Bakehouse Factory has a national network of performers, musicians, dancers, storytellers, craftsmen, film makers writers and event managers to bring your project to life.
Our creative in-house team includes:
• Concept developers and script writers
• Set builders and costume designers
• Pre-school and primary education specialists
• Event producers and onsite crew
Hannah's background in dance theatre, interactive performance and public space theatre has lead to her forming The Bakehouse Factory. She has a passion for creating engaging environments, characters and stories that both children and adults can relate to and enjoy.
Her experience in developing theatre education programmes and delivering them to over 20,000 children around the UK with Bombastic Dance Theatre, has helped her to understand how children relate to and play with performance. Hannah has worked with young people on a large scale, creating shows at Murryfield & Millennium Stadiums, Goodison Park, Durham & Lords cricket grounds through her role as lead choreographer with Pro-Excel. She has also mastered the skills of silliness with her work as director of Lost & Found, nonsense facilitators & Gideon Reeling, project managing some of their high profile events.
Hannah's family shows have been performed at the National Theatre 'Watch this Space', The Udderbelly Edinburgh Festival, Wales Millennium Centre, BFI Southbank, Camden Green Fair Regents Park, Art Car Boutique Chapter Cardiff and Glastonbury Festival.
Kate's background is in producing arts & culture projects and events across the UK and EU. After graduating in Performance, Media and Cultural Studies, Kate went on to work in the arts industry in Communications, Fundraising and Production.
Early career highlights include Head of Marketing for Europe's largest snowboarding and music festival, Snowbombing, and establishing a network of city guides with itchy Publishing.
Before establishing Bakehouse Factory, Kate spent 6 years on the Management Board of Idea Generation - the UK's largest arts and culture consultancy - during which time she was responsible for the design and implementation of a series of high-profile cultural projects and PR campaigns. Credits include : The Big Chill, Manchester International Festival - Halle Orchestra and Elbow Collaboration, Amazon, Absolut Artists Salon, Skype, Nokia @ Edinburgh Comedy Festival, Beck's Artists Labels and many many more.
Dan's lifelong passion for creativity has taken him all the way from earning a first class degree in Fine Art to building stunning sets for numerous productions, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the west end and The Dr Who Expierience.Dan spends much of his time creating Bakehouse magic in the workshop; this includes inventing props, sets and interactive contraptions for shows and events around the country. Combining his passion for Art and Design with a love of cutting, drilling and sawdust, Dan has done everything from bringing to life a giant elephant puppet, turning a helter skelter into a Christmas tree and converting a black cab into a 1920s deco cinema.
He is a widely experienced set builder and rigger; having worked for the National Theatre of Wales , Gideon Reeling , Punch Drunk and Lost & Found. As well as this, Dan has worked on sets for award ceremonies, including the MOBOs, NME and The Brits. He has also designed and built installations for Glastonbury Festival, Bestival and Secret Garden Sound System.For Bakehouse Factory, Dan's ability to create fantastical sets turns ideas into 3D reality; designing and building full scale, interactive experiences and events from the fully bespoke to the small magical details which define Bakehouse Factory's productions.