Lockedown Locked In

Team Australia

Text: Jeanette Cronin
Director: Barış Celiloğlu

Cast:
Belinda Giblin
Jane Phegan
Nikita Waldron

Team England

Director: Barış Celiloğlu

Cast:
Salma Ahmad Caller

Team Spain

Text: Laura Aparicio, Elena Belmonte, Esther Lázaro, Cristina Simon
Director: Barış Celiloğlu

Cast:
Nuria Benet
Antonio Gil Martinez
Montse Gili
Alexandra Restrepo
Montserrat Roig

Team Russia

Text: Lubov Strizhak, Maria Kroupnik, Marina Krapivina, Natalya Milantyeva, Nina Belenitskaya, Angelina Debor, Polina Glukhova
Director: Barış Celiloğlu

Cast:
Julia Chesnyak
Natalya McDonald
Elizaveta Kovalski
Aleksandra Kareeva
Saba Bakhisheva
Elena Seregina

Team Turkey

Text: Yapıncak Gürerk, Sevilay Saral, Onsun Özalp, Barış Celiloğlu
Monologues translated into English by
Berna Vardar
Director: Barış Celiloğlu
Video Artist: Çiğdem Boru
Video Editor: Şeref Özdemir
Sound Designer
: Ceren Ayşe Özbudun

Cast:
Barış Celiloğlu
Füsun Demirel
Ada Burke
İrem Sayılgan
Dilek Yorulmaz
Naz Yeni
Aslı Özgönül

Team Greece

Text: Nina Rapi, Sevi Filippidou, Lydia Vie, Elena Mochla
Director: Barış Celiloğlu

Cast:
Anastasia Revi
Matina Kar
Tania Batzoglou

As Theatre East N Bull, we would like to address the issue of increasing domestic violence incidents during lockdown with our digital theatre project. These disturbing incidents have been on the news but haven’t been dealt with full on. Although incidents have been on the surge, they haven’t been openly discussed that much either and people have been suffering in silence.

As theatre makers we believe that it is a very urgent issue to tackle as the Covid 19 crisis might go on for another year. With this digital project, our focus is mainly Europe and its close vicinity, more specifically Britain, Spain, Turkey, Greece, Poland, Italy and Russia. We also have a wonderful partnership from Australia. We will be working with highly talented professionals; actors, writers, visual artists, painters, musicians and poets from these countries to create a virtual theatre project that will be imaginative as well as thought provoking. Watch this space…

Team Australia

Actress

Belinda Giblin

Belinda Giblin is one of Australia's most distinguished stage and screen actors.

Belinda Giblin is one of Australia's most distinguished stage and screen actors. Her most recent theatre credits include "Family Values" (Griffin Theatre), "John" (Outhouse Theatre Company), "Ear to the Edge of Time" (Sport for Jove), "Doubt" (The Old Fitz) for which she was nominated for Best Actress in an Independent Production by the Sydney Theatre Critics' Awards in 2019. "The Turquoise Elephant" (Griffin Theatre Company) "Blonde Poison"( Strange Duck productions) at The Old Fitz, Sydney Opera House and MTC at the Lawler, for which she was nominated for Best Actress in an Independent production by the Sydney Theatre Critics' Circle Awards in 2015. Other plays include "Daylight Saving" (Eternity Playhouse) 2014, "Dark Voyager" (Ensemble Theatre) 2014, "Absurd Person Singular" (Ensemble Theatre) "Dinner" ( SBW Stables); Two sell-out national tours of "The Shoehorn Sonata" with Maggie Kirkpatrick; (Christine Dunstan Productions) "Love Child', which she also produced; (Griffin Theatre); "Wicked Sisters" (Griffin Theatre.); "Scam" , (Christine Dunstan Productions for Company B ,Belvoir St); "Noises Off" ( Ensemble at the Sydney Opera House); "The Vagina Monologues" ( The Valhalla) for Adrian Bohm; "Away" (Sydney Theatre Company) "Blithe Spirit" ( Queensland Theatre Co); "Same Time Another Year" ( Perth Theatre Co); three National Tours of "Steaming" ( Gary Penny Productions); "Things We Do for Love", "Social Climbers", Henceforward", How the Other Half Loves", and "Canaries Sometimes Sing" ( Marian St Theatre). "Quadraphenia" and "The World is Made of Glass", (Playbox Theatre Melbourne)
On television Belinda has played regular roles in the series "Home and Away"; "Sons and Daughters"; "Good Guys Bad Guys"; MDA for the ABC; "Heartbreak High"; "Skyways"; "The Sullivans"; A Country Practise" and "The Box ". Film credits include "On the Edge of the Bed"; "Peterson"; "The Box"; "Demolition'; "Endplay"; "The Empty Beach"; "Say you Want Me" for which she won a Sammy award; and has just completed an Independent feature film with the working title "Liebe", and an internet series "Bent 101". In her "other job" Belinda works as a Corporate Trainer, Executive Coach, and Speech Writer.
Actress

Nikita Waldron

Nikita is a graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), completing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting in 2017.

Nikita is a graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), completing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting in 2017. Her theatre credits include Lord of the Flies and Mosquitoes at Sydney Theatre Company, The Wolves and An Enemy of the People at Belvoir St Theatre, Girl Friend at Belvoir's 25a, Youth & Destination at KXT for Manifesto Theatre Company and The Wolves at The Old Fitz. Her feature film credits include The Bystander Trials directed by Katherine Millard for Macquarie University, Palm Beach directed by Rachel Ward for New Town Films and Top End Wedding directed by Wayne Blair for Goalpost Pictures Australia. Her TV credits include The Letdown (Series 2) directed by Trent O'Donnell for NETFLIX and Random and Whacky (Series 2) directed by Keaton Stewart and Monica O'Brien for Ambience Entertainment. Nikita has also created, written, produced and starred in the pilot episode of a TV series titled Your Mates. Prior to NIDA, she directed and produced ANU John XXIII's production of Cosi which received Canberra Area Theatre nominations for Best Director, Best Production and won Best Ensemble.
Actress

Jean Phegan

Jane graduated from University of Western Sydney - Theatre Nepean (Acting) and University of Sydney (Fine Art, Film and Performance).

