About Sonya Moorhead
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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.