2014 Company Profiles

Chris Bianchi


This season: The Dukes in AS YOU LIKE IT, Jellaby in ARCADIA. Previously for SATTF: Edward IV and James Tyrell in RICHARD III. Murellus & Cinna the Poet in JULIUS CAESAR, Agrippa in ANTONY & CLEOPATRA, Lear's Fool in KING LEAR and Gaev in THE CHERRY ORCHARD.

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Over a thirteen year period Alan produced, directed and acted in many productions as a founder-member of Show of Strength Pub Theatre Company, producing new writing and rare classics including the premiere of Peter Nichols Blue Murder (National Tour) and the rediscovered eighteenth century comedy A Busy Day by Fanny Burney (Kings Head and Lyric, Shaftsbury Ave 2000). In 1999 he directed the first season of plays and readings which opened the Tobacco Factory as a theatre venue.

Drama Centre, London.

For SATTF: Eglamour in Two Gentlemen of Verona, Hastings in Richard III, Albany in King Lear, Duke of Venice & Montano in Othello, Vincentio, Tailor, Huntsman in The Taming of the Shrew, Barnardo & Player in Hamlet, Caska in Julius Caesar, Menas & Thidias in Antony & Cleopatra, Egeus & Robin Starveling in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Sebastian in The Tempest, Willoughby/Murderer in Richard II, Angelo in The Comedy of Errors and Albany in King Lear.