Pitcairn – Cast & Creative Team

LOIS CHIMIMBA | Te Lahu

Lois trained at Mountview. Theatre includes Nightingale and Chase (Albany Theatre), A Long and Happy Life (Vibrant Festival), Laridae (White Bear Theatre) and Deep (Talawa Theatre). Television includes Holby City. Film includes Earth Air Fire Water. Radio includes The Three Musketeers.

SAMUEL EDWARD-COOK | Quintal

Sam trained at RADA. Theatre includes Titus Andronicus (Shakespeare’s Globe), Our Big Land (UK Tour), King Lear (Theatre Royal Bath), Glory Dazed (Edinburgh/Adelaide/Soho Theatre) and Boys (Headlong/Nuffield/Hightide). Television includes Peaky BlindersLand GirlsDoctors. Films include Passenger and Magwitch.

VANESSA EMME | Fasto

Vanessa trained at the Lir Academy Dublin, where productions included Scenes from the Big PictureBold GirlsThe Night SeasonInto the Woods and Pains of Youth. Theatre includes The Shadow of a Gunman and Stags and Hens (The New Theatre, Dublin). Films include The Anti Love Pill,  Every Second SundayThe Inside and Ghostwood.

EBEN FIGUEIREDO | Hiti

Theatre includes A Level Playing Field (Workshop), Courting Drama (Theatre Renegade), Pigeon English (NYT/Bristol Old Vic), Matt Smith Project, Social Inclusion ProjectOlympic Team Welcoming Ceremony, Diana Bliss TributeGold and Popcorn and Our Days of Rage (all National Youth Theatre), The Suit (Young Vic) East End GirlsDream Girls (Italia Conti), The Ritual (reading. National Theatre). He trained at Bristol Old Vic (graduated 2014) where shows included The PromiseThe EventsThe School for Scandal and Othello.

SIUBHAN HARRISON | Mi Mitti

Theatre includes From Here To Eternity (Shaftesbury Theatre), Tommy (Prince Edward Theatre), The Soft of Her Palm, In Quest of Conscience  (Finborough Theatre), Earthquakes in London (Headlong Theatre Tour), Grease (Piccadilly Theatre), Rich isn’t Easy (Tristan Bates Theatre), The Stripper (UK Tour), Marguerite (Theatre Royal Haymarket), Marianne Dreams (Almeida Theatre), Bad Girls (West Yorkshire Playhouse), We Will Rock You (Dominion Theatre), Les Misérables (Queens Theatre), Carmen (UK tour), Castaway Case (Edinburgh), Whale Music (Medena Theatre). Television  includes The Song of Lunch. Films include Little Deaths, Well Prepared and The Man Who Met Himself .

SAFFRON HOCKING | Te’o

Saffron trained at ALRA where she performed in A Midsummer Night’s DreamAntony and Cleopatra and Arabian Nights and was a Carleton Hobbs Bursary nominee for the radio plays Sorrows and Rejoicings by Athol Fugard and Been So Long by Che Walker.

ASH HUNTER | Ned Young

Theatre includes Antony and Cleopatra (RSC/Public Theater New York), Unrivalled Landscape (Orange Tree Theatre), God’s Property (Soho Theatre), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Almeida Theatre), Gravity (Birmingham Rep), A Clockwork Orange (Theatre Royal Stratford East). Television includes Switch and Wolfblood.

NAVEED KHAN | Menalee

Theatre includes Pioneer (Curious Directive/Watford Palace Theatre), The Waiting Game (Kazzum Arts), 59 Minutes to Save Christmas (Slung Low with The Barbican 2013 and The Cast 2014), These Bones of Mine and After the Rainfall (Curious Directive), The Truth Teller (King’s Head), The Tagore Project (West Yorkshire Playhouse), The Trial (Watford Palace Theatre), Lincoln Road (Eastern Angles), Jerusalem (Oxford Playhouse). Films include Second Coming (2014) and Survivor (to be released in 2014). Trained at Oxford School of Drama.

CASSIE LAYTON | Mata

Cassie’s theatre includes Sense and Sensibility (Watermill Theatre Newbury). Television includes Saturdays. Films include Pylon and Jarhead 2. Radio includes HomefrontChiwawaThe Divine Comedy. She trained at RADA

ANNA LEONG BROPHY | Walua

Anna trained at East 15. Theatre includes The Art of Fugue (Soho Theatre), The One Hour Plays (The Matey Institute), Shelf Life (Theatre Delicatessen), Paradise Street (Futures Theatre), Bewere (Half Cut/Latitude) and Prometheus (Secret Cinema). Films include The ConversationsAre You Sophie?, A Kiss So Warm and TenderGBH and Malaya: A Forgotten War.

