Olivia Munk, Director of "Egg In Spoon" by Rachael Carnes.
Olivia Munk is a director and producer originally from Queens, New York City. She attended Harvard University, where she studied English and directed six productions, ranging from plays to musicals to operas. She then earned her Master's at the University of Oxford, where she studied Modernist English Literature and co-directed the university's national tour musical, STOP. In 2017 she co-founded Part of the Main, a theatre company dedicated to advancing female creatives in the industry, and produced The Squirrel Plays in 2018 at the Wandsworth Arts Festival, Theatre503, and the Edinburgh Fringe. She recently was a creative assistant on Heathers at The Other Palace and Theatre Royal Haymarket, produced Other, Please Explain as part of the Script Accelerator at the Park Theatre, and serves as Interim General Manager at Outside Edge Theatre Company. She currently runs Part of the Grid, an initiative to provide theatre makers with hands-on stage craft training opportunities.
Gwenan Bain, Director of "Post, Tweet, Like, Repeat" by Laura Shoebottom.
Gwenan is the Bread and Roses Theatre’s Emerging Director for 2018, and is currently directing ‘Other – Please Explain’ as part of the Park Theatre’s Script Accelerator. Other recent credits include Black Cat Theatre’s ‘The Millennials’ (Pleasance Theatre), and ‘The Platform’ (Bread and Roses Theatre). Gwenan also works as a Stage Manager and operator most recently for ‘Eros’ (White Bear Theatre) and ‘What is Love?’ for Director’s Cut Theatre (Southwark Playhouse).
Natalya Micic, Director of "Chekhovian" by David Hendon.
Born in South London with Serbian heritage, Natalya Micic has always had a passion for the creative industry. Natalya is an actor, photographer, and director. She graduated from the Advanced Acting Course at LSDA in 2017. Her acting credits include: Theatre - Don Juan Comes Back From the War, Fury, Cymbeline and Be My Baby and Film – Katie in Selfish and Poppy in Begegnung. In addition to her acting work Natalya co-wrote and directed Screwdriver, a short LGBT focused film of which the Indiependent said 'This is certainly a project to be excited about for a multitude of reasons, from its brilliant representation of LGBT issues and characters to its potentially revolutionary form of cinematography'. She recently produced Ingénue, a short film exploring women in the 21st Century and has also been Assistant Director for the productions, South Kentish Town and Blink.
Diana Vucane, Director of "Scab" by Luke Stapleton.
Diana graduated from RADA and King's College London with an MA in Text and Performance in 2011. She has since been involved in many theatre projects in various capacities. Directing credits include H. Ibsen's 'Hedda Gabler' (King's Head Theatre), W. Shakespeare's 'Love's Labour's Lost' (Rosemary Branch), 'Hamlet' (Rose Playhouse), 'One Way Flight To Paradise' by Clare Knights (St. James Theatre), 'The Most Horrific' by Vivienne Franzmann (Clean Break). Assistant Director on A. Chekhov's 'Three Sisters" (White Bear), W. Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night' (Oxford Castle), 'The Monstrum' by Kelly Smith (Queen's Theatre Hornchurch). Diana has been working with the East London and Essex Writing group as a dramaturg, and directed their showcase 'Confection' in 2017. In the least year Diana has worked as a Project Assistant on the National Theatre's 'Public Acts' project including the production of Chris Bush's adaptation of W. Shakespeare's 'Pericles'.
Liam Ashmead, Director of "A Grotty Toilet" by Will Adolphy
Liam Ashmead has most recently directed Laura Shoebottom’s “Blue Tights, Red Knickers And An S On Her Vest” at the Bread And Roses Theatre, receiving two 4 star reviews. He is very passionate about young people’s involvement with theatre and has recently worked as the assistant director for New Wimbledon Theatre’s Stage Experience Production of “Guys And Dolls”.
Karen Sheard, Director of "Let Us Make The Flames of the Revolution Rage Furiously" by Tom Pauk.
Karen Sheard recently directed a sell-out production of Frankenstein at Theatro Technis, Camden for the Tower Theatre company. Last year she also completed an MA in Playwriting at Royal Holloway University, which allows her to name-drop visiting theatre makers, such as playwright April de Angelis and theatre companies Goat Island and Complicité.
Jane Quill - Director of "One Last Job" by Lloyd Evans
Jane Quil trained at Manchester Metropolitan University and has directed and produced for BBC Radio 4, Get Over It Productions and the Beaufort Players based in West London. She has also written two plays which have been produced by Beaufort Players.
Sibylla Archdale Kalid, Director of "A Thorn" by Jim Lucason
Sibylla Archdale Kalid is a freelance theatre director from London and a recent graduate of LAMDA's MA in Directing. Sibylla is particularly excited by devised, new writing and site-specific theatre. Recent work includes The Straits by Gregory Burke and a devised adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's Vile Bodies. : Freelance theatre director from London and a recent graduate of LAMDA's MA in Directing. Sibylla is particularly excited by devised, new writing and site-specific theatre. Recent work includes The Straits by Gregory Burke and a devised adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's Vile Bodies.
Karen Loewy - Director of "Happy Birthday" by Julian Felice
Karen Loewy is a Colombian born and raised theatre artist, interested in finding the extraordinary of small moments. She has worked in Boston, New York and currently in London.
Rachel Waring - Director of "Blind Date" by Tony Deegan.
Rachel Waring has had an eclectic career as an actress, from Shakespeare to film, new writing to experimental. She has also worked as a acting and vocal coach. Calling on her experience and her extensive training from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, she makes her directing debut with 'Blind Date' a wonderful look at being single in your sixties.
Eleanor Felton - Director of "Old Aquatics" by Steven Korbar
Eleanor Felton is a director/choreographer from Vancouver, Canada. She recently directed The Comedy of Errors (Cambridge Shakespeare Festival), as well as Inside Voices: A Musical in the Key of P, and Hysteria in the 2018 Vancouver Fringe. Other work in London includes, Riot to Heaven, and Waiting for the Riverman (Sky or the Bird/Fragility Takeover), and Slow Dating (Full Disclosure Theatre).