David has collaborated on projects with Anna for over 30 years. Their work together for early years audiences has been seen on six continents. in 2021 David composed the music for Groove and is collaborating with Anna to create Sweet Dreams Are Made of This. He is also an award-winning film-maker, sound designer and fight director.

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With more than 25 years’ experience of designing for theatre, Anna met Alison on Lullabub for Theatre Hullabaloo. For 2021, Alison designed the purple palace that Groove is performed inside!

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Award-winning video artist and film-maker Conan has worked with Anna since 2006 and he created the video art for Babble, her baby show that went off-Broadway. In 2021, Conan will create the video art for both Groove  and I Like to Move It Move It.

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Emmy-nominated Susan Scott has created fabulous sensory costumes for Anna over the past few years – and, for 2021, created the 70’s inspired costumes for Groove .

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Bringing her knowledge of wearable tech to the table, Anna is very excited to welcome Rebecca Marsden to the 2021 team, designing the costumes for Sweet Dreams Are Made of This.

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One of Ireland’s top theatre designers, Katie is working with Anna for the first time in 2021 to create the magical environment for Anna’s dance show for babies, I Like to Move It Move It.

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Dan was part of the A Boy & His Box team with Anna several years ago and she is delighted to be commissioning him to write and perform My Smile Has Fallen Down, a new show for 4-6 year olds for 2021.

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Having previously invited Anna to collaborate on their hugely successful early years shows Twinkle Twinkle, Little Monster and The Gift, in 2021, Anna is inviting these Brighton-based puppet theatre makers to collaborate with her as Dramaturg and Director of Puppetry on My Smile Has Fallen Down.

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Hayley was one of the core cast for Four Go Wild in Wellies, the award-winning dance theatre show for early years that Anna created for Scotland’s inclusive dance company, Indepen-Dance and then went on to co-create Grow with the same company with Anna. For 2021, Hayley is collaborating with Anna, David, Conan & Katie to create I Like to Move It Move It., Ireland’s first dance show for an audience of babies.

Niamh is General Manager at the Civic, Tallaght who are Anna’s primary producing partner and her tireless work has been essential to the development of the body of Anna’s work over the past four years.

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Muireann has been a key member of Anna’s performing team for the past four years, appearing in I Am Baba, Baby’s First Xmas/ Little Tiny XmasSing Me to the Sea and, for 2021 Groove and I Am Baba.  Muireann was involved in all of the re-imagined productions touring in 2020.

Leah has been a key member of Anna’s performing team for the past four years, appearing in I Am Baba, Baby’s First Xmas/ Little Tiny Xmas and, for 2021, Groove  and I Am Baba. Leah is also an award-winning emerging filmmaker.

The aptly-named Will Guppy first worked with Anna on Sing Me to the Sea and in 2021 will collaborate with her to create Sweet Dreams Are Made of This.  Will is also appearing in the 2021 tour of Groove.

First meeting Anna whilst a student at Queen’s University Belfast, Neil has photographed virtually every project of hers since 2006 and the vast majority of photos on this website are his stunning work.

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With years of Production Management experience, Belfast based Ashley Smyth was at the heart of Anna’s re-imagined touring during Summer 2020 and is now on board as both Producer and Production Manager for the whole of 2021.