Will Measham Director, Technician and Translator. A recent graduate from Oxford, with a degree in Russian and Philosophy, his main focus is on contemporary drama from the post-Soviet space. He has translated for Derevo, Belarus Free Theatre and Maxim Isaev amongst others. As a technician he has toured nationally with both theatre and comedy and worked at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the last nine years. He has worked with New Shoes Theatre as the Assistant Director on the development workshops for My Name Is Antonino Calderone in Kent & London and as Production Manager on two tours of Hurried Steps.
Hannah Putsey (Associate) graduated from Lancaster University in 2009 with a 2:1 BA Hons Degree Theatre Studies. She then worked in for two years London at The Finborough Theatre, as Assistant General Manager; for New Shoes Theatre as Production Assistant; and at The Old Vic as Old Vic New Voices Administrator. She is passionate about working with young people, the community and emerging talent through the mode of theatre. Hannah is currently travelling in South America, where she is volunteering with disadvantaged children and teaching English.
Mayou Trikerioti (BA Hons University of Kent, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School Design, Central St Martins). Designer of more than 50 stage productions in the UK, Greece and Germany. Working in film, as production designer and/or costume designer on feature films and shorts, all of which have won major awards in Berlin, Venice, Cannes, London Rushes. Teaches theatre design in Greece, exhibited in National and international design exhibitions. She was the consultant Designer, for the development of My Name Is Antonino Calderone.
Sharon Wood Professor in Italian Studies, Leicester University. Professor Sharon Wood is Head of Modern Languages at Leicester University. Her interests include modern narrative, theatre and women's writing. Sharon has worked at various British universities including Bristol, Dublin UCD, Manchester Metropolitan, Cambridge, Warwick and Hull. She has also worked overseas in the US (Chicago, Los Angeles, New York) and South Africa. Sharon is the author of ITALIAN WOMEN'S WRITING 1860-1994 (London 1995) and co-editor of the CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF WOMEN'S WRITING IN ITALY (Cambridge 2000). Her forthcoming books are about female Italian writers Elsa Morante and Grazia Deledda. Sharon has translated Italian texts by the authors Romana Petri, Dacia Maraini, Susanna Tamaro and Primo Levi. She is the translator of Hurried Steps.