Chris Durnall Artistic Director
Chris is a freelance theatre director and workshop leader. He was for eight years Artistic Director of Theatr Ffynnon. He is artistic director of Company of Sirens and produces work for Winterlight Productions whose production Matthews Passion was presented at the Sherman Theatre Cardiff in July 2013. He has directed over 40 productions including new writing, classical theatre and experimental work.
He has delivered programmes of work for a variety of under represented groups and community organisations including adults with learning difficulties, people with mental health issues, young offenders and the long term unemployed.
He has directed large scale community plays in the South Wales Valleys (Valley Girl) Iron bridge (The Ironmaster) and Bedford (Black Tom Project)
Recent productions include Dark Vanilla Jungle, Tender Napalm and Mercury Fur all by Philip Ridley, Troyanne by Ian Rowlands, Stitching by Anthony Neilson (tour) Sean Tyrone ( Wales and Ireland) The Censor,Revelation by Patrick Jones, (Company of Sirens) Matthews Passion, (Winterlight and Sherman Cymru) The Forgotten by Patrick Jones, Empti, The Sacrifice, 25 Shapes in Full Colour, Childhood Friends, Elemental and Into My Arms (Theatr Ffynnon).