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After first training in musical theatre (Urdang 2007-’10), Eleanor trained with Fourth Monkey theatre company (Two Year Rep actor training programme) expanding her experience in devising, clown, mime, Commedia dell’arte and improvisation.

In 2015 Eleanor adapted a section of C S Lewis’s The Screwtape Letters from a dense text to a physical piece, which formed part of a scratch night at The Etcetera, Camden. She has been performing with Wet Picnic since May 2016, devising their latest productions The Ball and The Aperitif in their trademark physical comedy style. The shows continue to tour Outdoor Arts festivals.

Image by Michael Wharley


Kate has been working as a freelance actor, deviser and theatre workshop leader since completing the Advanced Devising Practice at LISPA (2008-10). She has recently returned to study on LISPA Neo's Integral Movement and Performance Practice programme (IMPP), looking at Jungian psychology and Lecoq’s pedagogy in creating performance.

She has worked with a number of devising companies including YouNeedMe (2009) and Slingshot Theatre (2014) for UK touring. She produced Glass-Eye Theatre's The City and Iris for Edinburgh 2010 and helped devise their second show 'No Man's Land'. She also directed the devised 'Man Without Peer' for her own company, Good Egg, at Oxford House, London.

Eleanor Young

Kate Mounce

Image by Kirill Kozlov

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