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Tethered Wits
est. 2019

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Gabriella is a producer and choreographer, currently working in theatre marketing on shows such as SIX, The Play That Goes Wrong, NDT 2 and Private Peaceful. She co-founded Tethered Wits Theatre Company with Amy Porter in 2019, and has worked with various other companies in venues such as the Gala Theatre, the Bacon Theatre, Leicester Curve Studios and the Edinburgh Fringe. She has worked as a Management Team Coordinator at the National Student Drama Festival and done work experience with ATG theatres (Piccadilly Theatre, London) and Theatre Royal Bath. She was Festival Director for Durham Drama Festival 2020, and President of Durham Student Theatre (20-21). She has been a part of initiatives such as Gloucester Future Producers with Strike a Light, and the Durham Leadership Academy. Gabriella is a Durham University Graduate, having studied with a Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship for the Arts, and gained a First Class Degree in English Literature.


Amy is an actor and singer who co-founded Tethered Wits Theatre Company with Gabriella Sills in 2019. Amy has a keen interest in both theatre and music and has performed in venues such as: The Royal Albert Hall, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Gala Theatre, the Bacon Theatre, and The Playhouse Theatre, Cheltenham. She was honoured to sing with the award-winning and internationally renowned chamber choir Tenebrae in Perth, Scotland, under the direction of Nigel Short. Subsequently, she was delighted to join Tenebrae again, this time on tour to Germany, where she performed in three concerts in Bremen Cathedral. Amy developed a great love of opera in her time at Durham as a member of the Durham Opera Ensemble. She was delighted to play Hermia in their production of Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Durham’s Gala Theatre in 2017 and Second Lady in Mozart's The Magic Flute in 2018. Amy graduated from Durham University with a First Class Degree in Music, where she held a Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship for The Arts.