SDWC Productions in association with Park Theatre present the European Premiere of
The Burnt Part Boys
BOOK I MARIANA ELDER
MUSIC I CHRIS MILLER
LYRICS I NATHAN TYSEN
DIRECTOR I MATTHEW ILIFFE
DIRECTOR I MATTHEW ILIFFE Matthew Iliffe trained on the StoneCrabs Young Directors Programme, in association with The Albany, and at the University of Bristol, where he participated in the Bristol Old Vic Young Directors Scheme, taught by Lee Lyford. Previous directing credits include The Angel of Peckham (Duelling Productions' McConnell New Writing Fund, Theatro Technis), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Landor) and Precious Little Talent (Gobstoppers Festival, The Albany). This year Matthew will direct Stitches (Hen & Chickens). He is currently Assistant Director to Hannah Chissick on Brass for National Youth Music Theatre (Hackney Empire).
MUSICAL DIRECTOR I NICK BARSTOW
Nick trained at the University of Oxford. Recent credits as Musical Director / Composer include: I'm getting My Act Together and Taking it on the Road (Jermyn Street Theatre), Closer Than Ever (Pheasantry), Seasons Of Larson (Lyric Theatre West End), Princess Ida (Finborough Theatre), You Won’t Succeed On Broadway If You Don’t Have Any Jews (St James Theatre, Garrick Theatre West End), A Christmas Carol (Middle Temple Hall), Dick!, Sleeping Booty, Music Hall Menagerie (Leicester Square Theatre). Nick has also taught at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Urdang, Associated Studios and The University of Cumbria. He is currently filming with Gareth Malone for a forthcoming BBC TV series. Nick is co-founder and MD of vocal group AfterParty, Recently the group have performed at the St James Theatre, Aldwych Theatre, Dominion Theatre, The View From The Shard and King’s Place.
SET & COSTUME DESIGNER I RACHEL WINGATE
Rachel trained at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Earthquakes in London, Sam Shepard Trilogy, There is a War and Loveplay (ALW Theatre, Arts Ed), Islands (Fine Mess Theatre, London and Edinburgh), Manuelita (Popelei Theatre, London, Edinburgh and National Tour), In Doggerland (Box of Tricks, National Tour), Word:Play NWxSW (Box of Tricks, Regional Tour), Knowledge of Angels (Popelei Theatre, St Leonard’s Church, Shoreditch), My Arms (24/7 Festival, Re:Play Festival and Northern Tour), Forrest Sale (Deloitte Ignite at ROH), Riders to the Sea, The Bear, Savitri, The Waiter’s Revenge, Hin und Zuruck, Ballet Russes (Rosemary Branch), L’Enfant et Les Sortileges (Sherman Theatre), After the Dance (Caird Studio).
As an associate designer; Reasons to be Happy (Hampstead Theatre), Bull (Young Vic), The Ruling Class (Trafalgar Studios), Moon on a Rainbow Shawl (Talawa and National Theatre, National Tour), Mogadishu (Royal Exchange and Hammersmith Lyric, National Tour), Aladdin (Hammersmith Lyric), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Headlong, National Tour).
LIGHTING DESIGNER I CHARLIE MORGAN JONES
Recent credits include: Dracula (Arts Theatre London), Avenue Q (Richard Evans UK Tour), L'enfant et les Sortilèges (Birmingham Conservatoire), Riders To The Sea (Birmingham Conservatoire) James And The Giant Peach (UK & International Tour), Goosebumps (The Vaults), Julian Clary - The Joy Of Mincing (Vaudeville Theatre London), Songs of Farewell and New Beginnings (Birmingham Conservatoire) Tristan I Izolda (Polish National Opera), RENT (Old Rep Birmingham)
CASTING DIRECTOR I DEBBIE O'BRIEN CASTING
Debbie O'Brien Casting specialises in theatre casting for the West End, UK and international tours and regional productions. Projects include: Priscilla Queen of the Desert (Palace Theatre, London), Flashdance - The Musical (Shaftesbury Theatre, London), Thriller Live (Lyric Theatre, London, Number 1 UK Tour, International Tour), Grease - The Musical (Piccadilly Theatre, London)
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR I EMILY LOIZOU
Emily Louizou trained at UCL and is about to start an MFA in Theatre Directing at Birkbeck, University of London. Recent directing credits include: Heiner Müller’s Hamletmachine (Tanner Street warehouse), Sarah Kane’s 4.48 Psychosis (Crypt St Pancras Church), Euripides’ Bacchae (Bloomsbury Theatre, British Museum & International Tour), Eugene Ionesco’s The Bald Soprano (Camden Fringe), world premiere of Gingerbread (Almeida Theatre), Unknown (Bloomsbury Theatre). She is artistic director and founder of Collide Theatre, a collective of emerging artists producing edgy new work and reimagining classics.
SOUND DESIGNER I PHILLIP MATEJTSCHUK
Philip trained in Sound Design For The Theatre from RADA. Most recently, Recent sound design credits include Better Together (Jack Studio Theatre), A Secret Life (Theatre503/promenade), Cosi (Kings Head Theatre), Orphans (Southwark Playhouse), Chew (Etcetera Theatre),The Haunting (Jack Studio Theatre), Hello Again, Baby (both Hope Theatre), Caught (Pleasance, Islington) and Dead Party Animals (Hope Theatre - Offie nomination). Other credits include Iphigenia in Tauris (Rose Playhouse), Othello (Rose Playhouse & Waterloo East Theatre transfer), 1938: Hitler Takes Vienna, Leonce & Lena, rockpaperscissors (all Jack Studio Theatre), and Mother Courage And Her Children (Platform Theatre, KX). Associate sound designer credits include Pig Farm (St. James Theatre), Stevie (Hampstead Theatre) and King Lear (Cockpit Theatre). Philip is resident sound designer & technician at Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts.
STAGE MANAGER I JAMES STEVENSON
James has trained at the BRIT School and Rose Bruford. Recent credits include Assistant Stage Manager, As You Like It (Brighton Fringe); Deputy Stage Manager, Once on this Island (New Theatre); Assistant Stage Manager, Alice Through the Looking Glass (Iris Theatre); Company Stage Manager, Thoroughly Modern Millie (Landor Theatre); Stage Manager, The Dinner Party (The Barn Theatre); Assistant Stage Manager, Hysteria (Studio Theatre). Stage Manager I’m Getting my Act Together and Taking it on the Road (Jermyn Street Theatre)
DEPUTY STAGE MANAGER I SOFIE ARNKIL
Sofie trained at Academy of Live and Recorded Arts. Her credits include: As Stage Manager I’m Getting my Act Together and Taking it on the Road (Jermyn Street Theatre) A Subject of Scandal and Concern (Finborough Theatre), Cancel the Sunshine (The Hope Theatre), 5 Guys Chillin' (King's Head Theatre), The Ballad of Robin Hood (Southwark Playhouse), The Killing of Sister George (London Theatre Workshop), The Emperor Jones (LOST Theatre), The Man Who Had All the Luck (King's Head Theatre), The Marvelous Mechanical Mesmerist (Hypnoarts), EleXion (Theatre 503) and A Midsummer Night's Dream, Blue Stockings (ALRA Theatre). As Assistant Stage Manager: My Mother Said I Never Should (St James Theatre), Macbeth (Omnibus Arts Centre) and Female Transport, Oliver Twist (ALRA Theatre).