Jane graduated from University of Western Sydney - Theatre Nepean (Acting) and University of Sydney (Fine Art, Film and Performance). Recent theatre credits include The Campaign (Seymour/White Box), Black Drop Effect (Sydney Festival/Bankstown Arts Centre), Small Mouth Sounds (Darlinghurst), Letters to Lindy (Merrigong, National Tour) Lost Boys (Merrigong), Good With Maps (KXT/NSWTour/Edinburgh for Siren), Ham Funeral (Siren/Griffin), The Trouble With Harry (Siren/Seymour Centre), Good People (Ensemble Theatre), Beautiful One Day (Belvoir/Ilbijerri/version1.0), Rupert (MTC, Theatre Royal) and Honchos Meeting in Cowra (Rinkogun, Tokyo).
From 2005-14, as Company Artist for version 1.0, Jane devised and performed in all their major works including The Table of Knowledge (Merrigong Theatre co-production), THIS KIND OF RUCKUS (Helpmann Award, Best Physical/Visual Theatre) and Deeply Offensive & Utterly Untrue (Drover Award, Best Touring Show). Jane has toured nationally and internationally, voiced radio plays for ABC Radio National, Eastside Radio and worked on several new scripts with Playwriting Australia. She has directed shows at University of Newcastle, Sydney Theatre School, Excelsia College and University of Wollongong. Jane is a proud member of Equity.
Writer

Jeanette Cronin

Jeanette's first play Tell Me Again, produced by Eye Of The Storm, premiered at The Old 505 Theatre in December 2014 and in July 2019 received a workshop and rehearsed reading at the Arcola Theatre in London.

Jeanette's first play Tell Me Again, produced by Eye Of The Storm, premiered at The Old 505 Theatre in December 2014 and in July 2019 received a workshop and rehearsed reading at the Arcola Theatre in London. In February 2015, Jeanette co-devised with director, Peter Mountford, the one-woman show Queen Bette, about the life of screen legend Bette Davis, produced by G Bod Theatre for Mardi Gras 2015 at The Old 505 Theatre, with return seasons in March 2016 and February 2019 at The Old 505, October 2016 at The Hunter Valley Summer Theatre Festival and January 2020 at Gasworks Arts Park for Melbourne's Midsumma Festival. Jeanette's second play I Hate You My Mother, produced by Real Harpy and Whitebox, premiered at The Old Fitz in January 2017, and her third play I Love You Now premiered at The Eternity Playhouse for Darlinghurst Theatre Company in June 2017.

2020 commissions include: Shattered, the Australian component of Lockedown in Silence, an international project reflecting the spike in domestic violence during the COVID 19 pandemic, directed by acclaimed Turkish theatre maker, Baris Celiloglu and Come To Where I Am-Australia, produced by Critical Stages and Paines Plough.

Jeanette has worked extensively as an actor in theatre, film and television and is a graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA). Jeanette has participated in several Australian National Playwrights' Conferences as well as in many readings and development workshops for PLAYWRITING AUSTRALIA, PLAYWORKS, STC, GRIFFIN and others and has contributed significantly as both actor and dramaturg to many Australian premiered works.

PUBLICATIONS; AWARDS; NOMINATIONS
1996
awarded inaugural Mike Walsh Fellowship

2016
I HATE YOU MY MOTHER
final round, Jane Chambers Award 2016

2019
REST
shortlisted for production, Darlinghurst Theatre Company

2020
TELL ME AGAIN
awarded Chateaux Orquevaux Residency to write screenplay adaptation;
published by Australian Plays.
I LOVE YOU NOW
published by Australian Plays.
REST
shortlisted (top ten) Alpine Fellowship Theatre Prize 2020.
VICTIM
invited to Montreal International Women's Playwriting Festival 2021, Writers' Table, wait-listed for production.

Team England

Actress

Salma Ahmad Caller

Salma Ahmad Caller is a British-Egyptian artist whose practice involves creating an imagery of the narratives of body that have shaped her own body and identity across profound cultural divides.

Salma Ahmad Caller is a British-Egyptian artist whose practice involves creating an imagery of the narratives of body that have shaped her own body and identity across profound cultural divides. It is an investigation of the painful and contradictory mythologies surrounding the female body, processes of exoticisation, and the legacy of colonialism as a cross-generational transmission of ideas, traumas, bodies and misconceptions. Her work is informed by a Masters in Art History and Theory, having studied medicine, and teaching cross-cultural perspectives at Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford.

For more: https://www.salmaahmadcaller.com/

Team Spain

Actress

Alexandra Restrepo

Restrepo is a Colombian actress. Her acting career started when she was 8 and since then she has worked in numerous TV series, films and theatre shows.

Restrepo is a Colombian actress. Her acting career started when she was 8 and since then she has worked in numerous TV series, films and theatre shows. She has been awarded with well renowned awards for best actress, such as: two "India Catalina", a "Simon Bolivar", and recently the Anatomy Film Festival Award, in Athens, for the film Angustia. Her theatre work includes: Las Burguesas de la Calle Menor, La Familia, Infraganti, Agnes de Dios, Las Fábulas de Esopo, etc. She has worked with renowned directors such as Adela Donadio, Pep Antón Gómez, Pavel Nowinsky and Rosario Jaramillo, amongst others. Her films include: Angustia, directed by Carlos Ortiz; Tres Días, directed by Juliàn Agudelo; A la Vuelta de la Esquina, directed by Silvio Vertel; El Actor, El Director y la Guionista, directed by Dago García; El Coco I, El Coco II, El Coco III, directed by Juan camilo Pinzón; Welcome to Colombia, directed by Ricardo Coral; etc. Her TV work includes: Las Muñecas de la Mafia 2 (Netflix- Caracol TV); Los Briceño (Netflix - Caracol TV); El Tesoro (Caracol TV); La Nocturna (Caracol TV); Tiro de Gracia (Caracol TV); Dónde Carajos está Umaña (Caracol TV); Vecinos (Caracol TV); Confidencial (Caracol TV); La Saga Negocio de Familia (Caracol TV ); Pedro el Escamoso (Caracol TV); amongst many other series and shows. She has been part of the permanent cast of Sábados Felices (Happy Saturdays) from 1998 (Caracol TV), a program still with huge audiences, almost an institution in Colombian TV. She has also experience as a TV host. For several years she was an important collaborator in Mesa de Noche, a program with news and opinion in Caracol TV, led by the renowned Jorge Alfredo Vargas. She trained in the ENAD (Bogotá) and later continued her studies in Cuba, Italy, France, United States and Spain.
Actor

Antonio Gil Martinez

Antonio is a performer, director and theatre practitioner. He started his training at the ESAD in Seville, and later in Paris, at the École Internationale Jacques Lecoq.

