Sonia is a writer and performer from Manchester. She has a playful approach to making theatre and likes to work collaboratively with actors, directors and participants throughout the process.
She trained as an actor at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and has devised, written and performed work with a number of companies including the Kiln Theatre, Paines Plough, Hull Truck, Battersea Arts Centre, Theatre Delicatessen and Duckie. She is also Artistic Director of PaperMash Theatre.
Sonia was longlisted for the BBC Caroline Aherne Bursary 2018 and shortlisted for the BBC Comedy Room 2018.
OH WE DO LIKE TO BE (HighTide) Current
BITS (PaperMash Theatre) Current
Supported by The Wellcome Trust and Split Infinitive Trust
THE BOY WHO GREW A TWISTY TALE 2016
Commissioned by The Herd Theatre in collaboration with Hull Truck
Presented at Hull City Hall and toured Hull schools
BUTTER (Lady Junk Theatre) 2016
Winner of The Origins Award for Outstanding New Work
HAPPY BIRTHDAY WITHOUT YOU (A Tricycle Theatre and PaperMash Theatre co-production) 2015
The Greater Manchester Fringe Festival, Tricycle Theatre and Paines Plough’s Roundabout at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015
Winner of The Greater Manchester Fringe Festival Best Newcomer Award 2014
WOMEN OF TACKLEY 2011
John Thaw Studio
AI Project (BBC) Current
Creator & Writer
BIFF AND CHIP (CBBC) Current
THE AMELIA GETHING COMPLEX (CBBC) 2019
CLASS DISMISSED (CBBC) 2019
6 x 30’ comedy. Creator, writer
BBC Comedy Room 2018 shortlist