Performer: Georgina Roberts
Georgina trained at the Guilford School of Acting and has worked in theatre for the past 14 years.Her theatre credits include Simon Armitage’s Mister Heracles for the West Yorkshire Playhouse, The Jungle Book, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and 101 Dalmatians for the Northampton Royal, All’s Well That Ends Well and The Waves, for the Battersea Arts Centre, Hysteria for the Royal Court and she also performed in Forecast Fog for the National Theatre.
For Trestle Georgina played Lola, on tour across the UK throughout 08/09 and in 2010 she joined physical theatre company Gecko. Last year she had the honour of touring internationally with The Overcoat and is currently developing their new show Missing.
Director: Emily Gray more…
Adapter / Dramaturg: Carl Miller
Carl Miller was the Artistic Director of the Young People’s programme at the Royal Court Theatre from 1997 to 1999. Since 2002, he has been the Literary Manager of the Unicorn Theatre. He was textual advisor on Phyllida Lloyd’s production of Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi at the National Theatre in 2003.
Recent credits include The London Eye Mystery (2010) for Unicorn Theatre, adapted from Siobhan Dowd’s multi award-winning novel. Black Eyed Susan (2007) for the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds. Return (2007) for Watford Palace Theatre and was commissioned by Hertfordshire County Youth Theatre. Journey To The River Sea (2006/07) for Unicorn Theatre, adapted from the novel by Eva Ibbotson. Sherlock Holmes: The Athenaeum and Ghoul(2005) for the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds.
Choreographer: Ramón Baeza
Ramón studied ballet and theatre, in Barcelona and Paris with Solange Golovine and Phillippe Gaulier. It was there, after working for a while in cabaret shows, that he became involved with the company of Lindsay Kemp.On returning to Barcelona he graduated in Contemporary Dance in the Instituto del Teatro de Barcelona. He worked with Carolyn Carlson and Larrio Ekson, Michael Clark, with Jose Granero in the opera Armide in the Teatre del Liceu, and with the Contemporary Ballet of Barcelona in the show Quomix. He choreographed and acted in the show Icones by Peter Maxwell Davies, as well as presenting his own performances in different public spaces in Barcelona.
In 1991-92 he studied new techniques of dance in New York and worked there with Nuria Olive at The Bulls at the Ball, Asiaris, and the film The Fight. He danced in the piece Meeting B with Javier de Frutos, which was released in New York in 1993, He worked with Javier de Frutos also as assistant of choreography for other shows.During the Olimpiada Cultural Barcelona’92 he worked with Kilina Cremona and in a chorographical project with Kate Flatt in England. After winning the first prize of the “Certamen Coreográfico de Danza Española y de Flamenco de Madrid”, he set up the company Increpación together with Montse Sánchez.
Composer: Laurence Kaye
Laurence (Loz) Kaye has worked as a composer, musician and teacher since 1994. In this time his music has been performed all the way from Nashville to Okinawa. This is his second show for Trestle after The Glass Mountain.
Loz has worked extensively for international visual theatre Horse + Bamboo, and is currently Associate Artist with the company. He has composed for many of their shows including Visions of Hildegard, Legend of the Creaking Floorboard, Harvest of Ghosts, Company of Angels (which toured the USA), A Strange (and Unexpected!) Event, Veil, Little Leap Forward and Red Riding Hood.
Other theatre credits include; Electra (Cambridge Arts Theatre); four productions for Danish mask company Teatret Thalias Tjenere; the musical A Beginner’s Guide to Cybershopping (Stephen Joseph Theatre Scarborough) ; Night of the Iguana (AITC); for Full Body and the Voice Theatre In the Footsteps of Mr Butler and Hypothermia; as MD on the danish premiere of Elegies…; for the Royal and Derngate Northampton: Twelfth Night, The Firebrand, Time of My Life, James and the Giant Peach and From Out of This World.
He has also composed for many different forces including choir, chamber music, orchestra and created sound installations. In 2010 he was Artist in Residence at the North West Sound Archives. Loz has taught widely, in particular for 5 years at GITIS Scandinavia, the Danish outpost of GITIS Moscow founded by Stanislavsky. He is currently a visiting lecturer at LIPA.
Designer: Jean Chan
This is Jean’s debut show for Trestle.She graduated from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in 2008 and went on to work for the Royal Shakespeare Company as a Trainee Designer. She was the Winner of The Linbury Biennial Prize for Stage Design 2009 with the Design for The Garbage King (2010) at The Unicorn Theatre. Recent designs include: Why the Lion Danced for Yellow Earth Theatre.
Lighting Designer: Anna Watson
Anna trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama.
Recent credits include: Something in the Air (Contact Manchester); Sus (Young Vic – Clare); NOS Showcase (Hackney Empire); Twelfth Night (Unicorn Theatre); The Adventures of Wound Man and Shirley (Contact, Manchester and Touring); About Tommy / Richard III (Southwark Playhouse); King Pelican / Speed Death of the Radiant Child (Drum, Plymouth); Can Any Mother Help Me? (Foursight, Touring); Salt (Ruhr Triennale, Germany); This Wide Night (Soho Theatre); Sisters (Headlong, The Gate); Torn / Mariana Pineda / Venezuela (Arcola); Nine (Arts Ed); Pub Quiz / Ruby Moon (Northern Stage); Paper Promises / The Popes Wedding (Young Vic); Stumbling Over Infinity / Tongue Tied (Linbury, Royal Opera House); Songs of Grace and Redemption / The time of the Tortoise (Theatre 503); Critical Mass (Almeida); View from the Shore (Clore, Royal Opera House / Hall for Cornwall); The Persian Revolution (Lyric Hammersmith); The School for Scandal(Salisbury Playhouse).
Assistant Director: Rose Adolph
Costume Maker: Francis Morris
Producer: Jo Salkilld
Associate Artist: Oliver Jones