Rew Lowe

I’m an experienced & versatile theatre-maker, actor, director & writer. I’ve collaborated with a number of companies producing high quality, often award-winning, often new work (eg Caroline Horton & Co, NIE, 1927, Dancing Brick, Peepolykus/Verity Standen, Common Wealth Theatre, The Plasticine Men), both for stage & for screen. My work’s been seen at notable venues nationally (Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol Old Vic, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Lyric Hammersmith, The Arcola) & internationally (including in Asia, North America & Europe) &, on screen, has been BAFTA-winning. I’m a Lecturer in Acting (Dramaturgy) at Bath Spa University, specifically training student-actors in physical practice & creating their own new works, as well as Shakespeare in performance. I trained at Ecole Philippe Gaulier.

‘Extremely funny…’ Vancouver Review, Canada

‘Tremendously talented…’ Vancouver Plank Magazine, Canada 

‘A glorious creation… heart-stopping…’ The Arts Desk 

‘It is a rare pleasure to see a company so present and so beautiful…’ Curtain Rising, UK

‘highly visual, colourful, poetic… enchanting to watch’ Neues Deutsche, Germany

‘brimming with life & fantasy, playfulness & complicity’ Esfahan Daily Bulletin, Iran

It’s hard to call which of Rew Lowe’s creations is the funniest…’ Reviews Hub (on The Light Princess [Peepolykus/Verity Standen/Tobacco Factory)

‘exhilarating… delightfully dangerous… Rew Lowe reaped the benefits of the risks that he took… the audience were left muted, subdued and humbled’ (on The Bacchae)

 

Hi

I’m an experienced & versatile theatre-maker, actor, director & writer. I’m also a multi-instrumentalist composer & musician. I trained with Philippe Gaulier.

I’ve collaborated with:

  • Caroline Horton & Co
  • NIE (New International Encounter) 
  • 1927
  • Slung Low
  • Dancing Brick
  • John Nicholson/Peepolykus
  • Verity Standen
  • Common Wealth Theatre
  • The Plasticine Men
  • Mufti Games
  • The Desperate Men

My work’s been seen at notable venues nationally (Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol Old Vic, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Lyric Hammersmith, The Arcola) & internationally (inc in Asia, North America & Europe) &, on screen, has been BAFTA-winning.

I’m a Lecturer in Acting (Dramaturgy) at Bath Spa University, specifically training student-actors in physical practice & creating their own new works, as well as Shakespeare in performance. 

By nature a collaborator, I am always keen to get involved with other Bristol-based artists, companies and theatres, be that as an actor, director, writer-cum-dramaturg or composer/musician.

Hoping, therefore, to hear from you and/or meet you…

Cheers

Rew

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Portfolio

The Light Princess

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Peepolykus/Verity Standen/Tobacco Factory, dir. John Nicholson u0026 Nel Crouch, Horse/Kopykeck/Doctor, 2016

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Tales from the Brink, in a Nostalgic Pink, of this Ebullient Business They Call Show

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Tobacco Factory/Wardrobe Theatre, written u0026 directed by Rew Lowe, 2015

Hush

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Caroline Horton u0026 Co/Oxford Playhouse. Musical Director/Performer. Dir. Caroline Williams, 2014.

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The Adventures of Arnold Binns

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Idiot Child/Mufti, dir. Anna Harpin/Malcolm Hamilton, 2014

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Golem

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1927/Young Vic, dir. Suzanne Andrade, 2014.

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King’s Cross Journeys

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Gideon Reeling, Waits Singer/Accordionist, 2013

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There Shall Be Fireworks

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The Plasticine Men/Ovalhouse/Wardrobe Theatre. Dir. Simon Day. Rahimullah. 2013

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The Playhouse

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Dir. Rachel Cohen, Sideways Arts/Shambala Festival, 2013

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Thumbelina’s Great Big Adventure

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Dancing Brick/Cambridge Junction, dir. Thomas Eccleshare u0026 Valentina Ceschi, 2014. The Lyrebird.

