Led by Director and Researcher Anna-Helena McLean, Moon Fool has been hosting international theatre and music exchange since 2004, creating and touring original work and offering unique performer-training opportunities focused on professional actors and conservatoire acting students. The company produce music driven theatre shows for international touring as well as events, training and education for broadly diverse audiences. Moon Fool have been supported by Arts Council England, British Council, MacArthur Foundation, Shakespeare Week/Warwickshire Consortium, Diazoma and Local Education Authorities funding as well as in partnership with South Hill Park, Trestle Touring, Amy Mueller, Helena Richardson. Anna-Helena is currently working with producer Eleni Kyriacou to premiere INANNA in 2021.
"Moon Fool in an international company with passion and talent that has fused together a unique theatrical practice that is proven groundbreaking and world class." Dexter Bullard, Head of Graduate Acting, The School of Art Institute of Chicago
"McLean's training is truly participatory and establishes bridges between indigenous musical forms and urban audiences and, in a lineage practically centred around male trainers (Grotowski, Staniewski, Bral), McLean's committed work proposes a ground-breaking alternative." Dr. Konstantinos Thomaidis, University of Exeter