Who we are

A collective of experienced international theatre makers and arts specialists committed to new writings, multicultural and accessible theatre for professionals and community groups alike. We offer a range of bespoke activities including physical theatre, multilingual playwriting, learning languages through drama, confidence building, puppetry and theatre of the oppressed workshops.
Our current programme includes workshops, masterclasses, a programme of community-devised plays and language education activities.

Ida Casilli

MA Applied Theatre: Drama in Educational, Community & Social Contexts Goldsmiths University, London, UK

PGCert Directing for Theatre, National Academy of Dramatic Arts, Silvio D’Amico, Rome, Italy.

MA Performing Arts (Theatre Directing, Distinction) and BA (Hons) Literature, Music and Performing Arts, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy.

Ida trained as a performer, facilitator and theatre director in Rome and London. She has been acting, singing and performing since she was 15 and never left the arts, as this is where her heart belongs. Ida worked as performer, director, teacher, festival producer and project manager in Italy, Portugal, Canada and the UK for over 10 years. She is the creator of Moving Dreamers Theatre Company.

Ida has been leading and collaborating on educational and community projects on a national and international basis, working with different BAME communities in UK, Canada and Italy. She is firmly convinced that theatre (and the arts as a whole) can instigate social change. Since moving to the UK in 2010, Ida has collaborated with many venues and companies. As a freelance director and facilitator, she has worked with Capital Age Festival, Entelechy Arts, Magic Me (Week End at Wilton’s), Peckham Shed, Panic Theatre (Pentimento), Claremont Project/ Angel Players (writer and director – Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, At the Bus Stop-Waiting), Spare Tyre Theatre Company (Still Life Dreaming), Stone Crabs Theatre (Brasiliance), Shakespeare in Italy Edinburgh Council and SCORE Scotland. 

In 2016, she was integral part of Edinburgh Fringe Festival Editors Award Winner show ‘The Other’ by Gaël Le Cornec and Footprint Project, narrating the journey of a refugee child to a planet of hope. She also often wears her arts administrator/producer and front of house manager hat, and her last (pre-COVID19) Edinburgh Science Festival, Edinburgh International Magic Festival and Cutting Edge Theatre.

Click here to see Ida’s skills and CVs