About Sonya Moorhead
Talking feminism, lost time, big daydreams, Motown classics, Gaskell -The Musical, putting ourselves aside for the sake of others and fulfilling lifetime ambitions later in life. Working with enJOY Arts Herizons group this week was just brilliant! You can plan workshop delivery in great detail, but put a group of mature, strong-minded, creative women in […]
Feral is up on it’s feet like a beautiful but slightly mucky, not quite ready for the world, newborn fawn. I have to admit I’m bricking myself. Why on earth have I ended up making something so biographical? It’s terrifying! It’s made me look back over my previous work and review it with fresh insight. […]
Rehearsals for Feral start on Monday! SO EXCITING! Beginning a new show from scratch is daunting at the best of times but it’s the first show I’ve ever created from personal experiences, in residence at a venue, with an external director, with a band, for indoor venues. So ticking more than a few “new” boxes […]
Portugal has been a real treat. Who doesn’t want to eat fresh tomatoes, view a diverse range street theatre and talk about art in a hotchpotch hybrid of broken French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and German? I feel very grateful to have been selected as part of the ISAN delegation to Fresh Streets #2 and am […]
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 […]
“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.