Tammy Mendelson

Artistic Director at The Scenic Route

Location:
United Kingdom
Company:
The Scenic Route
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Last Updated 11/28/2015

General Information

Employment History

Core Tutor On the Foundation Course In Acting  - Arts Educational Schools London

Visiting Director  - Central School of Speech and Drama

Regular Director  - Identity Drama School

Affiliations

Production Associate of Mercury Musical Developments and A Member of the Directors Project  - Vic Genesis

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Who we are - The Scenic Route

is an ever changing entity, meeting the needs of the project in hand, but Tammy, Nick and Haf are part of the furniture...
Tammy Mendelson (Artistic Director) Tammy originally started her career as an actress growing up in the National Youth Theatre, and training at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, then later at The Lee Strasberg Institute in New York. As a performer her work has consisted of an exciting blend of theatre, film and television roles, working for the BBC, National Theatre, and at the Hackney Empire amongst others. Tammy moved into directing in 2005 with Andersen's Women, a one-woman show she co-directed whilst living in New York, and made her directorial debut for The Scenic Route in 2008 with The Big Ending for which she won the LOST Theatre's award for 'Best Direction'. Tammy directs and coaches actors on the BA and Foundation courses at Italia Conti and has also been a core tutor on the Foundation Course in Acting at Arts Educational Schools, London, a visiting director at Central School of Speech and Drama, and a regular director at Identity School of Acting, alonside other FE and HE Institutions. For The Scenic Route ,Tammy, as its founder, has produced and directed The Big Ending, You Beautiful Ewe, The Shoes (currently in development), and several cabarets. Tammy has a passion for children's theatre and has directed and created numerous productions starring children for a number of London's leading drama providers, for whom she continues to direct and lead workshops. In addition she writes theatre and nonsense literature for children and is represented by David Higham Associates for her literary work.

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About Us... - The Scenic Route

Tammy originally started her career as an actress growing up in the National Youth Theatre, and training at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, then later at The Lee Strasberg Institute in New York.
As a performer her work has consisted of an exciting blend of theatre, film and television roles, working for the BBC, National Theatre, and at the Hackney Empire amongst others. Tammy moved into directing in 2005 with Andersen's Women, a one-woman show she co-directed whilst living in New York, and made her directorial debut for The Scenic Route in 2008 with The Big Ending for which she won the LOST Theatre's award for 'Best Direction'. Tammy has also been a core tutor on the Foundation Course in Acting at Arts Educational Schools, London, a visiting director at Central School of Speech and Drama, and coaches actors at Identity Drama School, in FE and HE Institutions and privately. For The Scenic Route ,Tammy, as its founder, has produced and directed The Big Ending, You Beautiful Ewe, and several cabarets and is looking forward to heading up the new education department and programming more full scale productions. She is a production associate of Mercury Musical Developments and a member of the Young Vic Genesis Directors Project. Tammy has a passion for children's theatre and has directed and created numerous productions starring children for a number of London's leading drama providers, for whom she continues to direct and lead workshops ( including Bigfoot, Jigsaw and Stagecoach amongst others). In addition she writes theatre and nonsense literature for children and is represented by David Higham Associates for her literary work. TammyMendelsonThumbnail Tammy Mendelson (Artistic Director) Holly's producing credits include Oklahoma! and Jesus Christ Superstar (Leeds Stage Musicals Society), The Romeo and Juliet Syndrome (Underbelly, Edinburgh Fringe), Assistant Producer for the premiere of Joshua Sobol's I Witness (The Finborough), Associate Producer for You Beautiful Ewe (Roundhouse Studio), Eyebrow's production of Crazy for You (London Palladium), and most recently, producer for Pages:Promised Land and Once Upon a Time at the Adelphi (Union Theatre). She has also worked for Signature Theatre Company in New York on the August Wilson and Chuck Mee seasons.

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The Shoes - The Scenic Route

Director - Tammy Mendelson

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