Antonio is a performer, director and theatre practitioner. He started his training at the ESAD in Seville, and later in Paris, at the École Internationale Jacques Lecoq. As a theatre actor he has worked with numerous European directors and companies including Peter Brook (Fragments, 11&12), Simon McBurney and Theatre de Complicite (The street of Crocodiles, Caucasian Chalk Circle, amongst others), Dan Jemmett (Twelfth Night, Cinderella, etc) and others. He has played lead roles at the CDN, Teatro de la Abadía and Teatro Español in Madrid, and has performed in many theatres worldwide. As an actor in film: The man who killed don Quixote (Dir Terry Gilliam), Thi Mai (Patricia Ferreira), Risen (Kevin Reynolds) La Mula, The Merchant of Venice (Michael Radford), The Way (Emilio Estevez), Chicas (Yasmina Reza), 007 Quantum of Solace, (Marc Forster), Chocolat (Lasse Halström), amongst others. He has worked in various TV series including: Alba (in production), Malaka (TVE 1), La Reina del Sur (Netflix), La Peste (Movistar Plus), Pulsaciones (A3-Netflix), Los tres cerditos, Pluton BRB Nero, Mujeres, Hispania, Hornblower, Doctors, Soldier Soldier, Benidorm, etc. As a director, Antonio has co-created and collaborated in a variety of productions, and directed several shows, including El lunar de Lady Chatterlay, Kvetch ( which was nominated for the Max awards in Spain as best new production), Les Gloutons (Switzerland), Ruth 66 (Ireland ), etc. He also has experience as a choreographer (Orange Belonging advert) and as movement director in several theatre productions and has participated in several radio dramas for BBC Radio. He was recently nominated as best supporting actor for the show Hablar por hablar (Dir: Fernando Sanchez-Cabezudo), in the Actor's Union Awards, in Spain.
Writer

Cristina Simon

Cristina Simon Mention, graduated in Law and Legal Sciences from the University of Girona in 1997.

Cristina Simon Mention, graduated in Law and Legal Sciences from the University of Girona in 1997.
Graduated as Civil and Commercial Mediator from the University of Lleida in 2012.
Graduated in the Postgraduate course in Personal Leadership and Team Management from the University of Girona in 2019.
Titled as "NLP Practitioner" (Neuro Linguistic Programming) in 2020. Certified with the Specialty of Neuro Education by the University of Nebrija in 2020, and of Creativity and Well-being by the University of Girona. Currently finishing the studies of “Double degree in Psychology Coaching for children and Youth” (ELBS Leadership School) Also in progress, the official Certification of the “Bridge Model”, of relational communication (IC) of Álex Galfre and F. Ramón Cortés.
Two years of communication experience at PuntAvui Television (social network). After short stories and poetry, the first novel “Bossa dels Cors” (Bag of Hearts)was published in 2015, and the second novel is about to be published in September 2020 and I am also writing my 3rd one. Awarded in 2017 with the Short Story Award from the Lawyers School Association Currently I am leading my own educational project, training in emotional management and communication skills for teachers and educators.

For more information:
Linked In : https://es.linkedin.com/in/cristina-simon-i-mencion-advocades-lideratge-i-equips-1a2b5084
Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/cristinasimon_metaforesestimar/?hl=es

Actress

Montse Gili

Gili trained as an actress in Spain and London but from early on in her career she combined acting, directing, teaching and producing.

Gili trained as an actress in Spain and London but from early on in her career she combined acting, directing, teaching and producing. During 1994-95 she lived and worked in Japan as a performer, acquiring knowledge of several Japanese art forms, especially Bunraku. In 1996 moved to London, where she is still based, to study at the Physical Theatre School Phillippe Gaulier, training with several members of Complicitè Theatre and other practitioners like John Wright, gaining a taste for innovative and visual theatre. For quite a few years she was joint artistic director of Dende Collective theatre company, creating ground-breaking work on stage, but since 2010 she has been mainly working as a freelance director and producer. From 2014-2018 she was creative director with Hope Street Ltd, in Liverpool, producing many large, outdoors, indoors, site specific as well as intimate and 1-1 pieces. Currently she mainly works as a freelance theatre director, travelling to different countries and cities. She combines her mentoring work with young artists with the staging of shows, as well as with her other passion, yoga. Her last show was a digital version of Caryl Churchill's Love and information, which was rehearsed via Zoom and streamed live. This performance premiered in May and it was on for three days. It has now been selected to take part of the British festival Digitally Charged and it will be performed again in live streaming on the 17th of July.
Writer

Esther Lázaro

Lázaro's PhD in International Literature is in contemporary drama and the exile of republican dramatists which occured in Spain in 1939.

Lázaro's PhD in International Literature is in contemporary drama and the exile of republican dramatists which occured in Spain in 1939. She did the MA in Performance Studies at the Institut del Teatre and the Universidad Autónoma from Barcelona. She has a degree on Spanish and Spanish Literature. She also trained as a playwright with José Sanchís Siniterra. A keen reader and assiduous theatre spectator, she completed her artistic training with music studies and graduated in classical singing. She has written 12 plays out of which eight have enjoyed a full staging. She has also worked not only on theatrical adaptations but also narrative and poetic ones. In 2012 she Therkas Teatre, a company with which she has produced and premiered several shows. She combines her work as a practitioner with research in academic work, teaching and cultural journalism.
Actress

Montserrat Roig

Montserrat Roig de Puig, graduated as an actress at the Institut del Teatre (Barcelona). After that she went to the Ecole Philippe Gaulier (London).

Montserrat Roig de Puig, graduated as an actress at the Institut del Teatre (Barcelona). After that she went to the Ecole Philippe Gaulier (London). She also trained in the following dancing styles: ballet, contemporary, jazz and tango. Her training was completed with lyrical singing. She has worked in film, theatre and television in Spain, England, France, Argentina and Italia. She played one of the two leads in the film Small World, directed by Patryk Vega in Poland. Recently she has also featured in the romantic comedy Marriage Material, directed by Col Spector in London. She has won many awards for her work in Meeting with Sarah Jessica directed by Vicente Villanueva. She has been awarded the Berlinale Talents prize from the Berlin film festival. She does voice over work for adverts, radio and documentaries in the UK.
Writer

Elena Belmonte

Belmonte is a playwright and storyteller. She teaches technique and theatrical narratives at the School for Writers in Madrid.

Belmonte is a playwright and storyteller. She teaches technique and theatrical narratives at the School for Writers in Madrid. She is also a literary coach. Her plays include: Los vanidosos, Clara sin burla, Baile de huesos (International Prize Lázaro Carreter 2010), La herida y Humo en las flores. Her short plays include: Perséfone fuma, Mejor al aire, De noche sueño con tu mano, Sacar la basura, Años de agua, Un tipo responsable, etc. All of the above have been published and staged. Her short stories collections include: Que hablen las farolas y Comamos algo. She has also published a novel titled La época del agua.
Actress

Nuria Benet

Benet is a bilingual actress and producer. She trained as an actress at the RESAD (Madrid).

