Who We Are
“Artists like rap storyteller Jack Dean make us excited about what they might do next” – The Guardian
Jack is a poet, playwright, performer, rapper and composer whose work tells stories that wander the lands between myth, memory and history. He has toured internationally, including performances at Latitude Festival, the South Bank Centre and the Bowery Poetry Club in New York. He has received commissions from the BBC, Unlimited, Camden People’s Theatre, Apples and Snakes, Barnsley Civic, ARC, Bristol Old Vic, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Derby Theatre, artsdepot, Scratchworks Theatre Company and the Bike Shed Theatre. He is currently an Associate Artist of the Northcott Theatre and Proteus Theatre.
Yoon-ji has worked on a variety of projects ranging in style from contemporary classical and Latin jazz to experimental world and psychedelic soul. She enjoys works of art that fuse traditional and contemporary genres and push the boundaries of what is expected, in genre, structure or performance.
Hanno moved to the UK in 2009 to complete a Bachelor’s degree in Popular music at The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance in London. After completion he went on to play guitar and trumpet for various bands and solo artists. He also composes and produces music and has been teaching trumpet and guitar since 2009. He is also founder of the company “New World Odour”, under which he produces and releases his music.
Jay is an experienced touring performer, Production Manager and Theatre Technician, who has worked in a wide range of venues. He is a Kaleider Resident and one half of creative technology company Mercurial Wrestler.
Lighting Designer – Jeremiah
Katrin is a Lighting Designer primarily based in the south-east of England. She is passionate about exploring the intersections between technically accurate, contextually relevant and aesthetically beautiful, She studied at Rose Bruford, graduating with a first class degree in Lighting Design, and is a member of the Association of Lighting Designers.
Director – Vinland
Ellie has been working as a professional theatre director / writer for several years, a role she balances with large scale Associate and Assistant work, almost all of which has extensively toured, either in the UK or in the USA. Previous work includes Cabinet of Curiosities for the New Vic (2018), Around the World in 80 Days by Theresa Heskins (2019) and the UK Tour / West End transfer of The Worst Witch.
Game Developer, Great North Road
Dan is a London based Game Developer. He has an MA in game design from University of Arts London. He was nominee for the Emerging Talent Awards at Ludicious Zurich Game festival. He has created web based and mobile games, for both the Amazon and Google App store.
Molly trained in Theatre and Performance Design at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts 2013, and is known for her exciting work with costume, set and puppet design. Molly is more recently recognised for her large-scale vibrant Street Art pieces, found across buildings worldwide. Using geometric shapes and vivacious colour palettes, Molly brings joyful art to public spaces. Her art work, inspired by narrative and form, transforms locations and ignites positive feeling.
Singer, Hero & Leander
Siân Keen is a theatre deviser, performer and vocalist who has created original critically acclaimed shows with companies and organisations such as Scratchworks Theatre, Running Dog Theatre CIC and Theatre Royal Plymouth. Her work has previously been commissioned by the BBC and is currently featured on BBC Sounds (‘We don’t know what to tell you, it’s clearly just weight related’). She mostly likes to spend her time clowning around, making up harmonies to anything she can, and coming up with terrible portmanteaus.
Andrew is an actor, musician, composer and improvisor. He has toured extensively across the UK performing open-air Shakespeare, family Christmas shows, children’s theatre and improvised comedy. He has also composed original music and written lyrics for several actor-musician productions.
Technical Stage Manager, Vinland
Nat has worked professionally as a technical stage manager for the past 5 years. He has toured with Barbican Theatre Company, Red Dog Theatre and Whalley Range All Stars among others. He is more recently known for his work as a creative technologist most recently developing an interactive digital experience with the National trust.