OFF THE CLIFF is a London-based theatre company founded by Kasia Różycki. Its main artistic goal is to use theatre as a platform to convey important messages, provoke the audience to reflect on the world we all live in, question it and act in response.
Off the Cliff loves pushing the boundaries of the theatrical form and discovering innovative ways of making Theatre (with capital 'T'!). The company's artistic programme is centred around four unique creative platforms:
LEST WE FORGET (cutting-edge rediscoveries of the classics)
FRESH VOICES (powerful, multi-layered new plays)
MULTICULTURAL MASH-UP (international collaboration)
ONE-AND-ONLY (various one-off interdisciplinary events)
The name of the company refers to its three core values that lie at the heart of everything we do:
metaphorical 'jumping off the cliff' signifies the courage to take risks in order to accomplish a new level of artistic achievement
where better to reflect on your entire life if not standing at the very edge of a cliff?
we're passionate about creating a unique theatrical experience for our audience
Kasia Różycki - Artistic Director
Kasia is a passionate and ambitious risk-taking Director, Producer and Event Manager. Originally from Poland, she is currently based in London and actively contributing to the cultural richness of the theatrical landscape in the UK.
Kasia trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (MA Directing Classical and Contemporary Text) and Jagiellonian University (BA Hons Drama Studies). She has directed a wide range of shows in London, Glasgow & Edinburgh including: Metamorphoses II (Waterloo East), The Mysterious Gentleman (The Courtyard), Dead or Alive (Theatro Technis), Metamorphoses (Bread and Roses), Something For The Men (Barons Court), Healing Waters (RCS, Traverse, Cockpit), Unconscious Uncouplings (Arst Theatre Upstairs, Proud Archivist, New Shoreditch Theatre), White Inside, Road Not Taken and White Christmas (Theatre503 RWR), Knowing, Bronze and Highest Bidder (Tristan Bates Theatre), At the End of the End (Arches, Glasgow), scenes from 'The Winter's Tale' (Shakespeare's Globe Theatre).
Directing credit list and creative portfolio: www.kasiarozycki.co.uk
Velenzia Spearpoint - Associate Producer
Velenzia has over 10 years of experience on the London fringe theatre scene. She is co-founder of Get Over It Productions, involved in up to 4 of the companies shows a year, both on and off stage. Alongside this, Velenzia is Artistic Director at The Bread and Roses Theatre working on their in-house productions and responsible for the programming and curating of the annual Clapham Fringe Festival. She consistently works with several other theatre companies across London and recent credits include; Only Professionally (Lion and Unicorn Theatre), Britain’s Got Fashion (The Cockpit), Us (SLAM Kings Cross) & Dirty Butterfly (Bread and Roses Theatre).
Meg graduated with an MA (Distinction) in Acting from East 15 Acting School, 2016. Theatre credits include Something for the Men (Baron’s Court Theatre), Scapegoat (The Soho Theatre and The Cockpit Theatre), Metamorphoses 1 and 2 (Bread & Roses and Waterloo East respectively), The Agreement, Pyrrha Rebooted and Tara-togenic (Bread & Roses), Heroines (Churchill Theatre, Bromley and Theatre N16), The Thing She Left Behind (Stockwell Playhouse), and Homo Superior (Tristan Bates). She has appeared in Wolfpack Productions comedy web series Nightwatch Man and Brunching Britain, Peninsula Films’ Tories on Tour, and the feature film Born A King.
Meg Lake - Associate Artist
Harriet Main - Associate Artist
Harriet trained at the Ecole Internationale de Théâtre de Jacques Lecoq in Paris, after completing a degree in French and Spanish at UCL. Since graduating, she has mainly worked in devised, ensemble productions and new writing. Her main enjoyment is combining elements of her training in physical theatre and comic timing with new, original text. Recent credits include an Edgar Allan Poe Double Bill at The Brockley Jack Studio Theatre and Metamorphoses 2 at the Waterloo East Theatre.
As a child, Aga always wanted to be a vet or an ichthyologist, but changed her plans one year before the college and became an award-winning art director and a visual designer instead. Entrepreneurial from the very young age, she was making her first proper pocket money from breeding and then selling pet mice and exotic fish, she’s now the owner of a boutique graphic design agency in Dublin (agrand.ie). Aga enjoys designing theatre posters or corporate identity, and finds a source of comfort in drawing furry animals and old trees
Aga Grandowicz - Graphic Designer