Producing fearless new writing by women about women.
Founded in 2019 by Charlotte Keith and Stephanie Greenwood, Very Rascals aims to produce new writing by female-identifying and non-binary theatre professionals that spotlights social issues focused on communication.
Charlotte and Stephanie met in an acting class and quickly became friends after bonding over their mutual love for tea. In the summer of 2019, Stephanie took her one-woman show to the Edinburgh Fringe and was delighted but terrified when asked to transfer it to the Tristan Bates. Charlotte boldly stepped in to help with producing and - thus - Very Rascals was born.
After a five-star run at the Tristan Bates Theatre, Very Rascals is excited to move on to their next projects. We are accepting submissions for our future monthly spotlights. You can sign up for our mailing list HERE for all of our updates about future projects and how to get involved.
Learn more about our team below
Stephanie Greenwood - Artistic Director
Stephanie was born in London and spent her childhood in South Africa and then France, before going to the US to study theatre and politics at Dartmouth College. Upon graduation, she moved back to London - bringing her life full circle - and began the perilous, exciting, sometimes very dull and boring life of being an actor, writer, and eventually (because she is an older sibling and likes to be in charge) producer. She is currently based in Glasgow where she is completing her MA in Acting Classical & Contemporary Text at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
In 2018, she toured with Jonathan Lewis' production of Soldier On as ensemble and understudy, staying with the production during its West End transfer to The Other Palace. She also revisited her award-winning honours thesis It's Beautiful, Over There (see more HERE). After a workshop during the 2018 Camden Fringe, she took the production to the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The production then transferred to the Tristan Bates Theatre at the Actor's Centre at the start of 2020 - marking this company's inaugural production and the beginning of a wonderful partnership with Charlotte.
Other acting credits include: Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again (Blue Stocking Effigy, The Space Theatre).
Charlotte Keith - Company Director
Charlotte is an actor, writer and producer who splits her time between London and Hull. Originally she started out in Musical Theatre, training at Italia Conti Academy. Soon after graduation she joined the National Youth Theatre, who helped her look further into acting and writing. Falling into producing after lending a hand on Steph's first play, she has never looked back!
Charlotte loves to develop new work, taking a physical approach to acting and facilitating. Over the past year she has been producing for Gutter Street Theatre Company on their 2022 new writing series and has produced three new plays by first time writers at The Etcetera Theatre.
A history nerd and an avid book reader, most of her writing work touches on people not in mainstream history but who have incredible stories to tell. When not producing you will find her in the air trying to climb colourful plastic walls or hanging upside down from silks. Her proudest achievement… she can lick her elbow.