performer/ theatre maker/ facilitator
Aims to :: create moving explorations of human experience.
Works using :: words/ mask/ mime
puppetry/ dance/ clown
spoken and written.
Curious about ::
Wonders about ::
Alongside developing her own practice, Pip has worked with companies including 1927 (Golem 2017 - 2018, filmed for BBC iplayer, Roots 2019), the English National Opera(The Pearl Fishers 2014), Chimera Network(Careful 2016 - present), Open Sky(Cold 2019) Mechanimal,(Death and the Ploughman 2014, Vigil 2019), Teatro Envilo(Interrupted, 2013), Redcape Theatre (Be Brave and Leave for the Unknown 2016 - 2017) and is an associate artist with new Irish company Brú Theatre.
Pip has performed in theatre festivals and venues in the UK including Latitude, Glastonbury and the Edinburgh Fringe, Ireland, France, Spain, Portugal, Cyprus, Belgium, Luxembourg, Finland, Denmark, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Columbia, Australia, Tunisia. She is Kone Foundation fellow, and was selected for the inaugural IdeasHub interdisciplinary residency at the Wellcome Trust. Having originally trained and worked as a nurse, she regularly collaborates with Chimera network developing resources and facilitating workshops for student nurses using drama and dance.
When not on the road, Pip can usually be found in Somerset or Berlin, continuing an MA in Integral Movement & Performance Praxis at international training and research centre Arthaus.berlin where she is also a pedagogical student.
Careful: Chimera network
Careful is a dance/theatre performance about nurses and what it means to care – especially at a time when multiple calls are being made on our compassion. The show puts its audience in the care of five over-stretched nurses.
Planned Touring in 2021.
In the night, a thick tangled root had grown from the boys navel,
and a tough fleshy root had grown from the girls navel, and these roots were connected to their mothers navel, rooting the three of them together. They tried to cut the roots. But they could not…
27th September 2019, Theatre Royal, Margate
3 - 6 October 2019 Melbourne International Arts Festival, Australia
8 December 2019, Tunisia
11 - 28 December 2019, HOME, Manchester
3 - 19 January 2020, The Old Market, Brighton
22 - 25 January 2020, Centro de las Artes, Santiago, Chile
24 - 29 March Theatre de la Ville, Paris, France