Emer Mary Morris is a theatre maker, activist, political organiser, writer, producer and facilitator whose practice revolves around creating work that leads towards social change. Alongside theatre work, Emer has been an a core organiser with Focus E15 Campaign for 4 years, and Radical Housing Network for 3 years.
Alongside Nina Scott, Emer is co writer, and co-director the critically acclaimed ‘Land of The Three Towers’ (2016-17) and Land of the Three Towers: Vol II (2018), winning Arts Council Funding three times to take this political verbatim musical on tour to estates facing demolition around London, with accompanying workshops on campaigning and theatre practices for local communities.
Emer’s practice involves Theatre of The Oppressed methodology, verbatim, music, street performance, satire and comedy. She collaborates with professional and non professional performers. Work occurs in community centres, shopping centres, in theatres and in daily life.
Other work includes PLEASE HOLD, a Arts Council funded performance project exploring how to resist violence at the hands of the state.
Nina Scott is Co-Artistic Director and Co-Founder of You Should see the Other Guy. She is Co-Writer and Director of the Land of the Three Towers series.
Nina Specialises in creating theatre in community, educational and political contexts and is primarily interested in how theatre can be used as a tool for personal and political transformation. Currently she is completing an MA in Applied Theatre at Goldsmiths while running drama workshops with Looked After young people as well running Verbatim Songwriting workshops in universities and community venues across London. She trained at Jana Sankriti: World Centre for Theatre of the Oppressed in West Bengal and is currently collaborating with Carley-Jane Hutchinson and Concrete Action on ‘Theatre of the Oppressed for Housing Justice’ – an exploration in how TO can be used as a tool for political organising around housing.
In her other work she is Creative Director of ‘Womb with a View’, an immersive venue that gives birth to new ideas and an interactive performance that gives birth to YOU (WINNER Most Unique Festival Venue at Independent Association of Festivals Award, 2017). As a theatre designer she has worked with award winning companies Kill the Beast on The Boy Who Kicked Pigs and He had Hairy Hands (WINNER Peter Brook Festival Award, 2014 / WINNER Best Studio Show Manchester Theatre Awards 2015), Fellswoop Theatre (Current Location, Ghost Opera) and Curious Monkey (Walker Talk).
Nina sings in ‘Kate and Nina Scott’, a band with her identical twin sister, Kate Scott. She is deeply excited by the cathartic potentials of group singing and dreams of running her own choir one day.
Nina is an experienced facilitator and can deliver bespoke workshops in Verbatim Songwriting, Group Singing, Devising Theatre, Theatre of the Oppressed and Theatre Design.
CJ joined You Should See the Other Guy in 2016 as a performer and has recently moved on to the creative production team as a dramaturg, producer and facilitator.
She has a keen interest in community based/led projects and is specifically focuses on homelessness, gender equality, mental health and human rights. Recently she has worked with Cardboard Citizens on shows such as ‘Take a Minute’, ‘Benefit’, ‘A Matter of Mind’ and other shows in development and Art Angel on ‘Cycle’. The productions toured theatres and more intimate settings for marginalised audiences to access.
CJ takes performance out of its traditional theatre setting and performs acts such as ‘Too Many Tina’s’ on the cabaret circuit and is currently developing a web series for punk cabaret act ‘Sh!ts!ck’. CJ brings all this expertise to the project, as well as her experiencing as a new mother having dealt with homelessness.
Kiri Grant joined You Should See the Other Guy as the Company Manager for Land of the Three Towers: Vol II. Kiri has nine years of experience in arts leadership roles and collaborates with organisations that aim to create change in society. She has also worked on large scale productions as the Director/Facilitator and Producer for organisations such as Portsmouth and Southampton football club, where she used theatre and the arts to engage local young people interested in football and seeking opportunities. Kiri is a campaigner for Youth for Social Change. She has also lead Woman’s Wisdom workshops of empowerment for women who have experienced the criminal justice system and/or abuse to share creative space. Curently, she is also the Young Persons Delivery Manager for Cardboard Citizens.