Chris Goode

Director / Writer

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Film, TV & Theatre

Assistant: Jennifer Thomas

Film, TV & Theatre

Positions and Awards

Visiting Lecturer, Queen Mary University of London (2009); Associate researcher, Rose Bruford College (2008); Artsadmin Associate Artist (2007); Visitng Lecturer in Theatre Practises, Rose Bruford College (2006-08); Advisory Board, Archive of the Now, Brunel College, University of London (2006); Visiting Lecturer, University of Sussex (2005-06); Artsadmin Artists' Bursary (with Exit Strategy) (2005-06); Curator, Total Writing London (2003-04); Scotsman Fringe First Award (for Kiss of Life) (2002); Artistic Director, Camden People's Theatre (2001-04); Scotsman Fringe First Award (for Neutrino) (2001); Associate Artist, Unlimited Theatre (2000-03); Tutor, The Actors Centre (2000-02); Reseacrh bursary, Chisenhale Dance Space (2000); Director, Signal to Noise (1999); Research bursary, Chisenhale Dance Space (1998); Residency, visiting writers' program, liberal arts faculty, Whittier College, California (1998).

PUBLICATIONS

Poetry

The History of Airports: Selected texts for performance 1995 - 2009 (Ganzfeld P., 2009, forthcoming); No Son House (Barque P., 2004); Go Portland, OR (Barque P., 2002); Boomer Console (Barque P., 2000); Individual poems and performance texts in: Action Poeétique (trans. Jerome Gâme), Chicago Review, The Gig, Masthead, Poetry Buzz, Poetry Summit, QUID, Seam.

Critical prose

"Speak and spell: Geraldine Monk's voiceprint", in The Salt Companion to Geraldine Monk ed. Scott Thurston (Salt P., 2007); "Some Correspondence" (with Sam Ladkin), in Chicago Review 53:1, ed. Joshua Kotin (2007); Untitled contribution to Programme Notes, ed. Daniel Brine & Lois Keidan (Live Art Development Agency, 2007); Review of CCCP16, for Nypoesi (www.nypoesi.net), ed. Paal Bjelke Andersen, 2006; Review of Kenneth Goldsmith's Day, in The Gig 16, ed. Nate Dorward (2004); "'These facts are variously modified': American writers in an information economy" in Edinburgh Review #113 ed. Sam Ladkin & Robin Purves (Edinburgh Review, 2004); "Six Bits of an Exchange" (with Keston Sutherland), in QUID 10, ed. Sutherland (2003); "The Big Room", in Total Theatre Magazine (2002); "Something and nothing: against digital", in QUID 7 ed. Keston Sutherland (2001); "BUSH UNIT", in 100 Days ed. Andrea Brady (Barque P, 2001); "Improvibrations: Seven momentary events", in Self Sown ed. Gill Clarke (Chisenhale Dance Space, 1999).

Regular reviewer for Total Theatre Magazine, 2007 - ; Several opinion / diary pieces for The Guardian, 2004-06; Blog at: http://beescope.blogspot.com.

Conferences & seminar papers

"The Forest and the Field": University of Cambridge Graduate Seminar, 2007; "Incorporate Dissidence: Liminality and failure in post-contemporary theatre": Central School of Speech and Drama Graduate Research Seminar, 2007; "Hip fatigue: Forced Entertainment and the failure of failure": University of Cambridge Graduate Seminar, 2005; Introduction to Peter Larkin: Cambridge Poetry Summit, 2005; "Home is where the hat is: reflections of Edward Lear and King Lear": Barrow Gurney Arts Festival, 2003: "Invisible Lunatics" [on systematic performance, translation and cybernetics]: Cambridge Conference of Contemporary Poetry, 2000.

Frequent appearances on radio, including BBC Radio 4 'Mideek' and 'Front Row'; ABC (Australia); BBC Radio Scotland; Resonance FM (hour-long documentary feature).

Theatre

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MEN IN THE CITIES

2015

Royal Court Theatre - Jerwood Theatre Upstairs

Revival

MEN IN THE CITIES

2014

Chris Goode & Company in association with the Royal Court Theatre / Traverse Theatre (Edinburgh)

Dir. Wendy Hubbard

MAD MAN

2014

Theatre Royal Plymouth

Adapted from Gogol's classic story
As Adapter, Director and Sound Designer

INFINITE LIVES

2014

Tobacco Factory Theatre

Dir. Nik Partridge

MONKEY BARS

2012

Traverse Theatre - Traverse 2 (Edinburgh Festival) / Unicorn Theatre

As Writer & Director
Published by Oberon Books

GOD/HEAD

2012

Oval House Theatre / Theatre in the Mill (Bradford)

SIXTY-SIX BOOKS

2011

Bush Theatre

As Writer
Segment: THE LOSS OF ALL THINGS (in response to Philippians)
As part of SIXTY-SIX BOOKS performance cycle

SIXTY-SIX BOOKS

2011

Bush Theatre

As Director
Segment: AMOS THE SHEPHERD CURSES THE RULERS OF ANCIENT ISRAEL by Michael Rosen (in response to AMOS)
As part of SIXTY-SIX BOOKS performance cycle

