Emer Mary Morris is a theatre maker, activist, political organiser, writer, producer, 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.
Emer is co writer, and co-director the critically acclaimed ‘Land of The Three Towers’ (2016), winning Arts Council Funding twice 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 co-wrote and directed Land of the Three Towers and Land of the Three Towers: Vol II.
Nina Specialises in creating community and political theatre and is a supporter of Focus E15 after being an organiser of the the Focus E15 Occupation in 2014.
For YSSTOG Nina also takes charge of the music and delivers the ‘How to Make a Protest Song’ workshop on estates that are resisting demolition. She was recently the musical director of PLEASE HOLD, an ongoing project with people who have experienced the bureaucracy of the welfare system.
In her other work she creates immersive, interactive art installations and is Creative Director of Womb with a View, a feminist interactive performance which won the Most Unique Festival Venue Award at the Independent Association of Festivals Award, 2017. As a theatre designer she has worked with award winning companies Kill the Beast (The Boy Who Kicked Pigs, He had Hairy Hands), Fellswoop (Current Location, Ghost Opera) and Cap-A-Pie (Six Legs).
Nina is an experienced facilitator and recently finished a project with applied theatre company, Curious Monkey, designing ‘Walker Talk’ by Lee Mattinson with young people from Walker Technology College, Newcastle.
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 Recently joined You Should See the Other Guy as the Company Manager for Land of the Three Towers (volume II). Kiri has 9 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. She is also the Young Persons Delivery Manager for Cardboard Citizens.
Ailbhe Treacy is a creative producer from rural Ireland. Her focus is bringing the arts to those who need it the most. She has worked extensively with educational charities like Teach First and 21 Trust to provide holistic arts-based education to vulnerable young people. She’s also the producer for S+K, a radical young theatre company providing professional opportunities for marginalised communities, and executive producer of COMMON, an organisation that offers support and opportunities to working-class artists. Occasionally, she travels the world making films for charities like Oyster Worldwide.