ARTISTIC AND STRATEGIC DIRECTOR
Vicki studied Drama at The University of Guelph in Canada.
She has worked as a professional theatre director, workshop leader, drama teacher, production manager and stage manager in Canada, Japan, Italy and the UK.
She has worked as a freelancer in London since 2007 with a number of companies such as: Cardboard Citizens, Sydenham Arts Festival, Half Moon Young People’s Theatre, Theatre Venture, Glyndebourne and Face Front Inclusive Theatre among others.
HACKNEY SHED Plus CO-ORDINATOR
Barry Fitzgerald is a theatre-maker, performer and facilitator. He trained at Manchester Met and Arts Ed London and has worked on projects with the Almeida Theatre, Arcola Theatre, Gendered Intelligence, London Bubble, Royal Court, Punchdrunk and the Unicorn Theatre.
Barry is a visiting lecturer at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama teaching acting, audition technique, theatre-making and facilitation.
He is also an associate artist with Outbox Theatre leading on the company’s outreach work and performing in productions at the Arcola, Birmingham Rep, Bush Theatre, Contact Theatre, Hackney Showroom and Shoreditch Town Hall.
LEAD ARTISTIC WORKSHOP LEADER
Anna originally joined Hackney Shed as a volunteer in 2011 and is a workshop facilitator with a particular interest in inclusion and SEND.
Anna works with young people with additional needs (and their families) in projects to support well-being and increasing independence.
Anna studied Film and Theatre at University of Reading before completing an MA in Advanced Theatre Practice at Central School of Speech and Drama. She has led drama workshops across the UK and written, devised and performed her own work in various venues and festivals
Julia studied Performing Arts - Acting at UNIRIO in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, before recently completing an MA in Applied Theatre at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, in London. She joined Hackney Shed in March 2016 as a volunteer.
Julia has worked as an actress, producer and teacher with various companies in Rio. Since she moved to London in 2015, Julia has been delivering drama workshops and directing plays in schools, besides being a support facilitator at Outside Edge Theatre, working with people in recovery from addiction
Claudia Rebolledo Sánchez
Children and Youth Theatre Project Manager
Claudia comes from Chile, South America, where she studied a BA in Acting at Universidad del Desarrollo.
In Chile, she worked as a theatre facilitator, an actress, theatre producer and as Outreach Coordinator for a Drama School before she decided to travel to London in 2016 to complete an MA in Applied Theatre at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. It was while studying for her MA that she first joined Hackney Shed as a placement student.
Since moving to London, Claudia has co-founded and co-directed RootPrints Theatre, an applied theatre company focused on bringing together migrant and local communities, celebrate cultural diversity and promote a deeper sense of belonging within participants.
Additionally she works as a freelancer for various companies in London, such as Act Up! Newham, Immediate Theatre and Moving Waves.