Jill is a theatre, voice and music practitioner, co-artistic director of The Bone Ensemble and co-founded Foursight Theatre. Her work spans a wide range of activities, from intimate pieces for adults and families (Caravania!), to pieces for empty shop windows (Window Dressing). Jill is currently developing Where’s My Igloo Gone? (a climate-change themed family show) and Chocolate – The Cabaret!, both with The Bone Ensemble. Recent work includes Yvon Bonenfant’s Uluzuzulalia, Untied Artists’ The Boy Who Bit Picasso and Platform 4’s Memory Points at the South Bank. After working on MCP’s last project, The Hundred Years’ War, she is delighted to be working with them again. Jill also works freelance for companies including Talking Birds, Kindle (now KILN) and Stan’s Cafe.
www.theboneensemble.co.uk @TheBoneEnsemble (also on Facebook)
Dan has been on the professional stage for almost 20 years beginning at the world-renowned Hull Truck Theatre in the mid-1990’s. Since then he has toured the world performing in many wonderful shows including (but not only); Twelfth Night, Emma, Much Ado About Nothing, Jamaica Inn, Romeo & Juliet, Danny the Champion of the World, Horrible Histories, As You Like It, The Maharajah and the Kohinoor, The Tempest and Treasure Island . In 2015, Dan appeared in Nutkhut’s Navrattan, Goblin Theatre’s Mr Tiger Goes Wild and Highly Sprung’s The Lost Gift.
Nate studied ‘Theatre and Professional Practice’ at Coventry University; a course that focused primarily on devising theatre. It was there that he discovered his love for music in theatre and physical theatre whilst working with companies such as Frantic Assembly, Kiln and The Fabularium. Nate now plays a variety of musical instruments and still plans to learn much more about the craft and how it can be utilised in theatre. Theatre credits: Brummegem Pals – Mouthpiece Productions The Next Chapter – Frantic Assembly Crow – Kiln The Country Doctor – Noctium The Carnival of Animals – The Fabularium Titanic – Smoking Barrels Mister Puntila and His Man Matti – CU