Sam Philips, director
Sam trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and has been a professional actor for 10 years. His screen credits include The Syndicate, Far From The Madding Crowd, In The Flesh, Hot Property, Micro Men, My Family, Hotel Trubble, E20, Half Hearted, Little Miss Joceyln, Casualty, I Shouldn't Be Alive, Doctors and Pete Vs Life. He also has a successful stage career with credits including The History Boys for the National Theatre, Inherit The Wind for the Old Vic and Much Ado About Nothing for The Globe. Sam has taught at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Actors Studio and the International Acting Academy for the last 4 years. He set up Histrio House Acting Academy in 2015.
Jodi Gray, writer
Jodi completed the MA Writing for Performance at Goldsmiths, London, with her thesis play bodyshop shortlisted for the Bristol Old Vic’s ‘Script in Hand’ initiative. She works as writer and dramaturg for LGBT theatre company Outbox Theatre, and for them has written SSA, The Front Room, Reach Out and Touch Me,You Could Move, and is working on their upcoming show Hookup. Other plays include Spent, How to Find Us and Peep (extended extract). Short plays include Rime,Tasty, Broken Meats and Quirks. She has also written Sidetracked, a short film, and is currently adapting Quirks for film.
Chloe Pirrie - RACHEL
Pirrie's professional acting career began in 2009. She made her debut at the Royal National Theatre in a 2010 production of Men Should Weep. Her first role in a feature film was in Shell (2012), a Scottish drama in which Pirrie played the eponymous main character. For this performance she won Most Promising Newcomer at the British Independent Film Awards 2013 and was nominated for Best British Newcomer at the2012 BFI London Film Festival Awards. In 2013, she played a politician in "The Waldo Moment", an episode of the anthology series Black Mirror. In the same year she was named as one of BAFTA's "Breakthrough Brits" and Screen International's "UK Stars of Tomorrow". Aside from playing one of the leads in the short film 'The Stutterer', which won an oscar, she has also appeared in the 2016 miniseries 'War & Peace'.
Robin Steegman - EMMA
Robin was born in The Netherlands and moved to London at the age of 18. She is a Guildhall School of Music and Drama graduate and has most recently performed in LONDON, ROME, TEHRAN, AMSTERDAM, Reconsider your image of me - a co-production between STET The English Theatre and Virgule Performance Arts Company, Tehran. FINALE, at Vault Festval, London and is currently filming the short 'Ghost of a Chance' for Ghetto Film School LA.
Yana Rits - Director of Photography
Hannah Tookey - Associate producer
Since graduating from Warwick University where Hannah first started out as a theatre producer, she has worked with a wide range of theatre and film productions, from dance to comedy, to long West End runs and national and international touring shows.
Hannah has trained with Stage One, Raindance, mac Birmingham, ACCA, City Lit, the National Student Drama Festival, and the National Youth Theatre, The Clore Emerging Leaders Course, and the National Youth Film Academy. .
Robin Linde Productions
We believe in the importance of storytelling.
Through the years we have developed a selection of different types of site specific short performances (hour long max). We aim to work with emerging writers, directors and actors to create and put on new plays, short films, performances and monologues.
Robin Linde Productions has previously worked with MERGE Festival, Bold Tendencies, Borough Marktet, London Bridge Live Arts, VAULT Festival and Libreria at Second Home.
In September 2016, we will travel to South Korea with co producer Hannah Tookey to research the use and effectiveness of digital media in theatre productions. This trip is supported by the Artists' International Development Fund.
Potography by www.bernadettebaksa.com