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CAST AND CREATIVE TEAM
The Wolf, The Duck and The Mouse

Cast

Samuel Buttery
Varun Raj Sharma
Cath Whitefield

Creative Team

Writer - Jack McNamara (Based on the book by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen)

Jack has been Artistic Director of New Perspectives since September 2012.
Productions for the company include: Once Upon Our Times (Southbank), trade (National Tour) The Fishermen (Trafalgar Studios/ HOME Manchester) The Boss of It All by Lars von Trier (Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh & Soho Theatre); The Lovesong of Alfred J Hitchcock by David Rudkin (Brits off Broadway, New York & UK tour); Him With His Foot In His Mouth by Saul Bellow and Watching the Living by Jane Upton adapted from two Daphne du Maurier short stories (both UK tours); HOOD (150th Anniversary Commission, Nottingham Theatre Royal) and Darkness Darkness (Nottingham Playhouse co-production), Harvest (regional tour) and Sisyphus (BE Festival, MESS Award Winner).
Productions for children and family audiences include: The Tiger's Bones and Other Stories (UK tour) and most recently The Giant Jam Sandwich (UK tour & Edinburgh).

Director - Jack McNamara

Designer - Amelia Jane Hankin

Amelia trained at RADA and the RSC.

Upcoming design credits include, One Under (Graeae) and Sing Yer Heart out for the Lads (costume) (Chichester Festival Theatre).

Recent design credits include, Blue / Orange (Birmingham Rep) The Comedy of Errors (RSC), The Fishermen (New Perspectives/National tour), Gastronomic (Curious Directive), Mountains: The Dreams of Lily Kwok (Royal Exchange Theatre/National tour) and Smack That (a conversation) (Barbican).

Lighting Designer - Robbie Butler

Sound Designer - Arun Ghosh

Arun is a British-Asian clarinettist, composer and musical director. He has released three critically acclaimed albums, Northern Namaste, Primal Odyssey and A South Asian Suite, on camoci records. Other significant works in his repertoire include his re-score of feature-length animation The Adventures of Prince Achmed, contemporary dance work A Handful of Dust and programme symphony, Spitalfields Suite. As well as being a key player on the UK jazz scene, Ghosh has worked on over forty professional theatre and dance productions with companies including: Manchester Royal Exchange, Library Theatre, National YouthTheatre, Cardboard Citizens, Akademi Dance and Kali Theatre. He worked with Tamasha as composer on Child of the Divide, on the verbatim play, My Name Is... and more recently on Made in India (Tamasha, Coventry Belgrade, Pilot Theatre). Arun Ghosh is an Associate Artist of The Albany Theatre and Spitalfields Music (2014), and recently completed his post as Musician in Residence of Wuhan, China in association with the British Council.

Movement Director - Kitty Winter

Kitty Winter trained at Laban and Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
For New Perspectives: The Fishermen, Harvest.
For Pentabus: Wolves are Coming for You, As the Crow Flies, Here I Belong.
Recent movement credits include: The Kite Runner (Nottingham Playhouse/Wyndham’s/UK tour); Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, A Christmas Carol, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice (Derby Theatre); Blood (Tamasha/ Belgrade Theatre Coventry); Cinemusical, Cinemusical High (Laurence Owen/Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh); Rapunzel, Jack, Tom’s Midnight Garden (Nottingham Playhouse); Tiny Treasures, The Night Pirates (Theatre Hullabaloo); The Dog House, Puss in Boots, Women on the Verge of HRT (Derby LIVE); Roots (Mercury Theatre Colchester); Ghandi, Coconuts (Kali/Arcola); Dick Turpin’s Last Ride (Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds).
Recent directing credits include: Feet First, Car Story (Box Clever); Spinning Yarns, FIVE (Theatre Hullabaloo/Theatre Direct, Canada); Whose Shoes? (Nottingham Playhouse); Awaking Durga (Kali/Soho).
For her own company WinterWalker Kitty has directed: The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (Watermans Arts Centre); Three Keepers (UK tour); Come to the Circus (Déda, Derby); The Beast of Belper (Belper Arts Festival).

Stage Manager - Chaz Webb

Welcome

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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