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Gem Greaves

Gem trained as a Theatre Designer at Nottingham Trent University, where in 2008 she was awarded the York Prize for her innovative set and costume designs for King Lear. Most recently Gem has worked on a number of large scale site specific and immersive productions, including Homefires at Newhaven Fort and A Dream from a Bombshell at Deptford Lounge.

Other credits include: Parlour Song, Ghost Town, Running on the Cracks, A Number (Pilot Theatre), His Dark Materials (York Theatre Royal), The Dreaming, The Tempest & Fen (Curve Leicester), Comedy of Errors (Oddsocks) Lysistrata (Nottingham Lakeside Arts).


New Perspectives is an East Midlands' based touring theatre company, specialising in bringing new work to rural and community audiences. Through an annual programme of original adaptations, rare revivals and new writing, we aim to bring live theatre that is diverse, affordable and accessible into the heart of wide-ranging communities, as well as to regional, national and international venues.  
Our productions are testament to the fact that rural theatre is as relevant, challenging and vital as theatre made for any other environment. Our participatory projects, career defining training and mentoring opportunities for emerging regional talent and rural touring scheme Northants Touring Arts makes tangible difference to people where they live.

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Stage premiere based on the book by Janet Frame
National rural tour 
Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen's hilarious and surreal story for 3 - 7yrs and families
 A New Perspectives and Unicorn co-production, available for Christmas 2020/Spring 2021


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Dame Rosemary Squire becomes patron  Find out more
A provocative trio of performances exploring the changing state of the human spirit Find out more