Annie Siddons – CV

Current Projects

Dennis of Penge
Creator/performer

  • Scratching at Bristol Ferment, 26 January 2017.
  • Scratching at CPT,28 May 2017
  • Scratching at Ovalhouse, 20/21 Sept 2017
  • Opens Autumn 2018, split run between Ovalhouse and Albany Deptford.27 September-13 October 2018.

How Not to Live in Suburbia
Creator/Performer

  • Touring 2018 Bristol Mayfest 14/15 May
  • Norwich Arts Centre 11 April
  • Bath Theatre Royal 9/10 March
  • Chichester University 22 February
  • Soho Theatre, 29 Aug-2 Sept 2017
  • Soho Theatre, 13-18 February 2017
  • UCLAN Loneliness Symposium 2016
  • Pulse Festival 2016
  • Colchester Arts Centre 2016
  • Latitude Festival 2016
  • Edinburgh Festival 2016
  • Live Theatre, Newcastle 2015 – scratch
  • Pulse Festival, Ipswich 2015 – scratch
  • Camden People’s Theatre, London 2015 – scratch
  • Bristol Ferment, Bristol Old Vic, Bristol 2015 – scratch

Current Mentoring Projects – Graeae Play to Write partnered with Soho, Bush, Talawa, Tamasha: Mentee Kat Golding 2018-19
Edith Tankus
Martha Pailing
Mary Swan

Recent Work

All’s Well that Ends Well Shakespeare’s Globe Jan-March 2018
Dramaturg/Story nerd/additional text.
Directed by Caroline Byrne

Raymondo
Writer/Performer

  • British Council Showcase, Edinburgh Festival August 2015
  • UK Tour Sept-Nov 2015
  • Pulse Festival 2014
  • Devizes Festival 2014
  • Aldeburgh Festival 2014
  • Latitude Festival 2014
  • Edinburgh Festival 2014
  • Battersea Arts Centre 2014
  • Commissioned by New Wolsey Theatre and Supported by New Wolsey, ACE and BAC

Rapunzel
Writer

  • Remount, Citizens’ Theatre, Nov 2015-Jan 2016.
  • The Nutcracker and the Mouse King
    Writer
  • Unicorn Theatre, London, Nov-Dec 2014.

Rapunzel
Writer

  • Kneehigh Theatre, Battersea Arts Centre London 2006
  • Kneehigh Theatre, Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank London 2007
  • Kneehigh Theatre, National Tour 2008
  • Kneehigh Theatre, New Victory Theater, New York 2008
  • First Circle Theatre, Creation Theatre, Oxford 2010
  • Citizen’s Theatre, Glasgow, Christmas 2015
  • Other Earlier Projects 2008-14

  • 1984 (BAC) Abel Sanchez (Undercurrent) Flygirl(in development, Unicorn) Momo (Filament Theatre)The Great Ghost Rescue (Teater Sagohuset, Sweden) The Passion of Jesus
    Christ (BOV Young People’s Company) Steepholm (BBC Breakers 2005 Joint Winner) Danira and the Ravens (BAC)The Seazora, musician, album, 2010, White Bear, R and D processes
    at Gate Theatre, National Theatre Studio.

    From 1999-2005 I was pretty much fully a parent, eking out writing time when I could. This furtive writing time lead to Rapunzel

    In the 90s – before kids – here are some things I did.

  • One Last Surviving, director, Lyric Studio, House, Writer/Director, Lyric Studio, Services, Director, Gate Theatre, Blazing New World, Co-writer, director, Etcetera
    Theatre. Performance: Madame Blavatska,Les Noisettes de Coco, Liege, Chlotilde, Liege, Reader, Gate Theatre.

    Mentoring

    Mentoring
  • I’m available as a mentor for emerging/young artists and writers. Work includes the Bush emerging writers’ workshop, Graeae Play to Write and the Darkroom with
    Caroline Horton, visiting lecturer at Kingston and RHUL, KS2, 3, 4, A level, and adult learners, mental health service users, prisoners, families at risk. Topics covered
    include devising, playwriting, performing, total theatre.

    Training

  • RHUL (first class hons) Drama and French.
    Desmond Jones School of Mime and Physical Theatre.
    Spontaneity Shop – Improv Comedy Level 2.
    National Theatre Studio Directors’ Course.
    Orange Tree Theatre Directing Training.
    Qualified Translator French-English.
    Trained Listening Vol for Samaritans.
    Beginners’ Course in Transactional Analysis.
    Trained Zumba instructor.

    Music
    Classically trained musician.

    Full DBS
    Refs available on request.

Annie Siddons

Writer   Performer   Humanshowwoman