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Tanuja Amarasuriya

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Emily Wraith
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Bio

Tanuja is a director, dramaturg and sound artist based in Bristol, UK. As director, her work includes: ABSOLUTE SCENES (The Marble Factory), OUT OF SORTS (Theatre503, winner of the 2018 International Playwriting Prize), THE PAPER MAN (Improbable/Tobacco Factory/Soho Theatre), OCEAN CONFESSIONS (Sura Medura, Sri Lanka), DARK LAND LIGHT HOUSE (Bristol Old Vic), THE BULLET AND THE BASS TROMBONE (UK tour), SUPERNOVA (Mayfest), CHECK THE LABEL (Bristol Old Vic), THE MORPETH CAROL (Bristol Old Vic). 

She was Associate Director to Dominic Cooke on GOOD starring David Tennant at the Harold Pinter Theatre (2022) MEDEA starring Sophie Okonedo at Soho Place Theatre (2023) and also on ROCK FOLLIES at the Chichester Festival Theatre (2023).

She was shortlisted for the Sir Peter Hall Director Award in 2021 and was awarded a Leverhulme Arts Scholarship attached to Bristol Old Vic in 2017. She is a resident at Watershed’s Pervasive Media Studio, and is co-founder of Sleepdogs, a multi-artform collaboration with award-winning writer/composer Tim X Atack.