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HANNAH BENSON
Artistic Director
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Artistic Director
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Cara baldwin
co-founder
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TANYA AGARWAL
PRODUCing Consultant

Hannah is a Director, Dramaturg, Producer and Theatre Maker

 

With a fire in her belly to tell untold stories with tenderness, precision and electricity, Hannah is a theatre director passionate about innovative new musicals. Since founding the company in 2017, Hannah has led as a director on all Burnt Lemon theatre productions. Hannah is also training to become an illusion consultant for theatre. 

Credits include The Marathon Project (Co-Creator), Jerusalem, West End (Research Consultant), Tokyo Rose, UK Tour (Director), She Loves Me, Sheffield Crucible (Assistant Director), Shorts and Shocks, New Diorama (Assistant Director and Composer), The Half Moon Shania, Vault Festival and UK Tour (Director), Here Comes The Flood, Oxford Playhouse (Composer).

 

Hannah is also the director of Leicester Curve's CYCC MT Young Company. 

Cara is an Actor, Singer and Writer

 

Cara founded Burnt Lemon in 2017 with Hannah, leading as co-artistic director until 2022. Cara wrote Burnt Lemon's first two musical productions The Half Moon Shania and Tokyo Rose. Her spoken word poems and plays are packed with political punch and she thrives in a collaborative rehearsal room. With a love for learning about the woman her history teacher forgot to recount, she's keen to fill the pages of her plays with the names she wishes she'd always known.

Actor/Co-writer: Tokyo Rose

Actor/Writer: The Half Moon Shania

Writer: Here Comes the Flood

Actor: PADDED, BOXED

Writer: The Marathon Project

Tanya is a Producer

 

Tanya worked as Burnt Lemon's lead producer from 2018 - 2022 and shares the company’s vision to create innovative, thought-provoking theatre that makes for positive change. With an MA in Producing from Mountview and impressive credits including her work with Police Cops, Assembly, Kings Head and Paines Plough.

Tanya is now a producer for Paines Plough and works with Burnt Lemon as a producing consultant.

For Burnt Lemon:

Producer: Tokyo Rose

Producer: The Half Moon Shania 

Select Credits:

Police Cops In Space (Indonesia, Thailand)

Police Cops (China, Indonesia) 

Burnt Lemon is an associate company of MAST Mayflower Southampton, Curve Leicester, Birmingham Hippodrome and Pleasance London. 

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