“Simply stunning… exceptional comic timing… enormous entertainment. Excellent and innovative use of the space from director Stanley makes this an excellent piece of theatre. ”
— At The Theatre

Directed by Vanessa-Faye in May 2019, this site-specific outdoor Shakespeare production for Northampton University BA (Hons) offered free, accessible theatre to the general public. Read the full review.


Shakespeare schools festival

Since 2010 Vanessa-Faye has worked with the UK's largest youth drama festival to stage Shakespeare’s abridged plays with young people in major professional theatres across the country. 







As performer and workshop leader Vanessa-Faye delivered puppetry workshops for The National Theatre’s War Horse in the West End.

She was also commissioned by the NT learning department to create and deliver workshops in devising and story-telling, and workshops to coincide with the national history curriculum.






The workshop, both content and delivery, was of an excellent standard. I was incredibly impressed with how much was covered and in such detail and depth.
— Yvonne Murphy, producer/director, Omidaze Productions


Previous clients include:

  • Directing end of year show for Northampton Unviersity BA (Hons) Acting course

  • Puppetry and devising workshop for the National Theatre

  • Movement direction for East End Shed

  • Actor training and Lecoq pedagogy for International Acting Academy and Identity School of Acting

  • Shakespeare and physical theatre workshops for Omidaze theatre company.

Contact Vanessa-Faye

Contact Vanessa Faye if you're interested in her running a workshop for you.