Stevie Thompson

Stevie trained in Performing Arts at the University Of Northumbria and then in Commedia Dell’Arte with Antonio Fava at the Scuola Internazionale Dell’Attore Comico, Reggio Emilia, Italy.

Theatre includes: numerous shows for the Rude Mechanical Theatre Company, including ‘The Odyssey’, ‘The Fairy Queen (or Oberon’s Cure)’, ‘Five Get Famous’, ‘The Dressing Book’ and the title role in ‘The Wife Of Bath’. Recently, she was resident at Kensington Palace as a Detector in ‘The Enchanted Palace’ for Wildworks Theatre. She had the pleasure of touring The Netherlands in a new opera, ‘Wake’ with a libretto by David Mitchell and music by Klaas deVries and René Uijlenhoet for the Nationale Reisopera. She toured nationally and internationally with Travelling Light in ‘Clown’ (winner of the Acting Award at Bucharest Children’s Theatre Festival 2005) and ‘Shadow Play’. She was in the original cast of ‘We’re Going On A Bear Hunt’ for the Bristol Old Vic. For Theatr Iolo; a one woman show,  ‘Whose Shoes?’ and ‘Bliss’, a new play for Platform 4. She played Pantalone and La Zagna in ‘Modern Times’ for Commedia Project. For Kaos theatre she played Lady Bracknell in ‘The Importance Of Being Earnest’ (Winner of The Stage Awards, Best Ensemble) and appeared in ‘Hard Muscles, Glass Jaw & The 48hr Liquor Cure’.

Stevie is a member of The Playground devising network and is part of a piece in development based on Nabokov’s novel, ‘An Invitation To An Execution’ and played Penelope in a promenade production of ‘The Odyssey’.

As puppeteer: Stevie co-devised ‘Genesis, an object theatre show for CTC Theatre Co. She was part of State Of Play’s international devising project with Lunatique Fantastique and John Wright, and also performed at the Sydney Opera House in ‘Charlie And Lola’s Bestest Best Play’ for Watershed.

As director: ‘Mickey and the Emperor by David Almond with Theatre Of Incurable Players and ‘Flights Of Fancy’, an international commedia show for Playing For Time. Most recently, she has directed ‘Jack and The Beanstalk’ for new company, Theater Wolke. Stevie regularly runs drama and commedia workshops for groups of all ages.

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