Dominique Morisseau

Dominique Morisseau is an American playwright and actor from Detroit, Michigan. Her plays include Pipeline, Sunset Baby, Blood at the Root, Follow Me to Nellie’s and the three-play cycle, The Detroit Projects, which includes Paradise Blue, Detroit ’67 and Skeleton Crew.

The Detroit Project

Charlie Mortimer

Charlie Mortimer was educated (reluctantly) at Eton. Now describing himself as a ‘middle-aged, middle-class spiv (mostly retired)’, amongst other things he was in the Coldstream Guards, a vintage-car restorer, oil-rig roughneck and pop-group manager, as well as a boatboy/mechanic in Africa, car salesman in California, manufacturer of boxer shorts in Asia and an antiques dealer. He now lives in West London with his partner.

Dear Lupin

Roger Mortimer

Roger Mortimer was born in 1909 and educated at Ludgrove, Eton and Sandhurst. In 1930 he was commissioned into the Coldstream Guards. He fought at Dunkirk in 1940, was captured and spent the remainder of the war as a POW. After resigning from the army in 1947, he became racing correspondent for The Sunday Times for almost thirty years. He wrote several classic books on racing including The History of the Derby. He met Cynthia Denison-Pender in 1947 and married the same year. They had two daughters: Jane and Louise, and one son, Charles. Roger died in 1991.

His letters to his son Charles were published postumously in 2012 in a bestselling collection entitled Dear Lupin.

Dear Lupin

David Morton

David Morton is a director, designer and playwright. He has created works, as well as designed and constructed puppets, for Lincoln Center, St. Ann’s Warehouse, the New Victory Theater, Queensland Theatre Company, La Boite, Brisbane Festival, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Festival, Terrapin Puppet Company, Darwin Festival, Adelaide Festival Centre, The Garden of Unearthly Delights at the Adelaide Fringe, Metro Arts, Queensland Performing Arts Centre and the Brisbane Powerhouse.

David was named Best Director by the Matilda Awards in 2016 for The Wider Earth, and has been nominated for Helpmann Awards in writing and design in both 2016 and 2017 for The Wider Earth and Laser Beak Man. He holds a PhD from the Queensland University of Technology focusing on the contemporary use of puppetry for adult audiences.

David is a founding member and the Creative Director of the Dead Puppet Society.

The Wider Earth

Hannah Moscovitch

Hannah Moscovitch is an acclaimed Canadian playwright, TV writer, and librettist whose work has been widely produced in Canada and around the world.

Recent stage work includes The Children's Republic, Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Classes and Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story (co-created with Christian Barry and Ben Caplan).

She has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Trillium Book Award, the Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award, the Scotsman Fringe First and the Herald Angel Awards at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and the prestigious Windham-Campbell Prize administered by Yale University. She has been nominated for the international Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, the Drama Desk Award, Canada's Siminovitch Prize in Theatre, and the Governor General's Literary Award.

She is a playwright-in-residence at Tarragon Theatre in Toronto. She lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Classes
The Children's Republic
Secret Life of a Mother

Nick Moseley

Nick Moseley worked as an actor before teaching drama in secondary school, and then in drama schools, first at Italia Conti and then at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, where he was Principal Lecturer in Acting for fifteen years.

He is the author of several books: Acting and Reacting: Tools for the Modern Actor; Meisner in Practice: A Guide for Actors, Directors and Teachers; Actioning and How to Do It; and Getting into Drama School: The Compact Guide, all published by Nick Hern Books.

Nick Moseley
Acting and Reacting
Meisner in Practice
Actioning - and How to Do It
Getting into Drama School: The Compact Guide
Getting into Drama School: The Compact Guide

Itamar Moses

Itamar Moses is an American playwright, author, and television writer. His plays include Outrage, Bach at Leipzig, Celebrity Row, The Four of Us, Yellowjackets and Completeness. He won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical for The Band's Visit.

The Band's Visit