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January 2021

Like for many, many others in the creative industries, the last 12 months have proven very challenging for Kaitlin in the current COVID-19 situation. With many places of work unable to open, she has had to channel her creativity in other ways.

Kaitlin has been incredibly lucky to be able to still find outlets for her acting, directing and stage combat and has been involved in many fantastic projects over the last year despite the difficult circumstances.

These include:

ACTING

Regular Zoom play readings with Double Trouble Theatre Company.

Weekly Zoom Shakespeare readings with fellow actors from The Cambridge Shakespeare Festival (non-affiliated).

Regular Zoom play readings with Corona Days Plays.

Zoom R&D readings for pilot Out of Practice written by Becci Sharrock and Lucie Brownlee.

Zoom R&D reading of a potential all female outdoor production of Twelfth Night with Dream Team Productions.

Shakespeare monologue update/refresh sessions with director Eloise Lally.

Filming of new showreel scenes with MAPlatform.

Recording of a radio/podcast version of Eddie and The Gold Tops for Badapple Theatre Company.

Recording of radio/podcast play Old Hobb’s Xmas Adventure for Theatrephonics and Cat On A Piano Productions.

Performing as The Snow Queen and Tiny the Elf at East Lancs Railway’s Elfmas Christmas Event.

DIRECTING

Directing two Shakespeare monologues/shorts for Her Productions’ Unseemly Women project.

Directing, recording and editing a Zoom film version of her smash hit production of Much Ado About Nothing with the original cast from The Cambridge Shakespeare Festival (non-affiliated).

TEACHING/FIGHT DIRECTION

Examination of APC Stage Combat students under strict COVID-19 safety measures for The Performance Preparation Academy (Guildford), The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (Cardiff) and MC-Combat (Chippenham).

Pre-production meetings for short film The Lazarus Path with Seed Productions, due to film in 2021.

Interviews for the promotion of The Lazarus Path with Seed Productions.

 

She hopes that 2021 will prove an easier and incredibly successful year for all her colleagues and friends.