Katie Bonna

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Film, TV & Theatre

Assistant: Gabriella Docherty

Film, TV & Theatre

Katie is a performance poet, actress and writer for stage and screen. Her one-woman show on the science of lying, ALL THE THINGS I LIED ABOUT, has been selected as a finalist for an OFFIE in the category of Most Promising New Playwright, as well as having been nominated for Best Female Performance. The play ran at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2016 and later at the Soho Theatre in 2017.

Her poetry play DIRTY GREAT LOVE STORY, co-written with Richard Marsh, won a Fringe First Award at the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where she was also nominated for Best Actress by The Stage. The play went on to run at Soho Theatre upstairs and in New York at 59E59 Theaters in 2013. 

Other writing includes TERMINAL 4 (Bush Theater RADAR season 2013), UNDERLAY (Nabokov at Soho Theatre), FIFTEEN MINUTES WITH YOU (Wimbledon College Of Art), BUILDING DENS AT THE PLAZA (Company Of Angels for The Commissioners), one woman show THE CELEBRATED MRS INCHBALD (Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds and the U.S.); THE GLASS TOWER (Red Handed Theatre Company) and LIQUORICE AND SMOKE-RINGS (PULSE Festival). 

Katie's latest project, PAPER.SCISSORS.STONE., is currently in development with Live Theatre Newcastle, and funded by Arts Council England and the Peggy Ramsay Foundation.

http://www.katiebonna.org/  

Theatre

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PAPER.SCISSORS.STONE.

2018

Live Theatre Newcastle

Full length stage play in development, funded by Arts Council England and the Peggy Ramsay Foundation.

ALL THE THINGS I LIED ABOUT

2016

Paines Plough Roundabout (Edinburgh Festival), Soho Theatre, UK Tour

• Off West End Award: Most Promising Playwright (nomination, winners yet to be announced)

• Off West End Award: Best Female Performance (nomination, winners yet to be announced)

DIRTY GREAT LOVE STORY

2012

Pleasance Dome (Edinburgh Festival), Soho Theatre, 59E59 Theaters (New York), Arts Theatre (West End)

(co-written with Richard Marsh)

• Scotsman Fringe First Award 2012 (with Richard Marsh) – Dirty Great love Story - 2012
• The Stage Awards: Best Actress (nomination) – Dirty Great Love Story - 2012

BUILDING DENS AT THE PLAZA

2013

Company Of Angels

Short play

THE TOWN

2013

Drayton Theatre

Short play

TERMINAL 4

2013

Soho Theatre (Nabokov Reloaded) & Bush Theatre (Radar)

Short play

UNDERLAY

2012

Soho Theatre

Short play

LIQUORICE & SMOKE-RINGS

2010

PULSE Festival (rehearsed reading)

THE CELEBRATED MRS INCHBALD

2008

Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, Texas Tech University

Television

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MIDDLE LANDS

2015

Wildgaze Films

TV Pilot

Short Films

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SOMEONE ELSE'S SKIN

2013