C.V.



DIRECTOR

2019    Director, A Father is Looking For His Daughter, Cockpit Theatre (Rough For Opera)

2018    Co-Director, Last Thursday, Central School of Speech and Drama, Collisions Festival

2018    Director, A Hand of Bridge, Waterperry Opera Festival

2016    Director / Designer, Carmen, Durham Opera Ensemble

2015    Director / Designer, Orpheus and Eurydice, Durham Opera Ensemble

2015    Director / Designer, The Voyage: Scenes of Travel, Durham Opera Ensemble


ASSISTANT / STAFF DIRECTOR

2019    Assistant Director, Contemporary Opera Scenes, National Opera Studio (Dir. Michael McCarthy)

2019    2nd Assistant, Britten On Film, National Opera Studio (Dir. Keith Warner)

2018 - 19    Staff Director, La Boheme, English National Opera (Rev. Dir. Natascha Metherall)

2018    Assistant Director, Don Giovanni, Waterperry Opera Festival (Dir. Laura Attridge)

2018    Assistant Director, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Grange Festival (Dir. Stephen Barlow)

2018    Assistant Director / Costume Designer, Don Giovanni, Manoel Theatre (Dir. Jack Furness)

2017    Assistant Director, The Lighthouse, Shadwell Opera (Dir. Jack Furness)

2017    Assistant Director, Written On Skin, Melos Sinfonia (Dir. Jack Furness)


DESIGNER

2018    Production Designer, Wie Verklaert (Independent Film), (Dir. Glen Shepherd)

2018    Costume Designer, OperArt: Seven Angels, V&A Museum (Dir. Jack Furness)

2018    Assistant Production Designer, Right Place, Wrong Tim, Channel 4 (Des. Alex Berry)

2018    Set and Costume Designer, Curlew River, Ante Terminum Productions (Dir. Peter Thickett)


LIVE ART & INSTALLATION

2019 ...Was Already Screaming Its Name (Film and Live Art installation), Pornceptual Berlin

2018 Self Portrait Experiments in 360 (Film in VR), created with Live Art Development Agency

2018 untitled (THEY) (VR Performance), MaloMalo & And What? Queer Arts Festival

2018 Me, Myself & Danny Dyer: An Anti-Drag Performance, Our Gay Maria & Theatre N16


CURATOR & PRODUCER

2019 Curator / Producer, Chvrch of the Holy Virgin Xtravaganzah, MaloMalo

2018 Curator / Producer, Digital Bodies, MaloMalo & And What? Queer Arts Festival


OBSERVERSHIPS

2018    Observer, Greek, Scottish Opera (Rev. Dir. Daisy Evans)

2018    Observer, Flight, Scottish Opera (Dir. Stephen Barlow)

2018    Observer, Opera Highlights, Scottish Opera (Dir. Jack Furness)

2017    Observer, Rodelinda, English National Opera (Rev. Dir. Donna Stirrup)

2017    Observer, Medea: Written In Rage, The Place (Dir. Neil Bartlett)

2017    Observer / ASM, V&A Museum Installation Performance, Erratica (Dir. Patrick Eakin-Young)


STAGE PERFORMANCE

2015    Count Almaviva, The Marriage of Figaro, Durham Opera Ensemble (Dir. Rebecca Meltzer)

2014    Chorus, The Magic Flute, Durham Opera Ensemble (Dir. Anna Bayley)

2009    Miles, The Turn of The Screw, Britten-Pears Young Artists Programme (Dir. Neil Bartlett)

2009    Miles (Understudy), The Turn of The Screw, English National Opera (Dir. David McVicar)

2009    Cobweb, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Royal College Of Music (Dir. Ian Judge)

2009    Shepherd Boy, Tosca, Opera Holland Park (Tour) (Dir. Stephen Barlow)

2006 - 09    Children’s Chorus (various), Royal Opera House & Glyndebourne


EDUCATION AND TRAINING

2006 - 13    Trinity School of John Whitgift

A Level: English (A*), Music (A), History (B) and AS Level French (B)

GCSE: 6 A*s and 3 As

2013 - 16    Durham University

BaHons, Music (2.1)


ABSRM QUALIFICATIONS

Singing    Diploma (Distinction)

Flute    Grade 8 (Distinction)

Violin    Grade 8 (Merit)

Piano    Grade 6 (Pass)


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

2017 - present: Artistic Director of MaloMalo

Programming, devising, and producing performances for MaloMalo; an experimental, queer theatre company that I set up. Having been booked for the And What? Queer Arts Festival in 2018, our 2019 will see us perform new work at Fluid Festival, create a film with Berlin-based magazine and events company Pornceptual, and a performance with renowned drag queen Virgin Xtravaganzah.

2017:  Freelance Assistant Publicist at Get In! PR (June – September)

Assisting the Director of Global Operations and the Senior Publicists in the conception and delivery of worldwide publicity campaigns for festivals including Ultra Europe and artists such as Prequell and Nicky Romero, as well as creating proposal documents and signing new clients.

2016 – 17: Publicity Intern at Caroline International, Universal Music (October – May)

Providing direct support to the Head of Online and Print Publicity, and additional support to the entire promotions team across Radio and TV. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: writing press releases, arranging artist interviews, sourcing journalists for live reviews, maintaining contact databases, arranging artist travel, organising and assisting artist promotion, and general office management.

2016:  Promotions Intern at Decca Records, Universal Music (August)

Compiling weekly media reports, executing press mail-outs, researching and organising artist travel arrangements, transferring calls for artist interviews, utilising Microsoft Office and Studio CDN, assisting in artist media training, overseeing artist interviews, and shadowing Radio Executives during plugging meetings at BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 4 and BBC 6 Music.

2016:  Freelance Content Creator for Dorling Kindersley (August)

Researching and creating chapter contents for an upcoming book on the history of Western Classical music.