Little but Fierce
Little but Fierce is a feminist theatre company creating female-led productions of both new writing and classical adaptations. They work exclusively with female directors and playwrights, and only stage plays with more than 50% female cast. Their productions have been staged at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, at the New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich, the Cockpit Theatre, and at the Criterion in the West End. Little but Fierce made their VAULT debut in 2017 with the sell-out play ‘Puppy’, a feminist sex comedy about dogging, queer romance and protest.
Naomi Westerman is a playwright and screenwriter who creates female-centric work in a range of genres and mediums. Her work has been staged at numerous theatres in the UK and abroad, including the Royal Court (as part of Open Court), the Arcola, St James Theatre, the Birmingham Rep, Bolton Octagon, Southwark Playhouse, High Tide, and off-Broadway. Her first screenplay won first place in the Raindance Film Festival’s Ammo Live, and she has various screen and radio projects in development.
Jessica Cornfeld is an American director and theatre-maker, based in New York. She recently worked on the Bush Theatre’s community theatre production The Neighbourhood Project.
Sarah-Jane Dent is a Clean Break Graduate who trained with the company for two years before moving on to train for a further year at Brian Timoney Actors Studio. FILM credits include Keeping Mum, In a Dream, Jim’s Story and Secret Place. TELEVISION credits include the pilot for a new series Are You Sitting Comfortably? STAGE credits include Hear London Tour including Arts in the Criminal Justice System, The National Dorfman, Our Father, Hours Til Midnight (WOW Festival, South Bank Centre), Meal Ticket (Latitude Festival and UK Tour), Sweatbox (Latitude Festival and UK tour, including National Theatre, London), These Four Walls, (Stonesthrow Theatre, London /The Pleasance/CLF Art Centre/N16 Theatre), and Phyllida Lloyd’s acclaimed all-women Shakespeare Trilogy at the Donmar Warehouse.
“Sarah has an unmistakable talent for Live Performance” – Amelia O’Loughlin, Director of Stonesthrow theatre
“The biggest shout out for acting I’ve ever given has to go to Sarah Dent in the role of Sandra. Her performance was amazing and so realistic, I was moved to tears. This was acting of the highest calibre and I feel privileged to have witnessed it.” – London Theatre 1