Rebecca is a multiple award-wining theatre director and writer, an Alumni Artist of the Gate Theatre and previously Director in Residence at the Almeida Theatre. She is an Associate Director of new writing company Little Pieces of Gold and was an Ovalhouse Artist of 2014 as recipient of the Arts Manifesto: A Future for the Arts award.
As Director: Kraken (Vault Festival); Iphigenia: Scourge of Troy (Gate Theatre; Iphigenia Quartet); Lysistrata: The Sex Strike (Almeida Theatre; Greek Season rehearsed reading); Travesti (Pleasance Theatre); Do You Live Alone? (Shoreditch Town Hall, DARE Festival); Girl World (TheSpace, Frisky) Man Up (Bunker Theatre, Pint-Sized); Bassett (Drama St Mary’s); Flip (Andrew Lloyd Webber Theatre; Arts Educational); The Night (RADA; rehearsed reading); Waifu (Southwark Playhouse); Timebomb: 48 Hour Plays (White Bear Theatre); Two Sisters (Southwark Playhouse); One Time Thing (Park Theatre); Half-Way (Ovalhouse).
Her verbatim play Travesti won a Fringe First Award from The Scotsman and an Editor's Choice Award from ThreeWeeks Magazine at Edinburgh Festival 2014.
As Associate Director: The Starry Messenger (Wyndham's Theatre); Glengarry Glenn Ross (UK Tour, ATG); Murder Ballad (Arts Theatre, musical); East is East (UK Tour, ATG/Jamie Lloyd Productions) Little Revolution; Our Town; The Fever (Almeida Theatre).
As Assistant Director: Cymbeline (Sam Wanamaker Theatre; Shakespeare’s Globe); Eclipsed (Gate Theatre); Tender Napalm (UK Tour/ Southwark Playhouse); World Enough and Time (Park Theatre).
Alongside his work with Unbound Ben is currently the Ferment Producer at Bristol Old Vic, leading an artist development programme representing a vibrant community of theatre-makers from Bristol and the South West and supporting them to develop exciting and adventurous new work.
Ben was a founding staff member of Cardiff's The Other Room, a small but influential producing house with an emphasis on supporting the very best Welsh artists in making brave, bold theatre. Ben rose through the company to become the venue's Associate Artistic Director, responsible for devising the visiting programme of work with a particular focus on the organisation's artist development aims. While there, the venue won The Stage Award for 'Fringe Theatre of the Year' in 2016, and last year was nominated for the Peter Brook Empty Space Award. His most recent post was as Out of Joint's interim producer, helping to shape the next chapter in the company's history under the new executive leadership of Kate Wasserberg and Martin Derbyshire.