Lila Whelan

Lila Whelan

writer, actor, producer & artistic director of Sprocket Theatre

  • Location: London
  • Freelancer: Available

Lancashire-born and London-living, I am a freelance writer, producer, actor and the artistic director of Sprocket Theatre.

With Sprocket Theatre, I am passionate about making original work that haunts, moves, challenges and entertains. Sprocket does this by engaging new and emerging talent and by ensuring all our productions consist of at least 50% women - on and off stage. 

Writing credits include:

2015 THE RULES: SEX, LIES & SERIAL KILLERS, Theatre503 / theSpace on the Mile, Edinburgh (3 week run)

2014 A STUDY IN SCARLET, Southwark Playhouse (4 week run)

2013 THE DEEP SPACE, Old Red Lion Theatre (3 week run)

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Work History

Artistic Director - Sprocket Theatre

Oct 2012 - Present

Writer - Sprocket Theatre

Oct 2012 - Present

Actor - Actor

Sep 2010 - Present

Project Administrator (contract) - SPID theatre company

Jun 2014 - Oct 2014

Writer - Tacit Theatre

Jun 2013 - Feb 2014

Education

Acting - MA - Central School of Speech and Drama

Sep 2011 - Sep 2012

Journalism - NCTJ - News Associates

Sep 2008 - Mar 2009

History - 1st class BA Hons - University of Newcastle Upon Tyne

Sep 2003 - Jul 2006

Skills

  • Acting
  • Scriptwriting
  • Administration
  • marketing
  • new writing
  • Producing
  • production
  • Recruitment
  • Shakespeare
  • Social Media Campaigns
  • theatre

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