Zoe Sharp

Zoe took a degree in Classics at the University of Nottingham, and then went on to train in Theatre Directing at Mountview Academy for Dramatic Arts.  Her directing credits include Dinner (Moira Buffini, the New Theatre, Nottingham, March 2010), Sweet Engineering of the Lucid Mind (Ralph Richardson, Memorial Studios, November 2010), Finders Keepers (the New Diorama, Feb 2011), Shoot/Get Treasure/Repeat (Mark Ravenhill, the Karamel Club, March 2011), Events (Hannah Joss, rr memorial studios, May 2011), Other Hands (Laura Wade, the Karamel Club, June 2011), Like A Fishbone (Anthony Weigh, The Cockpit Theatre, June 2011), Fameless (Edinburgh Festival Fringe, August 2011), Discovering Dad (Lisa Omile, Theatre 503, November 2011).

Oryx is one of Zoe’s most serious attempts to date to ditch the day job.




Emma Penny

Emma graduated from the University of Nottingham with a BA in English Studies and went on to do a MA in Theatre Research.  Whilst avoiding the academic side of her masters Emma got a job working as Assistant Director on William Ivory’s Bomber’s Moon (Lakeside Arts Centre, May 2010).  Emma then joined director Matt Aston and ex-Nottingham Playhouse Press Officer Sally Tye to work on the launch of Engine House as an Admin and Marketing Assistant.  With Engine House Emma has now worked on projects including David Mamet’s Oleanna with Alistair McGowan (Lakeside Arts Centre, April 2011) and Mike Kenny’s Red Riding Hood, (Lakeside Arts Centre and touring nationally, December 2011 – April 2012)