Annie Siddons – CV

Current Projects

Dennis of Penge
Creator/performer

  • Scratching at Bristol Ferment, 26 January 2017.
  • Scratching at CPT,28 May 2017

How Not to Live in Suburbia
Creator/Performer

  • Touring 2017 details TBA
  • 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
  • Pulse Festival, Ipswich 2015
  • Camden People’s Theatre, London 2015
  • Bristol Ferment, Bristol Old Vic, Bristol 2015

Recent Work

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.

Older Work – over two years ago…..

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King
Writer

  • Unicorn Theatre, London, Nov-Dec 2014.

Flygirl
Writer

  • In development

Momo
Writer/Deviser

  • Filament Theatre Company, Greenwich Theatre, London March 2014
  • Filament Theatre Company, Stratford Circus, London March 2014
  • Filament Theatre Company, Polka theatre, London Feb 2014

1984
Writer/Deviser

  • Commission by BAC – unperformed.

Abel Sanchez
Writer

  • Commissioned Undercurrent Theatre

The Great Ghost Rescue
Writer

  • Teater Sagohuset, Malmo, Sweden, 2008

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

The Passion of Jesus Christ
Writer

  • Bristol Old Vic, Bristol 2005

Steepholm (Screenplay)
Writer

  • Winner: BBC Breakers Competition 2005

Older Work still- from the 1990s! Before I had my kids and retired from showbiz for a while…..

Services
One Last Surviving 1997
Director
By Alex Mermikides Lyric Studio London

Services
Director
by Elfriede Jelinek, Gate Theatre, London 1996

House
Writer/Director

  • Lyric Studio, London 1995

Blazing New World
Writer/Director

  • xuaxuatheatre
  • Etcetera Theatre, London 1994

Les Noisettes De Coco
Performer
Clothilde

  • Festivals and nightclubs – Liege 1994-7

Madame Blavatska
Performer

  • Festivals and nightclubs, Liege 1994-7

Older Performance

Danira and the Ravens
Writer/Performer/Creator

  • BAC Mystory Festival, London 2010

Seazora
Flautist keyboardist BVs arrangement
2009-2013

  • Album:White Bear 2010.

Participation/Teaching

Workshops

I’m available as a mentor for emerging/young artists and writers. Work includes the Bush emerging writers’ workshop and the Darkroom with Caroline Horton.

KS2, 3, 4, A level, and adult learners, mental health service users, prisoners, families at risk. Topics covered include devising, playwriting, performing, total theatre.

2006-present

Creator
Several bespoke narrative projects for varying age ranges lasting from 6 weeks – 4 months.

Tutor
Performance for individuals undergoing audition processes.
Creative writing for individual students.

Visiting workshop leader
Kingston University on devising and at Royal Holloway University of London on Participation.

Research and Development Processes

National Theatre Studio
Deviser/Writer
Work on The Girl who kept a Fly as a Pet By Xinran.
2009

Gate Theatre
Deviser/Writer
Work on a piece based on Dying by Arthur Schnitzler.
Part of Gate Theatre New Revolutions.
2011

Dramaturg/story nerd

For Filament Theatre, Marisa Carnesky, Kazuko Hohki, and others.
Particularly good at working with devising companies.

Other Information

Training
RHUL (first class hons) Drama and French.
Desmond Jones School of Mime and Physical Theatre.
Spontaneity Shop.
National Theatre Studio Directors’ Course.
Orange Tree Theatre Directing Training.
Qualified Translator French-English.

Music
Classically trained musician.

Full DBS.
Refs available on request.

Annie Siddons

Playwright   Performer