Benet is a bilingual actress and producer. She trained as an actress at the RESAD (Madrid). Then she read a PgDip in Voice Studies at the Central School of Speech and Drama and an MA in Text and Performance Studies at RADA and King's College (London). Some of her theatre work there includes: Piano/Forte, written and directed by Terry Johnson (Royal Court); Nuts Coconuts, La Cubana (Edinburgh International Festival); Lysistrata, Theatre Lab (Riverside Studios); Maker-Do (The Place); El Quijote! (The Gate); The Firebird (Octagon Theatre); In Five Years' Time (Southwark Playhouse); and the one-woman shows: Death of the Lorquian Woman and Pledges, Vows and Pass This Note, amongst others. She also performed in several radio productions for the BBC. Her theatre work in Spain includes: El Libertino (Teatro de la Abadía), Las Cinco Advertencias de Satanás, (Teatro Marquina), and the MC of NOC, un auténtico vodevil by David Quintana (Teatro Nuevo Alcalá). For La Cubana: Cómeme el Coco Negro, Gente Bien and Adiós Arturo. For Teatro Defondo: Los Atroces, La Ópera del Malandro (Garnacha Award for best actress) y Un Sueño de una Noche de Verano. For Teatro del Zurdo: La Ventana de Chygrinskiy (Arcipreste de Hita Award for best actress) and El Extraño Caso de la Marquesa de Vadillo. For Teatro del Astillero she's performed in many staged readings (Matadero) and in Los Charlatanes. For Es Arte: Los Empeños de una Casa, La Discreta Enamorada, Don Juan en Alcalá y Al filo de Lope (Festival de Almagro y Clásicos en Alcalá) all of them directed by Juan Polanco. Her TV work includes: Aída and Hospital Central (Tele 5), Plaza de España and Centro Médico (TVE1), (Tele 5), La Tira (La Sexta), Somos Cómplices (Antena 3) and Arrayán (Canal Sur). Her experience as a director includes: Be Mine, which she also wrote, Fugue and Tracks. She is the producer of Cabezas Parlantes a pandemic-born project which searches for new ways of working using the monologue as its foundation.
Writer

Laura Aparicio

Aparicio is a playwright, scriptwriter and actress. Her initial passion for archaeology shifted towards dance and then acting in theatre, film and television.

Aparicio is a playwright, scriptwriter and actress. Her initial passion for archaeology shifted towards dance and then acting in theatre, film and television. Lately she has been combining her acting jobs with her writing. In 2019 she was awarded the playwrighting scholarship from the Teatro Kamikaze. She is a member of the Laboratorio Rivas Cherif from the National Dramatic Centre both as an actress and a playwright. She graduated in acting at the Cristina Rota school. Her playwright training includes courses with: José Sanchis Sinisterra, María Velasco, Roland Schimmelpfennig, Alberto Conejero, Che Walker, Anne Jordan, Mauricio Kartun, Antonio Rojano, Lautaro Perotti, Fernando Piernas, Will Keen, Albert Tola, etc. In scriptwriting she was trained with: Ángela Armero, Gracia Querejeta, Joaquín Oristrel, Mariano Barroso, Carlos Molinero, Jota Linares; as well as participating in masterclasses from Tim Robbins, Terence Winter, Consuelo Trujillo, Pablo Messiez y Claudio Tolcachir. Her published plays include: UKRANIA, part of the book El país de los parias, esclavitudes del siglo XXI; Invisibles tres y cinco, published in the Primer Acto journal; and Mi ciudad en 97m2, published by Ediciones Invasoras as part of De los días sin abrazos, teatro en confinamiento. In 2019 she participates in the XXIV Maratón de Monólogos from the Asociación de Autores y Autoras at the Teatro de la Latina with La mujer que habla a los hombres que no escuchan a sus mujeres, directed by Gabriel Fuentes. She was also a part of the staged reading cycle from the Pavón Teatro Kamikaze titled Las funciones por hacer, with TRES eran 2, directed by Rebeca Sanz Conde. Aparicio was involved in Benshi, dramaturgias cine y teatro: la revancha del teatro at the Filmoteca Española y Cineteca de Madrid. In 2018 she was shortlisted for the I Certamen Internacional de Relatos Madwomen with En la tierra de hielo y fuego cabe todo el tiempo del mundo. She won the IV Certamen Nacional of theatrical texts in Cuenca a Escena 2018 with Cuando se pierde un zapato se pierde una batalla. Also shortlisted for the Primer Certamen Beyond the Boundaries, in Greece, with Lo que tapa la nieve. Also there, two of her plays premired, Al otro lado... hambre, papel, tijera, directed by Asunción Díaz and Cuando se pierde un zapato se pierde una batalla, directed by Pilar Martín.

Team Russia

Actress

Natalya McDonald

Natalya graduated from Russian college of Art in 2005.

Natalya graduated from Russian college of Art in 2005. Her second degree she got from The Queen Margaret University, BA (Hons) Drama and Performance (first-class) in 2020.
The recent theatre credits: The Bluebird ( The Neverthere Festival, Scotland), Nina (Atopon theatre, Scotland), My theatre ( World Theatre Training Institute AKT-ZENT, Italy) , The Language Laboratories (STD, Russia), Heard No More ( National Trust, Scotland)
For the last fifteen years Natalya performed a diverse range of characters from the Russian Classics as Sonya from A. Chekhov "Uncle Vanya", Agafia Tikhonova from N. Gogol "The Marriage" and for instance, a verbatim performer from 3D multimedia productions.
She has been practising several acting techniques as a Stanislavsky system, Game theatre and M.Chekhov technique and many more. Natalya even produces and teaches the M. Chekhov method online during the Pandemic period for all creatives.
Actress

Saba Bakhisheva

Saba Bakhisheva joined the company of State Kimry Drama Theatre being very young.

Saba Bakhisheva joined the company of State Kimry Drama Theatre being very young. Her theatre credits there included A Streetcar Named Desire (T. Williams), The Wedding, The Cherry Orchard (A. Chekhov), The Flea (E. Zamyatin), The Day of Rest (V. Katayev). In 2008 she graduated from Russian Institute of Theatre Arts Gitis, completing a Master's Degree in Acting. Since then she's performed in many shows such as "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" (GIIS Theatre), "Little Shop of Horrors" (Audrey, GIIS Theatre), "Eight Women" (Augustine, The National Film Actors' Theatre), "Christmas Eve" (Lotos Theatre), "A Simple Story" (Lotos Theatre), "Broadway. Post Restante". During the period 2009-2011 Saba attended classes at Broadway Musical School where she had an opportunity to learn from the leading Broadway actors. There she was involved in production of some of the excerpts ("Pippin", "Rent"," Fiddler on The Roof" and others). Her most recent theatre credits are "Naked Hears"t at Natalia Vodianova's Love Ball in Doha and "A Christmas Tale" for Moscow City Hall . In 2018 Saba played a leading role in a short film "Such a Sweet Life" (Cinex production), which has become the selection and the winner of international film festivals.
Writer

Maria Kroupnik

Actress

Elena Seregina

Actress of the drama theater (Russia, Vladimir) since 2018.

