Sara Cocker

Artist & Company Director 

Sara is a writer and a performer. Outside of Eggs Collective, she has performed in THE FOREST OF FORGOTTEN DISCOS (Hope Mill Theatre/ Contact), DOG (Caroline Moran/ West Yorkshire Playhouse), IT BURNS IT ALL CLEAN (Selina Thompson/ Transform Festival) and interactive performance including THE DOOR (Scottee & Friends), HUNT & DARTON CAFÉ (Hunt & Darton) and BLACK TONIC (The Other Way Works). 

She was part of the team at Library Theatre, Cornerhouse and HOME that devised the groundbreaking Storybox project for older people living with a dementia or memory loss. She has worked creatively in hospitals, care homes, day centres and art galleries for Small Things, Hull 2017, The Courtyard Hereford, DIY Theatre Company, Heritage Trees and Manchester Libraries.

Sara is one of BBC Writersroom’s Northern Voices 2020. 

Lowri Evans

Associate Artist 

Lowri lives between Manchester and São Paulo, Brazil, making performances, interventions, books and objects. Her solo show THE SECRET LIFE OF YOU AND ME toured the UK, and in 2015 the show she created with Renato Bolelli Rebouças, Rodolfo Amorim and Contact Young Company THE SHRINE OF EVERYDAY THINGS, won a Manchester Theatre Award. 

 

Recently she has worked on WHEN IT BREAKS IT BURNS (coletiva Ocupacão), PRECARIOUS CARNAVAL (Est.1761) and with organisations including São Paulo International Theatre Festival (MITsp), Battersea Arts Centre, Transform Festival, Islington Mill, National Theatre of Scotland and University of Salford.

 

Lowri is in the girl garage band Hotpants Romance that have played every year on Valentine’s Day since 2005. 

Léonie Higgins 

Artist & Company Director 

Léonie is a writer, performer and musician. As a solo performer she sings with her cello and loop pedal, and has performed at festivals and venues including Kendal Calling, Shambala, The Lowry, Contact, Royal Exchange and Holbeck Working Men’s Club. 

 

She was part of Geddes Loom band/theatre company, whose show PRELUDE TO A NUMBER was selected for Northern Stage at Edinburgh Fringe. Her first solo show BRIGHT LIGHTS was commissioned by Contact. Her follow up show, DIRTY OLD RIVER, was commissioned for Rich Mix’s Small Story/Big City festival, and performed at The Lowry, Salford.

 

Léonie writes and arranges music for multiple voices, and leads an acapella women’s choir  - the Barton Belles - in Eccles. She is part of the Orton Writers’ Circle and BBC Writersroom Northern Voices 2020. She is working on her first novel.

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