Our 2016 Young Directors were Chris Davis, Luke Howarth, Beth Kapila, Sam Luffman, Fernanda Mandagara, Emily Marshall, Francine Morgan, Alex Prescott and Edwina Strobl. Together they formed the Stomping Ground Collective and produced an eclectic 3 night festival at the Albany, Deptford in March 2017.
Chris Davis directed ‘Passing By’ by Martin Sherman
Luke Howarth directed ‘Captain Amazing’ by Alistair McDowall
Beth Kapila directed ‘Wasted’ by Kate Tempest
Sam Luffman directs ‘After Liverpool’ by James Saunders
Fernanda Mandagará directed ‘The End Of All Miracles’ by Paulo Santoro
Emily Marshall directed ‘Counting Stars’ by Atiha Sen Gupta
Francine Morgan directed ‘The Shawl’ by David Mamet
Alex Prescot directed ‘The Open Couple’ by Dario Fo
Edwina Strobl directed ‘Boxman’ by Daniel Keene
‘Stomping Ground’ was diverse and dynamic three-night festival exploring the human experience from all angles through the reimagining of 9 short plays. Expect an eclectic mix of storytelling, snapshots from around the world of shared experiences old and new, and untold secrets exposed.
The project was supported by Lewisham Arts, LondonSchool Trust, Chapman Trust, Foyles Foundation, Greggs Foundation, William Boreman Trust, Edith Ellis Trust, Phillip Bates Trust and Jack Petchey Foundation.