WHO WE ARE

Jasper is a stage director, as well as Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Caged Bird.

 

An alumnus of Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, his sell-out production of Patrick Swain’s Neon won the Stagedoor Audience Favourite Award in 2018. He recently directed The Nuclear Plays, a double-bill of plays by Ewan Pollitt, and is leading the development of new plays Descent and Symbiont, his first collaborations with Swain since their debut production. He is also a photographer outside the rehearsal room.

Previous work includes: The Nuclear Plays (Caged Bird, Drayton Arms Theatre), Neon (Caged Bird, UK Tour and Camden Fringe), Product (Mountview, Catalyst Festival), and Collective Rage (Mountview).

Jasper Frost - Artistic Director

Jasper Frost - Artistic Director

Patrick Swain - Literary Manager

Patrick Swain - Literary Manager

Patrick is a playwright, as well as Co-Founder, Literary Manager, and Executive Director of Caged Bird.

 

Having advanced his work with the National Theatre’s Young Writers programme, he is now training at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama through an MFA in Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media. He is currently developing his new play Descent with Caged Bird, as well as a one-woman show titled Symbiont. Also a director for both stage and screen, he has directed several music videos, and a production of Hamlet, for which he adapted a new version of the text. He is also passionate about simping and Big Chungus.

 

Previous work includes: Hamlet (Exeter Lemon Grove, Stratford Playhouse), Angelus (Theatre with Teeth, London Theatre Workshop), Neon (Caged Bird, Tour and Camden Fringe), Michael (Theatre with Teeth, Boston Tea Party Exeter), ECCo (BBC Radio 4).

Jonathan Taylor - Associate Producer

Jonathan Taylor - Associate Producer

Jonathan is the Producer at Jonathan Taylor Productions, Programming Assistant at Bill Kenwright Ltd, and Associate Producer of Caged Bird. He is a proud alumnus of Stage One and the University of Exeter, and has been with Caged Bird since its inception in 2017. A revered Twitch streamer, the Wall Street Journal called him a "nonce" and "an icon for the Belle Delphine generation".

Previous work includes: The Wind of Heaven (Weighed In Productions, Finborough Theatre), Cinderella (Seabright Productions, The Vaults) as Assistant Producer, An Act of God (Seabright Productions, The Vaults) as Assistant Producer, Neon (National Tour) with Caged Bird and more. 

For Bill Kenwright Ltd: Heathers the Musical, Joseph and The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, The Cat and The Canary, Ten Times Table, Blood Brothers, and Ghost the Musical.