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The Heist (Robinson Theatre, Cambridge), 2006

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Teacher-director on this devised piece. Working as a teacher of A-level Drama and Theatre Studies. Work filmed by exam board as exemplary of best practice.

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Brickin’ It (Robinson Theatre, Cambridge), 2006

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Teacher-director on this devised piece. Working as a teacher of A-level Drama and Theatre Studies. Work filmed by exam board as exemplary of best practice.

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Got An Issue (Robinson Theatre, Cambridge), 2006

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Teacher-director on this devised piece. Working as a teacher of A-level Drama and Theatre Studies at Hills Road Sixth Form College. Work filmed by exam board as exemplary of best practice.

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Central Line (Robinson Theatre, Cambridge), 2006

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Teacher-director on this devised piece. Working as a teacher of A-level Drama and Theatre Studies at Hills Road Sixth Form College. Work filmed by exam board as exemplary of best practice.

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Art of Mating (Robinson Theatre, Cambridge), 2006

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Teacher-director on this devised piece. Working as a teacher of A-level Drama and Theatre Studies at Hills Road Sixth Form College. Work filmed by exam board as exemplary of best practice.

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Milk Inc. (Robinson Theatre, Cambridge), 2006

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Teacher-director on this devised piece. Working as a teacher of A-level Drama and Theatre Studies. Work filmed by exam board as exemplary of best practice.

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The Popular Mechanicals (Robinson Theatre, Cambridge), 2006

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Director/producer. Working with students aged 16/17 at Hills Road Sixth Form College. A devised, clown response to ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.

West Side Story (Jack Hunt School, Peterborough), 2005

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Fight choreographer. Working with students aged 11-18.

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Lord of the Flies (KDC/Courtyard Theatre, London), 2001

Pull My Strings (Joseph Rowntree Theatre, Scarborough), 2001

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Technical Assistant on this double award-winning show at the NSDF.

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The Fall of the House of Usher (Frantic Productions/Chapel Theatre, York), 2001

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Designer.

Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit (The Barn, York), 2000

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Lighting design and operation in this adaptation of the novel staged at The University of York.

The Bacchae (Paradise Arenas/University of York), 1999

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Director/Designer, as well as adaptation from the original. ‘exhilarating, sexual and delightfully dangerous… Rew Lowe reaped the rewards of the risks that he took… The audience were left muted subdued and humbled…’ ‘I saw it at the National and this was much better…’ ‘Brilliant! It just gets better and better!’

Pass the Butler (The Barn, York), 1999

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Producer.

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (University of York), 1999

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Stage Manager.

And Suddenly It’s Evening (The Black Space, Melbourne), 1998

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Assistant Director to Joachim Matschoss on this devised musical. Working with students aged 11-18.

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God (Caulfield Memorial Hall), 1998

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Assistant Director to Tania Le Page. Working with students aged 13-14 on this Woody Allen play.

The Good Woman of Setzuan (Caulfield Memorial Hall), 1998

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Assistant Director to Joachim Matschoss on this Brecht play. Working with students aged 16-18.

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Romeo and Juliet (Fitzjames Theatre), 1997

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Co-director. Working with students aged 13-18.

Rat Race – Fletton Shuffle/The City (Dancing Brick/Aitherios), 2008

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Deviser and performer in this short, light-hearted response to the Credit Crunch at the Museum of the Docklands. Created by Aitherios Theatre, an international theatre collective which I co-founded. Curated by Dancing Brick.

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Totem Figures (Persephone Theatre, Saskatoon, Canada), 2008

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Rehearsed reading in which I played T J Dawe. Dir. T J Dawe.

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Babydoll (Film 78), 2008

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Featured as the Deptford Market stall holder in this short film. Dir. Elzemieke de Tiege.

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Pokerface (Geo Picture Co), 2008

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Actor in short film, dir. Craig Madlin

Karma (Ravensbourne), 2008

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Actor in short film. Dir. Tony Niester.

