ABOUT THE TEAM 

 DIRECTOR 

ALICE FITZGERALD

Alice trained at Mountview on the MA Theatre Directing Course. 

 

DIRECTING CREDITS INCLUDE: Purple Snowflakes and Titty Wanks by Sarah Hanly [upcoming: Royal Court Upstairs, 2020; previous: Southwark Playhouse, 2018; Leicester Square Theatre, Above The Arts and Theatre N16, 2017], In Vitro Veritas by Miranda Stewart [Karamel Club, 2017], Commercial Break by James Vincent [Rapid Write Response at Theatre503, 2017], scenes from The Kitchen Sink by Tom Wells [Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 2015].

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR CREDITS INCLUDE: Brixton Rock, adapted by Ned Bennett and produced by The Big House Theatre Company [dir. Ned Bennett; Mangle Nightclub, 2017], Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris [dir. Max Key; Karamel Club, 2017] , Merit by Alexandra Wood [dir. Tom Littler; Finborough Theatre, 2016].

Alice was the Resident Dramaturg on Maiden Speech Festival [Tristan Bates Theatre, 2018], where she supported 15 playwrights in developing original work. Alice is also providing dramaturgical support to Sarah Hanly, recipient of the 2019 Pinter Commission, on her new play Whistle Blower.

 PLAYWRIGHT 

LOUISE BRECKON-RICHARDS

Louise is a playwright and actress, who trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

 

PLAYWRITING CREDITS INCLUDE: Trace, 2019 R&D supported by Arts Council England, Four O’Clock Flowers [Space Arts Centre, 2019], The Cloak Of Visibility [Catalyst Festival, 2019], short play Back To The Tower [Bunker Theatre | WoLab, 2019], Fire Blight [Arcola Theatre | Playwrought #5, 2017] and Flyology [In Development].

 

Other recent work includes co-creating, producing and starring in one-woman show Can you hear me running? [Pleasance Theatre, 2016], supported at both R&D and full production stage by Arts Council England.

 

Louise has worked as an actress at the National Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Mercury Theatre Colchester, English Shakespeare Company and many touring productions. She has also worked extensively in TV and film.

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 PRODUCER 

LEXI CLARE

Lexi is a New Zealand producer, actress and director, now based in London. She graduated from Mountview with a MA Performance in 2016.

She is the Artistic Director of Lexi Clare Productions, a theatre company that aims to contribute to the theatrical landscape in a way that challenges the dominant image of gender in theatre and to champion the voices of emerging artists. 

PRODUCING CREDITS INCLUDE: Maiden Speech Festival [Tristan Bates Theatre, 2018; Theatre N16, 2017], Purple Snowflakes And Titty Wanks [Southwark Playhouse, 2018; Leicester Square Theatre, Above The Arts and Theatre N16, 2017], Prelude [Tristan Bates Theatre, Above The Arts, 2018], Much Ado About Hero [Attenborough Centre, 2018; Leicester Square Theatre, Theatre N16, 2017], Ma, Am I Good In Bed? [Leicester Square Theatre, 2017], Oedipus [Centennial Theatre, 2013].

ASSISTANT PRODUCER CREDITS INCLUDE: Collective Rage: A Play In 5 Betties [Southwark Playhouse, 2018]

"Lexi Clare, the producer, writer and star of this venture is a force to be reckoned with, and a welcome arrival on the British theatre scene." BRITISHTHEATRE.COM

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 R&D TEAM 

The R&D of Trace will be supported by movement director Steve Kirkham and sound designer Anna Clock.