In September 2017 Scribbled Thought will join out of Inc theatre back in the rehearsal room to complete new dance-theatre work Loaded to be performed at Old Rep, Birmingham 5th & 6th October 2017. Below is a bit more about our fabulous creative team.
Sinéad Rushe – Director:
Sinéad studied at Trinity College, Dublin, École Normale Supérieure, Paris before training as an actor at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London where she currently teaches on the BA Acting CDT programme, specialising in the Michael Chekhov Technique and Meyerhold’s Biomechanics. Directing credits include Concert (Centre National de la Danse, Paris, and 2017 Dublin Dance Festival), Gogol’s Diary of a Madman with Living Pictures at Sherman Cymru in Cardiff, Something or Nothing with Guy Dartnell at The Place Theatre (& tour), commissioned by Sadler’s Wells and Out of Time (The Pit, Barbican and Baryshnikov Arts Centre, New York, nominated for a Dance Critics’ Circle and Olivier Awards). She has directed four shows with her own company, out of Inc: Loaded (Jacksons Lane), Night-Light (Oval House, London, Bristol Old Vic and tour), Life in the Folds (BAC, London and tour), and An Evening with Sinéad Rushe (BAC, London). She is the author of The Michael Chekhov Approach to Acting: A Practitioner’s Guide, (forthcoming, Methuen 2018), the co-translator into French of four plays by Howard Barker (published by Editions Théâtrales, Paris) and is a former Ulster and All Ireland Irish dance champion. www.sineadrushe.co.uk.
Sandra Harnisch-Lacey – Movement Director:
Sandra is a German born choreographer and dancer living and working in the UK. Sandra was the recipient of the Sylvia Bodmer Award at the Laban Centre in 1997, and was also nominated for the Ffresh Award in 2004. She received The Creative Wales Award from the Arts Council of Wales in 2012. Sandra has been Artistic Director for the dance programme at The Gate Arts Centre in Cardiff, as well as a visiting lecturer on the dance degree courses at both Cardiff Metropolitan University and at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.
Her work has toured extensively across Wales, England, Germany, France, Austria, Slovenia, Luxembourg, and Canada. Her dance dome short film ‘The Sublime’, won the Award For Innovation at an International Film Festival in the USA. Recently she was commissioned to direct and choreograph the stage version of the popular Channel 5 children’s animation Igam Ogam.www.harnischlacey.com
Rosie Elnile – Designer:
Rosie Elnile studied design for stage at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (2014). She was the first resident design assistant at the Donmar Warehouse in London.
Work as a set and costume designer includes: Big Guns (The Yard), The Convert (Gate Theatre), Macbeth (Mountview Academy of Theatre), Hard C*ck (Spill Festival), The Half Of It (RADA).
Work as an associate designer includes: Grand Finale (Hofesh Shechter Company), Seventeen (Lyric Hammersmith), Elegy (Donmar Warehouse 2016). www.rosieelnile.com
Colin Grenfell – Lighting Designer:
Colin is an award-winning lighting designer who has been working in the industry for the past twenty years. He has long-term collaborations with National Theatre of Scotland and Improbable Theatre. He has been resident lighting designer at Opera Holland Park since 2004.
Recent credits include Beauty and the Beast (Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago), Platinum (Hampstead Theatre) and James and the Giant Peach (Northern Stage).
For the National Theatre of Scotland designs include the critically acclaimed Black Watch, The Bacchae, 365 and Men Should Weep. Also in Scotland, The Elephant Man (CATS award for best lighting design), A Doll’s House, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, Steel Magnolias, Equus (Dundee Rep), Pandas (Traverse Theatre), Beauty and The Beast, Hansel & Gretel (Citizens Theatre) and numerous shows on the fringe for the festival. National and international work includes: Theatre of Blood (Royal National Theatre), The Hanging Man (West Yorkshire Playhouse; TMA Award for best lighting design), Lifegame (National Theatre, UK Tour, La Jolla Playhouse, Off Broadway, Brisbane, US Tours), Spirit (Royal Court, UK & US Tours, Sydney Opera House, New York Theatre Workshop, The Caretaker (Everyman Liverpool, West End, Adelaide Festival, US Tour), The Village Social (National Theatre of Wales), Riflemind, Alex (West End), Through a Glass Darkly, When the Rain Stops Falling (Almeida Theatre), Thief of Baghdad (Royal Opera House). www.colingrenfell.com
Lex Kosanke – Composer and Sound Designer:
Lex is a sound designer and composer based in London and trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Recent credits include It Is So Ordered (Pleasance), Bunny (White Bear), Dinner at the Smiths’ (Latvian House) and To a Simple Rock’n’Roll… Song (Barbican). Other credits include The Heresy Of Love (Embassy Theatre), The Tell-tale Heart (The Glory), Richard III, (New Diorama Theatre), Divided Laing (Arcola Theatre), My Eyes Went Dark (Finborough Theatre), Market Boy (Embassy Theatre), Gone Camping (The Art of Dining), Jack, Sissy that Stalk! (The Royal Vauxhall Tavern) and The Boy Who Climbed Out Of His Face (Shunt). www.suchnoise.com
We’ll be introducing our cast very soon so watch this space for details plus rehearsal blogs, behind the scenes interviews and images and much more.