Ellie Claughton

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I am a theatre producer creating punchy and socially relevent theatre across London and the UK. I am currently producer at Plane Paper Theatre, Changing Face Collective, She Productions and LUNG Theatre and was previously an Administrator at Headlong Theatre and Assistant Producer for Tara Finney Productions. I received an MA Creative Producing from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. 

For LUNG I am currently producing the UK Tour of Who Cares with The Lowry and Salford Young Carers, a verbatim piece which tells the stories of young carers in Salford supported by the Oglesby Foundation and Curious Minds. I am also producing Trojan Horse with West Yorkshire Playhouse, a verbatim piece following the story of the ongoing Trojan Horse scandel around radicalisation in schools in Birmingham. I previously produced E15 ('Electrifying' ★★★★ The Guardian, ‘Infectious’ ★★★★ London Evening Standard)  the story of 29 single mothers united to confront Newham Council's gentrification of their home town.

For Plane Paper Theatre I recently produced five time Off West End Award nominnation production of Odd Shaped Balls (★★★★ Gay Times) at the Old Red Lion by Richard D Sheridan and directed by Andrew Twyman. Odd Shaped Balls is currently touring its outreach programme, Odd Shaped Balls: Front Row, around the country exploring issues of homophobia in sport with universities and schools. Previous credits for Plane Paper Theatre include Dont Smoke in Bed by Aurin Squire which had its UK Premiere at the Finborough Theatre. Plane Paper Theatre is currently Associate Artist of Live Theatre, Newcastle. 

I am producer at She Productions, an all female collective based in the North East who are currently Artist in Residence at East Riding Theatre. I am currently developing It's Different For Girls, a new musical based on Hull's first girlfriend Mandy & The Girlfriends, with support from Heads Up Festival and Ensemble 52. Previous producing credits for She include: The StorytEllas, The Three Kingdoms & The Vagina Monologues.

I am Creative Producer at Changing Face Collective and am currently developing work focused on contemporary social, economic and political issues through verbatim theatre and new writing.  

 

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I am a theatre producer creating punchy and socially relevent theatre across London and the UK. I am currently producer at Plane Paper Theatre, Changing Face Collective, She Productions and LUNG Theatre and was previously an Administrator at Headlong Theatre and Assistant Producer for Tara Finney Productions. I received an MA Creative Producing from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. 

For LUNG I am currently producing the UK Tour of Who Cares with The Lowry and Salford Young Carers, a verbatim piece which tells the stories of young carers in Salford supported by the Oglesby Foundation and Curious Minds. I am also producing Trojan Horse with West Yorkshire Playhouse, a verbatim piece following the story of the ongoing Trojan Horse scandel around radicalisation in schools in Birmingham. I previously produced E15 ('Electrifying' ★★★★ The Guardian, ‘Infectious’ ★★★★ London Evening Standard)  the story of 29 single mothers united to confront Newham Council's gentrification of their home town.

For Plane Paper Theatre I recently produced five time Off West End Award nominnation production of Odd Shaped Balls (★★★★ Gay Times) at the Old Red Lion by Richard D Sheridan and directed by Andrew Twyman. Odd Shaped Balls is currently touring its outreach programme, Odd Shaped Balls: Front Row, around the country exploring issues of homophobia in sport with universities and schools. Previous credits for Plane Paper Theatre include Dont Smoke in Bed by Aurin Squire which had its UK Premiere at the Finborough Theatre. Plane Paper Theatre is currently Associate Artist of Live Theatre, Newcastle. 

I am producer at She Productions, an all female collective based in the North East who are currently Artist in Residence at East Riding Theatre. I am currently developing It's Different For Girls, a new musical based on Hull's first girlfriend Mandy & The Girlfriends, with support from Heads Up Festival and Ensemble 52. Previous producing credits for She include: The StorytEllas, The Three Kingdoms & The Vagina Monologues.

I am Creative Producer at Changing Face Collective and am currently developing work focused on contemporary social, economic and political issues through verbatim theatre and new writing.  

 

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Junior
Industries
Performing Arts

Work history

Apr 2016 - Present

Administrator
Headlong

Feb 2015 - Present

Producer
SHE Productions

Dec 2014 - Present

Company Manager
Plane Paper Theatre

Dec 2014 - Present

Producer
The Six Twenty

Sep 2014 - Present

Producer
East Riding Theatre

Jan 2017 - Aug 2017

Assistant Producer
Tara Finney Productions


Education

Sep 2015 - Jul 2016

Creative Producing - MA
Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts

Sep 2011 - Sep 2014

English Literature - BA
Newcastle University


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Budgeting, Marketing Strategy, Arts Fundraising, Financial Reporting

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