"The best culture will always be that of …
courageous instincts, loving perceptions, and of self-respect."
Walt Whitman (Democratic Vistas)

Roughhouse makes theatre that explores the absurdity and beauty of the world we live in and the people that inhabit it.

 

From developing links within the community to supporting new writers and building from scratch, Roughhouse has a nose for good stories and seeks out dynamic and playful people to tell them with.

The Long Walk Back

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Previous collaborations have included the Victoria and Albert Museum London, Ben Crystal, Theatre Royal Bath, Tobacco Factory Theatres Bristol, Rondo Theatre Bath, writers Nick Hornby and Daniel Wallace, the Rugby Football Union and the Professional Cricketer's Association.

We make theatre that is playful, engaging and visually exciting.

 

We love our audiences.

 

What we make is entirely for them.

MOIRA HUNT

Moira is Director of Roughhouse Theatre.

She trained at Charles Sturt University, Bathurst and trained and performed with Theatre is Moving under Leisa Shelton (Australia).

Her work includes Glitz Dies! (Performance Space, Sydney as Director in Residence), The Sneeze (Director, Victoria and Albert Museum, London), The House of Bernarda Alba (Movement Director for Theatre Royal Bath), Henry Walker and the Wheel of Death (Movement Director, Rondo Theatre, Bath), Hands Up For Jonny Wilkinson's Right Boot (Movement Director and Director, National Tour), When The Eye Has Gone (Movement Director) and The Long Walk Back (Movement Director).

Moira teaches Physical Theatre at Circomedia and is a trained Hatha Yoga Teacher.

 

Image by Lisa Hounsome.

SHANE MORGAN

Shane is Director of Roughhouse Theatre.

He is a director, producer, writer and facilitator.

He trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

His work includes stage adaptations of the Nick Hornby short story NippleJesus and the Daniel Wallace novel Mr. Sebastian and the Negro Magician under the title Henry Walker and the Wheel of Death

As director, his recent credits include The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, Hands Up For Jonny Wilkinson's Right Boot,When The Eye Has Gone and The Long Walk Back.

He is also an Associate Director of the Rondo Theatre, Bath and a regular contributor to BBC Radio Bristol, Bristol 24/7 and is a syndicated writer for My Theatre Mates.

Image by Lisa Hounsome