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2019/20 Company

We work with a great many artists over the course of a year, you can get to know them here.

Natalya Martin Boundless Accelerator Artist

Natalya Martin is an actor, multi-sensory practitioner and theatre-maker. Her goal is to make work that is fully accessible, relatable and of quality, for and with people with disabilities. She is the co-founder of theatre company FEEL Theatre, which specialises in creating sensory stories, shows and experiences.

Nouveau Riché Boundless Accelerator Artists

Winners of the 2018 Edinburgh Stage Award and The Untapped Award, Nouveau Riché is a multi – disciplinary arts production company. Previous theatre credits include Queens of Sheba, Chateau Marmont and Book of Actions. Their objective is to discover, nurture and produce unique stories that are culturally inclusive, with a keen scope on work that is both educational and entertaining.

Produced Moon Boundless Accelerator Artists

Produced Moon are an interactive, digital theatre company working at the intersection of theatre and gaming, based between London and Glasgow. Recent work includes Switchboard, The Inventors Squad and Electric.

https://www.producedmoon.co.uk/

@ProducedMoon

Ryan Gilmartin Boundless Accelerator Artist

Ryan Gilmartin is a multi-disciplinary actor, theatre maker and video DJ. He has made work for the National Theatre, Royal Exchange Theatre and Sheffield Theatres.

Brigitte Aphrodite Writer and Performer

Brigitte Aphrodite is a punk, feminist showgirl, and poetical music performance artist who has a loyal following due to her approach to multidisciplinary art and social expression. In her former years she has toured her music with the likes of Kate Nash and Josie Long.  Bri is most recently known for her critically acclaimed show – ‘My Beautiful Black Dog’ – a part gig, part theatre, modern day, punk musical exploring depression. The show sold out at the Edinburgh Fringe circuit, was featured on the BBC 10 O’clock News and in the Guardian and Elle magazine. Gathering momentum in 2015/16 the show went on to tour the UK and sell out dates at the Southbank Centre. Wellcome Trust funding was awarded to the ‘MBBD movement’ and a workshop, based on the show, its narrative and the language we use around mental health was developed and delivered in schools around the country.

Quiet Boy Composer & Performer

Singer songwriter Quiet Boy, signed to Universal records in 2005 and has appeared at most major UK festivals including Radio 1 stage at Leeds and Reading. Touring extensively, and has appeared with Prodigy, Echo and the Bunnymen, System Of A Down. Full tours with Kasabian, Fratellis, Mick Jones (Clash), Carl Barat (The Libertines). Many appearances on TV and Radio. Quiet Boy has recorded an album with legendary Producer Stephen Street (Blur, The Smiths, Kaiser Chiefs). Recently commissioned as Composer and Musical Director for critically acclaimed gig theatre ‘My Beautiful Black Dog’ and further work in development and composing on projects with Bush Theatre, Battersea Arts Centre, The National Theatre and most recently The Vaults Festival with a new piece by Katie Bonna.

Lula Mebrahtu Performer

Lula Mebrahtu is an Eritrean-born actress, DJ and presenter. She performs regularly as lula.xyz at festivals and events worldwide. As a presenter, she regularly fronts shows for the BBC and hosts jazz festivals. Her acting credits include Concrete Jungle, The Lucumi Choir and Death of a Pebble Dancing (Edinburgh Festival Fringe).

Isabel Oliver Performer

Isabel Oliver is an actor, singer, songwriter and musician. Her acting credits include Titus Andronicus (Teatro Dei Borgia, Italy). She also performs as a singer musician in a variety of venues and at festivals, including regularly at Spinning Yarns Theatre.

Michelle Tiwo Performer

Michelle Tiwo is an actor, poet, poet educator and founder of Sistren podcast. Their acting credits for theatre include And the Rest of Me Floats (Bush Theatre). For television, Ackee & Saltfish; and for film, Faces.

Jessica Sian Playwright

Jessica is an actor and playwright, her debut play Klippies was nominated for three Offie awards including Most Promising New Playwright. Her adaptation of Kiki’s Delivery Service sold out with four and five star reviews at Southwark Playhouse and was remounted for a second summer run. She has been commissioned by the Bush Theatre and Sphinx Theatre, her work has been supported by the National Theatre New Works Dept, HighTide and the Almeida. She is a Royal Court Young Writers alumni.

