OutStageUs with Billie Collins, 12th - 14th September 2019
PlayBox Takeover 2020, 18th January 2020
Billie Collins is a playwright and screenwriter from Merseyside. Her play Too Much World At Once was written on attachment with Box of Tricks Theatre as part of their 2019-2020 PlayBox residency, and received a rehearsed reading at HOME in Manchester. She is currently developing a short film with the young people of the Television Workshop Salford.
Billie has trained with the GM Critics Scheme, the Royal Exchange Theatre’s Young Writers’ Programme, the BFI Screenwriting Academy and the National Youth Theatre. She is Senior Reader for the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool, and a graduate in English of the University of Cambridge.
Her first play, Spiders, was longlisted for the Bruntwood Prize in 2015, debuted in Cambridge in 2017, before being performed at the Tristan Bates Theatre, London, in August 2018.
Other recent work includes:
Short films: 100 Days Since (dir. by Aaron Kilercioglu), SKIN (selected for Channel 4’s Random Acts online showcase), Vandals (produced by BFI Fiction Academy with Tyneside Cinema), BIG NIGHT (showcased at BFI Future Film Festival, 2018.)
Theatre: Extra Curricular in OutStageUs (Lowry Theatre, Hive North, 2019), Bastard (Corpus Playroom, 2019).