British Council Artists International Development
Artist Development / International

British Council Artists International Development

I’m so excited to have been awarded funding from the Artists International Development fund by the British Council and Arts Council of England.   I’m using this to develop contacts for my work in a European context, supported by coach Gary Hills.  I’m travelling to Montpellier to attend the International European Theatre Meeting, then in … Continue reading

Cyrano, a collaboration with R.Wan and Cartoon de Salvo
Cartoon de Salvo / Directing / International / Writing

Cyrano, a collaboration with R.Wan and Cartoon de Salvo

  My theatre company Cartoon de Salvo are joining forces with R.Wan, influential forerunner of France’s hip-hop musette scene, to create their own contemporary and idiosyncratic adaptation of Rostand’s great love story Cyrano de Bergerac. Salvo founders Alex Murdoch and Brian Logan have been huge fans of R.Wan’s band Java for many years and last … Continue reading

Birdhouse – supporting independent female theatre makers
Changing the world / Feminism and Gender / Leadership

Birdhouse – supporting independent female theatre makers

I’m cooking up a project called Birdhouse.  It’s not a show, it’s a practical thing, a support framework.  It connects the thinking about the small un-noticed stuff we found about women in Permission Improbable – with the idea of leadership in the arts for the independent theatre makers.  It’s at a pilot stage right now … Continue reading