Paradigm Theatre Company

Paradigm Members Emeritus

Zanna Mercer - 2012/2013

Hollie Perniskie - 2012/2013

Jonathon West - 2012/2013

Abla Kandalaft - 2012/2013

Cheska Moon - 2012/2013

Phoebe Batteson-Brown - 2012/2013

Adam Foley - 2012/2013

Irene Bradshaw - 2012/2013

Katherine Rodden - 2012/2013

Kat Gagan - 2012/2013

Artistic Director 

Sarah Pitard, originally from the USA, holds a BFA in Acting from The DePaul Theatre School and an MA in Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. 

Her radio play, Plus One, was the winner of the Actors' Guild's Write Bites competition. Her short play The Beginning of Love was included in Rewritten by The Pensive Federation.  

Sarah recently acted in a short film called The Magic Bottle, which is currently being prepared for film festival submission.  Previously, she wrote and acted in the short film, The Bells of Casterbridge (An adaptation of some scenes from Tom Hardy's Novel, The Mayor of Casterbridge) playing Lucetta.  On the web, you can see Sarah in the Sci-Fi Web Series, Chronicles of Syntax, as Liza.  

She is an Advanced Actor Combatant with the Society of American Fight Directors and occasionally assists combat classes at CSSD and RADA.

Her plays The Inappropriateness of Love and Freedom, Books, Flowers, and the Moon were performed as part of the 2012/2013 Season with Paradigm. Her short plays, A Border Story, A Valued Employee, and Call Me Back, Mom have also been performed in various festivals with Paradigm.

For more information and a full list of her acting, combat, and writing credits, visit www.sarahpitard.com.


Production Director 

Cat Robey graduated with a 1st class honours degree in BA (hons) Drama and Theatre Arts from Goldsmith's, University of London in 2011. She is currently directing Yerma at Fourth Monkey. 


Directing credits include Hatch (Park Theatre), Rewritten (Tristan Bates), One of Those (Lavender Hill Studios), Unknown/Small Chances (Brighton Fringe, Bar des Arts Guildford & Leicester Square Theatre), Ondine (White Bear), As Fate Would Have It… (Etcetera, Lion & Unicorn, The Space), Hitting Town (White Bear), Feathers (White Bear & C venues, Edinburgh 2010), The Shape of Things (Cockpit).


Cat was nominated Best Director for Ondine by The Off West End Awards 2012/13.
Director of plays in short play festivals include: The Significant Other Festival, Theatre Breaks, The Collective Project, finalist in both REDfest & Off Cut.

She has directed radio plays for Hoxton FM and her Assistant Directing credits include the Goldsmith’s MA Writing for Performance Showcase (Main House, Soho Theatre), Blithe Spirit (Provence, France).

Cat directed The Mother Monologues, Work Makes You Free, Love is a Stranger (staged reading), The Utility People, Tartuffe, A Woman of No Importance... or Somewhat Little Importance Anyhow, Freedom, Books, Flowers, and the Moon, and The Inappropriateness of Love, with Paradigm for the 2012/2013 Season.  She is currently directing three plays for Paradigm's Spring Fever! festival.


Media Director

Lee Lytle
 holds a BFA in Acting from New York University's prestigious Tisch School of the Arts and an MA in Acting for Screen at The Central School of Speech and Drama in 2010. She has starred in two internationally successful music videos: Fall Out Boy's "Dance Dance" and "This Ain't a Scene, It's an Arms Race." 

Selected credits - [theatre:] Hurlyburly (off-off-Broadway), Plus One (The Honor Oak, London); [film/tv:] Monkey Boy (dir: Smita Bhide), Alleyway Daydream (Macabra Prod.), Rushing In (Shortlisted in 2011 Pepsi competition), Karma (Untethered Films, dir: Thomas Paul Martin).  

Lee did principle photography on a pilot "This is Steve," in which she reprised her role as Michelle from the popular web series of the same name. 

Lee was featured in Paradigm's 2012/2013 Season productions of The Inappropriateness of Love and Freedom, Books, Flowers, and the Moon.  She has also appeared in A Border Story, The Lionel Blair Sex Years, and To Be a Mom with Paradigm
 
For more information, please check out www.leelytle.com.



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