Romany Theatre Company (RTC) have created original work and performed nationally for the last ten years.
RTC have also nurtured new Gypsy talent who have gone on to work in Theatre, Radio, TV and Film for organisations including the BBC, Endermol, the Arvon Foundation, the Royal Court, Bristol Old Vic, Soho Theatre and Universal Studios, as well as collaborating with international artists from Eastern Europe, Brazil, New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the United States of America.
Dan created and was lead writer on the 36 part BBC radio drama series Atching Tan broadcast between 2008 – 2010. His first Radio 4 play was shortlisted for the BBC Imison and Audio Drama Awards 2011. His latest Radio 4 play was broadcast earlier this year and he also adapted the book, The Diddakoi, for Radio 4 Extra in 2012. Dan is currently under commission to the Royal Court Theatre, BBC TV and Radio 4.
Ellen is Associate Director at the Gate Theatre. Her previous directing credits include How to Think the Unthinkable/The Man with the Disturbingly Smelly Foot (Unicorn Theatre – nominated for an Off West End Award 2012); Telling Tales (Almeida Theatre Projects); Ivan and the Dogs (ATC/Soho Theatre/Rustaveli Theatre Georgia – nominated for an Olivier Award 2011); A Kind of Alaska (JMK Award Runner Up/BAC). Ellen trained as an assistant director to Bijan Sheibani, Katie Mitchell, and Marianne Elliott. Ellen is Associate Artist at Company of Angels.