WHIST
WORLD PREMIERE | 12-13 APRIL 2017 | THE GULBENKIAN, CANTERBURY (UK)
★★★★ Herald Scotland ★★★★ The Observer ★★★★★ Bouquets and Brickbats ★★★★★ Southside Advertiser
“WHIST is a boundary breaking piece, future facing in its use of the medium of VR to develop a new kind of narrative. A truly beautiful, compelling and important work.” – VICE, The Creators Project

Artistic Directors: Esteban Fourmi and Aoi Nakamura (AΦE)
Shoot, VFX and Technology Partner: Happy Finish
Composers: Scott Gibbons, Jozef Van Wissem
Set Designer:James Shaw
3D Sound Designer:Oliver Kadel (1.618Digital)
Dramaturg:Amanda Fromell

Performers:Robert Hayden, Tomislav English, Yen-Ching Lin, Nina Brown, Steve Rimmer 

Producer:JiaXuan Hon (Blackwinged Creatives)
Creative Mentor:Jasmin Vardimon
Management Mentor:Ian Ross

Co-produced by University of Kent and tanzhaus nrw Düsseldorf
Supported by Arts Council England and South East Dance

WATSON

C-12 DANCE COMPANY – THE ALBANY – 2015

Choreographer: Annie-Lunnette Deakin-Foster
Director: Adam Towndrow
Composer: Jamie Salisbury
Scriptwriter: Alex Mackeith
Digital Specialists: The Light Surgeons
Dramaturg: Amanda Fromell
Creative Consultant: Colin Nightingale, Donald Hutera and Gosia Dzierzon
Choreographic Consultants: Anthony Missen, Robin Gladwin and Kevin Finnan
Performers: Ali Goldsmith and Robin Gladwin. Also thanks to Reece Causton.

HOME STORIES

RICH MIX LONDON – 2013

Choreography/Directing: Revanta Sarabhai

Dramaturg: Amanda Fromell

Music: Sarathy Korwar and Portakai

Lighting Design: Antony Hateley

OBESITY SCARE

UGLY DUCK @TANNER STREET – 2017

Playwright: Amanda Fromell
Director: Eleanor Taylor
Producer: Carla Almeida

Cast: Ed Spencer, Tina Harris and Jenny Hibberd

DROWNING

INSIDE/OUT FESTIVAL, CURVE THEATRE LEICESTER – 2017

Playwright: Amanda Fromell
Director: Eleanor Taylor
Producer: Carla Almeida

Cast: Ed Spencer, Tina Harris and Jenny Hibberd

DO WE DO THE RIGHT THING

 BE FRANK THEATRE COMPANY – 2014 (UK), 2015 (GERMANY)

CAST

Neil Walker (Andy); Craig Hendry (George/Les/James/Barry); Joanna Waters (Sarah/Anna/Maggie/Sue); Luke Shepherd (Mickey/Fred/Steve/Carl)

CREATIVE TEAM

Writer & Executive Producer: Neil Walker; Director: Tommy Lexen; Producer: Philippa Kane; Dramaturg: Amanda Fromell; Education & Outreach Manager: Kate Brown; Assistant Director: Eleanor Taylor; Composer/Sound Designer: Ben Osborn; Lighting Designer: William Ingham; Costume & Prop Designer: Bethan Lloyd; Vocal Coach: Jonathan Dawes; Filmmaker: Richard Duffy; Stage Manager: Jean Goubert Bono; Company Associate: Mauricio Brandes; Production Assistant: Mel Harrison; Photographer: Richard Davenport; Associate Producer: Alice Driver

THE POINT OF NO RETURN

BEFRANK THEATRE COMPANY – NEW DIORAMA THEATRE, LONDON AND FOLKTEATERN, GOTHENBURG SWEDEN – 2015 

Writer/Director: Tommy Lexen; Composer: Ben Osborn; Dramaturg: Amanda Fromell; Movement Director: Svetlana Biba; Set/Costume Designer: Hiroko Matsuo; Lighting Designer: Joshua Pharo; Outreach Manager: Kate Brown; Producer: Philippa Kane; Executive Producer: Neil Walker; Production Assistants: Mel Harrison and Daniel McElroy.

Cast: Vikash Bhai, Luiana Bonfim, Matt Maltby, Charlotte Gascoyne, Haakon Smestad, Jodyanne Richardson, Drew McKenzie, Ben Osborn (Musician) and Ella Saunders (SM)

LIKE ENEMIES OF THE STATE 

 BEFRANK THEATRE COMPANY –

 OXFORD HUMAN RIGHTS FESTIVAL 2014, NEW DIORAMA THEATRE 2014, STOCKHOLM FRINGE FESTIVAL 2013

Writer/Director: Tommy Lexen;  Assistant Director: Andrea Ling; Dramaturg: Amanda Fromell; Set Designer: Hiroko Matsuo; Sound Designer: Ben Osborn; Lighting Designer: William Ingham; Fight Director: Myles Marshall; Vocal Coach: Jonathan Dawes; Music/singing coach: Kaspy N´dia; Producer: Neil walker; Production Coordinator: Maria Oldeen; Script Editor: Kate Brown; Human Rights Adviser: Katarina Regio

Cast: Luiana Bonfim, Vikash Nhai, Mauricio Brandes and Duane Palmer.

 

‘TIL THE BOYS COME HOME

CHORUS THEATRE, LEICESTERSHIRE – 2014

Director: Andrew McWilliams

Dramaturg: Amanda Fromell

Devised together with a community cast.

EN ROMANTISK AFTON

TEATERERSTUDIO LEDERMAN, STOCKHOLM – 2013

Writer: Amanda Fromell

Directing: FatCat Crew

Chorography: Jenny Deurell

Cast: Amanda Fromell, Anna Brixter, Mihau Piotrowski, Jenny Deurell and Henrik Dahlgren.

9th WOMEN PLAYWRIGHTS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

SÖDRA TEATERN – 2012

Director/facilitator: Amanda Fromell

THE GLORY OF GOD ALONE

CHORUS THEATRE, LEICESTERSHIRE – 2011

Director: Andrew McWilliams

Dramaturg: Amanda Fromell

DSM: Elli Andrews

Devised together with a community cast.

JUL IGEN

ROSENLUDNSTEATERN, STOCKHOLM – 2009

Writer: Amanda Fromell

Director: Agnes Hirdwall

Music: Ted Dawidson

Scenografi: Sandra Valenca

Cast: Henrik Dahlgren,
Miau-Miau Petrovna,
Jenny Deurell
and Nils-Thomas Andersson

Lucky

Writer: Amanda Fromell
Director: Tommy Lexen
Photo: Rudi Netto
Music: Ben Osborn
Cast: Amanda Fromell, Pauline Nakirya, Michelle Roche and Kate Brown

112- På liv och Död

Writer/Researcher

Channel 4 (Sweden)