lavender.grid.stop is a two-hander about distorted memory, desire and distraction.
Production Photos, Drayton Arms, November 14th, 2021
Photos by Amelia Oliva
Renae Miller, Playwright
Renae Mae Miller (She/her/hers)is a playwright based in Vancouver ( located on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.) Her plays include Something Else ( Yorkshire Fringe 2019, Edinburgh Fringe 2019), Romanticism ( Rehearsed Reading, Create, Engage, React Festival, 2019) Static River ( URY, 2018) Mrs Monty Adler ( New Works Festival, 2018). Renae completed her B.A at the University of York, in the Writing, Directing and Performance program. She is currently working on her MFA in Creative Writing and Theatre at UBC.
Sascha Green, Director
Originally from Australia, Sascha completed her MFA in Theatre Directing program at East 15 Acting School in 2019. Before relocating to London she spent 7 years in Toronto, Canada directing young people in Musical Theatre. Since arriving in London she has directed at The Lion & The Unicorn (Lobby Hero, 2018), The Arcola (‘Mrs Hitler’, Page to Stage New Writing Showcase, 2018) and Drayton Arms Theatre (The Shape of Things, 2019). She has assisted at Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch (Beauty & The Beast, 2017), and Theatre503 (Cuzco, 2019) where she also directed 'It'll Make You Feel Better' by Phillip James Rouse as part of 503's Rapid Write Response to Cuzco She also spent a month at the National Theatre of Serbia assisting on the David Glass Ensemble's AB Project. During 2020/21 she curated an online Instagram Emerging Artist Seminar series for Car Crash Productions and has been working in events at the London School of Economics.
Anna Kato, S.
Anna is a Japanese actor based in London. Originally from Tokyo in her teens she lived in Houston and Dubai. Anna is a 2020 graduate of East 15 Acting School. She has been part of several professional theatre productions in Tokyo. After working in a Japanese TV station for 3 years as an assistant producer and interpreter she moved to England to pursue her acting career. Anna has recently wrapped on shooting a Belgian beer commercial in Warsaw.
Mattia Sedda, B.
Mattia Sedda is a Sardinian actor with dual nationality (Italian-English) who has been living in every possible area of London and did every job he could possibly be hired for in the last seven years, until he decided to hire himself. He trained at East 15 just before the pandemic and now he's keen and happy to be on stage again.