This website is the online portfolio for Paul's work as a theatre-maker and artist; he has a separate Wordpress site for his articles, including his writing for Blue Pages .

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Paul is currently directing Gerrard Winstanley's True and Righteous Mobile Incitement Unit, a collaborative piece about English radical history and folk music  with Daedalus Theatre Company and the Black Smock Band. (He's also in the band.) The show was commissioned by Ovalhouse premiered at Brixton City Festival. He's now working on a developing a participatory touring version.  He's also been working for Daedalus on The East Archive, producing and co-leading the project.

He recently designed Contractions, a site-specific Deafinitely Theatre co-production with the New Diorama, and  Booby's Bay, a new play for the Finborough. Other recent projects include set and video design for Light Waves, Dark Skies, a new piece inspired by Gabriel Garcia Marquez's short story Light is Like Water, developed and shown in Cardiff and Ponterdawe.

He's now working on Dodo, a new devised piece about climate change with The Future is Unwritten. He's also the scenographer and digital designer for Plot 17, a new piece for kids about urban/guerrilla gardening. This has had a work-in-progress showings at the Southbank Centre roof garden Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, and will tour soon.

Photos of recent projects to come soon (but this website needs an overhaul first!)

Main image: A Place at the Table, Camden People's Theatre
The images in the website header are all from Selfish, also at Camden People's Theatre

Images copyright Paul Burgess unless credited otherwise. 
Please ask for permission before reproducing any text or images. 


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