Lotte Ruth Johnson
"All art is political, all art conjures thoughts and emotions that can lead into action. I have a responsibility to make sure that those actions are forward thinking, progressive and promote equality."
Lotte talking to The Tung Magazine
With a focus on politically and socially engaged theatre, Lotte has worked as associate director of Blink Theatre, since directing The Collector in 2014. Since then Lotte has directed numerous pieces for Blink, to critical acclaim, including the regular short-play event, Response, for emerging and under-represented artists at The Old Red Lion Theatre. Lotte took on the role of Artistic Director in July 2018. Lotte has an MA in Actor Training and Coaching from RCSSD and is currently Head of Acting at City Academy.
Lotte has previously taught for Identity School of Acting, Rose Bruford, Bird College and The Actors Centre. With a determination to make theatre and actor training diverse, accessible and representative of the society we live in, Lotte has also directed at venues including The Arcola, Theatre 503, The Space, The Lion and Unicorn & The Kings Head Theatre.
Scarlett Alice Johnson
Scarlett Alice Johnson is an established actor whose work has spanned Theatre, TV, Film and Radio over 15 years.
Scarlett's credits includes work with The Royal Court, Paines Plough, Soho Theatre, Theatre 503, BBC, Channel 4, Sky Arts, ITV and Warner Bros. Her depth of experience in these varied and multi-disciplined platforms gives her invaluable insight into the complexities of creating and delivering new work.
Scarlett is passionate about theatre as a means for change and an advocate for equality within the Arts. Scarlett champions under represented and emerging writers and actors and is delighted to be a part of the Blink. Theatre team.