Brighton Theatre Collective

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Brighton Theatre Collective is a production house that aims to produce vibrant and relevant theatre for Brighton and Hove in an exciting new venue. Founded by Janette Eddisford and Daniel Finlay, BTC is flying in the face of the current theatre funding crisis and is determined to create a new model for funding and producing.

BTC is working in partnership with Barcelo Brighton Old Ship Hotel to produce a series of productions in 2008-2009. We have developed this creative partnership with The Old Ship - at 450 years, the oldest public building in Brighton and previously Brighton's Assembly Rooms - to create a new venue and performance space.

Artistic Directors Janette Eddisford and Daniel Finlay have almost 60 years of theatre experience between them - acting, directing, stage managing, writing, producing and teaching.

Brighton Theatre Collective is the realisation of their long cherished ambition to establish a resident, producing Theatre Company in Brighton and put our extraordinarily exciting and creative city on the theatre map. Their shared artistic vision has been developed through their work at the Academy of Creative Training - the only Drama School on the South Coast offering professional training for actors. With a 65% graduate employment rate and having attracted the services of some of the South's leading actors and directors, ACT's undoubted success has established Brighton as a key contender for students choosing a contemporary actor training. Janette and Daniel have achieved all this with no funding or subsidy of any kind and, moreover, whilst operating with a not-for-profit ethos so as to offer maximum accessibility to new talent.

Taking the similarly un-funded Globe Theatre as a source of inspiration, Brighton Theatre Collective aims to build upon and extend this reputation for excellence - creating a high quality repertoire using exciting and dynamic established local actors alongside newcomers to the profession, including the cream of ACT graduates.

Brighton Theatre Collective's inaugural production is TRUNKS by Stephen Plaice. The Company has attracted the services of outstanding local actors Sian Webber, Gary Sefton and Richard Hawley.


Connected mandy members:

Jason Han
Jason Han
Director of Photography
2018, BTC Everyday One Take, Director of Photography
Ben Tiramani
Ben Tiramani
Actor
2017, Alfie, Harry/Sharpie
Lantern Theate
Murray Simon
Murray Simon
Actor
2016, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Demetrius
The Old Market
Janice Cramer
2013, Road, Molly and Marion
Brighton Festival
Sean Williams
2013, Road, Joey and Brink
ACT Academy of Creative Training
Janette Eddisford
2013, Road, Brenda/Helen
ACT Brighton
Warren Taylor
2013, Misterman, Thomas Magill
BTC
Warren Taylor
2012, Vincent In Brixton, Vincent Van Gogh
Beckenham Theatre Centre
Matt Weyland
Matt Weyland
Actor
2012, Screaming Inside, Stuart Pearce
Juliette Longworth-dean
2012, Amy's view, Amy
Beckenham Theatre
Nathanel Peleg
Nathanel Peleg
Lighting Technician
2011, loves labors lost, Lighting Technician
Nathanel Peleg
Nathanel Peleg
Lighting Technician
2011, Little monsters, Lighting Technician
Nathanel Peleg
Nathanel Peleg
Lighting Technician
2011, Dog sees god, Lighting Technician
Aaron J Evans
2010, St Trinians, Miss Fritton
Bungay theatre
Tessa Mai Harrison
2010, My New Life, Principle - Sarah
Various- Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Joseph Stevenson
2010, BEYOND THE CLOUDS, Archie Newton
Seinheiser Studio
Natasha Newington
2010, A Christmas Carol, Fanny Scrooge and Tiny Tim
The Old Ship Hotel
Daniel Finlay
Daniel Finlay
Director
2009, Trunks, Director
Old Ship Hotel, Brighton
Jess Hannagan-Jones
2009, The Crucible, Elizabeth Proctor
Pavillion Theatre, Brighton
Sascha Harman
2009, A Christmas Carol, Belle, Death, Ensemble
Barcelo Old Ship Hotel

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Alternative Company Names

BTC