Deep into Earth’s next ice age, stories have become the fuel for life. In the remote outpost of Storyhaven the townsfolk gather to tell their tales while the shaman intensifies their power to stoke the fablehearths that keep the townsfolk warm and alive on the frozen wastes.
Some of the projects in which Fran has recently been involved as a Director can be found below.
A beautifully crafted show about hope, healing and forgiveness after sexual assault. Told from a unique and challenging perspective, using a charged combination of verbatim and physical theatre, Foreign Body is a brave, liberating and life-affirming story.
On Good Friday, the story of the Passion is retold and reimagined through the eyes of a female Christ. An evening of performance, ritual and music exploring suffering and grief from a unique perspective, in the atmospheric Union Chapel.
At Halloween, when the veil is thin between the world of the living and the dead, Union Chapel hosts an immersive theatre piece exploring the witch craze that took place across Europe during the 15th to 18th centuries.
The boy and the penguin are back! In this adventure, the penguin really wants to fly. Ignoring the boy’s advice that it is impossible, he leaves his friend to go searching for a chance to get his feet off the ground. But will flying be everything he had hoped?