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Complicité is a British theatre company founded by Simon McBurney, Annabel Arden, and Marcello Magni in 1983. The company specialises in touring productions both in the UK & internationally. Their work is well known for its use of technology, physicality & willingness to tackle serious themes. Based in London, the company's 50+ productions have made them a worldwide phenomenon that is changing the face of theatre with each new show.

Complicité ensemble of performers and collaborators have won over 50 industry awards, including:

  • Perrier Comedy Award (now known as Edinburgh Comedy Award)

  • Laurence Olivier Award

  • Yomiuri Theatre Awards

Complicité are always looking for new work ways to tell stories and done this through its catalog of entirely devised work, theatrical adaptations & revivals of classic texts.

Not content to only tread the boards, the company has worked in other mediums, including:

  • Radio productions of Mnemonic and To The Wedding

  • a collaboration with The Pet Shop Boys in Trafalgar Square

  • a multi-disciplinary installation performed in a disused tube station

Always changing and moving forward to incorporate new stimuli, the principles of the work have remained close to the original impulses: seeking what is most alive, integrating text, music, image and action to create surprising, disruptive theatre. Their reputation is well earned and has garnered the praise of indstry heavy weights. "Complicité are the greatest trail-blazers in our theatrical history", Dame Emma Thompson. "Complicité produces the most imaginative theatre to be found anywhere", The Independent. "The English theatre has a fine and honourable traditions. Simon McBurney and Complicité are not part of this; they have created their own tradition and this is why they are so special, so valuable", Peter Brook.

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Connected mandy members:

Victoria Eames
Deputy Stage Manager
2021, Complicite R&D, SM
Parker Hollants
Stage Manager
2020, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, Stage Manager
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Parker Hollants
Stage Manager
2020, Fahrenheit 451, Stage Manager
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2019, Women's world, Magdalene
Mae Munuo
2019, I'll Take You to Mrs Cole, Ashley
India Blue Marsland
Stage Manager
2018, The Wolf Wilder (R&D Project), Stage Manager
Hawkwood, Stroud
Joanne Woolley
Stage Manager
2018, The Encounter, Company Stage Manager
David Hill
Technical Stage Manager
2018, The Encounter, Stage Supervisor
Mae Munuo
2018, I'll Take You to Mrs Cole (R&D), Assistant Director/Collaborator
Sophie Jacob
2018, I'll take you to Mrs Cole, AD/ Collaborator
Kate Watkins
Company Stage Manager
2018, Grief is The Thing With Feathers, Stagemanager on the Book
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2018, Everything That Rises Must Dance, 115
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2018, Everything That Rises Must Dance, Performer
Greenwich Peninsula, BoxPark Croydon, Somerset House
Christie DuBois
Stage Manager
2018, Everything That Rises Must Dance, Stage Manager (On The Book)
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2018, Everything That Rises Must Dance, Performer
Somerset House, O2 Greenwich, Croydon BoxPark
Eleanor Tata
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2018, everything that rises must dance, Ensemble
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2018, Everything That Moves Must Dance, Ensemble
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Kirsten Shaw
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Alternative Company Names

Théâtre de Complicité, Theatre de Complicite