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Gabriella Sills

Gabriella is a producer, choreographer and director, currently working in theatre marketing on shows such as SIX, The Play That Goes Wrong, and The Cher Show. She works as a freelance producer for companies such as the Offie Award Winning Saltire Sky Theatre, and Votive Theatre mentored by Barrel Organ. 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.

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Theatre Producing

Marketing and Communications Assistant, Helen Snell Ltd. 

Ustinov Administration Assistant, Theatre Royal Bath.

National Student Drama Festival Management Team Coordinator.

Work Experience, ATG Theatres, London.

Festival Director of Durham Drama Festival 2020.

President of Durham Student Theatre 2020-21.

Durham University Leadership Academy Course.

Deputy Stage Editor of Palatinate, Durham’s Student Newspaper 2019-20.

Box Office/Bar Staff, Assembly Rooms Theatre.

Usher, The Bacon Theatre, Cheltenham.

Attended producing and playwriting courses at The National Theatre, London.

Producer, 'Bits 'N' Pieces' (Saltire Sky Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe);

Producer, 'Blithe Spirit' (Tethered Wits, Multi-venue Tour);

Producer, 'I, Victor' (Visible Delight, Golden Goose Theatre);

Producer, 'CHOOSE YOUR FIGHTER' (Votive Theatre, Leicester Curve Studios with NSDF & Shoot Fest 2022);

Director/Executive Producer, 'Pygmalion' (Tethered Wits, Multi-venue Tour);

Director/Producer, ‘Uncle Vanya’ (Tethered Wits, Tuckwell Amphitheatre);

Producer, 'Hamlet' (Edinburgh Fringe, The Space);

Director/Writer/Assistant Producer, ‘Beautiful Little Fool’ (Close Up Theatre, Greenside at Infirmary Street, Edinburgh Fringe);

Producer, 'Grace' (Durham Drama Festival, Online);

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Choreography

Best Choreography at Durham Dance Fusion 2019 and DST Theatre Awards 2020

Attained a Level 3 Diploma in Dance Instruction (ISTD)

Laban and Choreology’ course at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance

Durham University Competition Team Choreographer 2019-21

Choreographer, ‘Oklahoma!’ (DULOG, Gala Theatre);

Movement Director, ‘Lord of the Flies’ (Gala Theatre/Unfolding Theatre, Gala Theatre);

Choreographer, ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’ (Castle Theatre Company, UK Tour);

Assistant Choreographer, ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ (DULOG, Gala Theatre);

Co-Director & Assistant Choreographer, ‘Pippin’ (HBT);

Choreographer, ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ (Close Up Theatre, Bacon Theatre);

Choreographer, ‘Our Country’s Good’ (Close Up Theatre, Bacon Theatre);

Director/Choreographer, winning entry in the Inter University Musical Theatre Competition 2019 (DULOG).

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Directing

Director/Executive Producer, 'Pygmalion' (Tethered Wits, Multi-venue Tour);

Director, 'All's Well That Ends Well' (Castle Theatre Company, UK Tour);

Assistant Director, 'The Durham Showcase' (DST, Online Production);

Movement Director, ‘Lord of the Flies’ (Gala Theatre/Unfolding Theatre, Gala Theatre);

Director/Producer, ‘Uncle Vanya’ (Tethered Wits, Tuckwell Amphitheatre);

Director/Writer/Assistant Producer, ‘Beautiful Little Fool’ (Close Up Theatre, Greenside at Infirmary Street, Edinburgh Fringe);

Director, ‘Nell Gwynn’ (DUCT, Durham Student's Union);

Co-Director, ‘Implosion’ (DDF, Caedmon Hall);

Co-Director & Assistant Choreographer, ‘Pippin’ (HBT, Caedmon Hall);

Assistant Director, ‘Uncle Vanya’ (DUCT, Durham Masonic Hall);

Director, ‘Family Circles’ (BTC & Green Door, St John's College);

Director/Choreographer, winning entry in the Inter University Musical Theatre Competition 2019 (DULOG).

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Contact

I'd love to hear from fellow creatives, arts organisations and agents!

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