Who made Uluzuzulalia

Artistic Director: Yvon Bonenfant

Yvon was the creative mind and body behind this project. You can learn more about him here.

Designer: Ali Maclaurin

Ali trained in theatre design in Edinburgh and Croydon and has been designing and teaching for nearly thirty years. She has specialised in work for and with young people, as resident designer with Belgrade Theatre in Education Company, for Scottish Opera with BabyO and other projects, and in countless different contexts over the years. She aspires to create atmospheric theatrical worlds and is inspired by working collaboratively to do this. www.alimaclaurin.com

Computer artist (2013-): Kingsley Ash

Kingsley Ash is a MAX/MSP/Jitter audiovisual specialist, composer and installation maker, with a wide portfolio of work ranging from work in the pop music sector through to European and international interactive art projects. http://www.kingsleyash.com/

Performer: Jill Dowse

Jill is a theatre and voice practitioner, co-artistic director of The Bone Ensemble and co-founded Foursight Theatre. Jill’s work spans a wide range of activities, from intimate pieces for adults (Bedtime Story) and families (Caravania!), to pieces for empty shop windows (Window Dressing). She is currently developing Igloo (experiences based in and around a glowing igloo made of sustainable materials) and creating Chocolate, a tasty touring cabaret show. She also works freelance for companies including Stan’s Cafe, Talking Birds and Kindle. Bone Ensemble (@TheBoneEnsemble); The Windows Collective on FB

Performer: Peddy Pedro Knowles

Peddy is a voice artist and jazz singer. Trained at Central School of Speech and Drama, her clients include BBC Radio, Vodaphone and Friends of the Earth. She has performed live with jazz bands for 20 years and is currently creating a brand new show for the upcoming Brighton Fringe Festival. Twitter: @PeddyPK

Production manager & Lighting: Ricardo da Fonseca

Ricardo has been working as a lighting designer and production manager for the last 5 years on a freelance basis. Previously, he was the technical manager at Salisbury Arts Centre and toured extensively in the UK and Europe with a variety of theatre and dance companies. www.rdflighting.com


Gemma Williams, venue educational liaison and administrative assistant, played a critical role in the Imagining Autism project led by Nicola Shaughnessy and Melissa Trimingham at the University of Kent, and has worked to bridge its educational and creative components. She is also co-founder and producer at The Galloping Cuckoos and co-founder of Red Threaders Dramaturgy.


Interns on this project have included:

Peruvian Children’s Theatre director Alvaro San Roman, who made a particular contribution to re-thinking our piece after R&D

Kora Kirby, who provided diverse and invaluable research and practical assistance to the R&D stage of the project

Caine Morfett Stanton, who is supporting the current work.

Computer artist, R&D: Nicolas Verhaeghe

Nicolas Verhaeghe is computer, music and visual artist who works across artforms in live and installation formats. Based in Lille, he has worked with many artists at the Le Fresnoy Centre, and has a profound passion for continually learning more about the ins and outs of expression. Learn more about his work at www.nicotep.com