Andrew Sharpe: Biog 2019

 

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Past Life

Has been writing pose for eight years and drama for six.

Ex private client lawyer.

Practice included crime, family law, child protection, injury and traumatic bereavement.

Law Centre Trustee.

 

Current Drama

BARRICADES                                      2018-ongoing: Recently completed. Seeking dramaturg.  

My Name is Cathy                           2018-ongoing: Proposed production by KatAlyst. 

Almond Latte                                     2018-ongoing: Currently in discussion with development team.  

The Folio                                             2016-ongoing: Completed after a series of workshops with director Scott Le Crass. Submissions pending.

Meet me at the Nightingale       2017-onging: Merlin Theatre (Frome-rehearsed read), The Cockpit, CADs audio production. Stockwell Playhouse Production 2019. This production also has a place in Watford Fringe 2019. KatAlyst production seeking performance opportunities

Past Dramatic Experience

My Celebrity Friend                        2017-18: Hen & Chicks, The Cockpit (scenes) and full length at N16, Hackney Attic.

Painted Smile                                    2016: Scene in scratch at Theatre N16.

Goodnight Polly Jones                   2016: Two weeks at Theatre N16. Presently considering a redraft.

Songs from a Ledge                        2012-15:  Co-write. Cabaret/concert performances including Spice of Life (several times), Alley Cat, Kitchen Garden Café, Latest Music Bar (Brighton), The Tin (Coventry). Festivals included Secret Garden Party, Wilderness, Shepley, Costa (Spain).

One act performances Warwick Arts Centre, Bloomsbury Festival, Spread Eagle (Croydon).

Two act run Nov 15 at the Old Joint Stock Theatre (Birmingham).

Jazz Roots Show                               2008-2012: Group devised. Musical review a

nd concert tour including Criterion Theatre, Warwick Arts Centre, plus festivals and concert venues

Traditional Ritual Drama              1984-1994 Performed and directed English Mumming Plays regularly, semi-retired in 1994, still performs occasionally.

Other Writing

Reviews                                               Reviews theatre and music under pen name Laura Thomas

Prose                                                    Has written a series of short stories and two full length novels, nothing published

Music                                                    Writes and performs with the jazz/funk/folk fusion band Steamchicken