Liz is delighted to return to Keswick for the 2019 Summer Season. Some of her favourite past designs for Theatre by the Lake have included Wallflowering, Kiss of the Spiderwoman, The Birthday Party, The Glass Menagerie, Vincent in Brixton, The Shape of Things, Suddenly Last Summer, The Lady of the Lake, The Vertical Hour, Iron and Elektra.
Liz’s other work includes We’re Staying Right Here (Park Theatre for Metal Rabbit Productions); The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists and Rouse Ye Women (Townsend Productions); Herding Cats (Hope Mill Theatre for Play With Fire); The Blue Room, Blithe Spirit, Picnic and Barnbow Canaries (HOME for Manchester School of Theatre); Master of the Macabre (The Vaults, Waterloo); The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Octagon Theatre, Bolton, and Hull Truck Theatre); Queen of the North and Peter Pan (Octagon Theatre, Bolton) and When The Waters Recede, a site-specific production on Derwent Island, Keswick.
She studied at Leeds University, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and has a PhD in Theatre Design from Wimbledon College of Art.
Robbie trained at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. He is an honorary life member of the Association of Lighting designers, has twice been nominated for an Off West End Award for Best Lighting Design and was the winner of the 2015 ETC Award. More at www.robbiebutlerdesigns.com
Theatre Includes: ORAL (Regional Tour); The Crown Dual (Seabright Productions); The Happy Tragedy of Being Woke (Complicité); The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Macron Stadium, Bolton); The Selfish Giant (UK Tour); Down and Out: Live (La Generale, Paris); Lady MacWata (Ghostlight Theatre Co.); Abandoman (Underbelly Productions); For King and Country (Southwark Playhouse); There or Here (Park Theatre); The Wind In The Willows (Core Theatre); Mother Courage and Her Children (Southwark Playhouse); Run The Beast Down (Marlowe Theatre); as well as many productions at the Finborough Theatre, The Old Red Lion Theatre and Brighton and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals.
Opera Includes: Isabeau (Opera Holland Park); Dialogues Des Carmelites (Guildhall School); Il Trovatore (The Royal Danish Opera and Teatro Real Madrid - Associate); The Enchanted Pig (HGO).
Adam P McCready
(Composer / Sound Designer)
Theatre credits include Holes, Cinderella, Town Mouse and Country Mouse, The Cherry Orchard, The Glass Menagerie, Any Means Necessary, Hare and Tortoise, A Skull in Connemara, Arcadia and How to Breathe (Nottingham Playhouse); Abigail’s Party and The Glee Club (Hull Truck Theatre); Beyond Shame and Two (Derby Theatre); Brighton Rock and Noughts & Crosses (Pilot Theatre); The Beautiful Game (Next Door Dance); Jump Out of Skin (Pleasance Theatre, London); Queer Lady M (1623 Theatre); World Cultures Gallery and Finding Lines Exhibition (Derby Museums); Call of the Wild (Greenwich Theatre/GLYPT); Sweeney Todd (Derby Theatre/ Mercury Theatre); Getting Better Slowly (Adam Pownall UK tour); What the Butler Saw, A Streetcar Named Desire, Shiv (Curve, Leicester); The Fishermen, Oh Whistle and I’ll Come..., Playland, Watching the Living, Wasteland and Honeyman (New Perspectives); The Snow Queen (Little Pixie Productions); Babe, Private Lives, Noises Off, Educating Rita, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Arsenic and Old Lace and Betty Blue Eyes (Mercury Theatre); The Mountaintop, The Dumb Waiter, A Kind of Alaska and The Merchant of Venice (Derby Live); Love Already (Ovalhouse); Tongues (Tristan Bates Theatre) and Edward II (BAC).
Film scores include The Grandest of Stages (Next Door Dance) and The Ashes (Triskelle Pictures).
Lizzie is a movement director and theatre maker based in Bristol. Since training at the École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq in Paris ten years ago, Lizzie has worked as both a movement director and performer with many of the country’s leading devising and new writing companies including Slung Low, Punchdrunk Theatre Company, Talking Birds, Pilot Theatre, Boundless Theatre, The Natural Theatre Company, Wet Picnic and Strike A Light. Lizzie’s former company, State of Play Theatre, was an associate company at the York Theatre Royal, co-producing seven new works that toured to theatres and festivals locally, nationally and internationally.
Proud to encourage and champion the next generation of theatre makers, Lizzie is a Connections Director for the National Theatre, providing support to young people’s companies across the UK who take part in the annual Connections festival.
Kay was resident Casting Director at West Yorkshire Playhouse for many years, and she is now Casting Associate there. She is also Associate Artist at Curve. Kay regularly casts
for both these theatres as well as for Storyhouse Chester (including Grosvenor Park), Liverpool Everyman, Derby Theatre, Theatr Clwyd, Birmingham Stage Company and
other theatres where she works as a freelance artist.
As a freelancer Kay cast Beautiful Thing (Curve/Arts Theatre/UK Tour); Singin’ In The Rain (West Yorkshire Playhouse/ National Theatre/UK tour); Breakfast At Tiffany’s (Curve, National Tour and West End); Sweeney Todd (Royal Festival Hall) and An Officer And A Gentleman (Curve and National Tour).
Kay is a member of the Casting Directors Guild.