Nicole Morris – Director
Nicole is a Director and Creative Facilitator with a passion for storytelling and creating theatre experiences that stretch beyond the traditional stage. Since completing a degree in Drama and Theatre at Liverpool Hope University, she has worked in several roles with Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse, 20 Stories High, Burnley Youth Theatre and Altru Creative Education. She is experienced as a facilitator of theatre projects with a diverse range of participants including schools, young people and vulnerable adults.
She is currently delivering a 12 month Arts project with Saltscape funded by the lottery heritage fund working with communities across Cheshire.
As a founding member of Paperwork Theatre, Nicole has directed all of their productions and enjoys collaborating artists in the rehearsal room. As a Supported Artist with Octagon Theatre, she has received regular mentoring from Associate Producer Deborah Dickinson as well as shadowing Associate Director Ben Occhipinti.
She regularly directs new writing for fringe venues including Qualified by Lee Thompson, Northern Flight Pad Hughes for Flux Festival.
She is a member of the Young Vic Directors Program and has completed RTYDS Introduction to Directing with Dark Horse Theatre.
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 employed as the New Works Coordinator at the Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse Theatre.