About Alice

Alice is an actor, director and writer from North London. Here's a glimpse of what she's currently up to.

THEATRE

Alice trained at Jacques Lecoq in Paris. She is an experienced immersive theatre performer and after working as a performer for     two years with Punchdrunk she is now their Enrichment Assistant Director. She is also an artistic director of Bric à Brac Theatre, an international company formed at Jacques Lecoq in 2014. Their latest show Mustard Doesn’t Go With Girls is will be on tour soon.       Praise for Bric à Brac:

                       ★★★★★ Fringe Guru

                       ★★★★★ Primary Times

                       ★★★★ A Younger Theatre

                       ★★★★ The Stage

                       ★★★★ Broadway Baby

MAKING & DIRECTING

In her work with Punchdrunk Enrichment Alice recently wrote and directed the company's first at-home-offer to help families get creative over the holidays and during lockdown. You can view the project here.

 

Alice is also an original member of popular alternative comedy night, Piñata, in South London. They have had over 50 sold-out shows, including their monthly nights at The Old Nun's Head in Nunhead, and festival appearances at The Edinburgh Fringe, VAULT Festival and Brainchild.

 

"Come for laughs, stay for genre-defying-artsy-wonderment." Time Out

“Piñata is a burst of bright, weird art comedy made by bright, weird comedians." John Henry Falle, Edinburgh Best Newcomer Nominee

EDUCATION

Alice is passionate when it comes to teaching theatre and comedy to young people of all abilities. She works freelance with schools, sixth form colleges and youth theatres to create tailored workshops including the Lecoq approach and working with text. She also launched her own company at the end of 2017, Hilarity Academy, whose mission it is to bring excellent comedy workshops to a whole range of young people around the UK run by herself and comedian Martin Willis. The project is funded by BBC Children In Need and is based at St Margaret's House in Bethnal Green. More information on how to join our weekly free workshops here.

She has run workshops in youth theatres, schools, drama schools and in festivals alongside companies such as Gecko and Disney.

2010 - present
2010 - present

Full CV here.

 

Check out the collaborations page for more information or get in contact directly. 

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