Lucy Richardson is Senior Lecturer in Performing Arts, (Theatre) at London Metropolitan University. She has recently founded and launched The Facility, Performance as Research Centre there.
Lucy is one of the founding members of Project Phakama, an international arts and cultural exchange programme supported by LIFT. She has directed several large scale site specific projects in Southern Africa and London and will launch Phakama in South America in April 2006. Lucy has documented the work of Project Phakama in several papers/articles including: Phakama: a place of refuge, Follow the Bird and Landscapes of the Heart. Lucy has also worked in India training actors.
Lucy has worked extensively as an actress and director most notably with Debbie Isitt and the Snarling Beasties Theatre Company, taking lead roles in many productions, and acting as associate director on The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband (New Ambassadors, West End).
Other acting work includes work in various repertory theatres, international work with Cambridge Experimental Theatre Company and most recently London my Lover (Lightwork Image Performance) in The London Mime Festival at the ICA and Utter at Central School of Speech and Drama.
Lucy works as a script editor for the Snarling Beasties and Debbie Isitt, (most recently Story Workshop Editor on Confetti to be released by 20th Century Fox in 2007). She has also helped develop scripts for The Besht Tellers, Red Shift, Diane Samuels, Sean Garner, Philip Osment
Lucy was Artistic Director of Lewisham Youth Theatre for ten years and founded Camden Young People's Theatre.
Projects by Lucy at The Facility:
» Vertigo/I Live With Black People