Actress of the drama theater (Russia, Vladimir) since 2018.
Elena graduated from the Vladimir College of culture and art (acting) in 2018, where the teacher of acting was the people's artist of Russia, Nikolai Anatolievich Gorokhov.
The roles that Elena have performed in the theatre were
" CABARET. NO COMMENTS "- cabaret Artist" Jacksonville " 2017;
"THE secret of the MURE CLAN" - poorhouse girls Choir 2017;
"MARY POPPINS" - the Hero of magic travels 2017;
"LADY MACBETH of MTSENSK DISTRICT" - Ensemble 2018;
"MASTER and MARGARITA" - artist of the variety show Pakobatko 2018;
"CANCER CORPS. EXILED FOREVER" - a Prisoner of the Ashanin women's barracks 2018; "MEMORIAL PRAYER" - a Jewish girl 2018;
"HAMLET" - ensemble2019;
"MEMORIAL PRAYER" - a Jewish girl 2018;
"HAMLET" - ensemble2019;
"CELEBRATION HAPPENED!" - Saleswoman, Mother, 2019;
"CONFESSIONS of a TENOR" - The third, curious 2019;
"MASQUERADE" - Mask, guest 2019;
"ALICE IN WONDERLAND" - Mama Lil, Lady Time 2018;
"PETER PAN VS. CAPTAIN HOOK" - tiger Lily, daughter of the red chief 2019;

The main roles are:
"ANNA KARENINA" - Katerina Alexandrovna Shcherbatskaya (Kitty); (The spectacle is a winner of the main prize "Golden knight"; participant of the V International theater festival " History of the Russian State. Fatherland and destinies") 2019;
" One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest " - sister Retchet 2019.

Writer

Angelina Debor

Angelina Debor was born in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1987.

Angelina Debor was born in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1987. Graduated from the St. Petersburg State University with a degree in Radio and Television Journalism in 2009. Shortly after graduation she began working in the production of TV series for federal television channels.
In 2007 Angelina spent a semester abroad studying in Canada (Carleton University, Ottawa), where she took classes in film studies and psychology.
In 2008 she completed a PGCE-level course "Editing screenplays and film" at Lenfilm studio based Kadr Cinema School in St. Petersburg, Russia.
She went on to study and complete the PGCE-level course "Foundation in Screenwriting" at the same school in 2009-2010.
In 2009 she also got her first role as an actress in a television series "Sea Devils" produced by NTV channel Russia.
From 2010 to 2011 Angelina studied Acting at Kadr Cinema School St. Petersburg.
In 2011 she won the prestigious Chevening scholarship to study filmmaking in London, UK at Kingston University. She got a Master's degree with distinction in Filmmaking in 2013.
During her studies Angelina wrote and directed several short films. She also directed a sketch comedy pilot that received an Award of Merit from the Accolade Global Film Competition and also was part of the Broad Humor Film Festival programme (Los Angeles, USA).
In 2018 Angelina became the winner of the Directors Competition held by the Russian branch of Disney and directed one of the short films for Disney's feature "Happiness is… Part II", which premiered in April 2019.
In 2019 her feature film script "Brave Lads" was greenlit for production and received funding from the Russian Ministry for Culture (currently in pre-production).
She also actively works as an actress. Her filmography to date includes more than 25 credits. Angelina has also played lead roles in theatre productions both in Russia and in the UK, playing roles in English as well as in Russian.
In 2014 Angelina also completed the course "Acting for Film" at the Irish Film Academy Dublin (course leader Rachel Sarah Murphy).
In 2018 Angelina had her acting debut in a feature film - "The White Crow" directed by Ralph Fiennes, where she played the role of Liuba Romankova.
Writer

Marina Krapivina

Actress

Elizaveta Kovalski

Eliza Kovalski is a Russian stage and screen actress, singer and model.

Eliza Kovalski is a Russian stage and screen actress, singer and model.
From 2006 to 2014 Eliza worked in “The Young Actors Musical Theatre” in Moscow.
Her theatre credits include In “The Nursery” (role: Nina), “The Adventures of Tom
Sawyer” (main role: Becky Thatcher), “Oliver Twist” (role: Beth), “The Rain
Dream” (main role: Girl), “Moscow History 1205” (main role: Newcomer) and “The
Fantasy on the music of Dounaevsky” (role: Ballerina).
In 2014 - 2015 Eliza studied Acting in Notre Dame Catholic Sixth Form College in
Leeds, England.
In 2018 Eliza attended Jack Waltzer Intensive Acting Workshop and Master Classes
of Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
In 2020 Eliza graduated from Parisian Acting University “Cours Florent”.
Her future film credits include “Subitya" directed by Alex Cross, “Garçon de Ville”
directed by Antony Labiod and “Care” directed by Thomas Villepoux for Digital Rise
Production.
Writer

Polina Glukhova

Polina Glukhova was born in 1993 in Moscow.

Polina Glukhova was born in 1993 in Moscow. Graduated from the All-Russian State University of Cinematography named after S.A. Gerasimov, specialty- scriptwriting. Polina is a screenwriter of the movie "Ёф" directed by Nikolay Sidorov-Frantsuzov, also works with the text and graphics, contemporary poetry and video, educational projects and advertising agencies based in Moscow.
Writer

Natalya Milantyeva

Actress

Julia Chesnyak

Yuliya Chesnyak is from Saint-Petersburg, Russia. In 2016 she graduated from the Saint-Petersburg State University of Cinema and Television with a degree in Acting.

Yuliya Chesnyak is from Saint-Petersburg, Russia. In 2016 she graduated from the Saint-Petersburg State University of Cinema and Television with a degree in Acting. She is an actor of the Chamber Drama Theatre "Levendal", where she has parts in "The Tempest", "The Taming of the Shrew", "If I Only Knew", "The Flood", etc. Other theatre credits include the one-woman show "Ch. Time" based on the plays by A. Chekhov and directed by herself, "Denis' stories" and "BAJKI. Fairy-tales for adults" at The Variety Show Theatre named after A. Raikin. She has taken part and won the first prize in the project "Theatre battle. The king of improv" and performed in the Theatre of Improvisation "Paul's Theatre". She's been also acting in local series, the recent credits include "The Singer's Chase", "Guardians of the Motherland", "The Furious Five". She co-works as well with short films' directors as an author of ideas, actor and editor.
Writer

Lubov Strizhak

Writer

Nina Belenitskaya

Team Turkey

Actress

Barış Celiloğlu

Barış Celiloğlu is a graduate of the Central School of Speech and Drama, London.

