Jack Drewry


Jack Drewry is Tremolo’s artistic director. He is a theatre-maker, musician and performer who directs and composes music for collaboratively devised theatre. He plays piano for Clumsy and 4th Project and works as co-director on Closer Each Day, the improvised soap opera. He is an associate artist of The Wardrobe Ensemble and has worked for Theatre Damfino, Bristol Old Vic, Splice Theatre, Twisted Theatre, Documental Theatre and Firebird Theatre. He is also a member of Interval, an artist-led studio space and support network. Find out more about Jack's other work at www.jackdrewry.com 


Rowan Evans

Composer and Musical Director (The Hours Before We Wake)

Rowan Evans is a musician and poet from Bristol and studied at Cambridge and Bristol universities. He has composed, performed and collaborated on music for theatre, film, live art and other media and plays guitar with the band 4th Project. Rowan is currently musical director for The Fox and the Child (SharpTeeth). In 2015 he received an Eric Gregory award for poetry and his second chapbook freak red is published by Projective Industries. He co-edits Moot Press. Find out more at rowanevans.blogspot.co.uk


Kathleen Fitzpatrick Milton

Performer and Deviser (The Hours Before We Wake)

Kathleen Fitzpatrick Milton is an actor and singer. She trained at Bristol Acting Academy and completed the Bristol Old Vic Theatre’s Made in Bristol scheme. Her theatre experience includes Score (Documental Theatre), Talon (Bristol Old Vic Studio), The Table of Delights (Theatre Damfino), The Life After (Bristol Old Vic Theatre Royal), Conviction (Guilty Party Theatre) and Coram Boy (Bristol Old Vic Production). Kathleen’s singing experience is extensive and she fronts two bands, Pilot with composer Benji Bower and 4th Project. 

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James D Kent

Performer and Deviser (The Hours Before We Wake)

James D Kent has toured all over the UK with professional shows including a national tour with the Wardrobe Ensemble’s RIOT. James has also performed in festivals such as Bristol Ferment and Mayfest and has been invited to perform at the National Theatre, Bristol Old Vic and the Young Vic. In the past year, James has assistant directed on the Bristol Old Vic’s Wodwo and The Light Burns Blue, the Christmas show Magic Elves directed by Miranda Cromwell and was the associate director on Life Raft directed by Melly Still. 

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Maisie Newman

Performer and Deviser (The Hours Before We Wake)

Maisie Newman works as a director, movement director, deviser and artist and was most recently movement director for Swallow by Stef Smith (Bristol Old Vic Theatre School) and St Joan Of The Stockyards (Bristol Old Vic Studio). Part of Propolis Theatre (www.propolistheatre.co.uk), Maisie is currently directing Spill: A Verbatim Show About Sex (Propolis Theatre, Bristol Old Vic Studio/The Wardrobe Theatre/Pleasance Theatre, Islington/Pleasance Above, Edinburugh Fringe Festival 2016). She is also directing The Fox and the Child (Sharp Teeth, Camden People’s Theatre) and is an assosaite artist for Tremolo Theatre and performer in The Hours Before We Wake (Tremolo Theatre, The Wardrobe Theatre/The Lab, Theatre Royal Plymouth/Belly Button,Underbelly, Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016). Maisie works for The Bristol Old Vic’s Outreach Department and is on their Young Directors Project. Other practices include live art and 3D animation, previews are availble on her website www.cargocollective.com/maisienewman

Anna Hoghton

Dramaturg and Assistant Director (The Hours Before We Wake)

Anna Hoghton is a writer and short film director. She has an MA in Writing For Young People from Bath Spa University. Her most recent short won the Ideastap Film Fund and was made in partnership with Cape Farewell, starring Marcus Brigstocke, Keeley Hawes, Brian Bovell and John Nettles. She is a published poet, who was shortlisted for the Lancelot Andrewes Award by Carol Ann Duffy.This year she has been commissioned to write a poem for the 2016 Bristol Festival of Ideas. She spent two years on BAFTA’s Youth Board. Find out more about Anna's other work, click here.


Elana Binysh

Dramaturg and Assistant Producer (The Hours Before We Wake)

Elana Binysh studied theatre at the University of Bristol, before completing the Made in Bristol programme in 2015. She works as a theatre-maker, dramaturg and performer. She has worked with Arts Admin, Scram and the Bristol Old Vic. She continues to collaborate with her Made in Bristol graduate company, PropolisTheatre, and performs in and wrote their current show, Spill: A Verbatim Show About Sex. She is currently assistant directing at the Theatre Royal Bath. Elana is excited to be working with Tremolo for the first time.


Jenny Davies

Designer (The Hours Before We Wake)

Jenny Davies is a Bristol based theatre maker, designer and performer. Since graduating from the University of Bristol she has worked with companies such asTwistedTheatre, Hotel Echo, Uninvited Guests and Common Wealth. After completing the Made in Bristol programme in 2015 she is now working with her company PropolisTheatre to develop their production of Spill. She is currently working on Fair Game with Small Acts of Rebellion, leads workshops for Bristol Old Vic young company and is on tour with Unique Voice. 

The Hours Before We Wake was also developed with the help of: Samuel Dawson, Ben Harrison, Alice Ritchie, Joseph Langdon, Bob Yates-Tiley, Lara Hawthorne, Harriet Lee-Merrion, Stephanie Kempson, Sam Bailey, Helena Middleton, Kitty Wheeler-Shaw, Verónica Iacona and Hal Kelly.