Stevie Thompson, Artistic Director:

Originally trained in dance at the Laban Centre, before gaining a first class degree in Performing Arts from The University of Northumbria. Trained in Commedia Dell’Arte with the Maestro Antonio Fava in Reggio Emilia, Italy.

As performer, National Theatre, The Rude Mechanical Theatre Company, Bristol Old Vic, Dreadnought Southwest, Wildworks, Travelling Light, Platform 4, Commedia Project and Kaos Theatre. I have performed in theatres, schools, streets, fields and festivals. Regular collaborator with other companies’ devising new work, assisting in developing shows with Travelling Light, Limbik, Shanty Theatre, Angel Exit, Kenny Wax Productions and Theatre Porto.

As director for Flibbertigibbet: Ballet Cat, Babble, Hah!, and The Farmer And The Clown. For other companies – Mickey and The Emperor, Incurable Players,  The Lighthouse Keeper’s Cat, The Rude Mechanical Theatre Co, Hedge for D-Dance, Out of Your Mind, Engage at the Egg Theatre.

An experienced facilitator, Stevie regularly runs workshops with groups of all ages, from colleges to nurseries. Up to date DBS, BSL levels 1 & 2.  If you are interested in booking workshops for your group- please contact Stevie: or fill in contact form.

“Stevie was great and fantastic with the students – session was well  structured”
“Stevie was a very energetic and lively speaker, her bubbliness really lifted the atmosphere. She was a joy!”
“The practitioner was very helpful, fun, influential and motivational”

Each project is created through a collaborative process with wonderful artists across all art forms. Their individual and collective creativity shape the work.

The Farmer and The Clown:

Farmer: Martin Bonger

Clown: Clementina Allende Iriarte

Musician/Composer/M.D: James Gow (JOW)

Director / Facilitator: Stevie Thompson

Designer: Katie Sykes

Movement Director: Ruby De Ville Morel

Music Consultant: Pete Judge (JOW)

Production Manager: Gemma Brooks

Lighting Designer: Edmund McKay

Visual Language Consultant: Becky Barry

BSL / Access Consultant: Lynn Stewart-Taylor

Puppet Maker: Marc Parrett

Costumes: Jenny Reeves

Set build and scenic painters: Mawford Arts

Hats: Sarah Tranter (Blindspot Studio)

Producer: Justin Palmer

Production Photos: Edward J Felton

Rehearsal & Development Photos: Paul Blakemore

Video: Adam Laity

Development 2022/3

Felix Hayes

Louise Catherwood

James Gow

Producer (Wyldwood) / Facilitator: Jim Bell

Facilitator / Dementia Consultant: Rose Sales



Performer: Kim Heron

Performer: Alex Wollacott

Sound Artist / Performer:  Nick Janaway

Director: Stevie Thompson

Composer: Pete Judge

Designer: Ruby Brown & Katie Sykes

Sound Design: MUIO

Production Manager: Jo Woodcock

Producer: Georgina Densley


Story Thread

Facilitator / Joy: Joanna Holden

Facilitator / Carey / Designer: Carl Davies

Writing Consultant: Laura Lindow

Image Design: Hannah Broadway

Pilot Project: Hazlemere Library, Buckinghamshire / Katy Snelling


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