Max's ideal job is bringing a company of actors together to create Shakespeare and Icarus' other work in a unique way: kinetic and through a “contemporary lens”. He is also thrilled about all sorts of tragedy; the darker and deeper the better. Taking the audience on an emotional journey that weaves together with the best dialogue Icarus can find.
Elise recently gained her BA Hons Degree in Creative Events Management from Arts University Bournemouth as a mature student. Grass roots born and bred in Salford she was most recently Take Part Producer at Wiltshire Creative (Salisbury Playhouse, Salisbury International Arts Festival and Salisbury Arts Centre), Executive Producer/CEO of Stolen Thread Productions CIC and consulting trustee to The Way Theatre, Greater Manchester. She has most recently embarked on her journey with ACT International and in association with Icarus Theatre Collective.
Liliana studied BA Fine Art at Central SaintMartins in London. She has since worked in art institutions both in the UK and Australia, developing strong connections globally. Her art practice, though often sculptural, always has a basis in storytelling. Liliana knows how vital it is to tell stories that might not always be heard and the importance of incorporating new technologies to share them with more people. She recently joined the Icarus Theatre Collective to continue her passion and work with people who believe in the power of words.
Jonathan has joined Icarus from the charity world, where he's mostly worked for disability charities as a charitable trusts fundraiser. He's also a writer, producing articles for businesses and print media, alongside personal creative projects. You can sit on one of his poems, as it is painted on a bench in Southampton's city centre.
Daniel has over 50 producing credits across the UK, the West End, America and Internationally. He has been producer for Bill Kenwright Ltd, The Almeida Theatre (London) and is currently Executive Producer for Cambridge Arts Theatre. Daniel is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts. He has also served as a Magistrate, on the East of England Regional Assembly and on board of several large arts and cultural charities.