Created by Inspector Sands (Lucinka Eisler, Giulia Innocenti, Ben Lewis) and Lu Kemp. Text by Ben Lewis.
Lu is Associate Artist with Inspector Sands for whom she directed If That’s All There Is. Lu works as a director and dramaturge of new writing, devised work and dance. Recent work includes: One Thousand Paper Cranes, part of the Made In Scotland Showcase 2011 and winner of Edinburgh Guide Best Scottish Contribution to Drama on the Fringe; Titus, an adaptation of the Flemish play by Jan Sobrie, currently touring Austria, Norway, Hong Kong and Singapore; The 13 Midnight Challenges of Angelus Diablo by Carl Grose for the RSC at Latitude. Lu will be directing Arabian Nights for the Tricycle Theatre later this year. Lu trained on the LEM at Lecoq, Paris, and with Anne Bogart’s SITI Company, New York.
Jamie has worked extensively nationally & internationally as a designer in theatre, opera & dance, representing the UK at Prague Quadrennials in 1999, 2007 & 2011. Work includes 3 years as designer and artist-in-residence for the David Glass Ensemble on The Lost Child Trilogy, with residencies in Vietnam, the Phillippines, Indonesia, China & Colombia. Opera work includes designs for Malmo Opera, La Scala Milan, Teatro Farnese Parma, and Teatro Sao Carlos Lisbon. Recent designs for theatre include Misterman, for Galway Arts Festival 2011 (Irish Theatre Awards Best Set Design), St Anne's Warehouse, New York, and the National Theatre, London (Lyttleton ).
Andrzej trained in Set and Costume design on the Theatre Design course at Central Saint Martins in London. Video Designs Include: Twelfth Night (Fort Canning, Singapore), Carousel (Opera North), DNA (Hull Truck, Tour), Silent Night (Minnesota Opera), Maria (Wexford Opera House), Orlando (Glasgow Opera House, Festival Theatre Edinburgh), Enlightenment (Hampstead Theatre), Fried Rice Paradise (Esplanade Theatre, Singapore), The Last Witch (Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh), The Pros, The Cons and a Screw (Derby Theatre), Speed the Plow (Old Vic Theatre), Street Scene (Young Vic, Tour), Varjak Paw (Linbury Studio, Tour), Feather Boy (National Theatre Studio), The Real Thing (Salisbury Playhouse) www.amgproductions.co.uk
Sound Design credits include: White Noise (MAC Birmingham), Brimstone & Treacle (Arcola), The Littlest Quirky (Theatre Centre), 12 Years (BBC Radio 4 Drama), Macbeth (China Plate), Polar Molar (MacRobert), The Village Social (National Theatre Wales), Bette & Joan: The Final Curtain (Foursight/ Jacksons Lane), Portait of the Ordinary Festival-goer (South Bank), Quimeras (Edinburgh International Festival), Love & Money (ArtsEd), Mass Observation (WIP - Edinburgh International Festival), The 13 Midnight Challenges of Angelus Diablo (RSC), Gambling (Soho Theatre), Under Milk Wood (Northampton Royal), Unbroken (Gate Theatre), Plasticine (Southwark Playhouse), The House of Yes (Birmingham School of Acting), Building Babble (Attic People), Fish Story (People Can Run), Punch and Judy Redux (Dissentertainment), The Kreutzer Sonata (Gate Theatre – Associate), 3rd Ring Out (Metis – Associate), If That’s All There Is (Inspector Sands – Associate). Sound Credits Include: Festival of Firsts, Summer Collection, Dalston Songs, Voices Across the World, Royal Opera House Linbury.
Hansjörg is a lighting designer, and Programme Director Lighting Design at Rose Bruford College. He graduated with a BA (First Class Honours) in Theatre Arts from Goldsmiths College, University of London and an MSc Built Environment: Light and Lighting from the Bartlett School, UCL. Hansjörg’s research interests lie in the area of lighting, site-specificity and narrative, and he has presented papers on his lighting for two innovative performance projects at Design Symposia in Zurich, Riga and Cardiff: Kursk (also published, Blue Pages Magazine, Spring 2010) and Under Glass. Hansjörg is currently preparing two research-led installations, for the Camillo 2.0 Festival aan der Werf in Utrecht, and the Prague Quadrennial 2011. Recent lighting designs in London: On Ageing and The Forest (Fevered Sleep), Kursk (Young Vic), Under Glass and An Anatomy in Four Quarters (clod ensemble), Wedding Day at the Cro-Magnons (Soho Theatre). www.hansjorgschmidt.com
China Plate is a partnership between Paul Warwick and Ed Collier supported by Producer Rosie Kelly and Associate Producer Lucy Moore that delivers innovative artistic development opportunities, acts as a conduit for collaboration and encourages leaps into unknown creative territory. China Plate’s growing portfolio of projects and partnerships seek to develop artists, art-form and audiences through four main strands of work: artist development, artist training, producing and programming. China Plate is currently producing work with Caroline Horton, Inspector Sands and Action Hero and are the Associate Producers at Warwick Arts Centre. www.chinaplatetheatre.com