More about some of the fantastic artists working on Present : Tense 16

Following her blog, read more about brilliant writer Alice Birch who forms the 'Alice duo' working with director Alice Lacey...

Alice graduated from Exeter University in 2009 with a degree in English. She is a graduate of the Royal Court Young Writers Invitation Programme and was recently on attachment at the National Theatre. Her full-length play Many Moons is opening at Theatre 503 in May and she is currently writing the pieces for final year students at Rose Bruford alongside Ella Hickson, Ben Ockrent and Nick Payne. Other writing credits include PLAYlist (Theatre 503), Come to Where I'm From (Paines Plough), And Then There Were Four Little Beats of Four Little Hearts at the Edge of the End (24 Hour Plays) and Bonfires (Miniaturists / Arcola).

And here's a bit about the fantastic Jack Lowe who will be directing Zoe Cooper's piece, starring Simon Darwen...

Jack is currently the Trainee Director at Paines Plough. He is in his second year of the Birkbeck MFA Theatre Directing course. He is the Artistic Director of curious directive ensemble and previously trained at Ecole Jacques LeCoq, Paris.
Directing credits include: Schadenfreude & And We Will Play Again? (curious directive, London Science Museum), 180 (Prithvi theatre, Mumbai), Return to the Silence (curious directive, Pleasance, London), See You Next Tuesday by Andrew Sheridan & The Proposal by Reuben Johnson (Rehearsed readings, Manchester Exchange Studio) Exchange Studio), The Snow Base, Drift: Photo 51 & Le Corps Perdu (Edinburgh International Science Festival), The Body in Light (curious directive, CAPITAL centre, Coventry), The Last Five Years by Jason Robert Brown (CAPITAL centre), Grimoire (Bedlam, Edinburgh Fringe), Tsunami: The Politics of Aid (International School, Sri Lanka) & Usiogope (Thika Institute of Technology, Kenya.)
Assisting credits include: Fly Me To The Moon by Marie Jones with James Grieve (Oran Mor), A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Douglas Rintoul (GSMD) and Last Seen with Alan Lane (Slunglow/Almeida).


Sunday 10 April 2011 // 8:00pm
Southwark Playhouse // Shipwright Yard (Corner Tooley St. & Bermondsey St.) // London // SE1 2TF
Tickets // £10 // 0844 847 1656 (24 hours) or