Joseph C. Walsh (Director)
Joseph has recently directed the award-winning European premiere of The Temperamentals, a critically acclaimed London revival of The Laramie Project, the London premiere of Zanna, Don’t!, the Irish premieres of Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five Years and Songs For A New World, and an Irish national tour of The King And I. In the West End he served as Resident Director on When Harry Met Sally and Assistant Director on Coyote On A Fence. His other directing credits include the European premiere of Listen To My Heart: The Songs Of David Friedman, the world premiere of Twisted: The Annie Ross Story, The Anniversary, Bent, Kiss Of The Spider Woman, Man Of La Mancha, Once On This Island, Burke And Hare, I Am Star Trek and Annie Warbucks.
As a performer Joseph appeared in Side Show and Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. He also toured North America for two years with Feld Entertainment performing in Anastasia On Ice and Pocahontas On Ice, and appeared with World Champion Michelle Kwan in the television special Reflections On Ice which was broadcast worldwide.
Alexander Rudd (Composer)
He has won various awards for composition including 1997 National Young Composer of the Year. He was selected to be a Composer for Greenwich Theatre’s Ten Minute Musical Challenge.
Following the success of his large-scale orchestral work, Furore (Blackheath Halls, London), he represented the UK as a featured Composer in the International Artists Workshop for the European Union. His concert works have subsequently been performed throughout Europe.
His work, Ihre Nummer Wurde Nicht Augerufen (Her Number Was Not Called) was performed in Vienna and was commissioned by Verin-exil to celebrate the work of poet/playwright, Ruth Weiss. Recently, his version of Amor Volat Undique, taken from the ancient texts of Carmina Burana, was premiered in Luxembourg alongside Carl Orff’s piece of the same name.
His theatre scores include the musicals, The Stones Are Hatching commissioned by Youth Music Theatre: UK; Force 9½ (winning a commendation from MTM:UK Edinburgh Musical Theatre Awards 2007): The Tempest and My Matisse (Jermyn St theatre).
Anna Michaels (Designer)
Her design credits include: Winter Season 2012 and Summer Season 2011 for White Horse Theatre; Sitting With Thistle with Theatre West; Bugsy Malone, The Grapes Of Wrath, The Devil’s Music, Life Savings, and Book Labyrinth with TRB’s YPT and Engage; The Importance Of Being Earnest, 86,400 Seconds and Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me with Floor To Ceiling. Set for Translations (The Tobacco Factory). Costume for The Comedy Of Errors (Circomedia). She has also co-designed for The English Touring Opera.
Forthcoming productions include Storm On The Lawn 2012, Dolphin Crossing (the Brewery) and Autumn Season 2012 (White Horse Theatre).
Kevin James (Lighting Designer)
He has also designed the sound for the national tours of Babe The Sheep-Pig and I'm A Minger! Other production roles include: Technical Stage Manager on Around The World In 80 Minutes and Aladin Et La Lampe Enchantee (UK/China) for Theatre Sans Frontieres; Production Electrician on Como Agua Para Chocolate, Lorca: Amor En El Jardin, and Here Be Monsters; and most recently in various roles on Charlie And Lola's Best Bestest Play, and Horrid Henry - Live And Horrid! on tour and in the West End.
Ben Mills (Assistant Director)
Directing includes a number of award-winning short films, Simon (Hen & Chickens) and Dead Without Dying (The Horse, Lambeth). Assistant Directing includes The Laramie Project (Greenwich Theatre), Cherry Pickin' Your Blossom (Albany), A Christmas Carol (Trafalgar Studios 2), Deirdre And Me (national tour), The Temperamentals (Dublin Gay Theatre Festival, Courtyard Theatre Hereford, Greenwich Theatre), The Rialto Burns (Theatre503 workshop), Lansley's Bill (Department of Health, Whitehall) and White Horse Theatre’s 2011/12 season.
Greenwich Theatre (Producer)
In 2007 James Haddrell took over as Director, bringing a range of new artistic initiatives to the company and the venue. Since then, alongside a range of other acclaimed in-house productions and co-productions, the company has produced four classic dramas in collaboration with Stage On Screen which are now selling internationally on DVD. In 2008 the theatre launched an annual programme of free site-specific family theatre which was awarded the London 2012 Inspire Mark and in the same year the company launched the Greenwich Children's Theatre Festival, a borough wide programme of performance and participation opportunities for children which is now one of the flagship festivals in London's Cultural Olympiad. The theatre runs a pioneering Artist Development Programme, and through its work with young and emerging artists the company has now supported the creation of three new theatre companies, all of which went on to produce new work in London within a year of being founded.
In the last year the theatre has also presented the work of young collaborators around London, on tour and in Dublin, winning the coveted Intercultural Dialogue Award at the 2011 Dublin International Gay Theatre Festival.
Wild Oats Productions (Producer)
Recent work includes a critically acclaimed production of The Laramie Project with Greenwich Theatre and a subsequent invitation to be the first London company to present The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later. Other productions include the London premiere of the hit off-Broadway musical Zanna, Don’t!, the European premiere of Listen To My Heart: The Songs Of David Friedman, the world premiere of Twisted: The Annie Ross Story, the European premiere of The Temperamentals, and the UK premiere of Michel Marc Bouchard’s drama Lilies.
Wild Oats has also ventured into the music industry by producing a soundtrack recording of the original music composed for Hoipolloi’s stage adaptation of The Doubtful Guest.
City Lights Theatre Company (Producer)
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