Fair Play Comedy Theatre CV
Tel: 07887 772827 / 079299 65210
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Company members

Andy Kenny and Jamie Waite

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About Fair Play

FP is currently celebrating its 15th season as a professional company. The company specialises in comic shows, walkabouts, corporate entertainment and cabaret acts. We perform these at street theatre events, festivals, indoor theatres, corporate occasions and cabaret.

Training

1997-2011 Workshops and direction: Ranging from 2 days to a year with many leading physical theatre and clown practitioners including:
 
 
Circomedia - 1 years tuition at internationally renowned school of physical comedy and circus in Bristol.
Phelim McDermott - Improvisation
Bim Mason - Clowning, physical comedy, mask
Fraser Hooper - Clowning
Barry And Joan Grantham – Eccentric dance
Ken Campbell - Object comedy and impro
Marcello Magni - Physical theatre
Kathryn Hunter - Movement
   
Performance History
   
We have performed at hundreds of events with our range of acts and special commissions, but to keep the CV succinct we have just included a small section that emphasises the diversity and success of our work.
   
2011 Commissioned to produce new installation 'Impossible Sand Sculptures' for Cardiff Bay festival as an addition to 'The Last Resort'
  Fairly Fresh Fish perform at America's Cup in Plymouth and Tall Ships Race in Waterford, Ireland
  'The Last Resort' installation traveled to Bangor in N.Ireland
2010 The Last Resort' performs at 6 events including Paddington station
  Commissioned to produce new installation 'Duck' for Cardiff City Council
  Commissioned to create 4 FaceSpaces for Glastonbury festival, one for each decade
  Manchester City FC – New act 'Sports Guides' and Xmas Elves inside the ground
  'Rambling On' visits amongst others Winchester Hat Fair, Gateshead, Leeds and works amongst 4,000 girl guides at the150th year celebrations
  National Space Museum – 'Space Cadets' perform short shows
2009 'Rambling On' has 9 outings including 'Newcastle Eat festival'
  International Bio-Diversity Conference, Bristol – Improvise sketches based on the discussions and present them through the day
  Produced FaceSpaces - Modern takes on the seaside portraits you insert your head into. In collaboration with William Wilding (www.wildings.co.uk) as artist
  'The Last Resort' spends 4 days at Belfast Tall ships race
  'Fairly Fresh Fish Co' 3 days at Dublin Festival
2008 Created mid-scale installation piece 'The Last Resort' from company funds - A 5–7 person installation containing shows walkabouts and installations that runs for 5 hours a day
  Universal Pictures and Dubai-land – Worked in Dubai performing 'Space Cadets' for these companies at trade fair
2006/2007 Awarded Arts Council Funding (Grants for the Arts) - To produce a show/ walkabout hybrid piece with puppets 'Rambling On'
  'Fairly Fresh Fish Co' produced from Grants For The Arts money - during our puppet R + D for 'Rambling On' this idea arose and was produced alongside the original project
  Asked to create 1 hour indoor theatre piece by the Bacon Theatre Cheltenham – devised 'Flights of Fancy' and undertook short theatre tour
  Commissioned to produce walkabout for Brunel 200 celebrations in Bath.
  Commissioned to produce guided tours for IBIS hotel at Bristol harbour side festival
2005 Oerol Festival Holland – Performed Terry's Carpet Bizarre
  Airbus Corporate party – 'RonAndDon.con perform
  V-Festival, Stafford – RonAndDon.con performed here for 5 years running
2004 Cardigan Arts Centre – performed two of our shows to celebrate theatres opening
  West Yorkshire playhouse – Compere Breeze cabaret in main house
  Cardiff bay – commissioned to produce comic guided tours of the bay
2003 Abu Dhabi, UEA – 'RonAndDon.con' and 'Elves' at winter shopping festival
  London Bridge for launch of congestion charge as 'Space Cadets'
2002 HTV – Wrote and performed sketches for TV show 'Refresh'
  British Grand Prix, Silverstone – corporate entertainment with 'Space Cadets'
  Circus Space cabaret – performed 'Come Fly With Me'
2001 History of Swindon, Swindon City Council - Commissioned to write and perform in 'History of Swindon', a show involving 20 performers
  Ernst and Young Xmas party - Walkabout with 'RonAndDon.con at Royal Geographic Society
2000 Millenium Dome – Commissioned by Zap to produce 'Space Cadets' walkabout for the Dome and work 40 days there
  Kent arts Tour – Booked by council for a tour of outdoor and indoor venues with our static show 'Come Fly With Me'
1999 Opening Welsh National Assembly – Huge concert where we performed as 'Space Cadets' and rubbed shoulders with Shirley Bassey and Tom Jones
  Bremen Festival, Germany – Performed 'Come Fly With Me'
  CAP Gemini 10 year party, Maastrict, Holland - 'Come Fly With Me' shows at 2 day corporate staff party
  Southampton Boat Show – 'Evolution' Shows
1998 Vlissingham festival, Holland – 'Wanted' shows
  Deyenoord Mental Institution, Holland – 2 days of 'Come Fly With Me' shows firstly for staff and then for patients at a Dutch mental health village
1997 Linz Pflaster Spektakel, Austria – 'Come Fly With Me' shows as part of European tour
  Rotterdam International Street Performers Competition – Won 2nd prize with 'Come Fly With Me'
  Museum of Welsh Life – Premier performance of company's first show 'Come Fly With Me'