Barış Celiloğlu is a graduate of the Central School of Speech and Drama, London. She also studied with the famous physical theatre teacher Philippe Gaulier in his London School between 1997 and 1998. She was initially trained by the famous Turkish actress Şahika Tekand in her drama school in İstanbul in 1993. Barış Celiloğlu started her acting career in İstanbul by performing in the acclaimed films Don't Let Them Shoot the Kite by Tunç Başaran and Sommer­sault in a Coffin by Derviş Zaim. She also played various parts in Turkish theatre in Studio Players and Bilsak Theatres (Beatrice in Roots by Arnold Wesker, Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream of Shakespeare, Madam in The Maids by Jean Genel, the Lover in War Plays by Edward Bond) until she moved to Britain in 1997. In Britain, she performed in various venues such as The Gate Theatre (Don Quixote-Mar­itornes, Dulcinea), Arcola Theatre (Pelebians Rehearse the Uprising-Brecht's actor), The Young Vic (work in progress by Kwong Loke-Women of Troy-Hecuba), and joined Edinburgh Fringe Festival with a leading part (Semblance of Madness) in 2001 as well as performing in a British film (Closed Circuit-Ms Kemal) in 2012 directed by John Crowley and TV (The Bill-Mrs Yavaş) by Thames Television in 1999. She has recently played a mother in an infomercial (Dinner Table) made for the Quilliam Founda­tion directed by Jon Stanford and played Charlotta in Cherry Orchard directed by Mehmet Ergen at the Arcola Theatre. Barış Celiloğlu also has been directing plays in the fringe since 1998 and teaches drama and acting in a London college. Barış dedicates this performance to her beloved parents İlhami and Bilhan Celiloğlu and many other progressive people who fought against juntas in Turkey.
Actress

Dilek Yorulmaz

She studied acting in London 2003 and Sahika Tekand Studio Players in 2004.

She studied acting in London 2003 and Şahika Tekand Studio Players in 2004. She played various parts in the Turkish Theatre at BKM and the National Turkish Theatre, as well as performing Turkish films and TV serials such as “7 Husbands for Hürmüz (İclal) “The Actor ( Naz)” and “Government Woman( Zümre)”. She graduated Master Degree in Film and Drama at the University of Kadir Has in 2009.
Since 2014, she has started her own company called “Nefes Tuition and Productions” in London. She has been working as an actress and director. She has been also leading creative drama, acting and yoga classes since moving to London.
Writer

Yapıncak Gürerk

Yapıncak Gürerk is a creative artist from Ankara, Turkey.

Yapıncak Gürerk is a creative artist from Ankara, Turkey. She is a pianist and a painter by degree, a piano educator by profession. In 1993, she won the "Young Musician of the Year Competition" organised by the British Council of Turkey. The award was a year's study in Royal Northern College of Music, UK. She pursued her master's degree in piano in Manhattan School of Music, US and her master's and doctoral degree in painting in Hacettepe University, Turkey. Her thesis was about the concepts of creativity process and interpretation in the worlds of sound and vision. In 2001, she was offered a teaching position in piano faculty in Bilkent University where she also served as the Associate Dean of the Faculty for 3 years. In 2008, she founded her own music school "Salon Sanat" where she has been teaching the piano and directing "Music Together", an international family music program.

Gurerk has performed the piano and exhibited her artwork in many venues in her homeland and in the UK, the Canary Islands, the US, Japan and Bulgaria. She translated the international best-seller book "Secrets of the Baby Whisperer" by Tracy Hogg. Apart from music and art, writing has always been her passion. However, her writing career only started recently. During the coronavirus pandemic, she had the chance to concentrate on her long time dream of writing seriously. During this time, she completed the Creative Writing Course of author Murat Gülsoy and wrote a number of short stories which are mostly about women with traumatic pasts and people embracing the struggle in life. Her studies in music, art and literature create an interconnected synergy and reflect on her creative process.

Video Editor

Şeref Özdemir

Şeref Özdemir is a London based photographer and filmmaker.

Seref Ozdemir is a London based photographer and filmmaker. He has been working on documentary, reportage photography and multimedia works including social conflicts, political movements and civil liberties. He has also been producing editorial and creative licensed contents with photography and video in order to be used in different sectors.
Actress

Füsun Demirel

Born in Ankara in 1958, she is one of the most prominent actors of Turkey.

Born in Ankara in 1958, she is one of the most prominent actors of Turkey. Studied at Universitå per Stranieri di Perugia in 1976, and Performing Arts at University of Rome in 1977- 1980. During 1980-1982, she acted professionally at Berlin Kollektiv Theater. She worked at esteemed theatres of Turkey such as Dostlar, Devekusu and Dormen Theatres. She started acting in cinema too from 1984 onwards. Other than acting she also translated plays from Italian to Turkish. She translated 25 plays by Italian playwrights Dario Fo and Franca Rame into Turkish. She established an agency and became the agent for these playwrights in Turkey. Also established a publishing house and published theatre plays. She was a chairperson at ÇASOD (Contemporary Cinema Actors' Organisation) in 1996. Speaks Italian, English and German fluently.

Cinema films:
A Sip of Love
Ahh Belinda
How to Save Asiye
Berdel
Zügürt Aga
European Nights / docudrama (Italy)
Hollywood Fugitives (Sweden-Turkey)
Wound (Germany -Turkey)
Beyhan's Wedding (Ayşe Polat/ Germany)
Thieves Stole my Father (Esen Işık / Switzerland)

Awards:
1986 Antalya Golden Orange
1990 SIYAD (Film Writers Association) Award
1992 Adana Golden Boll Film Festival
1994 Adana Golden Boll Film Festival
1994 Ankara Film Festival
1996 SIYAD
2001 Ankara Film Festival
2001 ÇASOD
2001 Antalya Golden Orange
2012 Bilge Olgaç Achievement Award
2015 Sadri Alışık Cinema Awards
2019 Adana Golden Boll Film Festival
2020 Ankara Film Festival
2020 SIYAD

2014 onwards theatre plays:
2014 Ebru Nihan Celkan, Home Sweet Home

2015/2019 Dario Fo, Love Lessons (Adaptation)

2019/2020 Dario Fo, Fat is Beautiful (Adaptation)

Actress

Naz Yeni

Naz Yeni has been involved in all aspects of theatre-making as an actor and director since 1990.

Naz Yeni has been involved in all aspects of theatre-making as an actor and director since 1990. She trained classically in Hacettepe University Ankara State Conservatoire in Turkey and Birmingham School of Speech and Drama in the UK. Her initial acting credits have included performing as a chorus member for City of Birmingham Touring Opera and as Lady Macbeth for Creation Theatre Company in Oxford.
As a mid-career artist she developed an interest in devising and the ensemble tradition. While re-training herself as a physical performer, she took part in countless workshops and masterclasses with international practitioners and leading UK companies. Among others, she has had the chance to study the Six Viewpoints with its originator Mary Overlie, learn from Eugenio Barba at Odin Teatret, and specialise in Laban-based creative dance and movement analysis.
In recent years, she has taken part in different all-women ensembles and performed at different festivals including the Edinburgh Fringe. Her main interests as a theatre-maker are story-telling, autobiographical performance, and site-specific and immersive theatre.
She also continues to direct and her directing credits include Turkish State Theatres alongside her individual projects for other venues. Her current interests as a director are physical theatre, adaptations and musicals.
Apart from working as a creative artist she is also an educator, lecturing on theatre and acting in higher education alongside her academic research, teaching drama and dance in mainstream education, and leading applied theatre and community-dance workshops.
Writer

Onsun Özalp

Onsun is a writer and a painter who also graduated from Hacettepe University Faculty of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation.

