Rudi Goblen

WRITER website gallery Twitter Instagram Rudi is a playwright, poet, and performer who creates solo theatre and devised theatre works. As an acclaimed dancer, he has toured nationally, and internationally, competing, adjudicating, and teaching with his award-winning group Flipside Kings. Rudi is a three-time recipient of playwriting awards from the Kennedy Center, the Distinguished Achievement […]

Mojisola Adebayo

WRITER website gallery Twitter Instagram Prof. Mojisola Adebayo (BA, MA, PhD, FRSL, FHEA) is a playwright, performer, director, producer, mentor, workshop facilitator and teacher who has been making theatre for social justice for over 30 years, worldwide, from Antarctica to Zimbabwe.   Mojisola’s own plays include Moj of the Antarctic: An African Odyssey (Lyric Hammersmith); Muhammad […]

Nazareth Hassan

WRITER, DIRECTOR, COMPOSER website Instagram Nazareth Hassan (He/They) is an interdisciplinary writer, director, and musician.  Their work can look like scores, choreopoems, plays, instructions, collages, diagrams, songs, compositions, and prayers. Sometimes they perform in their own work, but most often, they don’t. Their work seeks to utilize the most potent aspects of theater as assembly: […]

Chris Gabo

WRITER & MUSICIAN website gallery Twitter Instagram Soundcloud Son of Colombian immigrants, Chris Gabo was born and raised in Tampa, Florida in an era where genre was permeable, where hip hop and punk rock were nothing if not synonyms. Fast, loud, strange, defiant. Plus: all those weirdos were theatre kids. After singing in a long […]


WRITER, POET & EDUCATOR website gallery Twitter Instagram Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan is an educator, writer and poet from Leeds. Her work disrupts narratives about history, race, knowledge and power – interrogating the root purpose of conversations about Muslims, migrants, gender and violence in particular. Suhaiymah works to provide herself and others with the tools to resist […]

Tarell Alvin McCraney

WRITER & DIRECTOR website gallery Twitter Tarell Alvin McCraney is an acclaimed writer, actor, and educator. He currently leads Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles serving as Artistic Director.  His script In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue is the basis for the Oscar-winning film Moonlight directed by Barry Jenkins, for which McCraney and Jenkins won an Oscar for Best Adapted […]

Stef Smith

WRITER website gallery Twitter Stef Smith is a multi award-winning writer working to international acclaim. Work for stage includes: Antigone (commissioned by Guildhall School of Music & Drama, first produced by London Academy of Music & Drama);  The Pack (Wonder Fools’ ‘Positive Stories for Negative Times’); The New Tomorrow,  How To Build A Nation (Young […]

Lynda Radley

WRITER & DRAMATURG website gallery Instagram Lynda Radley is a playwright, dramaturg, and screenwriter who has been working as a writer and maker for over fifteen years. Her plays include: William (Perry) Robinson for 14 Voices from the Bloodied Field (Abbey Theatre, Dublin), The Maid’s Room (National Theatre of Scotland), Ligach and the Salmon (Pitlochry Festival […]

Kirsty Housley

DIRECTOR & DRAMATURG website gallery Twitter Kirsty Housley is a director, writer and dramaturg.   Kirsty was the recipient of the Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award for Cue Deadly, a Live Film Project, and the Title Pending award for innovation at Northern Stage. She jointly received The Stage award for Innovation in 2017 for The Encounter and […]

Chloe Todd Fordham

WRITER website gallery Twitter Chloe’s work aims to explore intimate human relationships as well as big global stories. She hopes to amplify the voices of those who are denied one, to be inclusive and accessible, and to uncover broken systems with stories with heart. Recent work includes: Tapestry (developed with Play’s the Thing and featured […]