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La Maupin

Written by: Olivia Thompson

Directed by: Suzy Catliff

Producer: Rory Devlin

Designer: Robin Soutar

Movement Consultant: Steve Elias

Production Assistant: Sylvie Goodwin

Inclusivity Casting Consultant: Tigger Blaize

Emotional Assistant: Bobby Dogliff

With thanks to: David Brady, Saul Gittens at Pro Cam Take 2, Birmingham Conservatoire, Nora Mulready, Molly Mulready, Michelle Pittoni, and Joanna Thompson


Olivia Warren

Olivia Warren is an actor musician who trained at Rose Bruford College. She has worked in an eclectic mix of projects ranging from musicals and children’s theatre, to television commercials and virtual reality films. Notably, she played the cat in the UK tour of Goblin Theatre's Hey Diddle Diddle!, Skylar White in Say My Name: The Unauthorised Breaking Bad Parody Musical, The hero in Dunelm’s 2021 TV advert, and Molly Hardwick in the UK tour of Theatre 6’s Estella. She is a writer and is currently developing a play called Eaten Mess, well as a voiceover artist working from her home studio for companies such as Facebook, Legoland, Audi, Williams and Tetropak. 


Olivia Thompson

Olivia trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.  SInce graduating she has worked as an actor and writer.  Performing credits include: Whose Life Is It Anyway? (Pinter Theatre), Indecent Proposal (Southwark Playhouse), Mother Must Die?! (Pleasance Theatre & Old Red Lion), Piaf (Brighton Fringe), The Baltimore Waltz (Brighton Fringe), Mourning Overnight (Edinburgh Fringe), Before the Night Is Through (Landor Theatre).

She has her her plays performed at The Lion and Unicorn, New Diorama, and Southwark Playhouse.  

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Megan Armitage

Megan is an actor, musician, writer and artist from Donegal. She trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. She has worked as a professional actor for many years in Donegal, Dublin, Belfast and London, appearing in commercials and on TV and radio, and on stage in theatres
including The Lyric Theatre, Belfast; An Grianán Theatre, Letterkenny; The Baby Grand, Belfast and the Town Hall Theatre, Galway. A regular cast member of Centrestage Theatre’s children’s Christmas show, Megan loves performance that draws children into the action and lets their imagination soar. Megan writes and performs her own work and recently received funding for her show, ‘Póg na Sí Tours’, which she hopes to perform shortly in Donegal as a combined live and virtual experience.
Favourite roles to date include a scoop of ice-cream sitting in a shopping trolley on a traffic island in Belfast, and a piece of coral in an interactive installation for ‘Under the Sea Late’ at the Horniman Museum in London. A keen artist and animator-in-training, Megan recently illustrated
a series of children’s books, ‘Dragonterra’.

Katrina Michaels

Katrina is stoked to celebrate the badassery of Maupin alongside such a tremendous company of artists. A proud Tisch graduate, she has worked extensively as an actor, musician, and VO artist in the US and UK. Her credits include Peter and the Starcatcher (Orlando Shakespeare); Kindness (UK tour); Pride and Prejudice, and Little Shop of Horrors (Creede Rep); The Comedy of Errors (Persever Productions); Tribes, and Spelling Bee (Florida Rep); The 39 Steps (Depot Theatre); Twelfth Night (Colonial Shakespeare); A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Cabaret; Dracula; Hoi Polloi; and The Importance of Being Earnest. She has also voiced several audiobooks and an Adult Swim animation (Danny Ketchup). To find out more, visit or IG:katmichaels27 

Frida Rodbroe

Frida Cæcilia Rødbroe is a vibrant actor musician fresh out of drama school. They grew up in Aarhus, Denmark, and moved to the UK to attend the Fourth Monkey Acting BA (hons). Having recently graduated, La Maupin will be their London debut and they are beyond excited to be working with Fantastic Garlands to bring their burning passion for queer and feminist writing to life!

Suzy Catliff

Suzy works as a director in various forms – casting, dubbing and theatre. She is the co-author of ‘The Casting Handbook’ published by Routledge and has adapted various books for stage, including ‘No Name’ by Wilkie Collins.
She is a member of the Casting Directors Guild, a mentor for Generation Arts and a NYT Associate Artist. She has worked extensively in UK drama schools and was associate lecturer at the Northern Film School, teaching casting at BA and MA level.
Suzy was recently as guest lecturer at the University of Stafford and Plymouth Marjon. Suzy is UK Casting Associate for Shaftesbury Films in Toronto and has worked on all series of 'The Inspector Murdoch Mysteries’, ‘Frankie Drake Mysteries’ and series 1 of ‘Departure’. Other casting includes ‘Casualty’, ‘Silent Witness’ and the award
winning documentary drama ‘D-Day’.
Recent short film casting includes ‘The Wonderful World of Miracles’ and ‘Us and In

Rory Devlin

Rory trained at Drama Centre London and Central Saint Martins School of Art & Design.  Rory was the founder and former Artistic Director of Atramental Theatre.
His theatre credits include: And Then The Rabbit Died (Hope Theatre/Tour), Just Do Right (Nailour Hall), Frau Welt (Hackney Showroom), The Woyzeck Theory (The Courtyard Theatre), The Painter in Her Studio (Scuola Holden), Don Juan & The Statue (Platform Theatre), Marianne The Baker Bicyclist (The Playground Theatre), What Are They Like? (Lyric Theatre, Belfast), Amnesty International 50th Celebration (The Space, Bangor)
Rory was also a previous nominee for the Scottish Daily Mail award. He is very excited to be working with Fantastic Garlands on this kickass show!

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