Onsun is a writer and a painter who also graduated from Hacettepe University Faculty of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation. Whilst practicing her profession as a physiotherapist, she also continually wrote and painted. Her first workshop took place at The State Art and Sculpture Museum workshop in 1987, which was initiated by Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University. Here she produced ink drawings and etchings. She worked on crayons and oil paintings at the Sabahattin Tuncer Studio in 1996. Her first solo exhibition was in 2006 at Koşuyolu Teachers' Home with her crayon works and watercolours. In 2015, Onsun exhibited her oil paintings under the name of "The Yarn of the Tree" at Ichelique&ichelick Art House. However due to pandemic she had to postpone her exhibition, titled "Footprints of Time", where she had planned to exhibit a series of her collage works.

She set on fire her essays of memoirs, poems, short stories in 2007 that she penned for herself, and started anew. Her first novel Marca's Children was published in 2013 which narrates the adventures of two sisters by citing the name of a Caucasus Mountain God, named "Marca".

Her short stories were published with the title of The Birds Choir of the City in 2018. The stories are about women, migrants and actually also about men and the others. Onsun continues to write and paint.

Sound Designer

Ceren Ayşe Özbudun

Ceren was born in 1990 in Istanbul and studied there.

Ceren was born in 1990 in Istanbul and studied there. Ceren has been living London since 2014. She do sound desing and sound operation for theatres, and performing arts. She also work as a sound designer and composer for film and video industry. She play violin and piano and she teach them children.
Actress

Ada Burke

Ada Burke studied acting at London International School of Performing Arts and The Poor School in London.

Ada Burke studied acting at London International School of Performing Arts and The Poor School in London. She participated in many shows in many well known theatres such as Arcola Theatre, Soho Theatre, Hackney Showroom, Etcetera Theatre and Rosemary Theatre. Ada also took part in short and feature films. "Landescapes" brought her Best Actress Award in International Kosova Shqip Short Film Festival(2013). Ada still continues acting in different productions. She has been recently working as a pupeteer in famous Turkish shadow play Karagoz and Hacivat which is funded by Yunus Emre Institute and she also does voiceover for commercials and animations.
Actress

Aslı Özgönül

Aslı Özgönül is a young Turkish actress who currently studies “Media and Visual Arts” and “Sociology” at Koç University.

Aslı Özgönül is a young Turkish actress who currently studies “Media and Visual Arts” and “Sociology” at Koç University. In 2013, she played the leading role Jill Mason at Akademi 35.5 Istanbul in “Equus” by Peter Schaffer.In 2015, she went to the Juilliard School to stage a play with a group of students. She performed for the women and their children there supported by “Women in Need”. When she came back, she worked as a climate activist at Global Climate Forum. In 2016, she staged and acted in Ray Cooney’s play “It Runs in The Family” and played the character Rosemary Morgan. In the same year, she performed in an organization called “Give Music a Future” funded by the European Union in which she performed as a vocalist and worked as an assistant to the project director. In 2017, she achieved Grade 8 distinction certificate in musical theatre from The London College of Music. In December 2019, at Koç University’s Theatre Festival she directed a play called “L.T. 25” and performed one of the leading roles which was about femicide and increasing domestic violence. Aslı has two research papers regarding theatre arts: 'How and Why Does Shakespeare represent violence both on and off stage in his play Macbeth?’ And “Building Bridges Between Commedia Dell’Arte and Orta Oyun: Similarities in Characters, Subjects and Structures” in order to explore the rich intercultural friendship of Italy and Turkey due to her multilingual and acting background. She also has a short movie named “The sound of Darkness” in which she worked as an actress and co-writer, to raise awareness towards “human echolocation”.
Translator

Berna Vardar

Berna Vardar studied Management Engineering at Istanbul Technical University.

Berna Vardar studied Management Engineering at Istanbul Technical University. After moving to UK she graduated from King's College London, Department of Geography. She volunteered and worked at the LDAF, London Disability Art Forum. Involved in community theatre projects, sparsely but consistently. Berna was editor at 'Güncel Sanat', Istanbul based monthly art journal, 2014-2015. Also wrote art critiques/reviews for various London based Turkish newspapers. Translated books and articles.Berna writes reviews and press releases for artists such as Didem Ünlü and Sümer Erek, as well as for stage plays.
Actress

İrem Sayılgan

İrem Sayılgan was educated in Violin at Anatolia University Conservatory.

İrem Sayılgan was educated in Violin at Anatolia University Conservatory. She subsequently achieved a BA in Drama & Performing Arts at Near East University in Cyprus. Irem played the lead character in the award winning short film, 'Hope' which showed at BFI in 2014. and in the same year played one of the leading roles in Guest Theatre's production of Cocoons at Arcola theatre. She continues to work as a professional actor including performances with Creative Tutorials, Guest Theatre and Arcola theatre/Alaturca. She has played in numerous theatre plays internationally, including productions in Turkey, Cyprus and England. Irem continues to work as a professional actor as well as regularly giving Violin, piano and drama tuitions.
Writer

Sevilay Saral

Born in Istanbul in 1965. Graduated from Bosphorus University History Department. Completed her master's degree and PhD in History of Turkish Revolution Department of the same university. Her doctorate dissertation was on Muhsin Ertuğrul Theatre.

Born in Istanbul in 1965. Graduated from Bosphorus University History Department. Completed her master's degree and PhD in History of Turkish Revolution Department of the same university. Her doctorate dissertation was on Muhsin Ertuğrul Theatre.
Her involvement with theatre started at Galatasaray High School, continued with Bosphorus University Players (BÜO). At BÜO she acted, directed, costume designed and translated. From 1995 onwards she worked at BGST-Theatre Boğaziçi.
In 1997 at the Feminist Women's Circle, she was in the group who initiated the theatre works and also active as a playwright and actor in plays written for the 8th March International Women's Day activities.
The plays Sevilay Saral wrote and published are: "7 Kadın / 7Women " (BGST Publishing, 2005). "Pilavdan Dönenin Kaşığı Kırılsın / Come Hell or High Water" (with Cüneyt Yalaz and Uluç Esen; BGST Publishing, 2005). "Bir Kadın Uyanıyor / A Woman Awakens" (BGST Publishing, 2006). "Kadın Oyunları / Women's Plays" (BGST Publishing, 2007). "Otobüs / The Bus" (BGST Publishing, 2012). She also wrote "Eleni'den Mektuplar / Letters from Eleni" which was staged but not published yet.
Between 2004 and 2010 Sevilay has been a supervisor for a Kardeş Türküler Project "Açıkhava Konserleri" (Open Air Concerts).
Between 2011 and 2016 at Maltepe University GSF-Theatre and Haliç University Conservatoire Theatre Department where she was on the teaching staff, she gave lectures on theatre.
BGST Theatre's "Zabel" which premiered in 2017 March, she was text consultant and director.
In 2017 and 2018 worked as supervisor for Kardeş Türküler's album and concerts.
She was both the text consultant and director for BGST Theatre's "Artık Bir Davan Var / You Have a Cause Now On" which premiered at İKSV Theatre Festival.
Was assistant director for " Hep Sonradan / Always Later" which premiered in 2019 January.
She penned the one person act women's play "Lål Hayal/ Dream Unimaginable" which was staged during 2019 season and last, a play consisting of monologues of seven women who were isolated during the pandemi "Her Güne Bir Vaka / A Different Incident Per Day".
Video Artist