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Stay Young and Beautiful (Escape Artists), 2005

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Performer and facilitator, working with homeless and mental health service users to create a music video. Dir. Christina Fornaciani.

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Ghanarama (York-Ghana Arts Link), 2000

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Actor (as ‘The Chief’) in an evening of African-themed storytelling. Dir. Kathryn Beale and Jude Fransman.

Sit on My Farce (NiceMum), 1999

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Actor (as ‘Professor Chuck Weaverbrook’) in this short film which featured as part of a series of spoof comedy lectures. Dir Kris Dyer and Dave Marks.

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The Perfect Party (New Wimbledon Studio), 2011

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Artistic Consultant for clown, farce and physical comedy. I was brought in by the writer, Kaye Conway, and director, Kate McGregor, to run a workshop and advise on the direction of certain scenes in this newly written farce. FizzBang Productions. **** ‘a lively and energetic show with great comic writing and dead on characterisations from all the actors’.

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Impossible N’Est Pas Francais (Lucy Hopkins, Paris/Prague), 2010

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Director of semi-devised, semi-scripted one-woman show. Highly physical. Working with Lucy Hopkins.

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The Tales of Hans Christian Andersen (Whitmore High School, Harrow), 2010

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I was brought in as a teacher-director to lead workshops, structure and oversee devising and finally direct a collection of short plays based on the stories of Hans Christian Andersen. Working with 15-16 year olds as part of their Drama GCSE.

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Finding (Paradise Arenas, Hexham), 2008

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Working with Aron de Casmaker (Cirque de Soleil), we are creating a surreal, farcical, comic and highly physical two-man show set in the golden age of exploration and discovery, and feauturing, as well as us, two thousand ping pong balls.

Marooned (Theatrophy), 2008

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Artistic Consultant, specifically looking at use of puppetry and object manipulation. Working with Canadian theatre company, Theatrophy, comprising Jesse Buck and Aron de Casmaker (both Cirque du Soleil) and Nicolas M di Gaetano (Mi Casa Theatre).

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Back (Paradise Arenas/Ecole Philippe Gaulier), 2007

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Co-deviser and performer in this piece of structural form theatre. Dir. Aron de Casmaker (Cirque du Soleil)

Cressida and the Ill He Had (SIS Sevres/Atrium de Chaville, Paris), 2007

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Director of chorus in this modern, comic version of ‘Troilus and Cressida’. Working with young people aged 11-18.

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The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui (Robinson Theatre, Cambridge), 2006

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Teacher-director on this production, working with students of A-level performance studies at Hills Road Sixth Form College.

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The Dig (Robinson Theatre, Cambridge), 2006

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Teacher-director on this devised piece. Part of A-level Theatre Studies exam at Hills Road Sixth Form College. Work filmed by exam board as exemplary of best practice.

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Welcome Stranger to this Place (Salisbury Arts Centre), 2011

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Rehearsed reading, dir. Jon Nash.

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Where There’s A Will (Salisbury Arts Centre), 2011

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Rehearsed reading, dir David Haworth (Forest Forge).

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Door of Death (Salisbury Arts Centre), 2011

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Rehearsed reading, dir. Jon Nash.

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Jump (cut to the chase…/Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch), 2011

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Rehearsed reading, dir. Patrick O’Sullivan

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The Baby Boomers (cut to the chase…/Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch), 2011

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Rehearsed reading, dir. Patrick O’Sullivan

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Cornered (cut to the chase…/Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch), 2011

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Rehearsed reading, dir. Jonathan Markwood.

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2084 (cut to the chase…/Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch), 2011

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Rehearsed reading, dir. Jonathan Markwood

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The Night-Shift (West Yorkshire Playhouse), 2010

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Rehearsed reading, dir. James Blakey.

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High and Dry (West Yorkshire Playhouse), 2010

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Rehearsed reading, dir. James Blakey

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Untitled (West Yorkshire Playhouse), 2011

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Rehearsed reading, dir. James Blakey.

