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Jamie Wood is a performer and director. His work ranges from the comic and darkly surreal plays of The Frequency D’Ici (Paperweight, Fringe First 2008, Director) to the striking physical and visual poetics of Petra’s Pulse (Aegean Fatigue, National Review of Live Art 2008, Co-director and Performer). He is an Associate Artist with Chris Goode & Company. As a long-term collaborator with Goode, Jamie devised and performed inEscapology (2004), the critically acclaimed Homemade (2005) and Longwave (2006), and co-directed Hey Matthew (2008) and 9 (2011). In 2009, he was short-listed for a Stage Acting Award (Best Ensemble) for Icarus 2.0, devised with director Matt Ball. Paperweight, Icarus 2.0, Homemade and Longwave were all shortlisted for the Total Theatre Award for Best Devised Production. Jamie has devised work for national and international tours with artists including Caroline Horton, Spike, Toby Park (Spymonkey), Guy Dartnel, Mischa Twitchin (Shunt) and Niki McCretton and most recently with The Belarus Free Theatre and Chris Thorpe. He also works as a Clown Doctor with Theodora Children’s Trust, visiting sick children in hospitals throughout the UK. His work reflects a training combining fine art, theatre, clown and dance.