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Maisie Newman Bristol, United Kingdom

Maisie is a Bristol-based actor, director and movement director. Experience includes new writing, verbatim performance, movement/physical theatre, clowning, durational and site specific.

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Gender:

Female

Playing age:

19 to 26 years

Height:

5' 5" (1.65m)

Body type:

Average

Ethnicity:

Caucasian

Maisie is a Bristol-based performer, director, movement director and theatre maker.

Training

Bristol Old Vic // Made in Bristol 2014/15

A year in residence at The Bristol Old Vic training as an actor and theatre-maker and developing industry skill sets. The group take part in workshops and training from visiting practitioners in the building (including Emma Rice, Gecko, Theatre Ad Infinitum). 

Liverpool Hope University 2011-2014

Bachelor of Arts With Honours (Single): Drama (Full Time Programme) First class

- Winner of the best academic performance by a final year single honours student

- Winner of the John Godber prize for special contribution to Drama and Theatre Studies 

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Performer credits 

Eclipse (The Station, Bristol, 2017). Spill: Verbatim Show about Sex (Bristol Old Vic studio / Camden Peoples Theatre / UK Tour). The Hours Before We Wake (Upcoming Theatre 503, previous Underbelly Edinburgh 2017 / UK Tour). Spooky Ship (SS Great Britain/ Bristol Old Vic 2016) 15:44 (EVP Sessions - Shoreditch Town Hall Basement). The Light Burns Blue ( Bristol Old Vic Studio / Tonic Theatre). DANIEL (Liverpool, Durational Drag Performance). Lymph Nodes of Thamsanqa Jantjie (Rich Mix Venue, London / Mercy Liverpool / Syndrome Festival, Liverpool). The Typing Man (The Bluecoat Liverpool). Decade (The Capstone Theatre Liverpool). Future Cities (Liverpool Biennial 2015). Children of Killers (Bristol Old Vic National Theatre Connections / Dorfman Theatre / Bristol Old VIc Studio Dir. Miranda Cromwell). 

Director // Choreographer // Workshop Leader 

Her movement work combines tight ensemble movement with anarchic and visceral choreography, rooted in the idea that movement in theatre helps drive emotional response. In the past year her practice has focussed on the female voice, body and the physical language of dissent. Co-director of Fen (www.fenbristol.com) Maisie is currently directing WULF. An experienced workshop leader (drama/ physical theatre/ dance) for a range of ages she also works for the Bristol Old Vic Outreach department and has been on their ‘Young Directors’ programme for two years.Maisie works as a digital artist focusing on 3D environments and was recently animator and performer in poetry video/ performance 15:44, commissioned by Penned in the Margins and Mercy Liverpool and recently published in Datableed Zine. Maisie also has experience with InDesign and developing print and marketing material for performance.

Full directing cv can be found on her website at http://cargocollective.com/MaisieNewman

Full performer CV available upon request

Projects with Needs

Portfolio

Eclipse

An authentic, moving and witty play on gender identity in the challenging, beautiful and inspiring world of being young. New writing | Movement | Music

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