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Holly Murray, Costume Designer

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Flick Ferdinando – Blazing Saddles

Flick is a performer & director in the devised theatre sector, creating work for indoor & outdoor venues.
She was head of theatre & artistic advisor for the BA Hons at the National Centre for Circus Arts (formerly The Circus Space) 1997-2006.  She was also co-artistic director for Company FZ 1998-2012, part of the Arts […]

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Hazel Lam, Blazing Saddles & Strictly Cycling Performer

Hazel Lam graduated from Northern Ballet School, Manchester in 2006 & joined the Cairo Opera Ballet Company as a corps de ballet.  She was soon promoted to be a soloist in the company.
Returning to the UK, she  discovered circus with Swamp Circus North & Greentop Circus & studied at Flic Scuola di Circo in Turin, […]

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Eleni Papaioannou, Blazing Saddles Performer

Eleni is a freelance dance artist & performer specialising in physical theatre & improvisation.
She completed her undergraduate studies at London Contemporary Dance School & has since worked professionally with various choreographers & artists such as Luca Silvestrini (Protein Dance), Seke Chimutengwende, Joanna Kalm, Livia Rita, Alexis Blake, Sophie Nuezel & Marie Forbes, Anders Duckworth, […]

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Jo Dyer, Blazing Saddles Performer

 
 
 
 
 
After studying Modern Languages at the University of Bristol, Jo trained in Contemporary Dance & her main dance practise is now Contact Improvisation.  She has performed her own work widely, including A Tin Drum (award winner at Impulstanz Salzburg), Viva la Vida (award winner at Polemiqi Festival, Warsaw) and Threefold (finalist at Masdanza).
She was […]

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Mary Roubos, Blazing Saddles Performer

Born in Australia, Mary studied theatre at the University of Melbourne.  During her time there she worked on many devised, immersive & physical pieces with directors Daniel Schlusser & butoh performance artist Yumi Umiumare.
In the UK, she graduated from Drama Studio London in 2014.  Since then, Mary has performed at Shakespeare’s Globe, Arcola Theatre, […]

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Bryony Thomas, Blazing Saddles Performer

Bryony has a first class degree in experimental theatre from Brunel University & attended the Ecole Jacques Lecoq in Paris.
She has been performing & directing professionally for the last 10 years, with recent work at The Liverpool Playhouse, The Young Vic, The Waterloo Vaults & The Arcola Theatre.
She is also an experienced workshop leader & […]

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Everyday Hero – Technical Spec

Everyday Hero is approximately 25 minutes long and is performed twice on one day.
The show is performed in the round and requires:

Level, hard standing space approx 20m x 15m
Rope, cones, chalk or similar to de-marcate the performance space
One to two hours rehearsal in the performance space, with PA prior to shows
A PA with CD playback, […]

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Final R&D for workshop to perform as part of Everyday Hero

Everyday Hero is nearly finished, but we’re looking for up to 20 participants (sighted people with dance experience, and interested visually impaired people) to work with us to help develop a free workshop which will tour alongside the show.
This final bit of R&D will be at Herne Hill Velodrome on Thursday 6th June, 10am – […]

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Tracey Hammett, Writer Everyday Hero

Tracey Hammett is a script writer, lyricist and poet.
Born in Cardiff, she studied English and Theatre Arts at Goldsmiths College.  She started writing for the BBC CBeebies Channel when it launched in 2000 and has been writing for many of the channel’s popular series ever since, including Storymakers, Boogie Beebies, Poetry Pie, Show Me Show […]

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