Novelist and screenwriter Jack Dickson is super excited that you want to meet Fraxi and her friends: he hopes you enjoy the show! When he's not finding out about ash trees and caterpillars, Jack lives in Glasgow and keeps himself busy writing for Oran Mor's “Play, Pie and Pint” (Princess for a Day and Flying with Swans ) and is currently working on yet another play about our relationships with our dogs.
Greg Sinclair is an award-winning performance maker, cellist and composer. As a composer he has worked with numerous companies including Scottish Opera, Visible Fictions, Curious Seed, Fish & Game, Macrobert, Frozen Charlotte, Starcatchers, Lung Ha’s, Dundee Rep and Jenna Watt. He has undertaken artist residencies with Citizens Theatre, Imaginate and Scottish Chamber Orchestra. His performance Sonata for a Man and a Boy won Best Production for Children and Young People at the 2013 Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland. His latest solo performance I Do, Do I won the inaugural The Arches & Summerhall’s Autopsy Award in 2013 and was selected for Brighton Festival 2015. www.gregsinclair.net
Monica’s interest is to connect both with place and with the creativity of the viewer/participator involved in her performances. She develops her work in different site-specific settings and her style refers to Third Theatre approach. Through performance she aims to bring to light the connection between a contingent and intimate experience with a universal and timeless dramaturgy. Monica has been trained independently in Contemporary Dance (Damiano Molinary), Dance Improvisation (Merav Israel, Martin Keogh) , Physical Theatre (ODIN Teatret), Dance Theatre (Julie Stanzack Wuppertal Tanzteater of Pina Baush), Dance of Orixias (Augusto Omolù), Intercultural Theatre Practice (TEATRO POTLACH ISTA – International School of Theatre Anthropology), Gambuh Theatre - Balinese traditional Dance Theatre practice (I Wayan Bawa). She studied Environmental Science (PhD in plants Biomechanics) and she has Professional Development Award in Arts Education in Practice (Children in Scotland and Scottish Arts Council).
Based in Edinburgh she is founder, company dancer and outreach developer in LaNua dance company. She participates in different community performing art projects in UK and abroad (Italy, France, Singapore, Bali, Australia). dance theatre performer arts educator