about us

physical political fooling 

Co-founder's Josie, Jack and Cordelia began working together whilst training at Goldsmiths College, University of London between 2012 and 2015. Silent Faces Theatre was born in 2015 with the aim of making brave, ridiculous, unique and challenging devised theatre in the form of physical political fooling. 

Silent Faces is an integrated company of disabled and non-disabled artists. We are fascinated by and seek to explore this unique collaboration in our work. For Follow Suit we worked with Stopgap and Disability Arts Online as winners of the inaugural Integrated Fringe (iF) award for Brighton Fringe.

In our work we employ our unique style of high-concept, metaphorical, playful theatre to push the boundaries of clown and physical theatre in a contemporary political context.

Josie underwood

Managing Director

Josie is a director, movement director and performer. Her recent credits include, Every You Every Me by Barney Norris in association with the Oxford Playhouse and Reading Rep and Party Skills For the End of the World (Shoreditch Town Hall).

jack wakely

Company Director

Jack is a performer and theatre-maker and an advocate for recognising invisible disabilities within the arts. Jack performs as part of The Rosemary Branch’s resident ensemble Degenerate Fox. Their show, The Dirty Thirty, is a weekly outing of thirty original plays, performed in one hour.

cordelia stevenson

Company Director

Cordelia is a director, actor and clown. Her most recent credits include The Skriker (Styx) and It Made Me Consider Me (New Diorama) with GRUFF Theatre. She has also toured internationally with Splendid Productions, teaching and performing political theatre for young people. 


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