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Matthew Bulgo

Writer

Agent

Nick Quinn

Matthew works as a playwright, actor, dramaturg and tutor

 

He is a graduate of the Sherman Theatre ‘Advanced Writers Group’ and is an Associate Director of Dirty Protest

 

CURRENT/IN DEVELOPMENT

 

THE AWKWARD YEARS

One-woman show being co-produced with The Other Room and Chapter (September 2018) funded by Arts Council Wales

 

PROJECT HUSH

Site-responsive project commissioned by Theatr Clwyd and Papertrail Theatre

 

A NIGHT IN THE CLINK

Site-responsive project commissioned by Papertrail Theatre

 

OPERATION JULIE

Originally a seed commission for National Theatre Wales, currently in development

 

ANIMUS

Play developed whilst ‘Writer-in-Residence’ at Theatr Clwyd

 

THE KING IS DEAD, LONG LIVE THE KING

Play developed whilst ‘Writer-in-Residence’ at Theatr Clwyd

 

THEATRE

 

#YOLO (National Theatre, NT Connections)

Workshop Dir: Adele Thomas

A play for young people commissioned by National Theatre Connections featuring as part of their 2017 programme of work

 

CONSTELLATION STREET (The Other Room)

Dir: Dan Jones & Chelsey Gillard

Full-length play which featured as part of The Other Room’s ‘Insomnia’ Season

Winner – BEST PLAYWRIGHT at the Wales Theatre Awards 2017

Winner – BEST PRODUCTION at the Wales Theatre Awards 2017

 

LAST CHRISTMAS (Dirty Protest/Theatr Clwyd)

Dir: Kate Wasserberg

Following a number of performances in Wales, Last Christmas received critical acclaim at the Edinburgh Fringe before transferring to the Soho Theatre and to the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Winner – BEST PLAYWRIGHT at the Wales Theatre Awards 2015

Nominated – BEST PRODUCTION at the Theatre Critics of Wales Awards

 

THE KNOWLEDGE (Dirty Protest/Royal Court)

Dir: Kate Wasserberg

Initially staged at the Royal Court as part of their ‘Surprise Theatre’ Season, The play was subsequently remounted by National Theatre Wales as part of their new writing festival, ‘Dirty, Gifted and Welsh’

 

LACUNA (Three Streets Productions, New Wimbledon Studio)

Dir: Alice Malin

Produced at the New Wimbledon Studio as part of a double-bill entitled, ‘Freefall’

 

REAL HUMAN BEING (Taking Flight Theatre)

Dir: Elise Davison

Educational play funded by Disability Wales and the Home Office – subsequently remounted with funding from the Welsh Assembly

Nominated – BEST SHOW FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE at the Wales Theatre Awards 2016

 

MY FATHER’S HANDS (Paines Plough)

Dir: George Perrin

Commissioned as part of the company’s nationwide ‘Come To Where I’m From’ project

 

THE HYDRA (Young Actors Studio @ RWCMD)

Dir: Matthew Bulgo

Play for young people commissioned by the Young Actors Studio at RWCMD (Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama)

 

THIS IS WHAT DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE (WGYTC)

Dir: Matthew Bulgo

Commissioned play for young people inspired by the so-called ‘youthquake’ in the lead up to the 2017 General Election

 

HOMO ECONOMICUS (Bridgend College)

Dir: Lee Mengo

Commissioned play for young people based on our evolving relationship to money

 

Call Nick to discuss Matthew or other Writers

+44 (0)20 7727 1346