Siobhan Davies + Tim Crouch

Tim Crouch

Tim Crouch is a playwright and performer whose work is performed throughout the world. His first play, My Arm, previewed at the Hayward Gallery in 2003, before opening at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh. His radio adaptation won a Prix Italia for Best Adapted Drama in 2005. His second play, An Oak Tree, won an Obie when it played Off-Broadway in 2006/7. A play that requires a different second actor each time it is performed, Tim has worked alongside over 250 performers including Laurie Anderson, Frances McDormand, Mike Myers and Christopher Eccleston. An Oak Tree will run for six weeks in Los Angeles in 2010. His third play, ENGLAND, was written to be performed in art galleries. It opened at the Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh in 2007, where it won a Fringe First, a Total Theatre Award and a Herald Archangel. It ran at the Whitechapel Gallery in London in 2009. Tim's most recent play, The Author, opened at the Royal Court Theatre in September 2009.

In addition to plays for grown-ups, Tim has written and performed a number of works for younger audiences including Shopping For Shoes which won the Brian Way Award for Children's playwriting in 2007. Tim has worked as an actor for over 20 years - for companies including the National Theatre and the Franklin Stage Company in New York, where he is an Artistic Associate. Tim is currently under commission to the Brighton Festival, Singapore Arts Festival and PROBE, for whom he is writing text for Antonia Grove's next dance work.

Siobhan Davies

Siobhan Davies advocates for the wider recognition of dance as a significant and extraordinary art form. She created her first piece Relay in 1972 and has made over 40 works for Siobhan Davies Dance, and other companies including Artangel, The Royal Ballet and Rambert. Her work has won numerous awards including an Olivier and South Bank Show Award and much of it has been filmed for television.