TOM MORLEY | Fletcher Christian

Theatre includes a gala reading of The Seagull for Out of Joint at the St James Theatre.

Trained at LAMDA (graduated 2014) where he performed in The School of Night, Sweeney Todd, The Revenger’s Tragedy, The Lightening Play, Women Beware Women, Love and a Bottle, Elektra, Hamlet, The Wood Demon, For Services Rendered, The Way of the World and Iona Rain. 

ADAM NEWINGTON | John Adams

Adam has just graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Theatre includes Dunsinane (RSC/National Theatre of Scotland/UK Tour), London 2012: Glasgow (Traverse/Theatre Uncut), Orpheus and Eurydice (National Youth Theatre/Old Vic Tunnels), The New World Order (Hydrocracker/Barbican/Brighton Festival), The Alchemist (Minack Theatre).

HENRY PETTIGREW | William McKoy

Henry trained at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Theatre includes Of Mice and Men (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Straight (Sheffield/Bush Theatre), The Master and Margarita (Complicité), Anna Christie (Donmar Warehouse), Beautiful Burnout (Frantic Assembly), Hamlet (Wyndham’s Theatre), Black Watch (National Theatre of Scotland Tour of New York/LA/Barbican), The Bevellers (Citizens Theatre Glasgow), Troilus and Cressida (Edinburgh International Festival/RSC). Television includes Shetland, Silent Witness, Line of Duty, Doctors, The Relief of Belsen and Midsomer Murders. 

DAVID RUBIN | Oha

Theatre includes, most recently, Twelfth Night (Liverpool Everyman re-opening). many RSC shows including Hamlet,  The Winter’s TaleRomeo and Juliet,  Antony and CleopatraThe Tempest,  Julius Caesar  (twice),  The Grain Store,  American Trade,  Morte D’ArthurA Mad World My Masters and Titus AndronicusThe Threepenny OperaA Midsummer Night’s DreamThe Red BalloonAs You Like ItTwelfth Night and The Tempest (National Theatre), The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Kensington Palace ), Five Guys Named Moe (West End), Stomp (Royal Festival Hall), In The Midnight Hour Judd (Young Vic), Godspell  (Barbican), Taylor’s Dummies, The Overcoat (Gecko), Woyzech (Omnibus), Fight Face and Juicy Bits (Lyric), These Trees Are Made Of Blood and Sunday Morning (BAC/Tara Arts), Sleeping Beauty (Stratford), Company and Duck Variations (Ipswich), The Wizard of Oz (Oldham Coliseum), 100 ( Imaginary Body), The Legend of King Arthur (Red Shift), Peter Pan (Nuffield ), Cyrano de Bergerac (Northampton),  Macbeth (Chester), HamletPaula’s StoryThe Attraction and many more as actor, writer, director (Chickenshed). Television includes The PassionWalking With CavemenSitting PrettyEastenders,  Holby City, Dalziel and Pascoe, Mysteries of JulyDJ Kat ShowPlaydaysZig-ZagWatchNumber 73, Good Health. Film includes Brooms, Three Sheets to the WindPlaying with Fire, and  Crossover .

JACK TARLTON | William Brown

Jack trained at LAMDA and is an Artistic Associate of Presence Theatre for whom he conceived The Animal (You). Previously at Chichester: Romeo and Juliet (Festival Theatre). Other theatre includes CHORALE – A Sam Shepard Roadshow: The Animal (You), The Holy Ghostly and The War in Heaven (Presence Theatre & Actors Touring Company); From Morning to Midnight, Coram Boy and Once in a Lifetime (National Theatre); A Doll’s House, Rats’ Tales and She Stoops to Conquer (Royal Exchange Manchester), Crave, Illusions and The Golden Dragon (Actors Touring Company), Beasts and Beauties (Hampstead Theatre & Bristol Old Vic), The Merchant of Venice, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Twelfth Night and The Taming of the Shrew (Propeller), The Deep Blue Sea (Theatre Royal Bath Productions – Vaudeville Theatre), The Sexual Neuroses of Our Parents (The Gate), The Man Who (Orange Tree), Gagarin Way (Prime Cut), Afore Night Come (Young Vic), An Inspector Calls (Garrick Theatre), Troilus and Cressida and A Month in the Country (Royal Shakespeare Company). Television includes Doctors, The Golden Hour, Dead Ringers, Doctor Who, The Genius of Mozart, Swivel on the Tip, Life Support, Wings of Angels and The Cater Street Hangman. Films include The Imitation Game, Nora and The Unscarred.

