About

Over the last seven years, Cross Cut has presented work locally, nationally and internationally. We have been invited to three international festivals. There have been national tours. We have worked with local writers to develop scripts and present new work. We have received five-star reviews.

Where we’ve been:
Bari/Italy, La Tana
Bedford, The Place
Bridlington, The Spa Theatre
Brighton, Otherplace
Canterbury, The Marlowe Theatre
Clapham/London, Omnibus
Cranleigh, Cranleigh Arts Centre
Deptford/London, The Albany
Derby, Deda
Dublin, The New Theatre
Edinburgh, C Venues
Edinburgh, Zoo Venues
Edmonton/London, Millfield Arts Centre
Frome, The Merlin Theatre
Greenwich/London, Greenwich Theatre
Harrogate, The Harrogate Theatre
Hartlepool, The Hartlepool Town Hall Theatre
Islington/London, The King’s Head
Islington/London, The Pleasance
Letchworth, Letchworth Arts Centre
Lincoln, Lincoln Drill Hall
Lincoln, The Lincoln Performing Arts Centre
Leeds, The HUB
Manchester, Contact
Mansfield, Create Theatre
Norwich, Norwich Arts Centre
New York, 59E59
Paisley, The Paisley Arts Centre
Salford, The Lowry
Salford, The King’s Arms
St. Albans, Trestle Arts Space
Stockton, The Arc
Stroud, The Subscription Rooms
Cross Cut builds on its local foundations but is focused nationally and internationally. The company is proud of the warm response it receives from diverse audiences and critics, including The Stage and the New York Times.

​Donald Pulford

Artistic Director
​Donald Pulford

Donald Pulford has been a theatre director for over twenty five years, the last nine of which in the United Kingdom. For Cross Cut, he was directed Half a Person, Shadow Boxing, Weepie, The Night Before Christmas and Working Saturdays. Donald has directed shows in five countries, and in settings ranging from conventional theatres to the back of a truck. In Sydney, he was a founding member of the syndicate of actors, directors and writers that bought and manages the Belvoir Street theatre. Several of his critically acclaimed productions have received prestigious awards, including Best Production at The Absolut International Gay Theatre Festival.

​Adam Slepowronski

Associate Artistic Director
​Adam Slepowronski

Adam Slepowronski works in theatre and dance. His recent work includes:
Movement Director for Green Fields Beyond, produced by BBC Lincolnshire, Rosa Productions and Fete Day Ltd.
Choreographer for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, produced by CAODS.
Lecturer in Dance and Drama at Lincoln College.
‘Classes With Adam,’ dance/fitness classes for adults.
Director of two pieces of new writing at the Greenwich Theatre for Vertical Line's 'Line Up' showcases.
Movement director for The Lincoln Cathedral's production of Jesus Christ Superstar.
For Cross Cut, Adam has directed Pinter's The Dumb Waiter, which toured the UK in Autumn, 2014, and Moon Mission 54321, a collaboration between Cross Cut and Moon Mission Theatre Company in London.
He has worked for companies including Stagecoach Theatre Arts, ICU Transformational Arts and SO Academy. For The Lincoln Company, he directed Russell's Blood Brothers at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, taking the show to Poland by special invitation.
Adam's first dance film, The Silence, premiered in Covent Garden, before being broadcast internationally on Tendu Tv. It was shortlisted in the top 11 Essential Dance Films of 2012.