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.Website
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.Website
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.Website
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.Website
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.