About Sonya Moorhead

 

About About

Sonya Moorhead is a multi-disciplinary artist, regularly working as performer, writer, singer and director.

News

Observer Monday’s at The Royal Exchange Theatre.

Posted by on May 13, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

I’ve been invited to partake in a programme called Observer Monday’s at The Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester. The aim of the programme is to enable directors to experience all the elements of creating a production and gain greater understanding of the processes and creative collaborations that bring work to audiences. In return I am writing […]

Process and the beast

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

This year I’ve taken some time to really acknowledge, interrogate, formalise and improve my process. The truth is, I’ve always felt like I was winging it. I know that after 15 years of making shows that this isn’t true, I must have gleaned some skill and am certainly able to navigate the stepping stones to […]

31daysofmake Day 17- An Invitation

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Working with Open Space Technology this weekend during Improbable Theatre’s Devoted and Disgruntled Event  has got me really excited. Open Space developed to support groups to self-organize and collaborate around any question of shared concern. It gives all participants the chance to propose a starting point for discussion, take part in any of the conversations or flit […]

#31daysofmake Day 16- Mothering

#31daysofmake Day 16- Mothering

Today I attended Mothers Who Make at HOME MCR. Nina came with me, she’s been coughing and out of sorts over the weekend so I didn’t want to send her to nursery and this was the perfect event to have her with me.  She was excited and interested to be coming to “a meeting”. It’s […]

31daysofmake Day 15- set design

31daysofmake Day 15- set design

I’ve had a recurring project in my mind for a number of years, I think I might like to start the ball rolling on it this year.  Today I thought about how I might stage this project which is inspired and based upon the story of Pannonica de Koenigswarter, née Rothschild, aka The Jazz Baroness.  Many focus on her […]

038_Canopy__01_296

“Passionate, committed and deeply inspired by nature, Sonya creates work that stays with you a long time after it’s been and gone.”

- Hannah Merriman: Award-winning Event Producer

“Sonya constantly fills my heart with magic and inspiration. She can take the lowliest of concepts and the meagerest of budgets and transform them into something that sings”.

- Sophie Parkes-Nield: author, musician, media relations.

“Sonya has a very original and inventive mind which she applies to her work with great determination and organisational skill. In performance, she has a charismatic stage presence which she employs with great subtlety.”

- David Wheeler: Artistic Director, IOU.