Nick Cheesman

Nick Cheesman

Playwright

  • Location: Kingston upon Thames
  • Freelancer: Available

Nick Cheesman is a South London based playwright, whose work has been produced all over the UK and abroad. He is a graduate of the MA in Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media course at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and has had work produced at the HighTide Festival, Theatre503, the Southwark Playhouse and Arcola Theatre among others.

His short play PRIME was live streamed from New York City as part of the TimeWave Festival 2013, which experimented with the fusion of technology and live performance.

He was part of the HighTide Writer’s Academy 2015, the Soho Theatre’s Young Company Writers’ Lab 2014/15 and the Arcola Theatre Writer’s Group 2015.

He is currently a script reader for Theatre503 and participating in the Royal Court Theatre Introduction to Playwriting Group.

Work History

PLAYING IN DARKNESS - Arcola Theatre (Miniaturists 55)​

Feb 2016 - Feb 2016

PLAYING IN DARKNESS (Rehearsed Reading) - HighTide Festival 2015

Sep 2015 - Sep 2015

NIGHTCALL - Southwark Playhouse (Courting Drama, Theatre Renegade)

Sep 2015 - Sep 2015

TYNE by Nick Cheesman - Arts Theatre Upstairs (A Foot In The Door, Paperback Pictures)

Apr 2015 - Apr 2015

when monday comes by Nick Cheesman - Southwark Playhouse (Courting Drama, Theatre Renegade)

Jan 2015 - Jan 2015

STONE by Nick Cheesman and Hanna Szentpeteri - Camden People’s Theatre (Act Your Stage)

Oct 2014 - Oct 2014

click 2 share by Nick Cheesman - Theatre503 (Rapid Write Response)

Sep 2014 - Sep 2014

THE LASH by Nick Cheesman - The Horse & Stable (Blackshaw Theatre New Writing Night)

Sep 2014 - Sep 2014

WELCOME TO THE UNITED GREAT BRITISH REPUBLIC By Nick Cheesman - Theatre503 (Rapid Write Response)

Apr 2014 - Apr 2014

ZOMBIE PLAY by Nick Cheesman - The Horse & Stable (Blackshaw Theatre New Writing Night)

Mar 2014 - Mar 2014

LIVE STREAM by Nick Cheesman - Fiddler’s Elbow (Tiny Dog Productions, Theatre Breaks Festival)

Nov 2013 - Nov 2013

PRIME by Nick Cheesman - TimeWave Festival (Streamed live from New York City)

Apr 2013 - Apr 2013

GROTTO by Nick Cheesman - Old Red Lion Theatre (Writers Bloc Showcase)

Dec 2012 - Dec 2012

WAITING by Nick Cheesman - stage@leeds (University of Leeds Theatre Group)

May 2011 - May 2011

FUCK OUR WIVES by Nick Cheesman - Riley Smith Hall Leeds (University of Leeds Theatre Group)

Nov 2010 - Nov 2010

Education

Introduction to Playwriting Group - N/A - Royal Court Theatre

Aug 2016 - Oct 2016

Writer’s Group 2015 - N/A - Arcola Theatre

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015

Young Company Writer’s Lab - N/A - Soho Theatre

Oct 2014 - Jul 2015

Writer’s Academy 2015 - N/A - HighTide Festival Theatre

Apr 2015 - Apr 2015

Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media - MA - The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Oct 2012 - Sep 2013

Classical Civilisation - BA (Honours) - The University of Leeds

Sep 2008 - Jun 2011

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