Sophie Woolley is a writer and actor from London. As well as her stage plays, she is a regular contributor to BBC Radio 3 and 4 (notably afternoon plays When to Run and Carbon Cleansing). A recent graduate of Channel 4's screenwriting course, she also starred as a deaf mum-to-be in Channel 4's award winning Cast Offs series. Her first play, 'When to Run' toured the UK 2006-2008, with sell out runs at the Royal festival Hall, Soho Theatre and Manchester's Royal Exchange studio. She followed this up with Fight Face at Hammersmith Lyric. She was an attached writer and Soho Theatre 2005-2006.
Gemma Fairlie is a director, movement director and dramaturg. Past directing work includes a critically acclaimed sell out run of Hangover Square at the Finborough, Eden's Empire, a new play at the Finborough Theatre, Silence by Moira Buffini (TOP, Stratford and Arcola), For Every Passion Something (RSC Learning Residency in USA) and Julius Caesar project for RSC Learning in Michigan. Assistant director credits include the Royal Shakespeare Company's productions of King Lear and The Seagull, directed by Trevor Nunn, (world tour and sell out runs in Stratford and London), the RSC's Regional Tour of Julius Caesar and The Two Gentlemen of Verona, and Anthony Neilson's Realism for the National Theatre of Scotland and Edinburgh International Festival. She won the Gate Theatre's directing bursary in 2004 and is an Associate Practitioner with the Royal Shakespeare Company's Education department.
Kendall Masson is a freelance arts fundraiser, producer and project manager. Originally from Chicago, Kendall worked as a stage manager in New York City for three years before moving to London in 2005. Whilst in London, Kendall was the Administrator & Events Manager for the Olivier Award winning Actors Touring Company under Artistic Director Bijan Sheibani and an Events Manager at Timebased Events, a creative event production company. As a fundraiser, Kendall has recently worked with Tonic Theatre, Association of Lighting Designers and The Village Underground.
Michelle Owoo is a Creative Producer whose interests span outdoor performance, multi-disciplinary collaborations and site specific work. She completed an MA in Creative Producing for Theatre & Live Performance at Birkbeck, University of London in 2009, and was awarded a distinction. She continued her professional training with Walk The Plank in the creation of night time performance and installation using pyrotechnics, fire drawing, projection and illumination. She worked with Artichoke as Deputy Event Manager on Antony Gormley's 'One and Other' in Trafalgar Square, interviewing several hundred 'plinthers' for the Wellcome Trust. Her production credits include What Lovely Weather, a play written in 1924 with a cast of animals and insects performed in English for the first time as part of the Barbican's 'Surreal House' exhibition, The Hanging Garden, an outdoor Halloween installation for Essex Street Diversions, A Night With Kenneth Anger for Shunt, and The Greatest Ever Dada Show, presented at Tate Modern, Hackney Empire Spice Festival and the Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art. Recently she has worked with visual and performance artists on a radio project developed and performed at the ICA.