ANNABEL MORLEY

CHILDREN'S THEATRE DIGITAL - Founder & CEO

CV & PORTFOLIO

2020 to date
Founder & CEO, Children’s Theatre Digital
2019-2020
MA Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA)/ Birkbeck College – Text & Performance [Distinction]
2020
The Watermill Theatre, Freelance Outreach Practitioner
2020
Oxford Playhouse Associates with Todos Teatro (Shortlisted for ‘Evolve’)
2018 to date
Artistic Director/Head of Education, Todos Teatro
2018
Visiting Speaker: Rwanda – Developing the Arts, Youth Empowerment scheme (The First Lady’s Foundation)
2017-21
Director in Residence, Ryan Theatre, Harrow School
2015-17
Director in Residence, Farrer Theatre, Eton College
2015 to date
To&Fro, New Writing & Training Company, Co-Founder and Affiliate Director
2015
The Pappy Show, Company Member
2013-15
Bred in the Bone Theatre Company
2014
Young Vic Directors’ Programme
2014
Oxford World Theatre & Gallery Drama
2014
The European Centre for Theatre Practices, Gardzienice
2011-14
Rose Bruford College of Theatre & Performance,
BA Hons 1st Class, European Theatre Arts
& Escuela Superior de Arte Dramático, Creación
2011 to date
National Youth Theatre of Great Britain
2009-11
Peer Productions Youth Arts Training Programme

DIRECTING CREDITS

Assassins
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by John Weidman
The Rattigan Society Musical, Ryan Theatre (2020)
Turtles Don’t Like Plastic
New Writing/Devised with Bethan Screen
Brighton Fringe, International Youth Arts Festival &
Beijing with Nagashenme (2019)
Emil and The Detectives
by Erich Kästner, Ryan Theatre (2019)
Land of Nod
New Writing/Devised, Harrow School/Shaftesbury Enterprise and Harrow Fringe Festival (2019)
The History Boys
by Alan Bennett,
The Rattigan Society, Ryan Theatre (2018)
The Thin Man
by Dashiell Hammett, Harrow Fringe Festival (2018)
Vernon God Little
by DBC Pierre [adapted by Tanya Ronder],
Ryan Theatre (2018)
Eva and the Wolf
by Matt Boyd, Workshop (2018)
Elleker and the Sugar Coated Emporium
New Writing/Devised, Harrow School/Shaftesbury Enterprise (2017)
The Visit
by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Ryan Theatre (2017)
A Little Blue Birdy Told Me
Devised, in collaboration with Sean Hollands,
Assembly Checkpoint, Edinburgh Festival (2017)
The Chase for the Golden Meteor
Devised, theme inspired by Jules Verne, Caccia Studio (2017)
The Sea
by Edward Bond, Caccia Studio (2017)
What The Butler Saw – Associate Director with Joe Hancock
by Joe Orton, Caccia Studio (2017)
Rhinoceros
by Eugène Ionesco, Farrer Theatre
[Director of Music, Jonathan Woolgar] (2016)
Radpole
New Writing/Devised, Double Edge Drama; Edinburgh Festival (2016)
Guerrilla Street, The Ballad of Eddie
New Writing/Devised, Caccia Studio (2016)
Eight – Assistant Director
by Ella Hickson, To&Fro Theatre Company, White Bear Theatre (2016)
The Tempest & Much Ado About Nothing
by William Shakespeare, Oxford World Theatre,
Freistadt Shakespeare Festival (2015)
Woyzeck
by Georg Büchner, Caccia Studio (2015)
Much Ado About Nothing
by William Shakespeare, OWT, Slovakia Tour (2015)
Romeo&Juliet, Treasure Island
by William Shakespeare/Robert Louis Stevenson,
Gallery Drama, Sicily Tour (2015)
Antigone – Assistant Director
by Sophocles (dir. Hailz Osborne), Farrer Theatre (2015)
Tiger! Tiger!, Gulliver’s Travels, Don Quixote
by Rudyard Kipling/Jonathan Swift/Miguel de Cervantes,
OWT, Russia Tour (2014)
Liberation – Assistant Director
Devised (dir. Luke Clark), The Place & ZOO venues (Main Space) (2014/15)
Phases of Her
New Writing/Devised, Istropolitana Festival, Bratislava (2014)
Herons
by Simon Stephens, Rose Bruford College, Studio 1 (2013)
Slightly South of Weymouth – Assistant Director
Devised (dir. Flick Fernando), The Company, The Rose Theatre (2013/14)
21 Windmills – Assistant Director
New Writing, Cervantes/Shakespeare (dir. Matthieu Leloup-Bellon) (2013/14)
Parkview Apocalypse – Assistant Director
Film Editor (dir. Jason Orbaum) (2012)
SuperMentals – Assistant Director
Film Editor (dir. Jason Orbaum) (2012)

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Persephone
Facilitator (dir. Bea Holland), Step Out, The Scoop (2015)
Oedipus on the Road
R&D, Deviser, Bred in the Bone Theatre Co.
Théâtre de Ménilmontant, Paris (2014)
Beneath A Broken Self
Puppeteer, Naptrap, Istropolitana Festival, Bratislava (2014)
Riders To The Sea
Actor/Practitioner, (dir. Amanda Collins), Bred in the Bone,
RBC Symposium Festival (2014)
She Is Macbeth
Actor/Practitioner, (dir. Mathieu Leloup-Bellon), Bred in the Bone,
RBC Symposium Festival (2014)
Against Nothingness
Performer/ Deviser, (dir. Teresa & Andrzej Welminscy),
Pulse 53, The Barn Theatre (2014)
The House of Bernarda Alba
Performer/ Deviser, (by Federico García Lorca, dir. Luis Campos),
RBC Studio 1 (2012)
The Adventures of Prince Achmed
Musician/ Deviser, (Musical dir. Arun Ghosh), RBC – The Rose Theatre (2012)
The Marriage
Performer/ Deviser, (by Witold Gombrowicz, dir. Anna Makrzanowska), RBC Studio 1 (2012)
Naked Sound
Deviser, (dir. Dominic Cooper), The Barn Theatre (2012)
London 2012 – Olympics & Paralympics
Performer/ Deviser, (dir. Paul Roseby), National Youth
Theatre, Olympic Park Team Welcoming Ceremonies (2012)
Pigeon English R&D
Deviser, (dir. Miranda Cromwell), Bristol Old Vic/NYT, NYT Studios (2012)
The Projects
Performer/Deviser, (dir. Nina Lemon), Peer Productions, UK Tour (2009/10)
Into the Woods
Performer/Deviser, (dir. Nina Lemon), Peer Productions, UK Tour (2009/10)
New Writing, Rehearsed Reading
Actor/Practitioner, Nuffield Theatre (2009/10)
The Barre
Assistant, (dir. Kate Tydman & Stuart Neal),
Tarnbrisk Pictures/Short Film (2009/10)