2016


Began shooting in Roberto Prestia's feature film SHAPES as Marnie, the lead female character. Great team of people, brilliant script, very exciting project.


Premiere of Lucia Di Lammermoor at the Royal Opera House. Surprised by the amount of noise around the production but very grateful to be part of it! The result is absolutely stunning and Diana Damrau is an incredible incredible performer.

 

 

March 2016

Exciting new beginnings as I have started rehearsals in Katie Mitchell's Lucia Di Lammermoor at the Royal Opera House.

My first ever opera and I get to share the stage with Diana Damrau. Incredibly lucky to be surrounded by so many strong creative women. Premiering on the 7th of April

 

February 2016

Very busy month with a sold out run of FEAST at the Battersea Arts Centre and performances of The Various Lives of Infinite Nullity at the brilliant VAULT Festival.

We even found time to record an interview for BBC Radio 4 with Tim Key about our first love Daniil Kharms. Coming out on the 11th of March

 

January 2016

 

Rehearsals have started for FEAST with our new performer Adrian Charles. On at the Battersea Arts Centre 2nd till 6th of February

 

 

October 2015

 

Working with Russian company Le Cirque des Charles La Tanne on an immersive piece Palace of Youth. All in London as they have been generously invited by RIFT for a residency.

 

September 2015

Spent a fascinating week at the Young Vic part of an R&D period for Sheriff by the wonderful Theatre O. Very insightful week, met some incredible people, here's a blog post from the company about it:http://www.theatreo.co.uk/essays/2015/10/031015-an-inspirational-group-of-amazing-women-and-a-couple-of-men/


August 2015

Performing FEAST with Clout Theatre for the whole of the Fringe at Zoo in their beauuuuutiful new venue The Sanctuary, every day apart from 21st!

 

Finally got my showreel together! Here it is:

https://vimeo.com/160460207

 

March 2015

Spent a very interesting week at Park Theatre workshopping the fascinating book The Road Back From Schizophrenia by Arnhild Lauveng with incredible director Vladimir Scherban. Wonderful and productive week!

 

 

October 2014


Back at the Battersea Arts Centre and Jackson's Lane for the creation of the final chapter of our new show FEAST and reworking The Various Lives of Infinite Nullity at the same time!

 

 

The Various Lives of Infinite Nullity 10th and 11th November https://www.bac.org.uk/content/33860/see_whats_on/shows/shows/the_various_lives_of_infinite_nullity

 

FEAST 14th and 15th November

https://www.bac.org.uk/content/34170/see_whats_on/shows/shows/feast


How A Man Crumbled 18th till 22nd November

http://www.mimeticfest.com/events/event/how-a-man-crumbled/

 

September 2014


Busy busy month in CHINA! Performing at the Beijing Fringe Festival and Hangzhou International Festival as well as teaching the Poetic body workshop in Beijing!

 

 

August 2014


Teaching Lecoq's Poetic Body Workshop at the beautiful Tiyatro Medrese in Turkey!

Performing a scratch of FEAST's second chapter Lunch in Istanbul

 

July 2014

 

Residency and scratch at the Battersea Arts Centre for Clout's new show FEAST

 

June 2014

 

Teaching with Clout in Edinburgh in our favourite venue Summerhall on the physical theatre course and directing the final showcase Crépuscule on at 2pm and 7pm on the 13th and 14th of June!!

 

 

February 2014

 

And off we are to Istanbul, for three weeks of performing our 2 shows and rehearsing our new one with our fabulous director Mine Cerci!!




October 2013

 

 

 

 

 

We have been nominated for a TOTAL THEATRE AWARD again!!! Best emerging company is the category!!

 

 

Edinburgh Fringe Festival with

 

THE VARIOUS LIVESOF INFINITE NULLITY


on at Summerhall 2-25th of August!!!

 

Last dates of How A Man Crumbled tour, Oxford and Glasgow left as we already began the work on our NEW SHOW:

 

THE VARIOUS LIVES OF INFINITE NULLITY


Currently in residency at Battersea Arts Centre

Permiere at Mimetic Festival 23rd of July 2013

and Edinburgh Fringe back at Summerhall for the whole month!!

 

 

HOW A MAN CRUMBLED TOUR!!

 

December 2012

NOW IN MOSCOW!

Performing How a Man Crumbled at the Meyerhold Centre 6 and 7th December and giving a workshop aswell!

www.meyerhold.ru/en/news/409

 

November 2012

 

PERFORMING How A Man Crumbled at the BAC (Battersea Arts Centre) 22-24th NOVEMBER!

Book here: www.bac.org.uk/whats-on/how-man-crumbled/

 

 

 

" THE TIGHTROPE" The documentary on Peter Brook I took part of is going to the Venice Film Festival! And Im on the poster!

 

 

In Edinburgh we got nominated for a Total Theatre Award!!

 

We are in Edinburgh! I perform everyday at 3.30pm at the wonderfull Summerhall, come along!

www.summerhall.co.uk/2012/how-a-man-crumbled/

 

Clout received the Audience Award at Physical Fest in Liverpool!

 

April-May 2012

 

Shooting of "The Tighrope": a documentary about and with Peter Brook for channel Arte. A workshop based on improvisation with such acotrs as Yoshi Oida, Jos Houben, Marcello Magni, César Sarachu, Shantala Shivalingappa and young Lecoq graduates as myself:)