PLEASE NOTE: Due to availability this event will now take place on May Thursday 26th (one week later to the original May 19th advertised date)
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Join Bruntwood Prize winner Anna Jordan and Phoebe Eclair Powell as they break down the myth of the tortured artist
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Anna is a writer for theatre, film and TV, a theatre director and acting coach.
Anna’s TV credits include Succession (Season 1, HBO), Killing Eve (Season 3, Sid Gentle) and to be released in 2022 Becoming Elizabeth (The Forge / Starz). Theatre credits includes We Anchor In Hope (Bunker Theatre), Pop Music (Paines Plough / Birmingham Rep – National Tour), Mother Courage and Her Children (Royal Exchange / Headlong), The Unreturning (Frantic Assembly – National Tour and Theatre Royal Stratford). Anna won the Bruntwood Prize in 2013 for her play YEN, which has had productions at The Royal Exchange, Royal Court Theatre and MCC New York as well as several international productions. It was also shortlisted for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize.
Other theatre writing includes A Serious Case of the Fuckits (Central School of Speech and Drama), Chicken Shop (Park Theatre) and Freak (Theatre503 / Assembly Studios). Anna is currently writing for The Royal Court, The National Theatre. Current TV and Film projects in development include two episodes of One Day with Drama Republic, Smash & Grab with RAW Film & TV and The House That Alice Built with MRC.Anna directed Jonathan Harvey’s play Tomorrow I’ll Be Happy at The National Theatre Shed as part of National Theatre Connections. Other directing experience includes Freak (Theatre503 / Assembly Studios), 3 Winters, Touched and The Crucible (Italia Conti BA Hons), Earthquakes in London (Arts Educational BA Hons), Crystal Springs (Eureka Theatre, San Francisco), Only Human (Theatre503) Vote of No Confidence (Theatre503). She originally trained as an actor at LAMDA, and she has taught both acting and playwriting at a variety of places including The Royal Exchange, The Royal Court, RADA, LAMDA, Central, Arts Ed and Italia Conti. She runs her own training company for actors and writers: Without a Paddle Theatre.