Rosie MacPherson is an international playwright and award winning actor. She is Artistic Director of Stand & Be Counted Theatre (SBC); the UK’s first Theatre Company of Sanctuary, committed to making work with, about and for those seeking sanctuary in the UK and internationally. SBC are co-founders of the Welcome Consortium, a grass-roots movement for theatre-makers building a culture of welcome within our communities.

With SBC
The Place I Call Home (Paines Plough), Where We Began (UK tour, HighTide), ‘Tanja’ (Houses of Parliament, 2 UK tours), Inside (Theatre503, Edinburgh Fringe, UK tour) The Nest (NIHR & Salford Royal NHS Foundation)

Freelance
Public Acts (National Theatre & Cast), An Act of Care (HOME & archipelago collective), F.E.A.R. (Sheffield Theatres, Soho Theatre Young Company), HomeFront (Sheffield Theatres, Jermyn Street Theatre)

Rosie is currently developing F.E.A.R.for television with Leopard Pictures and runs writing workshops for National Theatre, Belarus Free Theatre & Journeys International Festival. She is a winner of the British International Film Festival’s Best Actress Award.