Work

Performance

ProductionCompany Notes
Pale Blue Dot (2017)E52 / Heads Up FestivalDir: Andrew Pearson
The Common Vegetable (2017)Invisible DustDir: Dave Windass/Charlotte Sellers
Commissioned for Invisible Dust's three year Surroundings project
∞ (Two Halves, Sugar and Spite, Infinity, Joy) (2016)What Is? CollectiveWriting in response to contemporary visual art in a collaboration between artists, performers and musicians. Dir: Dave Windass, Charlotte Sellers, Jo Hill, Katherine Miles, Mike Metcalfe
Three Cheers For Amy (2016)Ensemble 52 / Amy Johnson FestivalDir: Andrew Pearson
Fluidity (2015)What Is? CollectiveWriting in response to contemporary visual art in a collaboration between artists, performers and musicians. Dir: Dave Windass/Charlotte Sellers
Blacks and Greys (2015)Awayke 4Dir: Dave Windass/Rachel Harris
Revolutions (2015)Ensemble 52 in association with Hull TruckDir: Andrew Pearson
Yalda (2015)YaldaCo-created with Roya Amiri
Aladdin (2015)Middle ChildDir: Paul Smith
Legerdemain (2014)Ensemble 52Dir: Andrew Pearson
The Whitsun Weddings (2014)Ensemble 52Dir: Andrew Pearson
Drifting Alone (2014)Penny Duck TheatreDir: Andy Wilson
Part of the production Six - an experimental collaboration comprising six plays by six writers
Jack and the Beanstalk: a panto for socialist climbers (2014)Middle ChildDir: Paul Smith
Hot Zone (2013)Ensemble 52 / Freedom Festival 2013Dir: Andrew Pearson
Freedom Festival 2013 Secret Sheds
Forever Repeat (2013)Middle ChildDir: Forest Watkins
Middle Child 24 Hour Plays
City Sketch (2013)Ensemble 52Dir: Andrew Pearson
Co-created with Andrew Pearson and Richard Vergette for Heads Up Festival.
Cinderella: A rags to riches tale that offers hope to a beaten generation (2013)Middle ChildDir: Paul Smith
Euphoria (2012)Ensemble 52Dir: Andrew Pearson
Co-written with Morgan Sproxton
First recipient of the Larkin25 Arts Award
Ballroom Blitz (2012)Hull TruckDir: Conrad Nelson
Broken Promise (2012)Ensemble 52 Dir: Andy Wilson
Firestarter (2012)Ensemble 52Dir: Andrew Pearson
Other Girl (2012)Ensemble 52Dir: Dave Windass
Dick Whittington & His Cat (or… how I learned to stop worrying and travel to a metropolitan city paved with diminishing gold reserves and riddled with rodents) (2012)Middle ChildDIr: Paul Smith
On Your Marks (2011)One Hull / Hull TruckDir: Mark Rees
Recipient of London 2012 Inspire Mark
Will You Help Me? (2011)Hull TruckDir: Madeleine O'Reilly
Hull Truck 24 Hour Plays
Thinspiration (2010)Single Span/Humber MouthDir: Lee Green
Gagging For It (2009)Single Span/Humber MouthDir: Lee Green
Co-written with Morgan Sproxton
Thank You For Coming (2009)Script Yorkshire BudsDir: Peter Lawton
On A Shout (2008)Hull TruckDir: Gareth Tudor Price
Sully (2006)Hull TruckDir: Gareth Tudor Price & Martin Barrass
Kicked Into Touch (2005)Hull TruckDir: Gareth Tudor Price & Nick Lane
The Worst Seat in the House (2004)Humber MouthDir: Jack Brady
Off Their Trolleys (2004)Hull Truck Blockheads!Dir: Martin Barrass

Radio

ProductionCompanyNotes
Yearning Hearts (2014)BBCProducer: David Reeves
Searching For Mathy (2015)BBCProducer: Katherine Murphy & Chloe Davies. A documentary discovering more about the man behind several Zeppelin raids during World War I - Heinrich Mathy - travelling the length of Germany in the process.

Film

ProductionCompanyNotes
Flying Through These Streets (2016)Amy Johnson FestivalDir: Dave Lee
It's My Party (2007)Global Stories / Equal / Screen YorkshireDir: Musa Karolia

Exhibitions

ExhibitionCompanyNotes
To Be Able To Pull Up and Sit and Have a Chat Around The Fire (2012)Collaborate, Create, Engage and Future FerensA collection of text and images about the gypsy and traveler community. Co-created with Matt Stephenson.

Online / Digital

ProductionCompanyNotes
RAGE (2016-2018)RAGE ConsortiumWriter. RAGE - Realising and Applied Gaming Eco-system - aims to develop, transform and enrich advanced technologies from the leisure games industry into self-contained gaming assets that support game studios at developing applied games easier, faster and more cost-effectively.
Virtual Amy (2016)University of Hull, Ensemble 52, Glasgow School of Art Digital Design Studio and Amy Johnson FestivalDir: Andrew Pearson. Scriptwriter. Virtual Amy uses 3D computer games technology and visual effects to tell Amy Johnson’s story, experienced via large screens, smartphones and VR headsets.
Butterflies and Battlefields: The story of conflict with dementia in the home (2014)Humber Mouth, Dave Windass & Jerome WhittinghamCollaboration with photographer Jerome Whittingham resulting in a digital publication
Open Threads (2012)Cascade Arts Script consultant on innovative non-linear contemporary re-telling of Dickens' Hard Times

Other

TitleCompanyNotes
Surroundings (2017)Invisible DustWriter. Curated by Invisible Dust and bringing together artists and scientists to produce artworks that explore the environment, Surroundings is a new three-year programme of artist residencies and events with different but interrelating environmental themes. The theme for year one (2017) is food and looks at the impact of seasons on fruit and vegetable production by three artists – Gayle Chong Kwan, Laura Wilson and New Zealand artist Ahilapalapa Rands – and a writer: Dave Windass. This year artist advisors include social scientist Lewis Holloway, Reader In Geography at the University of Hull, who has a specialist interest in sustainability, food, farming and the countryside.
Amy Johnson Festival (2016) Amy Johnson Festival LtdProgramme Lead for Performing Arts for this nine week multi-discipline arts and engineering festival
The Way We Were (2016)Tenfoot Dance CompanyProducer
First Story (2016-present)First StoryRegional Programme Officer
Heads Up Festival (2013-present)E52 & Battersea Arts CentreRegional producer of Heads Up, a performing arts festival that is part of BAC's Collaborative Touring Network. The festival currently takes place twice a year in spring and autumn.
2017 UK City of Culture (2016)2017 UK City of CultureCreation of training material and resources for 4,000 volunteers for this year-long cultural event.
Larkin Revisited (2015)Ensemble 52Commissioned by Roots & Wings. Poetry readings and biographical history of Philip Larkin, performed at multiple sites
Scratch@Fruit (2010-2013)Dave Windass & Ensemble 52Founder, event promoter and curator of Hull's first scratch theatre night -Scratch@fruit - which was hosted at warehouse venue Fruit, ran for three years and showcased the work of 80 writers and included contributions from Hull Truck Community Choir, Hull Truck Theatre Company, Middle Child Theatre Company, Penny Duck, Penguin Pie, NAPA, Hull College, Hull School of Performing Arts, New Work Yorkshire and others
Culture Map (2013)Hull 2017 / Hull City CouncilCreative consultant for Hull 2017 city of culture map
Hull 2012 (2012) Hull City CouncilStoryline and script consultant for Hull's London 2012 Cultural Olympiad celebration