I’m a British American theatre artist, specialising in new writing, devised work and musical theatre. I was an Artistic Associate of The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter from 2011 - 2018, and an Associate of Theatre503 from 2004 - 2010.
As a theatre-maker I create visceral work exploring edgy subject matter such as war, mental illness and violence against women. From Terrorist! The Musical (what it says on the tin) to Up the Gary (about the rise and fall of an ordinary Gary Glitter tribute artist), I combine humour, detailed psychology, engaging sound design and visual metaphor to investigate complex topics.
Awards include The New York International Fringe Festival Excellence Award for Outstanding Direction 2007 (All Alone by Gene David Kirk), and multiple award nominations for Whiskey Tango Foxtrot by Rebecca Crookshank (Edfringe/NYC/UK tour) including the Liberty Human Rights Arts Award 2016 & Best Director Broadway World UK Awards 2015.