Nicole Morris – Director
Nicole is a Theatre Director and Creative Facilitator with a passion for for storytelling, new writing and creating theatre experiences that stretch beyond the traditional stage. As Artistic Director for Paperwork Theatre she co-leads the company steering its artistic vision and working with artists to think of new and exciting ways to engage audiences. Nicole has directed all of Paperwork’s productions and has developed a style which encourages inclusivity and creativity from all artists in the rehearsal process. She is particularly interested in directing new writing and recently directed 2 monologues for Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester for Come Closer: Memories of Partition for both main stage performance and a community tour. She has also staged new work by Lee Thompson (Qualified) and Pad Hughes (Northern Flight). From 2016-2017 Nicole received mentoring from Producer Deborah Dickinson as a Supported Artist with Octagon Theatre Bolton. Alongside her professional work, Nicole has developed her skills by directing many youth/community productions and regularly works as a facilitator with Liverpool Everyman Playhouse, Storyhouse Chester and Octagon Theatre Bolton.
Hayley Greggs – Creative Producer/ Theatre Maker
Hayley Greggs is a Theatre Maker, Dramaturg and Creative Producer. Following her degree at Liverpool John Moores University, her work has been produced by Lady Parts Theatre and as part of the Theatre in the Rough Festival 2011 & 2012.
Hayley is one of the founding members of Paperwork Theatre. Since forming the company in 2014, she has created work for and produced How May I Direct Your Call?; a City Centre trail for Liverpool LightNight 2015 and I Spy A Yeti!; a pop-up children’s Christmas production using live Foley and Makaton. As part of an Artistic Residency with Bolton Library and Museum Services, Hayley worked alongside the team at Paperwork Theatre to develop and restage I Spy A Yeti at Bolton Central Library during December 2016. Most recently Hayley has written scripts, original songs and sketches for Typhoon & the Pedal Players. In addition, she curated Paperwork’s Launch event, Scriptology as well as working as a Dramaturg on Paperwork Theatre’s production of Shortcut to Bliss; a part-verbatim performance exploring heroin addiction. Paperwork Theatre are currently Supported Artists at Bolton Octagon Theatre. Alongside her work with Paperwork Theatre, she is freelance Dramaturg and Creative Practitioner with over five years experience working in New Writing at the Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse Theatre.