MAX STAFFORD-CLARK | DIRECTOR

Max is the Artistic Director of Out of Joint. He co-founded Joint Stock Theatre Group in 1974 following his Artistic Directorship of The Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh. From 1979 to 1993 he was Artistic Director of The Royal Court Theatre. His work as a director has overwhelmingly been with new writing, and he has commissioned and directed first productions from writers including Sue Townsend, Stephen Jeffreys, Timberlake Wertenbaker, Sebastian Barry, April de Angelis, Mark Ravenhill, Andrea Dunbar, Robin Soans, Alistair Beaton, Stella Feehily, Sebastian Barry, David Hare and Caryl Churchill. Revivals include The SeagullThe Recruiting Officer and King Lear (Royal Court), A Jovial CrewThe Wives’ Excuse and The Country Wife (RSC), and The Man of ModeShe Stoops to ConquerThree Sisters and Macbeth (Out of Joint). He directed David Hare’s The Breath of Life for Sydney Theatre Company, The Overwhelming for New York’s Roundabout Theatre and most recently The Seagull for Culture Project (also NY).

TIM SHORTALL | DESIGNER

For Out of Joint: This May Hurt A Bit, Our Country’s Good, Top Girls, The Big Fellah, King of Hearts, The Overwhelming. Other work includes: set design for La Cage Aux Folles (West End and Broadway -Tony nomination 2010 Best Scenic Design); The Overwhelming (National Theatre/Out of Joint and Broadway, NY); The Philanthropist (Donmar Warehouse and Broadway); Awake and Sing (Almeida); set design for Sweet Charity (Menier, and Theatre Royal, Haymarket), A New World(Shakespeare’s Globe); Race, and Old Money (both Hampstead), These Shining Lives (the Park), See How They Run (Duchess); Whipping It Up (Ambassadors); Elton John’s Glasses (Queens), 900 Oneonta (Old Vic), Telstar (Ambassadors), Body and Soul and  costumes for The Big Knife, (both Albery), Murder By Misadventure (Vaudeville), A Cooks Tour (Shaftesbury Theatre), Excuses (Soho Theatre), Amen Corner (Tricycle), Eugene Onegin (Lyric Hammersmith), Fully Committed (Menier), Haunted (Arts); Disappeared (Royal Court); Single Spies (Bath), Dead Funny (Chichester); Having A Ball(Birmingham), Roots (Oxford Stage Company – Barclays TMA Award nomination Best Design).  Dance: Private City/Track and Field (Sadler’s Wells Royal Ballet); Sonata In Time(Scottish Ballet); Rhyme Nor Reason and Party Game (Norwegian National Ballet) and The Nightingale (Dutch National Ballet). Television: 20th Century Blues (BBC), The Nightingale (NOS), RAI Prize for Best Design, Prix Italia. www.timshortall.com

JOHANNA TOWN | LIGHTING DESIGNER

Johanna has lit over 20 productions with Out of Joint including Our Country’s GoodThe Steward of ChristendomMacbeth and The Permanent Way. And for Chichester, The Deep Blue Sea and Nijinsky (Festival Theatre) and In Praise of Love (Minerva Theatre). Other credits include FencesWhat the Butler Saw, Some Like It Hip HopBetrayal, Speaking in Tongues, Beautiful Thing (West End), Tonight @ 8.30 (Nuffield/ETT), Medea, Romeo and Juliet (Headlong), Blue Sky, Blue Heart Afternoon (Hampstead), Straight (Bush/Sheffield), Moon on a Rainbow Shawl (NT/Talawa/UK Tour), The Tragedy of Thomas Hobbes (RSC), Rose (NT/Broadway), My Name is Rachel Corrie (Royal Court/West End/NY), Guantanamo (NY/Tricycle/West End).

ADAM PLEETH | COMPOSER

Adam composed music for This May Hurt A Bit (Out of Joint and Octagon Theatre Bolton), Entries on Love and Time Stands Still When I Think of You. As a composer and performer: The Elephantom (National Theatre), Ballad of the Burning Star (Theatre Ad Infinitum), Juana in a Million and The Adventures of Curious Ganz (Silent Tide).