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Like a Heartbeat (West Yorkshire Playhouse), 2010

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Rehearsed reading, dir. James Blakey

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Deep Blue Skin (West Yorkshire Playhouse), 2011

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Rehearsed reading, dir. James Blakey

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The Party Dress (cut to the chase…/Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch), 2010

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Rehearsed reading, dir. Lizzie Nurse.

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A Perfect Match (cut to the chase…/Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch), 2010

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Rehearsed reading, dir. Lizzie Nurse

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When Copyright Goes Bad (dir. Ben Cato Clough), 2010

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Featured as a homeless music executive in this short film commissioned by Consumers International.

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Of Mice and Men (cut to the chase…/Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch), 2010

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Rehearsed reading in which I featured as Lenny and Candy. Dir. Patrick O’Sullivan.

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Strike of Love (London Film Academy), 2010

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Short film in which I featured as ‘Shaun’. Dir. Sara Galvao.

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Santino Cabaretino (Dr Brown Inc/Edinburgh), 2009

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Comic improviser/performer in this surreal comedy, working with the award-winning comedian Dr Brown/Philip Burgers.

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Carnivale Spectaculare (Aitherios/Dramatic Need), 2008

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Performer in walkabout cabaret charity event. Dir. Lily Sykes.

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Hansel and Gretel (NIE) – 2011/12

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Performing, devising, puppeteering and playing music in a quirky, family orientated Christmas show. Produced by the multi-award-winning New International Encounter – Visual Theatre, developed at Battersea Arts Centre, for The Junction, Cambridge. Dir. Alex Byrne and Rich Rusk.

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Naif (Rew Lowe/Paradise Arenas/MakeBelieve Arts/Deptford Mission) – 2011

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An informal evening and showcase of physical comedy and clown which I produced, directed and performed in. We met at 13.00 and performed a 50 minute show at 19.30, which we filmed, edited and uploaded to YouTube by the following morning.

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The Little Mermaid (Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch) – 2011

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Performing, as well as puppeteering and playing accordion, as ‘Jetsam’ in Mike Kenny’s adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s children’s story. Working with Cut-to-the-Chase, the UK’s only permanent rep company of actor-musicians, touring schools in the South East and playing at The Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch. Dir. Patrick O’Sullivan.

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As Loud As Silence (The Point, Eastleigh/Lost Banditos/Teatro Campo Alegre, Porto) – 2011

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Deviser, musician and performer in this moving and funny new physical ensemble piece, based on the true and heart-breaking story of Pushka, a Polish gypsy poet and songwriter from the 1950s. European tour. Dir. Kasia Zaremba Byrne.

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Aladdin (West Yorkshire Playhouse) 2010/11

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Deviser, musician and performer (as ‘The Genie’) in the world premiere of Mike Kenny’s ‘Aladdin’ which played to popular acclaim locally and critical acclaim in the naional papers: ‘Theatre professionals should arrange to see this show. It sets a standard that we should all be celebrating’ (The Stage). Dir. Gail McIntyre. MD Ivan Stott.

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A Rat’s Tale (Shanty Theatre Company) – 2010

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Deviser, musician (accordion), pupeteer and multi-role performer (Brother William, Magic Mike, Master Edmund) in this musical, historical, family comedy. Rew Lowe ‘deserves a show of his own’ (Dorset Echo). Theatre company with folk band attached. National tour. Dir. Tim Bell.

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A L I C E (Dancing Brick/BAC) – 2010

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Performer and musician in this promenade, multi-media, installation theatre piece, currently in development at Battersea Arts Centre. A celebratory eulogy to the decline of the analogue age. Dir. Valentina Ceschi and Thomas Eccleshare.

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The Hare and the Tortoise (The Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch) – 2010

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Played ‘Ernest Trudge the Tortoise’ in this version by acclaimed writer Vicky Ireland. Touring schools in the South East as part of Cut-To-The-Chase, the UK’s only permanent rep company of actor-musicians. Dir. Patrick O’Sullivan. MD Steven Markwick.