LANDSCAPE & MONOLOGUE

2011

Theatre Royal Bath

as Director & Sound Designer
By Harold Pinter

GLASS HOUSE

2009

Clore Studio, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

as Director; Royal Opera House commission for Deloite Ignite '09

LANGUAGE THINKS LANGUAGE

2009

University of Cambridge International Summer School

as Devisor / Performer

THE ADVENTURES OF WOUND MAN AND SHIRLEY

2009

Contact Theatre, Manchester / UK Tour

as Writer / Director / Performer; Queer Up North commission
Published by Oberon Books

KING PELICAN

2009

Drum Theatre, Plymouth

as Writer / Director; Theatre Royal Plymouth commission

RECOVERY

2009

Judith E Wilson Drama Studio, Cambridge

as Devisor / Performer

AT HOME

2008

Threshold Festival, Canterbury

as Devisor / Performer; Leap Years commission

HEY MATHEW

2008

Theatre in the Mill, Bradford/ Toynbee Studios

as Devisor / Director / Performer

...SISTERS

2008

Headlong / Gate New Directions Award / Gate Theatre, London

as Director

HIPPO WORLD GUEST BOOK

2007

Artsadmin Summer Season / Toynbee Studios / Etcetera Theatre, Camden / Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

as Devisor / Performer

SPEED DEATH OF THE RADIANT CHILD

2007

Drum Theatre, Plymouth

as Writer / Director; Theatre Royal Plymouth commission

WILD WHY

2007

Miscellaneous Theatre Festival, Cambridge

as Performer

KISS OF LIFE (REVISED VERSION)

2007

Sydney Internationa Festival, Sydney Opera House

as Writer / Performer

RHYMES, REASONS AND BOMB-ASS BEATZ

2006

Truly Fierce Productions / Oval House Theatre / The Drum, Birmingham

as Director

LONGWAVE

2006

New Greenham Arts & UK Tour / 2007: Lyric Hammersmith Studio / British Council Showcase, Edinburgh

as Director / co-Devisor; for Signal to Noise in association with Corn Exchange, Newbury

WE MUST PERFORM A QUIRKAFLEEG!

2006

Signal to Noise / Home performance / Cork Midsummer Festival / UK Tour

as Writer / Performer

YEAH BOOM: A CHRISTOPHER KNOWLES READER

2006

Signal to Noise / Camden People's Theatre

as Writer / Performer

HOMEMADE

2005

Signal to Noise / Notts STAGES / Cork Midsummer Festival / Edinburgh Fringe / UK Tour

as co-Writer / Director

CROWD STUDY #2: A PLACE OF GREATER SAFETY

2005

Exit Strategy / Taxi Gallery, Cambridge

as co-Devisor

TRUE STORIES

2005

Truly Fierce Productions / Drill Hall

as Director

MIXED APE

2005

Cambridge Poetry Series / London Review of Books / Judith E Wilson Drama Studio, University of Cambridge

as Director / Performer

CROWD STUDY #1: SILVERLAKE

2005

Exit Strategy / Theatre 503 as part of ROAR.07

co-Devisor / Performer

ESCAPOLOGY

2004

CPT in association with Signal to Noise / Camden People's Theatre / Newbury Comedy Festival

as co-Writer / Director

BUCKING CURTAINS

2005

Collaboration with Lawrence Upton / Alaric Summer Festival / CPT

as Performer

NINE DAYS CRAZY

2004

Drill Hall / New Greenham Arts, Newbury / Pleasance Theatre, Edinburgh

as Writer / Performer; Drill Hall commission

WEEPIE

2004

Signal to Noise / Camden People's Theatre

as Writer / Director

WALK SOFTLY ACROSS THE OPEN FIELD

2004

Exit Strategy / Camden Peopl's Theatre / Spirit 2004

as co-Devisor / Performer

HIS HORSES

2003

Exit Strategy / Camden People's Theatre

as co-Devisor / Writer

MY FIRST AUTOGRACE HOMEOGRAPHY 1973-74

2003

Signal to Noise / Camden People's Theatre

as Director

COULD IT BE MAGIC?

2003

Unlimited Theatre / Sheffield Crucible Studio / UK Tour

as co-Devisor

PAST THE LINE, BETWEEN THE LAND

2003

Camden People's Theatre

as Director / co-Devisor

THE BIG ROOM

2002

Signal to Noise / Camden People's Theatre

as Director / Performer

KISS OF LIFE

2002

Signal to Noise / Camden People's Theatre / Pleasance Theatre, Edinburgh / Drill Hall

as Writer / Performer; received Scotsman Fringe First Award

NAPOLEON IN EXILE

2002

Camden People's Theatre / Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh / Drill Hall

as Writer / Director

NEUTRINO

2001

Unlimited Theatre / Soho Theatre / Pleasance Theatre, Edinburgh / International Tour

as co-Writer / Devisor; received Scotsman Fringe First Award

TWELFTH NIGHT

2001

Signal to Noise / Camden People's Theatre

as Director / Performer

THE TEMPEST

2000

Signal to Noise / Home performance / Edinburgh Festival Fringe / UK Tour

as Director / Performer

THE CONSOLATIONS

1999

Signal to Noise / The Place Theatre

as Director / co-Devisor

PUCKERLIPS

1997

Theatre by Misadventure / Edinburgh Festival Fringe / Gate Theatre

as Writer / Performer

KISSING BINGO

1996

Curiosity Theatre Company / Finborough Theatre

as Writer; directed by Helen Raynor