Recent roles have included Producer with Abigail Conway, Eleven, Gyre & Gimble, Imogen Knight, Jamie Wood and Untitled Projects. From January - June 2019, I was Senior Producer (maternity cover) at The Place, the UK’s home for dance training, creation and performance.
Recent projects include: The End of Eddy, a stage adaptation of Edouard Louis' acclaimed autobiographical novel, produced by Unicorn Theatre and Untitled Projects. The show completed critically acclaimed runs at the 2018 Edinburgh International and Dublin Theatre festivals, on tour across Scotland and at London's Unicorn Theatre. On behalf of Unicorn Theatre and Untitled Projects, I planned an onward international life for the show, including a run at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), as part of Artistic Director David Binder’s inaugural Next Wave festival.
In December 2018, I facilitated two events for The Work Room, Scotland’s independent dance development agency. I ran a series of Artists’ Surgeries, and led an Independent Producers’ Dinner, sharing experiences of working on dance and cross-disciplinary projects.
I am producing Atomic 50: Time Travels in Tin - an immersive journey through Waltham Forest’s rich heritage in manufacturing and metalwork. Working with Blackhorse Workshop, Abigail Conway will transform a disused school building in Leyton in Spring 2019 into a workspace with immersive theatre, as part of London Borough of Culture 2019.
The Afflicted is a new dance-theatre project created by an award-winning international team including Finn den Hertog, Jake Jeppson and Vicki Manderson. With development time supported by National Theatre of Scotland, Young Vic, English Touring Theatre and Eugene O’Neill Center in Connecticut, the work will premiere in Edinburgh in Summer 2019, as part of the Made in Scotland showcase.
Gyre & Gimble’s Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons: A Reimagining will tour internationally from 2020. Presented in association with Shakespeare’s Globe, the acclaimed production features Max Richter’s acclaimed recomposition of Vivaldi’s original score. Please get in touch to discuss the show.
A full CV is available here.
I have produced and managed multiple development projects for Matthew, the prolific and accomplished musician, artist, DJ, producer and writer. We have worked with partners including Manchester International Festival, British Council and the Venice Biennale.
In 2018, I supported Fred (Professor of Digital Arts at UAL, co-founder of Airside and Lemon Jelly) on a fundraising and planning strategy for a new performance collaboration featuring VR, music and comedy.
During 2018, I provided administrative producing support to the UK's leading theatre for young people. Supporting their new season contracting, I designed and prepared commissioning, artists', co-production and visiting company agreements.
In 2017, I was Projects Producer for Fuel Theatre. I produced the critically acclaimed Requardt & Rosenberg show, DeadClub, in coproduction with The Place. The show was named in The Guardian and The Observer's dance critics' Best Shows of 2017.
In 2017, I was Talent Development Producer for Dance Umbrella, London's international dance festival, celebrating 21st century choreography. I produced Studio Saturdays, Producer Farm, and the 2017 Definite Article series, written by Guest Editor Karthika Nair.
Between 2011 and 2016, I was Deputy Head of New Work at the National Theatre.
I worked across projects with many of the UK's leading theatre makers, from emerging artists through to senior practitioners.
From Mike Leigh to Matthew Herbert, The Yard Theatre to the Linbury Prize for Stage Design, I produced a rolling development slate of almost 200 new works.
I was Programme Administrator at Scotland's new writing theatre, between 2005 - 2011.
During that time, I scheduled the theatre programme across the theatres, off-site, and site-specific locations. I coordinated the company's own work such as David Greig's Midsummer, as well as the award-winning Edinburgh Festival programme.
I worked with Scotland's foremost theatre makers including David Greig, Zinnie Harris, Rona Munro and Stewart Laing. I also line produced numerous rural, national and international tours, taking work from to village halls in the Hebrides, and to state theatres in the Middle East.