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Underfoot Theatre Company is a London based company made up of four women from diverse backgrounds: two Irish, one Swedish and one first generation Polish/English. Who came together, after graduating from Royal Central School of Speech & Drama, with a shared passion for devising and the creation of new work with a particular emphasis on the female voice.


Through devising they work to create original and bold theatre that entertain and challenges the audience to reflect on today’s society and the status quo of women.



Orla Sanders completed her MA in Text & Performance at RADA in 2002. Other theatre credits include Marlene Dietrich in Toilet Party at the Courtyard Theatre and Sinead Dolan in How to make Money from Art in the Phoenix Artists Club and Emily in World War Two feature Our Shining Sword.



Magdalena Sverlander (previously known as Magdalena McNab) trained at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. She received two Best Actor Nominations for the lead role in the multiple award winning short film When Tears Have Fallen during 2015 - at the International Lift-Off Film Festival's Season Award and St Tropez International Film Festival. During 2016 she can be seen in the comedy The Five Wives and Lives of Melvyn Pfferberg. Other film work 2017: The Days We Lost, and the feature film Lykantropi. TV work: I Live With Models (Comedy Central) and The Ky and Ty Show (ITV2).



Aleks Grela trained as a ballet dancer and completed her training at Elmhurst in Association with Birmingham Royal Ballet. Here she explored many different styles of dance and gained lots of experience performing. After returning to London she decided to hang up her ballet shoes and turn to acting and went on to pursue her actor training at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. 



Joanne Fitzgerald is an experienced project manager by day, who wrote and performed the play Family Man at the International Comedy Club Dublin in 2013. She has trained at the Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin before moving to London January 2014. 

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