Gavin joined Lazarus in 2010 as assistant director for Hecuba at The New Diorama Theatre. Since joining Lazarus, Gavin has Directed, associate directed and associate produced over 30 productions. Particular highlights include: Electra, 2011, As You Like It, 2012 and Richard III, 2013 and The Bacchae in 2016.
Gavin studied Theatre Studies and Anatomy at the University of Otago.
He co-founded Grimmace theatre company in 2004 which produced productions of Physical Theatre around New Zealand before touring to Asia and Europe in 2008.
Sara joined Lazarus in 2013 as Assistant Director on The Tragedy of Mariam at the Tristan Bates Theatre. Since then she has worked on 12 productions with the company in the roles of dramaturge and associate director. For Lazarus’ 2017 season she directed The Taming of the Shrew at the Jack Studio Theatre, Brockley.
Sara has a PhD in Shakespeare and is currently a Senior Teaching Fellow in the Drama Department at Royal Holloway, University of London.
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