Co-Founder and Artistic Director - Hannah Hauer-King
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 Producer - Kitty Wordsworth
Kitty is 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: Damsel Develops (The Bunker), Fury (Soho Theatre), Dry Land (Jermyn Street Theatre), TABS (workshop, Tristan Bates Theatre), 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)
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).
ASSISTANT TO THE EXECUTIVES - MOLLY EAGLES
In 2016, Molly graduated with a Starred-First degree from the Creative Writing course at The University of East Anglia. She was awarded The UEA Excellence Award, The Outstanding Performance Award, and The 1st Prize Dissertation Award. After graduating she went on to study Playwriting at The National Theatre and interned for Curtis Brown’s Theatre, Film, and TV department.
Producer credits include Where are We Now? (The Old Red Lion Theatre, February 2017), and The Naivety: A Journey (Tabernacle, December 2017). Associate producer credits include The Snow Queen, (Tabernacle, December 2016).
Most recently she has worked as an assistant producer for Damsel Develops, London’s first ever all female director’s festival at The Bunker Theatre. She simultaneously worked as an assistant director for Hannah Hauer-King on Lilith: Confessions of a Demon Goddess.
SCRIPT READER AND ARTISTIC ASSOCIATE - ROSIE GRAY
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
To get in touch with the Damsel team, please email Molly Eagles on email@example.com.