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SCRATCH NIGHT- MASTER DIRECTORS SERIES 

An evening of short plays Inspired by influential filmmakers of all time.

Ch 2: Pedro Almodóvar

EUROPE ON THE VERGE OF NERVOUS BREAKDWON

Sunday 25th- Monday 26th FEB 2018 @ 8pm

OUR ALMODÓVAR ARTISTAS

WRITERS

 

Evi Stamatiou

Evi Stamatiou is an actor, writer and director with 14 years of international experience. She specialises in serious comedy that exposes social issues across stage and screen. www.evistamatiou.com

 

Nora Nadjarian

Nora is an award-winning writer from Cyprus. 

Her work has been published and performed in the UK and elsewhere.
www.bettyboopinspired.blogspot.com

 

Francis Grin

Francis studied at Goldmiths where she completed an MA in Writing for Performance with Distinction. Her plays have been performed at The Pleasance, The Old Red Lion Theatre, Southwark Playhouse, The Vaults, The Arcola and RichMix.

 

Roberto Trippini

London-based Italian born writer who has dabbled in various genres and media. Writing credits include an indie romcom feature film, several short films, a number of stage plays and musicals produced on the London fringe, and a 2009 West End musical drama.

http://www.mercurymusicals.com/our-members/roberto-trippini/

 

Ioana E. Batis

Ioana is a British-Romanian writer & director. She was part of the Royal Court Theatre's Writers' Group and was an Old Vic 12 long-listed playwright in 2016. 

She undertook theatre directing training at the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama and is now a member of Director's Cut Theatre Company.

 

Emma Zadow

Emma  is an actor and writer having trained at Rose Bruford College. She is currently on the Soho Writers Lab and her previous plays have been performed at The Pleasance, Arcola, King's Head Theatre and Norwich Arts Centre. 

DIRECTORS

Evi Stamatiou

* See Directors

 

Evy Barry

Evy is a theatre, TV and film director.  She's directed drama at the Southwark Playhouse and made three award winning short films.  She started out in TV where she's made documentaries for all of the main channels and has been award nominated for several of her human interest stories. 

 

Lara Genovese

Lara is an Italian Director/ Designer, Photographer and Founder of Naiad Productions Ltd.

Originally an Architect, after 5 years in Hong Kong as a show productions designer for Walt Disney Imagineering she has returned to London to "make it happen". You can find her working in Set Decorating teams for feature films, shooting dress rehearsals & portrait photography and Producing and Directing new theatre projects. 

www.naiadproductions.com

 

Fumi Gomez

 Freelance film and theatre director Fumi Gomez has worked in the performing arts industry for that past decade. Founder of Making Films specialised in low budget, top quality storytelling. She is also co-founder of Horatio Theatre, the only company in the UK dedicated in new writing for ScienceFiction.

 www.scifitheatre.com

 

Clemmie Reynolds

Clemmie is Artistic Director of BurntOut Theatre co, whose productions include 'Muscovado' at Theatre503 which won the Alfred Fagon Audience Award in 2015. Currently she is assisting Lucy Bailey on 'Witness For The Prosecution' at London County Hall.

www.burntouttheatre.co.uk

 

Adam Hypki

Associate Director of Dolls House Ensemble, award-winning dramaturg and designer with background in acting. His work has been seen in over 20 countries worldwide. 2014 Audience Award at Polish Dance Platform for Room 40.

 

 

PRODUCTION TEAM

Producer/Artistic Director

Lara Genovese

*See Directors

 

DSM

Daniel Austin-Boyd

Daniel Austin-Boyd is transplant from Canada, currently completing an MA in Theatre Direction at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts

                                                                                      ACTORES

 

Andrew P Stephen

Andrew has performed  for 11 seasons playing lead roles at The Cambridge Shakespeare Festival - Hamlet-Prospero et al. Extensive no.1 touring, West End and London Fringe experience. He is represented by Byron's Management. 

www,spotlight.com/1513-3495-2792

 

Micha Huijsmans

Micha is an actor and musician from the Netherlands and recently completed two years of Meisner training at the Actor’s Temple. He started out in physical, devised and ensemble theatre with Dutch companies and studied acting at the New York Film Academy before moving to London in 2013.

 

Sophie Olivia

Sophie's  has most recently worked at Theatre Royal Stratford East, Park Theatre and the Arcola. She is playing Valerie Solanas in the play Femme Fatale at Wiltons Music hall and Latitude festival this summer.

www.spotlight.com/0615-5646-1821

 

Sarita Plowman

Sarita trained at ALRA and Central School of Speech and Drama and won the Lilian Baylis Award and a nomination for the Carleton Hobbs Radio Drama Award. She has worked extensively in theatre and radio and was selected for the Poel event at The National Theatre 2016.

www.spotlight.com/1257-8970-7231

 

Juan Echenique

Juan is a London based Spanish actor and writer. Recent credits include "King Ferdinand of Spain" for the TV show "The White Princess" and multiple roles in the show "Red Button", presented at Edinburgh Fringe.

www.spotlight.com/interactive/cv/4379-7835-9657

 

Marta Luné

Marta is an actress, dancer, petite model and spoken word poet. An Italian national with an International background. After graduating from The Stella Adler Studio of Acting, New York, she has relocated to London to continue pursuing her career. 

www.martalunee.com

www.spotlight.com/9917-0197-2351

 

María Estévez-Serrano

Maria has trained as an actress and dancer both in Spain and UK and also has a degree in Philosophy. She has more than 15 years of experience and her dramatic work includes a long list of both lead and supporting roles on stage, film and TV.

www.mariaestevezserrano.com

www.spotlight.com/4370-7862-0440

 

Rebecca Hands Wicks

Rebecca trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. She has spent the last few years specialising in new writing, performing in readings and productions, and numerous development workshops.

www.spotlight.com/2219-7865-2426

 

Nathalie Czarnecki

Nathalie is an actress born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden with Polish descent. Trained at Drama St Mary's at St Mary's University, Twickenham and in Stockholm's Music Gymnasium, with strength in movement and music. 

www.spotlight.com/7776-1207-9028

*PHOTOS BY Naiad Photography

Lily Cooper

Lilyis a 2017 graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and has just completed filming on the short 'Ralph Styles Ultra'. Further credits can be found on her spotlight link.

www.spotlight.com/5090-7864-0857"

Sharon Drain

Just returned from France where she performed the French translation of her 5* reviewed solo show Hella Granger-Superstar, first seen at Brighton and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals in 2016.

www.spotlight.com/2051-0197-0080

MUSICO

Francesco Rocco

Francesco is an Italian guitarist graduated with full marks at the Bologna Conservatoire  in Walter Zanetti' class. He is currently studying at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London under Professor Graham Anthony Devine. He has performed throughout Europe and South America. He is founding member and the guitarist in the Italian World-Music ensemble “Zephyros”

www.zephyrosmusic.com

James Reynolds