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2020/21 Company

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

Harry Gould & Aphra Pilkington Cultural Curators

Harry Gould is a non-binary artist of dual British-Caribbean heritage, living and working in Glasgow. Their work spans the media of sculpture, sound, video and photography and seeks to challenge the representation and interpretation of queer bodies; specifically centering on the complexities of the queer, white-passing experience. After graduating from The Glasgow School of Art (2018) they worked as President of the Students’ Association. Currently, they are studying on a construction trades course at the City of Glasgow College aimed at encouraging more womxn to enter into the construction industries, as well as supporting their creative practise by working as a chef.

Aphra Pilkington is a queer artist and writer living and working in Glasgow. She works across digital media, installation and performance to play with ideas around believable narratives and the mysticism surrounding celebrity personae. After graduating from the Glasgow School of Art in 2018, she has worked within documentary and animation companies. Alongside Harry Gould, she is a member of 2/42 Studio collective at the Pipe Factory. She strives to advocate for antiracism, femmenism and non-binary gender politics in her life and work.

Nina Segal Writer: Extended Universe
Robert Awosusi Associate Director: Radio Elusia

Robert is a director / theatremaker based in London.

Theatre includes: Personal Statements [rehearsed reading], Background Noise [rehearsed reading] (National Theatre); Bullring Techno Makeout Jamz, Virtue (The Bunker); The Derek Smith Show (Karamel Club); phroot sahlad (The North Wall / Lyric Hammersmith/ Camden People’s Theatre); Lockout, Roost (The North Wall); The Lost (Young Vic)

Associate director:  WE KNOW WHAT WE MAY BE [Artistic Associate](Barbican)

Assistant director: “Daddy” – A Melodrama (Almeida Theatre), Fairview (Young Vic), Let Kilburn Shake (Kiln Theatre), The Slave (Tristan Bates Theatre); The Trial (Young Vic).

Robert is a member of the Boundless Advisory Group and was recently on the Board Shadowing Programme run by Artistic Directors of the Future.

Chantelle Amon Performer

Chantelle is an upcoming multi-disciplinary actor and writer with an interest in costume design. Her goal is to continue to tell stories with the push for diversity behind the scenes.

Valerie Vansovica Performer

Valerie Vansovica is a British-Russian actor.

She attended the RADA Foundation and is currently part of Open Door, FILM CLUB, Theatre Peckham Company and The Orange Tree Youth Theatre Company. She is currently in rehearsals for “Stuff I Buried In A Small Town” (Mike Bartlett) directed by Toby Clarke, Theatre Peckham and is one of the actors in Ross Willis’ ongoing devised piece at The Orange Tree Theatre.

Megan Jarvie Performer

Megan Jarvie is an actor who trained at The MGA Academy of Performing Arts / Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

Theatre credits include: Frankie in The Countess (Evcol Entertainment); Princess Rose/Queen Geraldine in Sleeping Beauty (The Big Tiny UK); Assistant Director/Intimacy Director on Dogfight (Southwark Playhouse with BTA); Director and soloist in Songs for Jeremy (Southwark Playhouse); Betty in The Great American Trailer Park Musical (Edinburgh Fringe, Beyond Broadway Productions).

Television credits include: Archie the Inventor’s niece Megan in Balamory (CBBC).

Credits whilst training: Gladys in The Pajama Game (Greenwich Theatre, Mountview Academy), Ado Annie/Dance Captain in Oklahoma! (Mountview Academy); Chris in Carrie the Musical (Mountview Academy); Alex in The Distance (Mountview Academy).

She would like to say a huge thank you to her wonderful friends, her family back home in Scotland and partner for their constant love and ongoing support.

Joseph Adelakun Performer

Joseph is a graduate of Rose Bruford College.

Theatre credits include: The Winter’s Tale, Comedy Of Errors(National Theatre), Julius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra, Titus Andronicus (RSC), Richard II (Arcola Theatre), What The Thunder Said (Theatre Centre), Boi Boi Is Dead (West Yorkshire Playhouse, Watford Palace Theatre), Back To The Future (Secret Cinema), In the Jungle of the Cities (Arcola Theatre), Whole (20 Stories High), Run! A Sports Day Musical (Polka Theatre).

Screen credits include: Pokémon: Detective Pikachu (Legendary Entertainment), The Mime, Love Bitten (Dan Allen Films),Rosemary Jane (London Film School) and Little Big Planet PS Vita(Sony)

Pip Williams Performer

Pip Williams is an actor, writer and director based in London and Cambridge.

