Stevie Thompson (Director)
Stevie originally trained in dance at the Laban Centre, before gaining a first class degree in Performing Arts from The University of Northumbria. She subsequently trained in Commedia Dell’Arte with the Maestro Antonio Fava in Reggio Emilia, Italy. As a performer, Stevie has worked with companies such as The Rude Mechanical Theatre Company, Bristol Old Vic, Dreadnought Southwest, Wildworks, Travelling Light, Platform 4, Commedia Project and Kaos Theatre. She has performed in theatres, schools, streets, fields and festivals. As a puppeteer, she has performed in the popular Charlie and Lola’s Bestest Best Play for Polka Theatre and Watershed at the Sydney Opera House and Genesis for CTC Theatre.
Stevie regularly collaborates with other companies’ devising new work. She has assisted in developing shows with Travelling Light, Limbik, Shanty Theatre, Angel Exit, The Playground, Kenny Wax Productions, Action Transport and Jane Eyre at the Bristol Old Vic (currently playing at the National Theatre) . She has directed a number of projects, including Mickey and The Emperor (North East tour), The Lighthouse Keeper’s Cat for The Rude Mechanical Theatre Co and Jack and The Beanstalk for Theatr Button.
As an experienced facilitator, Stevie regularly runs workshops in physical theatre, mask, commedia dell’arte and devising for groups of all ages – from colleges to nurseries. For further information about workshops, please get in touch!
Pete Judge (Composer)
Pete Judge is a musician and composer, based in Bristol UK. He plays trumpet with Get The Blessing (BBC Jazz Award winners 2008), and is multi-instrumentalist with acoustic trio Three Cane Whale (whose debut album was chosen by Cerys Matthews as one of her Top Five Modern Folk albums), and also plays with ambient-jazz duo Eyebrow. Tours and session work include: Super Furry Animals, Noel Gallagher (on BBC’s Later…with Jools Holland), Jim Moray, John Parish, Marc Gauvin, Papa Noel & Asere, Amanda Kramer (from The Psychedelic Furs), and many others. He can be heard on films including Nic Roeg’s Sound On Film, Austin Chick’s XX/XY, and Aardman’s The Pirates!, and makes a very brief appearance in Joe Wright’s recent film adaptation of Anna Karenina. He has performed with Kneehigh Theatre Company in three shows (Cymbeline, A Matter Of Life & Death, and Brief Encounter), and was composer/MD for three shows by Travelling Light Theatre Company (Shadow Play, Home, and How Cold My Toes) and for Tobacco Factory Theatre’s The Adventures of Pinocchio. He has also composed music for film & live ensemble projects for Shetland Arts Trust, Portland Royal Manor Theatre, Gloucester Royal Hospital, Bristol’s Brunel 200 (the Triangulation project), Aberystwyth Silver Band, Dorset’s b-side multi-media festival, and Taikabox dance company.
Flibbertigibbet will collaborate with a team of outstanding creators and performers for each project. All of whom bring their individual artistry, skills and creativity to the work.
Collaborators for Babble:
Nick Janaway (Sound Artist) www.nickjanaway.com
Steve Symons (Sound Artist) www.muio.org
Gwendolyn Scott (actor)
Chris Menes (Sound) www.chrismenes.com
Katie Sykes (Designer) https://katiesykes-setandcostumedesign.squarespace.com
Mike Akers (Dramaturge) www.mikeakers.co.uk
Ella Mesma (Dancer / Choreographer) www.ellamesma.co.uk
Wilkie Branson (Choreography) www.wilkiebranson.net
Sam Amos (Dancer) trashdollys.com
Natasha Gooden (Dancer)
Dan Canham (Dancer) www.stillhouse.co.uk
Bronya Deutsch (Performer)
James Gow (Performer / Musician)
Matt Mulligan (Performer)
Tom Power (Performer)
Lucy Tuck (Performer)