The Community Centre! Written by Nicola Gardner, Directed by John Klark
Currently in production. The Community Centre! depicts a day in the life of a Manchester Community centre. During the day we are introduced to a series of liable, entertaining characters from diverse cultures who give us a bird's eye view of their lives and personalities.
The production was be staged at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Manchester in September 2016
Rough: Stories of Homeless Manchester by Out from Under Theatre Company
Currently in R&D. A project understanding and developing work around those experiencing homelessness and hidden homelessness, telling their stories and those of the activists, support workers, volunteers and members of the public whom support them.
Jam on a Tram: Metrolink Sessions
Superbia by Manchester Pride | 2014
A chartered tram, filled with live performances including Twisted Tubes - a 6-piece contemporary brass ensemble, Nicole Barber-Lane (Hollyoaks) and jazz singer, Alexander Stewart.
Production Management (UK)
Margarita Pracatan - Stranger in the Night
Manchester Pride Fringe Festival | 2012
Staging the UK production of Margarita Pracatan’s one woman show following it’s premiere in New York. Managing all elements of delivery including artist contracting, travel and visa arrangements, staging, venue, marketing and ticket provision.
Manchester Pride Fringe/Superbia/Supersonic 2012 - 2014
Planning and delivering the artistic contents as part of the Manchester Pride Fringe and Superbia; Manchester Pride’s annual programme of culture. Key events included Coming Out; From Script to Screen, a debate around how writers and actors address LGBT stories in TV with panel members including the late Tony Warren and cast members from Coronation Street.
2014 saw the secret screenings of the film Pride, prior to worldwide release in the Moston Miners Community Centre.
Supersonic ran for two years as a red-carpet charity event. Artistic content included The Feeling, Ren Harvieu, Sam Bailey, Felix Hagan and the Family, Twisted Tubes and the Manchester Airport Choir.
Big Weekend / Superbia / Supersonic
Manchester Pride | Various
Overseeing all artistic content as part of Manchester Pride’s Big Weekend and charity events, attracting international and UK artists to perform.
Ain’t it Queer
Manchester Comedy Festival | 2008
Producing a live comedy event as part of Manchester Comedy Festival. Performers included Joe Lycett and Rosie Wilby.
Rough Sketch Comedy Club
General management and production for a series of live sketch comedy nights at venues in Manchester.
The comedy club scooped ‘Best Alternative Comedy Night’ in the LOL Comedy Awards.