Elizabeth is a freelance theatre director whose credits include: The Rape of Lucrece, Here Lies Mary Spindler, The Tragedy of Thomas Hobbes and The Comedy of Errors (all for the RSC); Endless Light (Kali/Southwark Playhouse); The Duchess of Malfi, Dr Faustus, The School for Scandal, Volpone (Greenwich Theatre); Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare’s Globe); The Water Harvest (Theatre503) and Left On Church Street (Bridewell).
She is the former Artistic Director of Pentabus for whom she directed: Here I Belong by Matt Hartley, From Land to Mouth by Bethan Marlow, The Lone Pine Club by Alice Birch, Milked by Simon Longman, Each Slow Dusk by Rory Mullarkey, In This Place by Frances Brett and Lydia Adetunji, For Once by Tim Price, Blue Sky by Clare Bayley, This Same England with Lorraine Stanley, Stand Up Diggers All by Phil Porter and The Hay Play by Nell Leyshon.
She was the Associate Director for A Caucasian Chalk Circle at the National and has also worked as a Staff Director both there and at the RSC. She was as an assistant director at the Royal Court, Soho and Hampstead. She has a long association with the National Theatre Studio including as Director on Attachment and Artist in Residence. She trained at Rose Bruford College and the National Theatre Studio.
Dom Coyote is a composer performer and songwriter. He works with bands, theatre companies and arts projects across the UK and internationally. He also leads on his own projects, mixing music and theatre in unexpected ways. Dom was a member of the National Youth Theatre. He went on to study Creative Writing at Dartington College of Arts and then gained an apprenticeship with Kneehigh Theatre, who he now works with regularly. His gig-theatre show Songs for The End of the World won the Origins Award for outstanding achievement, Vault Festival, London, 2016.
Projects include: The Borrowers, (Sherman Cymru) ,The Story Fishers (National Theatre), RISE (Old Vic), Little Sister (Royal Exchange) Watership Down (Watermill Theatre), Cape Sound Stories (HKW, Berlin) Songs for the End of the World (Battersea Arts Centre/West Yorkshire Playhouse) Minotaur (Unicorn Theatre) The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Unicorn Theatre), The Night Before Christmas (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Extraordinary Bodies (Cirque Bijou/Diverse City), Kes (CAST) Bridging the Gap (Bristol Green Capital) Vena Portae (band, published by Domino) Folk in A Box (Sydney Festival/Venice Biennale), Talking Souls (British Council South Africa) The Impending Storm (British Council, South Africa) The Raun Tree (West Yorkshire Playhouse) The Empress (Emma Rice, RSC) Don Jon, (Kneehigh, RSC), A Matter of Life and Death (Kneehigh, National Theatre) Cymbeline(Kneehigh, RSC)
You can find out more about Dom and his upcoming projects on his website: www.domcoyote.com
Carla trained in Nottingham, London and New York.
Recent design credits include: Jack and the Beanstalk (Cast); How to Date (Arcola Theatre); Exposure (St James); Rise (Old Vic Outdoors); Miss Julie (Etcetera); Not Moses (Arts Theatre); Romeo & Juliet (Orange Tree); Pig Farm (St. James); Heartbreak Hotel (The Jetty, Greenwich); Truce (New Wimbledon Theatre); What Flows Past The Baltic (Nottingham Playhouse); Theatre Uncut (Traverse Theatre and UK tour); Listen, We’re Family (Wilton’s Music Hall); Ariodante (Royal Academy of Music); Miss Nightingale (Lowry Theatre and UK tour) Mush And Me (Bush Theatre).
Upcoming work includes Gabriel (Richmond Theatre and UK tour) and Pride and Prejudice (Nottingham Playhouse).
Kitty Winter is a movement director, choreographer and director, she trained at Laban and on the MA Movement course at the Central School of Speech and Drama. Recent movement credits include: The Kite Runner (Nottingham Playhouse/ Wyndham’s Theatre London), Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, A Christmas Carol and The Rise and Fall of Little Voice (Derby Theatre), Here I Belong (Pentabus), Blood (Tamasha/Belgrade Theatre Coventry), Rapunzel and Jack (Nottingham Playhouse), Tiny Treasures and The Night Pirates (Theatre Hullabaloo), The Dog House, Women on the Verge of HRT and Puss in Boots (Derby LIVE), Swan Canaries (Arletty Theatre), The Magical Playroom (Seabright Productions/ Pleasance Edinburgh), Roots (Mercury Theatre Colchester), Ghandi and Coconuts (Kali Theatre/ The Arcola), Dick Turpin’s Last Ride (Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds) and Squid (Theatre Royal Stratford East).
Recent directing credits include: Feet First and Car Story (Box Clever Theatre), Spinning Yarns and FIVE (Theatre Hullabaloo/Theatre Direct, Canada), The Blue Moon (Wriggle Dance Theatre), Anything to Declare? (The Gramophones), Whose Shoes? (Nottingham Playhouse) and Awaking Durga (Kali Theatre/ Soho Theatre).
Kitty is Co-Artistic Director of family theatre company WinterWalker, and has recently produced and directed The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (Lincoln Drill Hall & Déda, Derby), Three Keepers (UK tour), Come to the Circus (Déda, Derby), and The Beast of Belper (Belper Arts Festival). You can find out more about her work at www.kittywinter.com