Tania Azevedo (London and Porto)
Tania is a theatre maker and graduate from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts and the King’s Head Theatre. She’s currently the artistic director of award-winning Play Pen Productions, which recently produced LaChiusa’s “Hello Again” at the Hope Theatre and Associate Director for Giants Theatre Company led by Jennie Buckman. Recent directing credits include “The Bearded Lady’s Tattoo Parlour” (Union Theatre); “The Signalman”(VAULT Fest); “Hello Again” (Hope Theatre); “Transported” (Rich Mix); “Trivialis” (The Place); “Second Skin” (Theatre503). www.taniazevedo.com
Kate Taylor (Edinburgh)
Kate is an arts producer with extensive experience in creating multi-genre work. She spent nearly a decade with Youth Music Theatre UK working with writers, composers, directors, musical directors and choreographers in a wide variety of performance spaces including festivals, theatres and fields to make new work.
Previously she has worked for English Chamber Orchestra, Symphony Hall Birmingham, City of London Festival and Royal Scottish National Orchestra. She is now freelance and enjoying working with a pool of artists and organisations committed to producing high quality work and is excited to develop future projects.
Kate studied at Southampton University and is British by birth, but she has spent the last 15 years teaching and filmmaking in New York City. She leads the film unit at Beacon School on upper west side. Together with her colleagues she leads an annual festival of arts and film – Beacon Here and Now – and in her professional filmmaking she is dedicated to supporting early career development for New York graduates.