I am an artist and theatre maker creating performance.
As well as my own projects, I work with the Shunt theatre collective, of which I am a founder member, collaborate with other artists, companies, arts organisations and colleges.
Education: BA (Hons) in Fine Art- Brighton University.
Distinction in PG Dip Advanced Theatre Practice- The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
Hannah Ringham Projects- 2010- present:
Hello Oxford! ( 2015- 2016). Oxford Playhouse ‘Plays out’ production. Museum of Oxford, Residential Care Homes, Oxfordshire.
Wedding (2014). Collaboration with Glen Neath with extra material from Chris Brett Bailey and Kazuko Hohki. Shoreditch Town Hall- London, Forest Fringe at The Drill Hall, Edinburgh Festival.
The Present (2012-2013). Collaboration with Ansuman Biswas. Co produced by BAC and Sarah Ellis. BAC, The Unicorn Theatre, London.
Hannah Ringhams free show (bring money) by Glen Neath (2010- 2013 ). BAC, Summerhall, Edinburgh Festival British Council Showcase, Soho Theatre, Warwick Arts Centre, Pulse Festival, Ipswich.
Work with Shunt– 1998-present:
I am a co-founder of the Shunt Theatre collective, creating, devising and performing in all productions- apart from one- ‘Money’, as well co-developing, creating and realising all art related projects for the company.
The Boy who climbed out of his face (2014). Barbican Theatre at The Jetty, Greenwich.
The Architects (2012-2013). The Biscuit factory, V22 Bermondsey.
The Shunt Lounge –Platform for artists and bar (2006- 2010). London Bridge Vaults.
Amato Saltone (2005- 2006). London Bridge Vaults.
Tropicana (2004-2005). London Bridge Vaults.
Dance Bear Dance (2002-2003). Bethnal Green Arches.
Sightings (2000). Croydon Clocktower, Croydon.
The Tennis Show (2000). The Museum of, OXO Tower, London.
The Ballad of Bobby Francois (1999/2000). Bethnal Green Arches.
Shunt Cabarets Platform for artists (1998-2003). Bethnal Green Arches.
Dancing Bear, Dancing Bear Gameshow (2016). Director: Matthew Evans. Role: devisor/ voiceover. Camdens Peoples Theatre.
Rudiments Broomberg and Chanarin (2015-2016). Directors: Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin. Role: devisor/ solo lead performer in film and performance. Performance: Bouffon character at Fig 2 ICA. Film as part of Exhibition: Lisson Gallery Exhibition, Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland, Baltimore Museum Of Art (April- September 2016).
Monument Wiretapper application (2015 – 2016). Director: David Rosenberg. Role: devisor/ performer. Various sites Central London.
Islands, Caroline Horton company (2014-2015) Director: Omar Elerian. Role: devisor/ actor/ character: Eve. The Bush Theatre- London. Regional Tour- including Warwick Arts Centre/ Newcastle Live/ Cambridge Junction and Summerhall- Edinburgh Festival 2015.
Cadvere Exquis International Theatre collaboration (2012-2014). Kassys/ Nature Theatre of Okalahoma/ Nicole Beutler/ Tim Crouch. Director: Lisbeth Gritter. Role: devisor/ actor/ one part of an ensemble of four. International Tour including Frascati, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Brussels place, Brussels, Belgium, Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal, Sadlers Wells, London and Sydney Festival, Sydney Australia.
England Tim Crouch- (2007-2013). Directors: Karl James/ Andy Smith. Role: Actor in two -hander performance (Tim Crouch and myself). National Theatre collaboration. International Tour, extensively in the USA including ‘Under the Radar’ Festival, New York 2009, also Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne and Europe.
The Red Ladies– Clod Ensemble- (2006). Director: Suzy Wilson. Role: Red Lady character as part of Red Lady ensemble. Regional tour.
Ether Frolics– (2005 –2006). Sound and Fury in collaboration with Shunt. Director: Mark Espiner. Role: devisor and performer. London Bridge Vaults and Edinburgh 2005.
The Itch– (2004). Film maker and director: Glen Neath. Role: Actor in two-hander short film. London shorts film festival.
Mentorship and teaching theatrical practice –(2010- present) The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, The Monkeyhouse, The Roundhouse, BAC, Sussex University. Mentor support: Including Sad Siren Theatre Company, JB Stokeley
Brickbox – 2013- performance for outdoor community arts events including The Luminere Festival Durham 2015 and The Toast Temple.
Creative Days- craft workshop collaboration with Kabutor Theatre Company.
Time Out Live Award, Peter Brook Empty Space Award, Herald Angel, Total Theatre (all Shunt), Scotsman’s Critics Choice (Hannah Ringhams Free Show (bring money)) Herald Angel, Fringe First (England).
2014 Oxford Playhouse Evolve Artist in residence. Work with the ‘Interact Charity’ reading in Hospitals with people who have had a stroke.