A graduate of UEA’s English and Literature degree, he is also the co-artistic director of his own company We Talk Of Horses, who performed their second show “Where Is Ban Ki-moon?” in venues across London last year. He has performed with MoCo Theatre and Somna Theatre, and has written and directed work at the Southwark Playhouse. He is a member of the National Youth Theatre and has worked extensively in making theatre with young people.

Joe Matty Performer

Joe is a London-based actor and director originally from the Midlands and is currently playing

the lead role, Jay, in Fires Our Shoes Have Made, an original piece of gig theatre from Pound of

Flesh . After achieving great critical success at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019, the show is

now touring to a number of different venues and festivals across the country.

Joe received formal actor training from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art before going on to

complete a BA in English and Theatre Studies at the University of Warwick. During his time at

RADA, Joe benefitted from roles such as Orlando ( As You Like It) , Henry ( That Face ), and

Tusenbach ( Three Sisters ). Joe then went on to play a variation of roles at Warwick including

the title role of Hamlet, Benedict ( Much Ado ), Jacques ( As You Like It ), Luke ( Brilliant

Adventures ), Mr Bernstein ( Little Shop of Horrors ), Young Buddy ( Follies ).

Most recently Joe played the cameo role of Jeff in Timpson: The Musical at the Stockwell

Playhouse. In 2018, Joe performed at the National Student Drama Festival, playing Ash in a

production of Chris Goode’s Speed Death of the Radiant Child and was also a part of Don’t Pity

the Felon’s immersive production of Pomona playing Charlie. Directorially, Joe was given the

opportunity in 2019 to direct a production of Alistair McDowall’s space thriller X at the Warwick

Arts Centre.

Joe has a keen interest in work which playfully explores narrative structures, music and he

especially loves Shakespearean performance. Beyond acting Joe is a budding musician and

singer and has a strong interest in sport and fitness. Radio Elusia presents Joe’s first taste of

voice acting and is extremely excited to be given the opportunity to work with such a vibrant and bold company. 

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.

James Monaghan Boundless Accelerator Artist

James Monaghan makes live art & contemporary theatre, often straying into areas of digital misuse. His work draws upon and subverts the traditional craft, tools and structure of dramaturgy, experimenting with form and radical DIY methods as a way of framing authenticity and shared experiences. It’s live, risky and often humorous. James has performed & facilitated projects all over the UK, Europe, India and Canada; and collaborated with artists/companies including Quarantine, Common Wealth Theatre & Sonia Hughes.

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.

Oriol Puig Writer: Extended Universe
Zara Lea Palmquist Writer: Extended Universe
Christos Ikonomou Writer: Extended Universe
Charlotte Josephine Playwright

Charlotte Josephine is an actress represented by Hatton McEwan Penford, and playwright represented by The Agency. They are 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 play ‘Blush’ enjoyed a sell-out run at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016, winning a Stage Edinburgh Award. ‘Blush’ toured nationally in 2017, starting at London’s Soho Theatre in May. Charlotte’s monologue ‘Blue’ was awarded the National Octagon Prize by the Bolton Octagon, Charlotte has also won the BBC Screenplay First Award.

Elayce Ismail Director

Elayce works in the UK and internationally as a freelance theatre and opera director, and dramaturg. She was the inaugural RTYDS Associate Director at Northern Stage in 2017/2018. Prior to this she was Resident Director at the National Theatre Studio as the recipient of the JP Morgan Award for Emerging Directors in 2014/2015.

Direction includes: If Not Now, When? (NT); Nanjing (Royal Court/Shakespeare’s Globe/Royal Exchange Manchester/Birmingham Rep); Under Milk Wood, The War of the Worlds (Northern Stage); Girls (HighTide Festival/Soho Theatre/UK tour); Omeros, The Rise and Shine of Comrade Fiasco, Chorus, Spooky Action at a Distance (Gate Theatre); The Lost Ring (Deutsches Theater Berlin); Stay Another Song (Young Vic); When I Am Queen (Almeida); They Whisper Don’t Gaze at the Stars… (ENO).

Recent opera as revival/associate director: 4:48 Psychosis (Opéra national du Rhin/Royal Opera House); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Opéra Orchestre national Montpellier); The Virtues of Things (Royal Opera House).

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