Black Theatre Live


i know all the secrets in my world

Cast: Solomon Israel as Father and Samuel Nicholas as Son.


Natalie Ibu: Writer and Director

Artistic director of tiata fahodzi. Residencies include the NT Studio, RSC, Royal Court and Citizen’s Theatre.  Awards include IdeasTap Innovator’s Award and the Lilian Baylis Award for Theatrical Excellence.  Directing credits include readings/productions at the Young Vic, Lyric, Southwark Playhouse, Southbank Centre, The Gate, Traverse and Royal Court.

Alyson Cummins: Designer 

Alyson studied architecture at UCD and trained at Motley. She was a finalist in the Linbury biennial prize for stage design 2007. Set and costume design includes:  Pentecost  – winner of best set design Irish Times Theatre Awards, Mixed Marriage (Lyric Belfast);  Before it Rains (Bristol Old Vic & Sherman Cymru);

Azusa Ono: Lighting Designer 

Azusa has been creating lighting design since studying fine arts in Japan and lighting design at the RCSSD in London. Recent design includes: Dot, Squiggle and Rest (Royal Opera House – Clore Studio), Peddling (New York 59E59, then touring), We Are Proud… (Bush Theatre), Choreogata (Southbank Centre).

Annie-Lunnette Deakin-Foster: Movement Director

Contemporary dance theatre choreographer, rehearsal director and movement director. Career highlights include being shortlisted for the 2013 New Adventures Choreographic Award. Movement Direction for the BBC for their Easter Religion & Ethics celebrations of The Great North Passion, 2014.

Helen Skiera: Sound Designer

Louise Stephens: Dramaturg ​for We Are Magpie

Louise is a dramaturg specialising in new work for live performance. She is Deputy Literary Manager of the Royal Court Theatre.  For a decade she has developed work with companies including the National Theatre of Scotland, Live Theatre, the Tron Theatre & the Traverse Theatre.

Erin Shepherd: Production Manager

Caitlin O'Reilly: Stage Manager

Suzy Somerville: Technical Tour Manager

Watford Palace Theatre: Set Builders