Çiğdem Boru

Çiğdem is a London based photographer, creative director and video artist.

Cigdem is a London based photographer, creative director and video artist. She is an experienced visual designer who has created versatile, visual communications across sectors, through digital, print and moving images. She studied Graphic Design & Photography. She took part in photography projects around Europe. She coordinated an EU photography project for gipsy culture & children. She was showcased in multiple exhibitions and she worked as a director of photography in a short film which screened in Cannes Film Festival. She collaborates with various artists and brands.

Team Greece

Actress

Anastasia Revi

Anastasia Revi is the Artistic Director of the award-winning Theatre Lab Company.

Anastasia Revi is the Artistic Director of the award-winning Theatre Lab Company. Some of their recent awards include: OFFCOMM Commendation for their 2019 production GREAT EXPECTATIONS and Most Innovative International Theatre Production Company UK at the Global Entertainment Awards 2018. In 2014 they were selected as the Coup de Coeur Show of Avignon Festival in France. In 2007 they received a nomination for Total Theatre Awards of Edinburgh Festival and the title of Best Show at the Prague International Theatre Festival.
Anastasia was nominated for the Greek International Women Awards (London, December 2017) and Woman of the Year Award of Greece (Athens, March 2017). She received the 2016 Best Theatre Director of Greece award for her Shakespeare's Macbeth (National Theatre of Northern Greece, Athens, November 2016) and EXALIPTRON Award for Theatre (Athens, April 2016). In 2009 she was nominated for the Emerging Director Award of Greece.
Her training includes a degree in English and American Literature (Aristotle University, Greece), 3-year Classical Acting (Drama School, National Theatre of Northern Greece - Distinction), London Theatre Conservatory, École Philippe Gaulier and workshops with masters of theatre including Simon McBurney, Augusto Boal, Ozzie Rogriguez, Tage Larsen, Rufus Norris.
Recent productions include: LOVE LETTERS (audio-visual series of 10 episodes, June 2020-present), Great Expectations (Playground Theatre, London 2019), Lucrezia Borgia, The Sinner/The Saint( Cockpit Theatre, London -Oxford Playhouse-BT Studio 2019), Mothers and Lovers (Playground Theatre 2019), On the 10th of June (Simpkins Lee Theatre, Oxford 2019), Six Nights on the Acropolis (Hellenic Centre, London 2018), A Respectable Wedding (Playground Theatre, London 2018), Don Juan (Hoxton Hall, London, 2018), Splinters (Simpkins-Lee Theatre, Oxford, 2018), Jamaica Inn (Tabard Theatre, London, 2017), I Want a Country (O'Reilly Theatre, Oxford, 2017), Salome (Hoxton Hall, London Festival D'Avignon OFF, France; Thessaloniki; Cabaret Voltaire, Athens; Old Cholmeley Boys' Club, London, 2017-2012), Dancing with the Devil: A play about Rudolf Nureyev (Sadler's Wells/ Lilian Baylis, London 2016), Melted Butter (Simpkins Lee Theatre, Oxford 2016), Macbeth (National Theatre of Northern Greece 2016), Sweet Bird of Youth (Theatre Alma, Athens 2015), The Building (Michael Piltch Theatre, Oxford 2015), Medea, (Riverside Studios, London 2014), Lysistrata (Riverside Studios, London 2013), The Bee (Aggelon Vima, Athens, 2013), The Oresteia (Riverside Studios, London 2012), Psychostasia: The Performance (Riverside Studios, London 2012), Cuba Libre (Aggelon Vima, Athens 2012), Dream Waves (National Opera House of Northern Greece, 2011), Antigone (International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama, Cyprus; 2011 Riverside Studios, London 2010), The Fall of the House of Usher (Old Cholmeley Boys' Club, London 2010), Ghost from a Perfect Place (National Theatre of Northern Greece, 2009), Velvet Scratch (New York International Fringe Festival, Edinburgh Festival, Prague Festival 2008-2006).
Writer

Lydia Vie

Lydia is a bilingual actress and writer. Her training includes: Theatre Lab Company (2017-present), RADA Contemporary Acting (2018), Stella Adler Studio of Acting (2012-2013) and New York Film Academy (2010).

Lydia is a bilingual actress and writer. Her training includes: Theatre Lab Company (2017-present), RADA Contemporary Acting (2018), Stella Adler Studio of Acting (2012-2013) and New York Film Academy (2010). Theatre credits (acting) include: Madame X (2019), Mothers and Lovers (2019), Six Nights on the Acropolis (2018), A Respectable Wedding (2018) and Splinters (2018). Short film credits (acting) include: Enodia (2019), Nightmare (2018) and Susanna al Bagno di Sangue (2017). Writing credits include: 'Great Expectations' (adapted from Charles Dickens' classic novel), Playground Theatre, London (2019) and 'Borderline', Lion & Unicorn Theatre (2018). Lydia is a member of Praxis Theatre Group in Oxford and has a degree in physiology from Oxford University.
Writer

Sevi Filippidou

Sevi is a multilingual actress living in London. She trained at the École du Théâtre du Pommier (option comédiens) in Switzerland.

Sevi is a multilingual actress living in London. She trained at the École du Théâtre du Pommier (option comédiens) in Switzerland. In October 2018, she joined the second year of Theatre Lab Company's actor training programme. She is also a member of Praxis Oxford Theatre Group. Over the last fifteen years, she has been translating classic and contemporary theatrical plays and poems from and into English, French and Greek. Theatre credits include: Madame X (Technis Theatre, Athens); Mothers and Lovers (Playground Theatre, London); On the 10th of June (Simpkins Lee Theatre, Oxford), Le bourgeois-gentil homme (Aneton Theatre, Thessaloniki). Sevi also has a PhD from the UNINE.