Co-Founder and Artistic Director - Hannah Hauer-King

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Hannah is Artistic Director and co-founder of Damsel Productions.

After moving from the US, she started her London directing career acting as Resident AD at Soho Theatre in 2014. As well as being a freelance theatre director, Hannah also acts as a dramaturge, and comedy and cabaret programmer for Fane Productions. She also works as a script reader for the NT and Soho Theatre, as well as a theatre, comedy and cabaret programmer for Live At Zedel.

Most recent directing work includes: The Funeral Director (Southwark Playhouse & UK Tour 2019), Fabric (Soho Theatre), Grotty (Bunker Theatre), Fury (Soho Theatre), The Swell (Hightide Festival), Breathe (Bunker Theatre),  Revolt She Said Revolt Again (RCSSD), Clay (Pleasance Theatre),  Witt 'n Camp (Edinburgh Fringe, Assembly) Dry Land (Jermyn Street Theatre). Associate/Assistant work: Romeo & Juliet (Shakespeare's Globe), Radiant Vermin (Soho Theatre) and Daytona (Theatre Royal Haymarket).


Co-Founder and EXECUTIVE Producer - Kitty Wordsworth


Kitty is Executive Producer and co-founder of Damsel Productions.

After graduating from Sussex University in 2014, she produced the Portobello Pantomime, Peter Panto (Tabernacle, December 2014). Theatre producer credits include: Fabric (Soho Theatre and London Tour), Grotty (The Bunker), Damsel Develops (The Bunker), Fury (Soho Theatre), Dry Land (Jermyn Street Theatre), TABS (workshop, Tristan Bates Theatre), Snow White and the Seven Runaways (Tabernacle), The Naivety: A Journey (Tabernacle), Dick Whit (Tabernacle), The Snow Queen (Tabernacle), Brute (Soho Theatre) and Juliet Cowan: Eat, Pray, Call the Police (Live @ Zedel). Associate theatre producer credits include: world première of Jonathan Guy Lewis’s A Level Playing Field (Jermyn Street Theatre) and the So and So Arts Club’s Repertory Season, Ever HopeFull. Film producer credits include: Little Hard (dr. Bel Powley and Alice Felgate), The Last Birthday (dr. Jaclyn Bethany), Sunday (dr. Daisy Stenham) and Once Upon A Time’s Up (dr. Denna Cartamkhoob).

Kitty currently works part-time at Lee Menzies Ltd and Act IV. 

Designer - Anna Reid

Anna is a theatre designer based in London and a graduate with distinction from Wimbledon College of Art. She is the Associate Designer for Damsel Productions.

Designer credits include: Rattle Snake (Live Theatre Newcastle) ,The Cardinal, School Play (Southwark Playhouse), I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard (Finborough Theatre), Jumpers for Goalposts (The Oldham Coliseum), Fury (Soho Theatre), For Those Who Cry When They Hear The Foxes Scream (Tristan Bates Theatre), Tape (The Drayton Arms), Brute (Soho Theatre), Primadonna (Waterloo Vaults), Dottir (The Courtyard), Dry Land (Jermyn Street Theatre), Bruises (The Tabard), SKINT (Waterloo Vaults), Arthur's World (The Bush Theatre), Hippolytos (Victoria and Albert Museum), Fierce (Camden People's Theatre), Fifth Column (Waterloo Vaults), Hamlet (The Riverside Studios).




Rosie is an actress and theatre maker. A founding member of Barrel Organ theatre company and represented by the BWH agency. She studied English Literature and Creative Writing at Warwick university and graduated from Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in July 2017. 

Theatre credits include: Julius Caesar (The Bristol Old Vic), Crave by Sarah Kane (Wardrobe Theatre), Our Town (Circomedia), Nothing by Lulu Raczka at (Lyric Hammersmith, CPT and Paines Plough Roundabout), The Positive Hour (Warwick Arts Centre), Mammals (Warwick Arts Centre).

Film credits: Hurricane: squadron 303, Shook One


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