ORIAN MICHAELI | CHOREOGRAPHER

Orian was choreographer for This May Hurt a Bit (Out of Joint/Octagon Theatre Bolton), Mouth Piece (Amy Nostbakken) and the acclaimed 2013 hit Ballad of the Burning Star (Theatre Ad Infinitum). Films include Goose Pumps, It’s Not All That Simple and Fairy on the Roof.

EMMA LAXTON | SOUND DESIGNER

Emma’s many sound designs for the Royal Court include PestsThe Westbridge The Heretic, Tusk Tusk, Faces in the Crowd, Gone Too Far!, Incomplete, Random Acts of Kindness, My Name is Rachel Corrie  and Food Chain. Also: The Colby Sisters of Pittsburgh (Tricycle Theatre),  #AIWW: The Arrest of Ai Wei Wei (Hampstead Theatre),Coriolanus (Donmar Warehouse), Several shows fot the Royal Exchange, Much Ado About Nothing (The Old Vic) and  Men Should Weep (National Theatre). 

ANDRZEJ GOULDING | VIDEO DESIGNER

Andrzej’s theatre includes video and set design for Union (Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh), The Last Witch (Edinburgh International Festival) and Ruby Wax’s tour Sane New World. Video design includes Peter Grimes (Grange Park Opera), Relative Values (West End/Theatre Royal Bath), Fanciulla Del West, Joshua (Opera North), Coriolanus (Donmar Warehouse), From Morning to Midnight (National Theatre). Video animation work includes Ghost the Musical (Manchester Opera House, West End) Love Never Dies (Adelphi Theatre) and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Royal Opera House).

GABRIELLE DAWES | CASTING DIRECTOR

Gabrielle worked on Out of Joint and Chichester’s production of Top Girls. She has cast over 30 productions for Chichester, many of which transferred to the West End including The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Singin’ in the Rain, The Browning Version/South Downs and Yes, Prime Minister. Other theatre includes Blithe Spirit, The King’s Speech, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Three Days of Rain (West End), The Norman Conquests (Old Vic and Broadway) and productions for the National Theatre, Hampstead Theatre, Headlong and Theatre Royal Bath.

TIM HOARE | ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Tim is currently an associate director at Out of Joint and was recently a staff director at the National Theatre, assisting Sam Mendes on King Lear. He was co-founder and Artistic Director of Chichester Festival Theatre’s “Festival on the Fly”, a temporary venue celebrating CFT’s 50th season, for which he directed the world premiere of Penelope Skinner’s play Fred’s Diner. Other directing work includes What People Do (Old Vic Tunnels/Viscera Theatre); Yes, Prime Minister (redirection of a production by Jonathan Lynn, CFT and national tour); Number 1 (Bush Theatre); Henry V Trafalgar Studios/National Theatre Tbilisi, Georgia); Bash (Barons Court Theatre). As an associate and assistant director, work for Chichester Festival Theatre includes South Downs and The Browning Version (transferring to the Harold Pinter Theatre, West End), Top Girls (Out of Joint, tour and Trafalgar Studios), Alice in WonderlandThe Master BuilderPygmalion and Yes, Prime Minister; and Eigengrau (Bush Theatre); Slaves (Theatre 503).

JONATHAN WALLER | FIGHT DIRECTOR

Jonathan’s credits include The Recruiting Officer (Chichester Festival Theatre), The Play That Goes Wrong (Mischief Theatre/Kenny Wax), Richard II and Twelfth Night (Shakespeare’s Globe on Broadway), Between Empires (Orange Tree/Edinburgh Festival), ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore and Macbeth (Cheek by Jowl), Four Nights in Knaresborough and The Canterbury Tales (Southwark Playhouse), Love’s Labour’s Lost, Romeo and Juliet, Richard III, Edward II and Richard II (Shakespeare’s Globe), Mad Forest and Romeo and Juliet (BAC), Where There’s a Will, Far From the Madding Crowd, The Changeling and Mother Courage (ETT), They Have Oak Trees in North Carolina (Tristan Bates Theatre), Rough Crossings (Headlong), Alpha Beta (NT Studio), Some Voices (Young Vic). He has also worked extensively in television. Jonathan is founder member and teacher of The European Historical Combat Guild, a teaching member of the British Academy of Dramatic Combat, and teaches at LAMDA, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Rutgers University BA Acting London Program/Shakespeare’s Globe and Boston University BA Acting London Program.

 

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