About

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My name is Garth Williams. I am an Actor, Theatremaker and Producer. I create multimedia theatre projects incorporating comical physical theatre, text based narratives, and interactive projection mapping video. I continue to make my own work while often collaborating with, devising and appearing in other peoples shows.

I create outdoor work as Safetycatch Theatre – Interplay for Outsiders through my sister company Safetycatch Theatre (www.safetycatch.co.uk). I am a long serving board member of NASA (The National Association of Street Artists) and co-run FLOI (For the Love Of It) the annual gathering of outside artists, with Chris Squire from Impossible Arts.

I also create Film, Video & 3D Projection Mapping through my other sister company Safetycatch 3D (www.safetycatch.net).

And photography.

www.photogarth.com

The rest is between jobs.

Film Showreel.

Click below for my Acting CV pdf.

Acting CV Garth Williams 

This website is focussed on my indoor theatre work and multimedia work, with some examples of outdoor theatre creations.

A brief outline of my professional acting experience and training:

Drama school trained actor (B.A.Hons – 1st at the Arden School of Theatre, degree validated by University of Manchester). Deviser and theatre maker with over 15 years professional experience.

Appearing recently in Jesus Hopped The A Train, directed by Jake Murray at HOME Mcr in May 2018. Also in Spring Reign – A story from the Syrian conflict, created with and directed by Benedict Power, at the Lowry and Theatre in the Mill (May 2015, national tour 2017). I am also in recent short film now hitting the festivals in autumn 2018 by Vivien Reid and Little City Pictures, called The Box. I have also made work for Contact Theatre, New Strides, and TransAction Theatre.

I have a lot of experience of performing in outdoor theatre ~ both for other companies and in my own ongoing shows. I have worked as a performer / deviser in five mid-scale outdoor theatre shows for four highly established companies and tour 2 shows of my own, and am in the process of creating a third, “Doctor! Doctor!!”.

I am a mission control (steering group) member of the National Association of Street Artists (NASA).

In 2005 I produced, wrote and performed multimedia play “G.I.Ronimo”, at Edinburgh Fringe and Manchester.

Previously I produced, directed and performed self-devised multimedia installation “The Sham-Man”, and co-wrote, directed and performed multimedia play “Ikiru”.

Some of the training I have taken part in in the last few years:

  • 18 separate, week long masterclasses with Gey Pin Ang, a performer, teacher, director and pedagogue.
  • Spymonkey’s 3 week Clown Creation School, October 2018.
  • Masterclasses with seven international clown teachers including Philippe Gaulier, John Wright and Aitor Bassauri / Spymonkey x 6 weeks.
  • Completed – 18 month Theodora Children’s Trust Clown Doctor training programme.
  • Button training with Ko Murobushi and Creating with Al Seed.
  • Attended summerschool in interactive video software ‘Isadora’. And international workshop in 2016.
  • 1 year full time practical filmmaking course, focussing on Camera, Directing and Editing.
  • Apple Accredited Final Cut Pro editor.

Experienced workshop leader of mixed groups from families to corporate teams – in acting, drama games and filmmaking.

Residential workshop organiser, for groups of up to 40.

I have produced, directed, filmed and edited over fifty trailers for theatre, short films, and music videos, also creating multimedia content for several other theatre companies.

For more on my film & video work please visit… Safetycatch3D

http://www.safetycatch.net

For more on Outdoor theatre work please visit…Safetycatch Theatre

http://www.safetycatch.co.uk

For my photography please visit (Site under construction)

http://www.photogarth.com