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Tom Bailey

Tom is a theatre maker and director from Bristol. He creates work through award-winning theatre company, MECHANIMAL. The company’s work explores fresh narratives of a changing planet Earth, touring…


Tom is a theatre maker and director from Bristol. He explores fresh narratives of a changing planet Earth, creating work through award-winning company, MECHANIMAL..

Tom is a theatre maker and director from Bristol. He creates work through award-winning theatre company, MECHANIMAL.

The company’s work explores fresh narratives of a changing planet Earth, touring shows both in the UK and internationally. 

Current projects include 'Rock Drill / Torso in Metal', an exploration into deep time and copper mining (Bristol University / Natural History Museum London); and 'Ghost Sonata', an exploration of Arctic Sea ice Loss (Nordic Kulturfonden/ KONE Foundation Finland).   

Recent productions include 'Zugunruhe' (Herald Angel Award, Edinburgh Fringe 2018), 'Vigil' (Summerhall Lustrum Award, Edinburgh 2019) and 'Possession' (D-CAF international festival, Cairo).  

Previously, Tom was artist in residence with The National Trust, during which he created 'Nightwalk' at Bristol Mayfest in 2014 and 2015. He has also held a Leverhulme Artist residency at University College London, and an artist residency at Bristol University. 

 


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