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A Doll's House Creative Team



Michael is a freelance actor, writer and director who trained at LAMDA.  He is currently the Artistic Director of Vital Stages, the professional theatre company of the Redbridge Drama Centre, where his directing work has included: Romeo and Juliet, A View from the Bridge, Before the City, Theseus and the Minotaur, Last Day’s of Lorraine Forest, The Singing Ringing Tree, Choice of a Lifetime, A Christmas Carol, Ramayana, A Grimm Christmas, Pinocchio and Peter Pan.  


Other directing has included the national tour of Love on the Tracks (Big Olive Productions / Soho Theatre / Watermill Theatre); Macbeth (Hackney Empire); The Dumb Waiter (Baron’s Court); Mata Hari (Lilian Baylis); Extremities (Mumford, Cambridge); Hidden Voices (Oakengates Telford); Positive Lives (Arc Theatre Company); A Difference Between Friends (Swansea Grand Theatre); Unlocking the Pyramid (Lyceum, Sheffield); Victim (Shaw, London); Crossing the Line (Crucible, Sheffield).


He has worked as an associate director at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and for English Shakespeare Company Education.  Most recently he has directed Twelfth Night for the GB Theatre Company that toured to the Dublin Shakespeare Festival.  Michael regularly leads acting and theatre workshops in Lithuania, Czech Republic, Finland, Holland, France and the USA.  






Crin is currently Technical Manager at Stratford Circus in London.  For eleven years she was the Technical Manager at the Ovalhouse Theatre, London.


Crin’s lighting designs have been seen at numerous venues across the UK and abroad, ranging from Number One venues to small and mid-scale theatres.  She has a strong background in touring theatre and companies she has worked for regularly include UK Touring Theatre, Paines Plough, RIFCO, Clean Break, Snap Theatre, Spare Tyre, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Julie Macnamara and Dance Umbrella.  


Theatres and spaces lit include: New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich, Manchester Arts Theatre, Belgrade Theatre Coventry, Westcliff Palace Theatre, Salisbury Playhouse, The Albany Deptford, Roundhouse London, Greenwich Theatre, Diorama London, The Arcola London, Riverside Studios, The Hawth Crawley, Hackney Empire Theatre, The Lyric Hammersmith, Contact Theatre Manchester, The Lighthouse Poole, Mumford Theatre Cambridge, Lawrence Batley Theatre Huddersfield, Soho Theatre Studio London.






© Copyright 2012 UK Touring Theatre Ltd.  Registered in England.  Company number: 7903669

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 8318 3630   Email: [email protected]

© Copyright 2012 UK Touring Theatre Ltd.  Registered in England.  Company number: 7903669

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 8318 3630   Email: [email protected]