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The Three Musketeers (Theatre Sans Frontieres/Chichester Festival Theatre) – 2009

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Actor and musician in this comedic, clown-esque and entirely-in-French retelling of the Dumas classic. I played Rochefort and Buckingham among several other roles, as well as the accordion. National tour taking in Chichester Festival Theatre, Northern Stage etc. Dir. John Cobb.

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An Evening with Psychosis (Point Blank Theatre) 2009

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Deviser, musician and performer in this unusual, multi-media and highly physical exploration of the mental health service, using and based on verbatim interviews with mental health workers, service users and their families, set in space. ‘As Exasperating as a Charlie Kaufman flick, and often just as moving…’ (**** Timeout). Edinburgh and national tour. Dir. Steve Jackson. Design Richard Lowden (Forced Entertainment).

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The Sweetshop (Cornershop, Winchester/The Point, Eastleigh) – 2008

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Site specific piece in which a disused shop was converted into a magical, old-fashioned sweetshop in the centre of Winchester, selling sweets, magic and the stories behind the sweets. An enchanting mini-theatrical event which brought queues of people. I co-devised, improvised and performed as Sid the Sweetshop Owner, also playing accordion. Dir. Sacha Lee and Jane Watson.

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Tin Soldier/The Fish is Open (Aitherios) – 2008

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A devised retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s tale, produced by Aitherios Theatre, an international collective of theatre artists which I co-founded. After being developed in Berlin, and a European tour, the production was invited, by the Arts Council of Iran, to the Esfahan International Festival of Theatre for Children and Young People where we were nominated for an award. I designed and composed and arranged the music for the show, as well as appearing as the Black Goblin. Dir. Lily Sykes.

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La Mexicaine de Perforation (Aitherios/Trepan), 2008

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A post-modern French farce, which I devised, co-wrote, co-produced (with Aitherios, an international theatre collective which I co-founded, and Calgary-based Trepan Theatre) and performed in. I also wrote the music. Fast-paced, slick, bonkers and very very funny. Canadian tour. Dir. Nathan Pronyshyn.

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A Dream Play (Cochrane Theatre), 2008

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Appeared as ‘The Writer’ in this Caryl Churchill adaptation of Strindberg’s play at the Cochrane Theatre, Southampton Row, London. Dir. Yuko Iwata.

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A Secret Man (Camden People’s Theatre), 2008

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Devised and performed, as ‘Ivan Reuten’, in this adaptation of Dostoyevsky’s ‘The Idiots’. Dir. Kerry Irvine as part of ScenePool.

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King Lear (Ecole Philippe Gaulier, Paris), 2007

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As Lear, dir. Philippe Gaulier.

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Richard III (Ecole Philippe Gaulier, Paris), 2006

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As Richard, dir. Linda Kerr Scott.

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Waiting for Godot (Ecole Philippe Gaulier), 2007

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As Estragon, dir. Philippe Gaulier.

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Antigone (Ecole Philippe Gaulier, Paris), 2006

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As Creon, dir. Philippe Gaulier.

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Metamorphosis (Anima Productions), 1999

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As Mr Samsa. Edinburgh. Dir. Rob Wever.

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Writer’s Block (dir. Conor Mitchell), 1999

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Deviser/performer. Inspired by the work of Richard Wagner. Commissioned by and for York Contemporary Arts Festival.

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The Ha Ha Hairies (Cartoon Network/T4C/Adastra Creative) – 2011

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Playing Boris Boo Hoo, the arch villain, in a new 52 episode children’s TV show, produced by the BAFTA-award-winning Adastra Creative, commissioned by Cartoon Network and T4C. Silent movie-style, lots of physical comedy/slapstick etc.

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The Devil and the Three Golden Hairs (Babbling Vagabonds) – 2011

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Performer, puppeteer and musician in site-specific, family-orientated, storytelling theatre show, performed in Bakewell Quarry. Dir. Phil Coggins.

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