Elicia trained at The Central School of Speech and Drama. For Vanishing Point she has performed in Bluebeard's Castle & The 8th Door; The Destroyed Room; Tomorrow; The Beautiful Cosmos of Ivor Cutler and the multi-award winning Interiors. Her other theatre credits include; Purge (Arcola), Fen (Finborough/National Theatre Studio), MayFair (Pentabus at Latitude), Fanny and Faggot (Finborough and Trafalgar Studios), Her Naked Skin (National Theatre), Olly's Prison (Edward Bond Season at The Cock Tavern). Television and film includes Eastenders, Holby City, Conspiracy of Silence and Cold Shoulder.
Kai trained at Glasgow University and at HDM Stuttgart, from where he graduated with a degree in Audio-Visual Media Design.
His most recent work with Vanishing Point includes the lighting design for Tabula Rasa and Tomorrow, set and lighting designs for The Beautiful Cosmos of Ivor Cutler, Interiors and The Beggar’s Opera as well as set, lighting and projection designs for The Destroyed Room, Wonderland and Saturday Night.
Kai recently developed and created Last Dream (On Earth), which he produced in association with the National Theatre of Scotland and Tron Theatre Glasgow. Prior to that, he created and produced Entartet, a performance and installation, presented in association with Vanishing Point and CCA Glasgow.
Design work for Scottish performance companies includes set, lighting and projection designs for Ines de Castro (Scottish Opera), Kind of Silence (Solar Bear) and One Night Stand (Nick Underwood), set and lighting designs for Grit (Pachamama), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Wondrous Flittings (Royal Lyceum Edinburgh), Mister Holgado (Unicorn Theatre London) Somersaults, Home Caithness, Mancub, Allotment 3 and Allotment 4 (National Theatre of Scotland), Re:Union (7:84 Scotland), Fewer Emergencies and Heer Ranjha (Ankur) as well as set and costume designs for Tracks of the Winter Bear (Traverse Theatre Edinburgh).
Lighting design credits include numerous productions for the Citizens Theatre Glasgow, Dundee Rep, Dogstar, Lung Ha’s, MacRobert Stirling, the National Theatre of Scotland, Perth Theatre, RSAMD and York Theatre Royal, the Richard B. Fisher Center in Annandale on Hudson NY, Royal Lyceum Edinburgh, SweetScar, TAG, Take Two Productions, Theatre Babel, Traverse Theatre Edinburgh, Tron Theatre Glasgow, Beckman Unicorn Productions (London West End) and Young Vic London.
Sandy Grierson is a creative associate of Vanishing Point and has performed in The Beautiful Cosmos of Ivor Cutler, Saturday Night, The Beggar's Opera, Little Otik, Subway, Mancub, Lost Ones, Stars Beneath the Sea and Invisible Man.
Sandy Grierson trained with David W.W. Johnstone of Lazzi (Oresteia, Witkacy Idiota, Mr. Pinocchio) and Zofia Kalinska of Ariel Teatr ( A Little Requiem for Kantor, Dybuk, The Night of the Great Season).
His other theatre credits include Home, Dunsinane (National Theatre of Scotland); Lanark (Citizens Theatre); Dr Faustus, Comedy of Errors, Twelfth Night, The Tempest, The 13 Midnight Challenges of Angelus Diablo (RSC); My Arm, Tonight Sandy Grierson Will Lecture, Dance and Box, Rhetoric (Greyscale); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Headlong); Cherry Blossom, Zorro (Traverse); Gagarin Way (Theatre Royal Bath); Fergus Lamont (Communicado); The Soul of Chien-nu Leaves Her Body (Young Vic); The Fourth Estate (Wildcat).
Writing credits include The Beautiful Cosmos of Ivor Cutler, Tenet, Tonight ___ ___ Will Lecture, Dance and Box, Subway, Little Otik, and Oresteia.
