Cygnet Theatre, Exeter
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Cygnet Theatre, Friars Gate
|Founder||Monica Shallis & Mary G Evans|
It was founded in 1980 out of an association between Monica Shallis (1939−2006), Mary G. Evans (born 1934) and the Northcott Theatre, Exeter, then under the direction of Richard Digby Day. It operates as a working theatre company, regularly producing plays to a professional standard, both at the Cygnet Theatre and on tour, giving its students a first-hand experience of life in the theatre industry. It is one of the smallest drama schools in the UK, only taking in an average of five students per year. Its Patron is Peter Brook.
The Cygnet Theatre performs around six productions a year at the Cygnet Theatre, and visiting companies also perform regularly.
- Andrew Howard
- Dominic Wood
- Penelope McGhie
- Louis Dempsey
- David Lockwood
- Shirley Beth Newbery
- Joshua Sasse
- Myette Godwyn
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