Bellow Theatre

'Gently poetic, salt-tinged storytelling' Lyn Gardner

Maureen Lennon is a Hull based writer, director and performer. A graduate of the English and Drama degree at Bristol University she is currently undertaking an MA in Writing for Performance and Publication at Leeds University. Her recent work includes a commission for Sheffield Theatre, and Paines Plough's Come to Where I'm From at Hull Truck Theatre. She was Assistant Director to Mark Babych for Mighty Atoms by Amanda Whittington during the Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

Tabitha Mortiboy is a Brighton based playwright, whose most recent production at London's Park Theatre was nominated for Best New Play and Most Promising New Playwright in the Off West End Awards. After graduating from the English and Drama BA at Bristol University, she became a writer-on-attachment with the Bristol Old Vic in 2014. Her work has been performed at venues across the UK including The Wardrobe Theatre, The New Wimbledon Studio, Bristol Old Vic, Theatre 503 and Underbelly at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. 

Charlie Sellers is a Hull based actress and devisor. A graduate of the the Musical Theatre degree at Hull College, she is also a trained dancer and singer. As well as  working with Bellow she regularly works with a range of companies in the North East, recently these include Gibber Theatre, Carousel Theatre, E52 and WhatisCollectiv. Her work is often community based, and she has a wealth of experience in leading educational workshops.

Hector Dyer is currently undertaking a masters in Theatre and Performance at Bristol University. He first worked with Bellow in 2014 when he played Billy in Billy Through the Window. Hector continues to work with Bellow as an actor and collaborator, as well as working in a freelance capacity with other companies in the South West including Dead Pan Theatre and Theatre West. He has a keen interest in community theatre.

 

COLLABORATORS

Ellie is a freelance musician living and working in Manchester. Having grown up in Hull, Ellie studied at the University of Manchester and the Royal Northern College of Music. In addition to her classical training and orchestral performing, Elli grew up listening to and playing Celtic folk music and has a real passion for the aural tradition. Working with Bellow allows Ellie freedom to draw on both her folk and classical route. Using a mixture of traditional tunes, experimental harmony and song, Ellie provides a musical element to the company's original take on storytelling. 

Franky is a London-based theatre producer who is currently working in the production office at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. She graduated from the BA Drama Course at Bristol University in 2014 and worked at Theatre503 as a Resident Assistant Producer and then Associate Producer before starting at the Haymarket. She has also worked as a freelance producer and has produced shows in London, Bristol and Edinburgh.

Joe is a London-based actor who first joined Bellow in 2014 when he played alongside Hector in Billy Through the Window. He also works leading debating programmes across London, combing his flare for performance with a passion for education. 

Sarah is a Hull based designer and photographer who works regularly with Bellow as well as producing her own work across the city. 

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Photography by Sarah Holich, Guy Sanders, Jerome Whittington, Facet Photography and Jamie Corbin.