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Tamsin trained at Oxford School of Drama and Ecole Philippe Gaulier before re-training as an aerialist at National Centre for Circus Arts (formerly Circus Space).  She is Artistic Director of aod (Actors of Dionysus) a theatre company that specialises in new adaptations of ancient Greek drama and new writing inspired by myth and for them she has worked as a performer, producer, director and movement coach.

She is a passionate theatre maker and continues to develop her performance craft, by participating in workshops, masterclasses and residencies including writing, theatre, pole, aerial and singing, most recently with Company of Wolves (Bone Song) in Glasgow working with Anna Porubcansky and with Theatre Foundry (Viewpoints Intensive) in London working with Helen Tennison. She is a member of Brighton based world music choir Vocal Explosion who regularly performs at festivals and events.

Her new writing projects include Forgive Me (current); Everything I See I Swallow (original concept, co-writer/deviser, performer, producer) working with aerialist Maisy Taylor and Helen Tennison; Bacchic (original concept, co-writer/deviser, performer, producer); Helen (original concept, co-writer/deviser, performer) working with award winning director Jonathan Young.


For aod she has played many tragic and comic roles including Medea, Antigone, Dionysus and Lysistrata and has directed versions of Oedipus, Lysistrata, Trojan Women and Antigone. Other theatre credits include Misterioso (Riverside Studios) and The Extraordinary Cabaret of Dorian Gray (West End).

Everything I See I Swallow, premiered at Summerhall as part of 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival before undertaking a short national tour. The show attracted 5 star reviews and won two awards – a Fringe First and Best Circus/Physical Theatre production, as well as being in the Stage’s top 50 shows to see in 2019.


The show was commissioned by The Lowry and Arts Council England.