Rhiannon Faith is a boundary-breaking Artist whose work and experiences cross artforms. She is an exciting British female voice making waves in directing, choreography and most recently as a published author.
Rhiannon is currently working as Movement Director for a spectacular outdoor event in Gdansk, Poland entitled FIRST TO FIGHT commemorating 1949-1989. She is also working on a new touring show DROWN TOWN with ACE support. In August 2018 Rhiannon was announced as the first ever Associate Artist at Harlow Playhouse and is currently developing a new production at Harlow entitled DROWN TOWN for production of a bold new mid-scale dance theatre piece at Harlow and on tour in 2020, supported by DanceEast and Arts Council England.
SMACK THAT (a conversation), is on tour from February 2019 and is playing at the Ovalhouse in London from 27 February – 16 March. The show toured the UK in 2018 to critical acclaim and was nominated for Innovation in Dance at One Dance UK Awards. SMACK THAT (a conversation) has also been published by Oberon Books as an instructional dance play.
Rhiannon Faith is responsible for making Harlow Playhouse the first J9 Venue in the UK, (a sign-posted safe space for victims of Domestic Abuse) and other UK art venues, including the Barbican, and Ovalhouse have also signed up to the campaign.
Rhiannon’s additional new work I DON’T F***KING CARE BEAR has been touring the UK as a rural tour. Acclaimed show SCARY SHIT had a 5 Star successful run at The Pleasance in Edinburgh Fringe 2016 (Judith Mackrell’s ‘top 3 to see’), Latitude Festival, Offbeat, Bedfringe and toured to 14 UK theatres including The Pleasance London, Artsdepot, MAC Birmingham, Oldham Coliseum, & Cast Theatre.
Rhiannon’s previous work includes THE DATE which successfully toured through ACE funding, with the performance at Battersea Arts Centre archived in the British Library.
Rhiannon Faith’s choreographic credits include ARTIST IN RESIDENCE/Bryony Kimmings (Channel 4 Documentary), VEVO HALLOWEEN (VEVO), IMMERSIVE CULT (Tatler Summer Ball/Christies Auction House) FRAFF (Scottee/Heartof Glass) Zealous X (Zealous) ZERO FOR THE YOUNG DUDES (National Theatre Connections), SOROR (Short, Springhead Film Company), THE RED SHOES (Secret Cinema), GREASE (Secret Cinema), DIVA (Secret Cinema) ONE TOUCH OF VENUS (Ye Olde Rose and Crown).
She holds an MA in Contemporary Dance Theatre Practice, a PGCE, and received the Smith-Artaud Award for excellence in Dance Theatre.
‘Rhiannon Faith is a silly, serious and brave contemporary female heroine. She will go far’