Rebecca Crookshank

Rebecca Crookshank

Writer/Performer

  • Location: London
  • Career stage: Experienced
  • Freelancer: Available

 

I am a writer based in East London. A member of the Writers Guild of Great Britain and published by Oberon Books. I am currently comissioned by the Old Vic as part of the Old Vic 12.

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, my debut play as a solo writer/performer is published by Oberon Books. It was  nominated for Best New Play, Best New Production, Best Director and Best Actress in the 2015 Broadway World Awards. The show has completed a UK Tour finished on Broadway in November for the United Solo Festival. My first short play Clipping My Wings premiered at the ‘Our Bodies Our Future’ Conference in 2015 led by MP Stella Creasy.

Spotlight CV link
http://www.spotlight.com/interactive/cv/7919-0199-7138

Writing

2017 Exceptional Mercy, Old Vic
2016 Detached story development with WARP films
2016 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot UK and New York Tour 2016 Published by OBERON BOOKS

2016 Crookshank and Finlay Radio Comedy pilot
2015 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot World Premiere at Edinburgh Festival 2015
2014 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot writer/performer in development Tristan Bates
2014 Clipping My Wings writer and artist in residence at Frederic Bremer School E17
2014 Alice a New Musical St James Theatre March 2015
2014 Winging It co-writer with Nigel Douglas. TV Pilot
2013 What the Ladybird Heard Creative consultant for development at Kenny Wax Ltd.
2012 Tin Girls devised with the company directed by Jessica Beck
2012 Play in a Week writer at The DRUM Theatre Plymouth
2011 The Great Santa Kidnap writer for three rural community performances in Devon
2011 Create & Play Villages in Action writer and facilitator of workshops for families
2011 Wrecked Drugs & Alcohol Awareness devising programme for young people
2010 LAMDA ongoing devised examination syllabus consultant
2009 Breathing Space with Beaford Arts developing writing workshop with David Lane
2009 In Ur Face writer for a devised theatre project for at Kingsbridge Community College
2009 Operation Opportunity writer for a devised theatre project at The Flavel Dartmouth
2008 In the Flesh assistant director and writer to Mark Laville Barbican Theatre Plymouth
2007 Healthy Lifestyles Project Lead writer/performer Exeter University

Education
2015 International LAMDA and Arts Award consultant
2015 LAMDA consultant to the head of drama at The Royal Ballet
2015 Resident Arts Award advisor at Jacksons Lane
2014 Writer in residence at Frederick Bremer School (Educating East London)
2014 Creative consultant to the International School of Harrow Beijing
2013 Creative consultant, private tuition leading Arts Awards and LAMDA Exams, this work is ongoing
2008-2013 Director of Shacademy Ltd a creative education company based in the South West


Channel 4 News Interview about Sexual Harassment in the Military.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NY8Ir0qiaR0

Forces TV
http://forces.tv/00495394


Reviews
★★★★★ Edinburgh Evening News
http://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/what-s-on/theatre/review-whisky-tango-foxtrot-1-3857825
 
★★★★★ The New Current
http://www.thenewcurrent.co.uk/#!edinburgh-review-whiskey-tango-foxtrot/c1tk5   

★★★★★ Female Arts
http://www.femalearts.com/node/2356

★★★★ The List
https://edinburghfestival.list.co.uk/event/508710-whiskey-tango-foxtrot/
 
★★★★ Broadway Baby
http://www.broadwaybaby.com/shows/whiskey-tango-foxtrot/706770 
 
★★★★ Edinburgh Guide
http://www.edinburghguide.com/reviews/theatre/drama/whiskeytangofoxtrotunderbellycowgatereview-16028

★★★★ UK Theatre Web
http://www.uktw.co.uk/news/Whiskey-Tango-Foxtrot/1730.html

★★★★ Theatre Fullstop
https://theatrefullstop.wordpress.com/2015/08/24/whiskey-tango-foxtrot-the-underbelly-cowgate-edinburgh-fringe-festival-2015-review/

 



@RJCrookshank @WTFtheplay & @Rebeccaconsults

 

Skills

  • Scriptwriting
  • Cinema
  • Drama
  • Radio
  • Screenwriting
  • Series
  • Theatre

Network