 

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Jane Fallowfield Director

Jane Fallowfield has directed new plays including ‘Germ Free Adolescent’ by Natalie Mitchell (young audiences in Medway), ‘Bird’ by Laura Lomas (Derby Theatre, Hackney Showroom and on tour), ‘Fingertips’ by Suhayla El Bushra (Clean Break), ‘Cosmic’ and ‘Spacewang’ by Tom Wells (Hull Truck), ‘The Only Way is Chelsea’s’ by Frazer Flintham (York Theatre Royal and Soho Theatre) and ‘Lagan’ by Stacey Gregg (Ovalhouse). She is the Literary Associate at Talawa Theatre Company. Previously, Jane was Director on Attachment at Clean Break, Director on Attachment at Birmingham Rep (John Fernald Award) and Senior Reader at Paines Plough.  Jane is a mentor for Graeae Theatre Company and she has been on the script panel for the George Devine Award panel, BBC Writersroom and Channel 4 Screenwriting Course.

Josh Tucker Actor

Josh trained at East 15 Acting School. Credits include: The Dip (Bunker Theatre and Edinburgh Festival), Five:Eight (Bernie Grant Arts Centre), Witch, Witch, Witch (Camden People’s Theatre).

Credits whilst training include: Deptford Wives, Macbeth, The Crucible and Jerusalem.

Matthew Robins Composer & Musical Director

Matthew is a multi-disciplinary artist from the West Country. His work includes animation, puppetry, short films, sculpture, and music, and he regularly tours with his band, performing stories about animals, death, monsters, the ocean, and love.

As a film-maker Matthew has recently made stop-motion music videos for Passenger, Sivu, and Led Bib, as well as animations for the Barbican, Opera North, Dumbworld (Peter, Lily and the Nose, winner of the audience choice award at the Capital Irish Film Festival), Tori Amos (The Light Princess at the National Theatre) and Phil Collins (Tomorrow is Always Too Long, for the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games).

Matthew’s recent work for theatre includes writing and performing Flyboy is alone again this Christmas, and Lullaby – both for the Barbican, and designing and making puppets for Something Very Far Away for the Unicorn Theatre, A Most Peculiar Wintry Thing for the Ark in Dublin, and Laila – a new musical at Watford Palace Theatre.

Matthew recently directed and designed an adaption of Ted Hughes’ The Iron Man for the Unicorn Theatre in Southwark and a collection of Matthew’s animations, songs and mechanical puppet installations is on permanent display at the Science Museum in London in the Information Age gallery.

Drip is Matthew’s second song-writing collaboration with Tom Wells, they previously worked together on Tom’s play Broken Biscuits in 2016.

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Tom Wells Writer

Tom is from Kilnsea, East Yorkshire.

Plays include: Me, As A Penguin; The Kitchen Sink (which won the Critics Circle Award for Most Promising Playwright and the George Devine Award); Jumpers For Goalposts; Cosmic; Folk; and Broken Biscuits. Tom has also written Ben & Lump (Channel 4); Jonesy (BBC Radio 4); and pantos for Middle Child, Hull and the Lyric, Hammersmith. He is currently under commission to the Royal Court and the National Theatre.

Charlotte Josephine Playwright

Charlotte Josephine is an actress represented by Hatton McEwan Penford, and playwright represented by The Agency. She’s co-artistic director of Snuff Box Theatre. Graduate of the Contemporary Theatre Course, East 15 Acting School, Charlotte’s first play ‘Perffection’ won a NSDF Commendation For Writing. ‘Bitch Boxer’ won the Soho Theatre Young Writers Award 2012, the Old Vic New Voices Edinburgh Season 2012 and the Holden Street Theatres Award 2013. ‘Bitch Boxer’ is published by Oberon Books and is performed internationally.

Charlotte’s latest play ‘Blush’ enjoyed a sell-out run at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016, winning a Stage Edinburgh Award. ‘Blush’ is touring nationally in 2017, starting at London’s Soho Theatre in May. Charlotte’s new monologue ‘Blue’ has been awarded the National Octagon Prize by the Bolton Octagon, where it’ll be performed in June. Charlotte has also recently won the BBC Screenplay First Award.

Ideas

Meet the Playwright: Camilla Whitehill
24 July 2017

What is the project you have just worked on with Boundless Theatre? I was a writer on the Commissioners project. I went into a school, met a class of Year…

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Meet the Playwright: Tom Wells
12 September 2017

What is the play you are writing for Script Club in partnership with Boundless Theatre? Drip is a musical comedy about two fifteen-year old friends – Caz, who sets up…

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The Evolution of Script Club
27 September 2017

Jane Fallowfield, director of DRIP, a Script Club production in partnership with Boundless Theatre, talks about the evolution of Script Club, and the ideas which fueled its development. In 2013,…

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