Ariella Eshed: Artistic Director

Ariella Eshed is an established director and workshop leader based in London. She formed Tik-sho-ret in 2005.  

Some directing experience:

“Married to The Game” (Theatre 503), “Yerma” (Corbett Theatre, East 15), “The Bald Prima Donna/The Orchestra” (New Players Theatre, Mountview PG production), “Mum, Me” (Tristan Bates Theatre), “The Mythical Melting Pot” (The King’s Head), “A Public Kind of Privacy” (Brighton Festival, Bath, and the White Bear), “Ya’akobi and Leidental” (The New End, Soho Studio and Oval House), “Crocodile Seeking Refuge” (The Lyric Hammersmith), “Kindertransport” (The Bull Theatre), “General Schwarzpoot Hunts Pink Tigers in the Sahara Desert” (Union Theatre), “Hannah and Hannah” (Israeli tour), “The Bride and the Butterfly Hunter” (Etcetera Theatre), “A Love Story with No End” (CPT and Old Red Lion).

Rehearsed readings include: ‘Lifgosh: New British and Israeli writing’ (New Diorma Theatre), “Five Kilo Sugar” (New Writing from Israel, The Tristan bates Theatre) “The Scapegoat” (Tate Britain and Manchester City Art Galley), “Drive-thru Nativity” (Blue Elephant Theatre), “Hard Love”, “Yaákobi and Leidental”,      “I Am Speaking To You In Chinese” (Hampstead Theatre), and “Voices from Israel” (Soho Theatre).

Teaching experience:

Ariella has taught, directed or led workshops at Mountview, East 15, Alra, Central School of Speech and Drama and the National Theatre Education Department. She is a regular tutor at the Actors Centre and at the City Lit and in Portsmouth University. She also led workshop Internationally in Athens, Sweden, Japan and in Israel.


Louise Harris: Associate

Louise has worked within the drama industry for ten years, as an actor, producer and in script development. She has a particular interest in working with upcoming writers and has co-produced new plays at several London Fringe and off-West End venues, including the Hackney Empire, Stratford Circus and The Bridewell Theatre. Most recently, Louise has produced Open Page, bi-monthly new writing night for Stellar Network at the BFI.

Tom Latter: Associate

Tom Latter trained in Directing at Mountview Academy in 2008/9. Directing credits include: The Death of Norman Tortilla by Charlotte Coates (Tristan Bates Theatre), Lost and Found by Alex Everard (Saffron Walden Maze Festival), Health and Safety by Rebecca Walker (Southwark Playhouse), The Art of Concealment by Giles Cole (Brighton Fringe Festival) Pallbearings by Giles Faulkner (Rosemary Branch Theatre); Mythogastronomy and Let’s Blitz: Your Country Feeds You with Artforeating, Reeperbahn by Paul Murphy (Theatre503), Crazy Gary’s Mobile Disco by Gary Owen (New Wimbledon Studio), TheWisdom of the Den by David Christopher (msft / The Oubliette). Credits as Assistant Director include Snap Catch Slam by Emma Jowett (Edinburgh Festival Fringe). Tom is Artistic Director of Sheer Drop Theatre.