Hang

by debbie tucker green

Kim Christie, Tiannah Viechweg, Jessica Flood (L-R) Photographers: John Clark, John Clark, Michael Wharley (L-R)

Kim Christie, Tiannah Viechweg, Jessica Flood (L-R)

Photographers: John Clark, John Clark, Michael Wharley (L-R)

Kim, Tiannah and Jessica met in 2014 when they started two-year actor training at The Poor School in Kings Cross. After graduating in June 2016, Jessica and Tiannah decided to produce 'Hang' for the Edinburgh Fringe 2016 to kick-start their professional careers.

Tiannah is currently continuing her actor training at Identity School of Acting.  She grew up in North London and studied English at Oxford University. She was a member of the National Youth Theatre and performed in a number of their productions during this time: Identity 2000Scene UndergroundDeptford Tales. Alongside acting, Tiannah works a freelance television producer and has developed and produced Factual Entertainment content for a variety of broadcasters including the BBC, Channel 4 and Sky. She was recognised as for her achievements in the industry and was selected as a Broadcast Hotshot in 2013.

Kim started her training at Hoxton Hall Community Theatre under the wonderful Margaret Sheppard. She then spent two years training at the Actor Works and finally graduated from The Poor School in 2016. Kim's favourite roles to date include Andromache from “Woman of Troy”, Polina Andryevna from “The Seagull” Billy Downs in “The Libertine” and Dr Prentice in “What the Butler Saw".

 

Jessica recently toured as Wendy in 'Peter Pan' and is currently working on two other stage projects. Her drama school credits include the title role of Hamlet, Nora in A Doll's House and Heavenly in Sweet Bird of Youth. She performed at the Jane Austen Festival 2014 in Bath as Maria Bertram in Mansfield Presents and Laura in Love and Friendship. In Hang Jessica plays 'Two' - this role was previously cast as a man in the Royal Court's 2015 production.

Hang's director, Kevin Russell, is the Artistic Director of New Dreams Theatre Company and has been working as a freelance theatre director since 1997. His recent productions include: A Dolls House Barons Court Theatre (2015), Nannies Theatre N16 (2015), The House that looks like Hitler Courtyard Theatre (2015), Memory of Water Barons Court Theatre (2013).

Jessica and Tiannah are represented by Alpha Actors, and Kim by Nick Knight Management.