Bear Trap and ​Kosky Productions ​in association with Park Theatre present the World Premiere of

A Pupil

By Jesse Briton

WRITER I JESSE BRITON
DIRECTOR I JESSICA DANIELS
COMPOSER I COLIN SELL
DESIGNER | JESSICA STATON
LIGHTING DESIGNER | JESSICA HUNG HAN YUN
COMPANY STAGE MANAGER | NIAMH GRAHAM
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR | ELLA DONALDSON
SOUND DESIGN | BEAR TRAP THEATRE
PRODUCTION CONSULTANT | TIM BOYD
PRODUCTION DRAMATURGY | MELLI MARIE
MARKETING CONSULTANT | JAMES LEGGA
PHOTOGRAPHY & FILM | MEURIG MARSHALL
PRINT GRAPHIC DESIGN | KIMBERLY THOMAS

PRODUCERS

PRODUCER FOR KOSKY PRODUCTIONS | ANTHONY KOSKY
ASSISTANT PRODUCER FOR KOSKY PRODUCTIONS | EMMA KENDALL
PRODUCER FOR BEAR TRAP | JESSE BRITON
ASSISTANT PRODUCER FOR BEAR TRAP | JOSH FOYSTER
OUTREACH PARTNER CHARITY | WASSAIL THEATRE


Jesse Briton | Writer

Jesse is a theatre-maker and actor. His original work includes: Reclaimed (UK tour), Derailed (HOME, Battersea Arts Centre and National Theatre), The Muddy Choir (UK tour), Hiraeth (UK and NZ tour), Enduring Song (Southwark Playhouse), and the Fringe First-winning Bound (UK and Australia tour). Acting credits include: The Humans (Rotterdam Schowburg, Brooklyn Academy of Music and Avignon Festival), Pioneer (UK tour) and Potted Potter (World Tour). He is an Associate Artist at Ovalhouse and a Visiting Director at East 15 Acting School.


Jessica Daniels | Director

Jess was Resident Director on Girl from the North Country (West End). Theatre as Director includes: Pinch Punch (The Old Vic); Conquest (VAULT festival/The Bunker); The Many Crimes of Hector Cartwright (VAULT festival); The State We’re In (Theatre503). Theatre as Assistant Director include: Girl from the North Country (The Old Vic); Jess and Joe Forever (Orange Tree); RISE (The Old Vic); Leaper (Lyric Hammersmith).


Colin Sell | Composer

Colin Sell works extensively as a composer and pianist/arranger for theatre and radio drama, and during his career has provided music and songs for everything from Shakespeare and Lorca to pantomime. He is also a regular accompanist in cabarets, and is the long-suffering pianist on Radio 4’s I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue. He composed the original music for Caryl Churchill’s Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, and his score of Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle has been much performed in theatres round the country. He has composed and arranged choral scores for, among others, the University of London Chamber Choir, of which he is a patron. He enjoys the many opportunities he gets to accompany silent film presentations. Colin has also served as Head of Music at Rose Bruford and East 15 drama colleges.


Jessica Staton I Designer

Jessica graduated in Design for Performance from the Royal Welsh College and Music and Drama in 2016. She was nominated for a Stage Debut Design Award for Extra Yarn and was a Linbury Prize 2017 Finalist, working with the Lyric Hammersmith.

Design includes: The Merchant of Venice, King Lear and Extra Yarn (Orange Tree Theatre); Neverland (Elan Frantoio, Fucecchio); EROS (White Bear Theatre).

Alongside her design work, Jessica works as a prop and puppet maker, a model maker and a scenic artist.


Jessica Hung Han Yun | Lighting Designer

Jessica Hung Han Yun is a UK based lighting designer, using light as a tool to transform spaces in a variety of productions, from theatre through to dance, circus and installation. Jessica has been nominated for the Off West End Award for Best Lighting Designer 2018.

Lighting Designer credits include: Hive City Legacy (Hot Brown Honey & Roundhouse); The Party’s Over (Nonsuch Theatre Company); Gypsy Disco (Boomtown Festival); Becoming Shades (Chivaree Circus); Nine Foot Nine (Sleepless Theatre Company); Human voice (the gate theatre); One (Bert&Nasi).


Bear Trap Theatre | Producer

Bear Trap is a multi-award winning international touring theatre company creating classically inspired new work, through a combination of new writing, devising, music, and play.

The company was founded in 2010 by Jesse Briton and Joe Darke during their training on East 15's CT course under Uri Roodner.

Bound, which premiered at the Edinburgh fringe in 2010 and won multiple awards including a Fringe First during its sell out run. It then transferred to Australia, and Ireland before completing 2 UK tours and a month-long sell-out run at Southwark Playhouse, where it was nominated for an Evening Standard Award.


Kosky Productions | Producer

Kosky Productions is led by Anthony Kosky, collaborating with outstanding artists internationally. Crossing art forms to inspire a new generation of artists and audiences alike.

Anthony’s previous work as a freelance producer and co-founder of The Alchemist Theatre Company includes; Second Soprano by Shrimpton & Routledge (Arts Theatre London, King’s Head Theatre, UK Tour), Liberation by Alchemist Theatre (The Place Euston), Moormaid by Marion Bott (Arcola Theatre), Proud by Michael Healey (Finbourgh Theatre), Sealand by Luke Clarke (Arcola Theatre), 74 Georgia Avenue by Murray Schisgal (New End Hampstead Theatre) and Perfection by Charlotte Josephine (Drill Hall, London).