PRONK! is a creative partnership set up in the Spring of 2017. Our work combines science, music, and story-telling – to shape unusual tales into inspiring live events.
Jack Monaghan (Writer) played the leading role in The Graduate (West Yorkshire Playhouse, 2017), and has performed with the RSC, Shakespeare’s Globe, and for the National Theatre as the lead in their smash-hit War Horse (West End, 2011). He has previously developed new writing with the NT Studio, RSC, and Hightide Festival.
Robert Moutrey (Composer) most recently worked as sound designer for Simon Evans / David Aula’s Hamlet (Park Theatre, 2017). He worked as musical assistant to Damon Albarn and Rufus Norris on Dr Dee – An English Opera (Manchester International Festival) as well as for the NYT and street-theatre projects in Manchester.
Robert recently toured the world in US rock’n’roll band Crocodiles, including performances on BBC 6Music, and international music festivals.
David Aula (Director) has had three previous shows at Vaults: he performed the award-winning, Maisie Says She Loves Me (Vaults17); co-created and performed in sell-out show The Vanishing Man (Vaults16), and directed festival headliner The Cement Garden (Vaults14).
He has worked extensively as a director, dramaturg, writer and performer in London, around the UK, and In America.
Anna Moutrey (Producer) is currently a producer at Frantic Assembly where her recents projects include Fatherland (Scott Graham, Karl Hyde and Simon Stephens) and the 2016/17 UK Tour of Things I Know to be True (Andrew Bovell).
She was Assistant Producer at Manchester International Festival between 2009-2013 and Producer between 2014-2015, where she worked on wonder.land (Moira Buffini, Damon Albarn, Rufus Norris); Massive Attack VS Adam Curtis; The Old Woman (Robert Wilson); It Felt Like A Kiss (Punchdrunk & Adam Curtis); and Monkey: Journey to the West (Damon Albarn & Jamie Hewlett).