Guðbjörg Ása Jóns Huldudóttir, Gudda as we call her, is an actress based in a village in the north-west of Iceland. She trained with Bred in the Bone at the Grotowski Institute in Poland in the summer of 2010 following her graduation as an actor from Rose Bruford College. Gudda has been a core member of the company ever since, working on shows such as 21 Windmills, She is Lear, She is Macbeth and The Ship. In addition Gudda is on the company‘s trainer team, working with and training students who join Bred in the Bone‘s residencies.
In addition to her work with Bred in the Bone Gudda has also worked as a drama teacher and director in Iceland, together with co-creating and performing in a couple of theatre shows.
At the moment Gudda works at an old peoples home in her village, practises gardening and gives classes of silly-gym to the villagers between her sessions with Bred in the Bone
Tinna graduated from Acting at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance in the summer of 2010 and has since then partcipated in workshops with different artists and worked with various theatre groups in Iceland.
She is a member of Bred in the Bone Theatre Laboratory and has for the last five years studied classical singing with Alina Dubik at Reykjavik College of Music
Tinna lives in a little hole in Reykjavik, where she likes to croché and cook while drinking coffee and listening to operas."
Kate Radford is a multi-disciplinary artist, writer and theatre maker based in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. She has been a member of Bred In The Bone since 2014, Performing in Orpheus, Onwards To Progress, She Is Macbeth, The Ship and also sharing her music within the company. She is a multi-instrumentalist, often to be found with a Guitar, and Accordion or singing. She is part of Bred In The Bone's training, using voice and music to incorporate a variety of improvisational sounds into the work. Often to be found performing, creating strange art projects or being involved in political projects you can find her with a notebook wandering around the hills of Yorkshire.
Solo projects include; Lilith (Theatre Deli On The Moor) 26.2 Reasons To Change Your Life! (Hebden Bridge Town Hall) Drought (Square Chapel) Tiny Metal Islands (Manchester International Festival). Associate Artist:: The West Yorkshire Playhouse, Chol Theatre, Hebden Bridge Arts Festival, The Nova Collective, Young Mechanics, Time Out.
Ciaran John is an actor and theatre maker, represented by RD casting, based in South London and is a recent graduate from the European Theatre Arts course at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance. Ciaran works with Bred in the Bone as an actor, having performed with them in pieces such as The Ship and Clios.
Ciaran is a founding member of physical theatre company Romantika, with which he has toured work internationally.
Ciaran has also recently begun working as an Associate Artist with absurdist theatre makers Loud Ground.
In the Spring of 2017, Ciaran directed a devised comedy piece called Lewis Ames Talent, which explores notions of failure and the more unpleasant aspects of small-town England.
Ciaran also likes juggling fire.
Gabe is a freelance dramaturg, performer, musician and teacher, working permanently as a Lecturer in Performing Arts at Peterborough University. He has worked with Bred in the Bone since 2013, performing across Europe in a number of projects including 21 Windmills, She is Lear and The Crab Cannery Ship. Gabe regularly develops the music for Bred in the Bone’s work, as well as collaborating on text and dramaturgy. His play Onwards, to Progress has been performed upwards of 10 times internationally by the company, including a well-received run at Brighton Fringe 2016. Gabe will begin his PhD in 2018, investigating the work of Bred in the Bone in relation to embodiment and musicality.
Originally from the Yorkshire dales and temporarily subdued by the high-rise capital, Gabe has recently moved somewhere very flat, which has proven equally conducive to agoraphobia and increased bike-usage.
(Other projects include Pelagic at Artworks; Redundant by Leo Butler at Peterborough University; The Party is Over by Nonsuch; and Liberation by The Alchemist Theatre Company.)