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Mess preview, Warwick Arts Centre, photo: Alicja Rogalska

Caroline Horton’s [Mess] (directed by me) won Best Ensemble in The Stage Awards for Acting Excellence during its run at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, and an Argus Angel at the Brighton Fringe. It was Time Out Critics’ Choice during it’s run at BAC and has been nominated for Best New Play in the Off West End awards . It will tour again in the Autumn.

“…perilously close to genius…Alex Swift’s production is often funny, often painfully sad, and even more often has a knack of managing to be both at once.” – Time Out **** [...read more...]

“one of the oddest, funniest, saddest pieces of theatre I’ve seen in some time… this show is beautiful, just the way it is” – Independent **** [read more]

Puffball

Puffball

I recently directed Caroline Williams’ beautiful, playful and deeply personal piece [Puffball]. Work-in-Progress performances were at the Battersea Arts Centre, 13-15 June 2013. It will return next year.

violence

violence

I am also collaborating with the award-winning writer Kieran Hurley and a  group of artists and activists on [Violence (working title)] - a new project with a seed commission from the Festival of the North East. We’ll sharws some of our work at ARC, Stockton on 21 June 2013 recently spent some time developing it further at Theatre in the Mill, Bradford.

 

Travesty

Travesty

I am also working on [Travesty] a new drag show,  directed by Jamie Wood and which I have tried out at The Shag at Studio 180, Pilot at Warwick Arts Centre and Daedelus’s sharing at Shoreditch Town Hall.