Barney is a director who works extensively in outreach and is interested in developing new work with collaborative ensembles. He likes working with other people. A lot. He is also an Associate Director at Playbox Theatre in Warwickshire. 

Director: Richard II at The Willow Globe, SOFT which was made in conjunction with The Wellcome Trust and he created a circus show called SIX. For Playbox Theatre he has directed BOYS by Ella Hickson, Invisible Friends by Alan Ayckbourn and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory which had a cast of 50 people under the age of 12 (and was actually really good).  


Assistant Director: WILD at the Unicorn Theatre directed by Eva Sampson, Henry VI & Richard III at Shakespeare's Globe directed by Sean Holmes and Ilinca Radulian, My Own Private Idaho (R&D) developed by Giles Tererra, Pravda at Arts Educational Schools directed by Jennifer Tang.

Bethany is a theatre maker from London, living in Folkestone. She has just been Artist in Residence at Take Up Space, Folkestone International Women's Day Festival.

Bethany directed the stage adaptation of Richard Ayoade's Submarine at the Wardrobe Theatre and Edinburgh Fringe. She is currently working with writer, Hattie Pierce, on a new play about St Catherine of Siena. And directing Start Swimming for Playbox Theatre with Barney.

As an assistant director, Bethany has worked with Sean Holmes and Ilinca Radulian at Shakespeare's Globe, Orla O'Loughlin at Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Told by an Idiot at Shakespeare's Globe and Emma Callandar at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

As a creative and outreach producer and assistant producer, Bethany has worked with MAYK, Mayfest, Still House, Bristol Old Vic Ferment, In Between Time, Situations, the Royal Court Theatre, Britt Hatzius, Andy Field and Bertrand Lesca & Nasi Voutsas.





Emma is an Event and Festival Producer and is experienced in creating and managing platforms for artistic expression. She has worked across the arts from theatre, music and performance to exhibitions and legacy installations, but arts festivals are her jam. 

As a creative programmer and producer, she developed the Culinary Series at the Performance Arcade (NZ) and internal events at the NZ Fringe Festival (NZ).

As an Event Manager she has worked with LUX Light Festival (NZ), Rise (France) and Kokomai (NZ).

In addition, she is the Logistics Manager for Lake of Stars Festival in Malawi, and is working with the Director to bring the festival to London.

She currently works at the Royal Academy of Arts managing the RA Lates programme.

Jude Shapiro is a multimedia producer originally from Bristol and based in London. 


Having studied documentary film at the Open City Docs School, Jude has made films on themes such as ageing, loneliness and family relationships, always taking a contributor’s everyday life as the focus. She is currently developing a film with director Maya-Amin Smith on grief and women’s health and an audio series on personal narratives. 


As a self-shooting producer and film practitioner, Jude has worked within public sector organisations and charities such as UK Parliament and UCL’s Museums Department. She is also part of a filmmaking collective with Holly Butcher and Jessi Gutch. 


Jude is currently working with The British Red Cross, leading on multimedia stories from their refugee networks and emergency response services as well as facilitating filmmaking workshops with their youth social action groups.