WHO WE ARE

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ANDREA CANO MOLINA

Co-Founder

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Andrea Cano Molina is a Spanish-German actress, writer, producer and co-founder of Half-Light Nights. She graduated with a Bachelor in Psychology, was part of the Citizens Theatre Young Company and trained at Acting Coach Scotland on their full-time 1 year acting course. She has also worked with PACE Youth Theatre, being part of their Rep Company. Music is a huge influence in her work, and you will always find her doing 198234 things at the same time cause she can't keep still.

email: andy@halflightnights.co.uk

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CATHERINE ROSE TAUSNEY

Co-Founder

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Catherine Rose Tausney is a Glasgow based theatre maker and co-founder of Half-Light Nights theatre Company. Her practice mainly revolves around small scale ensemble theatre pieces with music and narration at the heart of the story. Catherine is also a trained puppeteer (Curios School of Puppetry) and bass player and has collaborated with many other companies including Scottish Youth Theatre, Traverse Theatre and Citizens Theatre.

email: cat@halflightnights.co.uk

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REBECCA RIDDELL

Producer

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Rebecca Riddell is a Scottish actress and theatre-maker based in East Kilbride, and a Co-producer of Half-Light Nights Theatre Company. She graduated from Langside College with a HNC in Acting & Performance and went on to study Actor training at the RCS. She has been a member of Vertigo Theatre for 10 years and toured with the Scottish Youth Theatre Ensemble in 2019. Rebecca also works as an assistant tutor at SYT, and has been involved in work from other companies such as Citizens Theatre and Oran Mor.

email: becca@halflightnights.co.uk

COLLABORATORS

Jamie Cowan is a Scottish actor and writer based in Fife. After graduating with an HND in Acting and Performance from Fife College in 2017, he has spent the past several years working on various productions based in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Most recently, he was a member of the Scottish Youth Theatre’s National Ensemble, performing as part of their 2019 show Act of Repair. When he isn’t writing or performing, he can most often be found playing with his dog, watching movies or having an existential crisis.

Twisted Firestarter is his first full-length play.

Sean Gallagher is a Scottish actor, writer and disability advocate. Previous projects include "Hacks for the Future" with National Theatre of Scotland and "Act of Repair" with Scottish Youth Theatre. Based in Glasgow, Sean splits his time between his creative endeavours, martial arts and learning about anything he can. One day some of it might be useful.

Cameron Rickards is a scottish actor musician, composer. He studied acting at City of Glasgow for 2 years and is currently a member of the Citizens Young Company. He has been involved in several shows with the Young Company with both acting and sound design, most recently being the sound designer for Half-Light Nights' newest scratch event.

Saul Davidson is a scottish actor. He starred in “From Paisley to Paolo” with A Play, Pie and a Pint. He recently appeared in award winning short films “Shed” and “UFO”, where he was nominated for best actor in a short film. Saul was a part of the Scottish Youth Theatre ensemble and toured Scotland with the play “Vent.” He also performed “Grease 4.0” in Poland and “Letters from the Trenches”, both  with Scottish Youth Theatre. He performed in “The Things We See” with the Half-Light Nights. Saul is currently studying Acting at Glasgow Clyde College.

Rose Sharkey is a Scottish writer and performer. She has acted in Trainspotting (2016) and Cinderella (2017) at the Citizens Theatre. In 2018, she attended Northwall Artslab residency in Oxford and performed in SAFARI directed by The Wardrobe Ensemble. Most recently, she acted in Bubble, an online film, produced by Theatre Uncut and written by Kieran Hurley. Rose is a theatre studies student at Glasgow university in her fourth year.

She also works at lidl x

Matthew Hay is an actor and writer. Many mists of Epochs yonder behind, Matthew has been involved in theatre projects, also receiving a ANAE Diploma in Acting from Trinity College. Having graduated from Acting Coach Scotland with a Diploma in Stage and Screen Acting, Matthew has been involved in various projects including productions with the Antonine Society and "Auggies" by John McGlade. Aside from this, Matthew is a terrible baker, and has attempted (unsuccessfully) to tame one of Glasgow's most notorious Seagulls.