Radio credits include Lanark, Topaz, Down Boy, Dunsinane, My Romantic History, The Incomplete Works of Dave McCabe, Vanishing Point, Blaze, McLevy (BBC); Confessions of a Justified Sinner, The Charming Mr Kharms (Loftis); The Royal Game, Between Two Worlds and Dreaming Dickens (Rockethouse).
Pauline Goldsmith is an actor, writer, director and performer from Belfast. She has worked with Vanishing Point for nearly twenty years as an actor and creative collaborator, working on The Sightless, Last Stand, Little Otik, Interiors, The Beggars Opera, Wonderland, Tomorrow and most recently The Destroyed Room.
Theatre credits include: Eidolon (An art project with Beverley Hood); Butterfly Rammy (The Stand, Edinburgh Festival); Cardinal Sin (Tron Theatre); As It Is (Damir Todorovic); Entartet (Kai Fischer); Pirate Gran (Scamp Theatre); Voices Past (Artlink); Woman of the Year (Oran Mor); Allotment (Nutshell/ Fringe First Edinburgh 2011); Glue Boy Blues (Director /Glasgay); The Maids (Director /Glasgay); The Snow Queen (Dunfermline); The Beggar’s Opera (Vanishing Point / Royal Lyceum Edinburgh / Belgrade Theatre Coventry); Elizabeth Gordon Quinn (NTS), Bliss (Tron Glasgow); Elysian Fields (Director /Glasgay); Sparr (Fablevision); Rocketville (Oran Mor); Her Big Chance – Talking Heads (Tron); This Piece of Earth (Ransom); Elizabeth Gordon Quinn (National Theatre of Scotland); Caged Heat (Arches); Not I (Winner of The Stage Best Actress Edinburgh Fringe 2004/Arches) Finding Mick Jagger (Traverse) Play/Footfalls, Juno and the Paycock, Playboy of the Western World, Blood and Water, Caligari (Arches); Bloodbirds / Let Her Body…(Crush).
Film credits include: En Coulisse (Alice Nelson), 1911 (BBC/Hopscotch) Peacefire (Macdara Vallely), Hikkimori, Boy (Mathew Lenton) The Magdalene Sisters (Peter Mullan) 16 years of Alcohol (Richard Jobson) A Map with Gaps (Alice Nelson) A Very Strange Case (Alice Nelson) and Mary Queen of Scots – Tragic Queen (Ed Babbage).
Pauline performs in her own shows including WLTM, Should Have Had The Fish, Sadie Wan Fag's Lucky Bag Bingo and her legendary Irish wake show Bright Colours Only - which she toured the world in a hearse. She hopes to resurrect her final funeral fling next year - it has currently been translated into Irish, Gaelic, Norwegian, and Portuguese. She recently performed and co wrote The Gates for BBC Scotland. She is also a regular stand up on the Scottish and Irish comedy circuit.
Peter Kelly has worked in theatre for over fifty years. His work as an actor has included seasons at The Citizens Theatre in Glasgow, The Birmingham Rep and the Royal Shakespeare Company, as well as appearances on film, television and radio.
He appeared on the London West End stage in Master Class, (The Old Vic & Wyndhams Theatre) Brothers Karamazov (Fortune Theatre), Crime and Punishment (Lyric Theatre), The Possessed, The Government Inspector and Coriolanus (Almeida Theatre).
He is best remembered in his native Scotland for his leading roles in Tom McGrath’s The Hardman and Animal, his one-man show I am A Cabaret and for half a dozen pantomime dames at The Citizens Theatre and Kings Theatre in Glasgow.
He first worked with Vanishing Point in 2010, when he joined the Company of Interiors for performances in Rome, Buenos Aires, Santiago, Moscow, Brussels, Lodz and recently the Edinburgh International Festival. Peter was part of the creative team for Vanishing Point’s Tomorrow and joined Matthew Lenton in Kosovo in 2016, assisting on The Merchant of Venice at the National Theatre of Kosovo.
Damir Todorovic (20.06.1973 - 15.10.2014)