*** PRESS RELEASE ***
Theatre503 presents a Bloody Deeds Production in association with KILTER
Bit of Sunshine
by Nicole Zweiback
Directed by Katie Coull and Ed Theakston
25th & 26th Sept 20:00
Follow the link to book tickets: https://theatre503.com/whats-on/
‘I don’t even know what reality tastes like anymore…’
Kira is the perfect teenager. Kira wants to go to Oxford. But her eating disorder shatters everything in her path. In this poignant, raw and honest new play a young girl explores what it’s like growing up with mental illness and the lifelong struggle of addiction. A story about coming of age in a world obsessed with the struggle for perfection.
✮✮✮✮“Explosive & truly harrowing…a brave piece of theatre.” Broadway Baby
✮✮✮✮“A full-bodied, intense and penetrating performance.” London Theatre1
✮✮✮✮“Moments of sheer brilliance.” EdFringe Review
✮✮✮✮“An astounding piece of work with a very compelling story to tell.” Young Perspective
About the Writer and Actress
Nicole trained at east 15 acting school and is a writer and actor, and founder of Bloody Deeds Productions which premiered its first production at Take Courage Theatre in 2014. She also trained on the Foundation in Acting at RADA, and prior to this held a two year directing internship at Vanguard Rep Company in Los Angeles.
About the Directors
Katie Coull trained at East 15 Acting School. Katie is co-founder of Dead Leaf Theatre Company and Kilter Theatre. She recently worked with Emma Licia on a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dreamat the Ellen Terry in Kent, playing Puck. Katie is currently co-directing Bit of Sunshine by Nicole Zweiback, and Endgame: Ariel at the Camden Fringe 2016.
Ed Theakston trained at East 15 Acting School. Ed is an actor and theatre-maker, and is co-founder of Kilter Theatre. Recently Ed worked as Tony Bell’s Assistant Director on The Winter’s Tale and played Francis in an R&D workshop production of The Secret History. Ed is also Managing Director of Parallel Productions.
About the company
Bloody Deeds Productions was created by Nicole Zweiback along with a group of young women who felt a need for a collaboration that defied the (still) heavily male dominated profession. KILTER is a collaborative theatre company that aims to make confronting theatre that responds to & seeks to change the world around us.
This production features an original score by Dylan Allcock.
Writer – Nicole Zweiback
Director – Katie Coull and Ed Theakston