Nicki Hobday & Sara Cocker


Nicki is a contemporary theatre-maker, writer and performer based in the North of England. Since graduating from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2008 she has been making live performance work as a solo artist as well as in collaboration with other artists and companies. She co-founded Trace Theatre in 2007 and has worked with Drunken Chorus, Proto-type theater and Until Thursday. She is currently working with Michael Pinchbeck on The Beginning, 3o bird on Domestic Labour: A Study in Love, and Reckless Sleepers on the new project Empire.


Sara is a Manchester-based artist who makes performances with other people. She is one fifth of Eggs Collective. She designs and delivers creative workshops for older people with dementia as project coordinator of Storybox for Cornerhouse and Library Theatre Company. Sara has collaborated on performance work for BFI, Contact, Duckie, hAb, Hatch, Islington Mill, Latitude, The Other Way Works, The Royal Shakespeare Company, Southbank Centre and Unfinished Business.