leatss tutors - past

LEATSS

Luxembourg European Annual Theatre Summer School

LOLLY SUSI

Playwright, Director and Actor

An actor has to burn inside with an outer ease.

Michael Chekhov (actor, director, writer, theatre practitioner)

Lolly's first play Gone to L.A. was produced at the Hampstead Theatre and directed by Rupert Goold.   "The Central Book - 100-year History of the Central School of Speech and Drama" is published by Oberon (21st June, 2010). Lolly has directed productions at the Sheffield Crucible, Newcastle Playhouse, Royal National Theatre Studio, Edinburgh Festival, Women's Ensemble (NY) and ManoaValley Theatre (Hawaii). Credits include Walking on Water starring Susannah York, at the White Bear and Poster of the Cosmos, co-directed with Tim Luscombe, at Offstage Downstairs.

She has also directed numerous plays and musicals at the Central School of Speech and Drama, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Mountview Academy Musical Theatre Department and the Royal Academy of Music.

Lolly's book on the History of Central, the world-famous drama school is followed this year by An Untidy Career, Conversations with George Hall and also published by Oberon. An Untidy Career comes out in June this year.

As an actress, Lolly has made many appearances on television, stage and film, including Zeffirelli's Absolutely, (perhaps!) (Wyndhams), Proof and The Jacket.

Lolly Susi was a tutor in: 1990 1991 1994