People


Ailin Conant (Artistic Director) is a Japanese-American director with a passion for daring new works of theatre that engage audiences with untold and under-told stories in a visual, visceral way. She has worked freelance for various companies including The Bush Theatre (UK), Ayyam Al-Masrah (Gaza), Clown Me In (Mexico), The Catalyst (Switzerland), and Satellite Théâtre (Montreal) , and has produced work through Theatre Témoin in Rwanda, Israel, Kashmir, Lebanon, France, and the USA.  She enjoys working with young artists and has directed showcase work for East 15 and Fourth Monkey; and outreach work for The Old Vic Theatre and The Young Vic Theatre. Ailin also works freelance as a movement director, fight director, and dramaturg.
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Patrick Collier (Creative Producer) is a London based theatre producer and director developing new work by cutting edge artists and companies in London and across the UK and Ireland.  Recent credits include The Misfit Analysis (Edfringe 2015), I Am Beast (Edfringe 2015), Smother (Edfringe 2015), Nobody’s Home (touring 2015-16), Elephant Man (London and touring 2014-15), Normal/Madness (Edfringe and touring 2014), Killing Roger (touring 2013-14), The Fantasist (London, Edfringe and international touring 2012-13), Eye Queue Hear (London and touring 2013-14), The Little Soldiers (Edfringe and touring 2013), Nineveh (London 2013), The Rub (New York and New Orleans 2012), As You Like It (London 2011), The Return Project (Rwanda, Israel, Lebanon and Kashmir 2011-12).  He also acts as a trustee for the Shakespeare in Shoreditch Festival, and has worked with a number of other companies as consultant, trainer, and manager including Access All Areas, Metta Theatre, Fourth Monkey Theatre Company and the Oxford School of Drama.  Patrick trained at Trinity College Dublin and the Oxford School of Drama, and was jointly the first recipient of the Natwest Young Producer’s Bursary.

Fiona Mason (General Manager) Fi is a writer, consultant, coach and mentor. She brings 23+ years of producing, management, fundraising and strategic planning to her role as General Manager for Theatre Témoin. She loves supporting artists and organisations to realise their ambitions and has enjoyed working with the Royal Opera House, New Wolsey Theatre, Watford Palace Theatre, Lakeside Theatre, Tilted Productions, DanceEast, Colchester Arts Centre, Darren Johnston, Pacitti Company, Adriano Adewale and many, many more. These days, when not helping others towards their goals, she focusses on her passions; writing and teaching creative writing and writing for wellbeing. She co-founded writing development organisation Word After Word in 2016 with fiction writer Andrew L Reynolds. She has MAs in Philosophy (University of Essex) and Creative & Life Writing (Goldsmiths). Twitter fi_mason
Ina Berggren (Technical Manager) freelances as stage and production manager as well as theatre technician. She started her career in Sweden but is now living and working in London.  Apart from Témoin she is currently an associate with Superbolt Theatre (Company Stage Manager) and Lazarus Theatre Company (Company Production Manager). Recent credits include Crazy Glue (touring UK 2015-16 and FRiNGE Festival Recklinghausen, Germany 2015), Jurassic Park (touring 2015-16), Tamburlaine the Great (Camden fringe 2015) Misfit Analysis (Edinburgh 2015), Nobody’s Home (touring 2015-16) Henry V (London 2015), and Revengers Tragedy (London 2015) .
Associate Artists: Dorie Kinnear, Julia Yevnine, Robin Guiver, Tomoko Komura, Will Pinchin
Trustees: Gary Window, Jasmine Cullingford, Jennifer Pearcy-Edwards, Pete Williams