Chloe Todd Fordham
Chloe’s play SOUND OF SILENCE won a Bruntwood Prize Judges Award in November 2015.
Her most recent play THE NEXT GENERATION was one of five plays shortlisted for the 2017 Writers in Theatre Award, run by Out of Joint.
Her first play, LAND’S END was one of six plays shortlisted for Theatre503’s Playwriting Award in November 2014. In January 2014, the Arcola Theatre presented LAND’S END as a script in hand sharing at their inaugural PlayWROUGHT festival.
Chloe is one of five writers currently attached to Theatre503 through their writers’ residency scheme THE 503FIVE. While on attachment at Theatre503, she co-wrote a play about the 2015 UK election, ELEXION (Theatre503, May 2015), and is now developing a full-length play, THE DEBTOR.
Recent short plays include: THE NIGHT CLUB (Hampstead Theatre); PLAY 9 (for PLAY Theatre Company, Vault Festival, January 2016); ROGAN JOSH (Theatre503, January 2015) and GIRLS (for ‘Seize the Stage’, a festival of new theatre by female theatre makers, Richmix, April 2014).
Chloe has attended Kenyon College’s Playwright’s Conference in Ohio (supported by Bruntwood and the Royal Exchange), has an MA in Writing for Performance from Goldsmiths University (2011-2012), and took part in the Royal Court’s Young Writers programme in 2009.
Chloe is also the Literary Coordinator at Graeae Theatre Company, and works with new writing theatres across the UK on ‘Write to Play’, Graeae’s flagship new writing initiative for Deaf and disabled writers.