Chloe Todd Fordham
Chloe’s play SOUND OF SILENCE won a Bruntwood Prize Judges Award in November 2015, and was supported by the Royal Exchange Manchester throughout 2016 and 2017.
Her play THE NEXT GENERATION was shortlisted for the 2017 Writers in Theatre Award, run by Out of Joint.
Her first play, LAND’S END was shortlisted for Theatre503’s Playwriting Award in November 2014 and supported by the Arcola’s PlayWROUGHT festival.
Other plays include AND OTHERS (co-created by Jenny Sealey, Stewart Pringle and Dr Susan Croft, National Theatre, November 2018), THE DEBTOR (supported by Theatre503) and ELEXION(Theatre503, 2015).
Short plays include: THE NIGHT CLUB (Hampstead Theatre, 2017), published in Women Centre Stage (Nick Hern Books); PLAY 9 (for PLAY Theatre Company, Vault Festival, 2016); ROGAN JOSH (Theatre503, 2015) and GIRLS (for ‘Seize the Stage’, a festival of new theatre by female theatre makers, Richmix, 2014).
Chloe has attended Kenyon College’s Playwright’s Conference in Ohio (supported by Bruntwood and the Royal Exchange) and has an MA in Writing for Performance from Goldsmiths University. She was a resident writer at Theatre503 through their 503FIVE scheme (2015-16), has taken part in the Arcola’s PlayWrought scheme, and is a graduate of the Royal Court’s Young Writers programme.
Chloe is currently an Associate at Sphinx Theatre Company. She has worked as a dramaturg on projects for Graeae (where she worked as Literary Manager leading WRITE TO PLAY, an artist development programme for D/deaf and disabled playwrights) and the Royal Court. She has read for the Royal Exchange Manchester, Theatre503, and the Royal Court, and co-leads inclusive writing workshops for playwrights at Graeae with playwright Matilda Ibini.