I am a multi-disciplinary artist working mostly in live performance contexts. I’ve got an eclectic background in theatre and art practice, and I tend to follow whatever’s flirting with me most in the moment. I’m currently undertaking a doctoral research project investigating improvisatory performance practices as an ethical way to meet the queer/unruly dead – specifically Mary Frith.
My work with Improbable as Open Space Producer, and on other Improbable projects, means I’m constantly being introduced to new methods, ideas and directions. I try to say yes to these as much as possible and see where I end up. This wilful dilettantism makes it hard to sum up exactly what I do, but curiosity and a meaningful conversation with the world underpin whatever I make.
Fleet Footing is now live! Go download the album and map, get your headphones and walking boots on, and go find that river.. I’m so excited about this new project with composer Catherine Kontz. It’s been brewing for a few years, and we are extra-pleased to be funded by the PRSF Women Make Music award, […]Read More Fleet Footing
On March 30, a group of women and non-binary folk from Through the Door took over the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at London’s Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. Bringing a mix of drag, impro and good-humoured chaos, we performed to a packed house in honour of the spirit of Moll Frith, aka Mary Frith, Mal Cutpurse or Mary Markham. […]Read More Moll and the Future Kings
Created and directed by Angela Clerkin (Clerkinworks) and supported by Improbable, and now Shakespeare’s Globe, Through the Door is a series of improvisation workshops for women & non-binary folk, exploring impro in theatre, comedy, storytelling, devising, making and writing. We will experiment with being heroes and villains – putting our own stories centre stage. Oh, and […]Read More Through the Door