Barritt, Paul

Paul Barritt is the co-founder and co-artistic director of 1927, a London-based performance company that specialises in combining performance and live music with animation and film. For 1927, he has co-created, animated, and designed the highly acclaimed theatre shows like Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (2007), The Animals and Children Took to the Streets (2010), The Magic Flute (2012) with Komische Oper Berlin and Golem (2014)In Golem, writer and director Suzanne Andrade turns the Jewish myth of the clay monster into a modern day commentary on consumer capitalism. For his work on Golem with 1927, Paul Barritt won the Critic’s Circle Award for best design and the coveted Knight of the Illumination award for best projection. Outside of 1927, his short film White Morning (2013) played in many of the major film festivals including Sundance, Melbourne International film Festival and London Short Film Festival. He also lectures in Animation and Illustration at Middlesex University. In 2015, Barritt featured alongside Suzanne Andrade in the Progress 1000, a list of the 1000 most influential people in London, and in 2016 in The Stage 100 List of the most influential people in UK Theatre.

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