Stephen Fisher

Stephen Fisher



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An experienced professional theatre director whose work has been seen across the UK, in Europe and the USA. He has a particular interest in new writing, Welsh and Wales-based writers and ‘physical theatre’, as well as applied professional role play.
2000-2004 : Associate Director of the Sherman Theatre, Cardiff, with whom he directed main stage and studio productions as well as leading the Youth and Education department.
He is artistic director of f.a.b. theatre, a company he set up to create original productions, but particularly dedicated to Welsh and Wales-based writers and artists.
Worked in film, television and radio, in a variety of roles from production assistant to Director ( including producer/director BBC Arts programme The Slate, 30 min documentary episode)
has for many years been a live compere at Cardiff council festivals and various music gigs.
one of the three original co-founders of Swansea-based physical theatre company Volcano (87- 92).
professional experience includes the following:
as a DIRECTOR _ credits include:_
Catching The Light , The Slate, BBC Television Arts documentary 1999
Same As It Ever Was BBC Radio Wales
_and over 20 theatre productions that include …
The Drowned World by Gary Owen, Welsh Premiere, f.a.b. Theatre
Blink by Ian Rowlands , world premiere Uk & New York f.a.b. Theatre
Saturday Night Forever by Roger Williams, world premiere, Uk & New York
Gas Station Angel by Ed Thomas (AD at world premiere, Royal Court and Director of first European Tour )
Con-Tract and * N.A.T.H.A.N. – two self-written, performed and directed Solo Theatre Pieces…
PERFORMANCE credits include:
Screen performance :
Billy Lamb in A Mind To Kill; Inner Life of Strangers -HTV/Ch 5,
Photographer Edith’s Finger – Easy Life Films,
Teddy Boy Abraham’s Point Spinning HeadsFilms,
as well as numerous television shorts and multiple appearances on programmes such as BBC’s The One Show and X-Ray;
Stage performance ( in the UK, Europe, and Australia) includes numerous roles for The Sherman Theatre, Fiction Factory, Theatre Clwyd, Hijinx Theatre, Man Act, Jesus & Tracy, Y Cwmni, Made In Wales, Good cop Bad Cop and others, as well as various BBC Radio 4 plays. He has many years experience in Role-Play performance for NHS, Goverment and professional recruitment & business training clients.
Steve Fisher was one of the three original founding members of Volcano Theatre Company and the only one to perform in all the original work between 1987 – 1992. Touring extensively throughout Wales, the U.K. (including the Edinburgh Fringe), Spain, the former East Germany, West Germany and the former Yugoslavia in the following productions
Street Captives by Jonathon Moore
Greek by Steven Berkoff
From My Point Of View by Steven Berkoff
The Tell Tale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe/Berkoff
V by Tony Harrison
Medea:Sex War by Tony Harrison/Solanis
Mag-Beth by Marks & Gran
Savages by Christopher Hampton, in collaboration with Branko Brezovec and Made in Wales
plus various devised community touring productions
In Film and Television Production roles he worked on Meanwhile (short film, Fiction Factory), House(feature film, CF1), Taliesin Jones (feature film, Snake River USA), Rancid Aluminium (feature film, Fiction Factory) and a season of Satellite City (Situation Comedy series, HTV)

Education/Academic qualification

Drama and English Literature, BA Honours, Swansea University


  • WA Drama
  • WB Dance and Performing Arts
  • WE Cultural and Media Studies


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