Current work

December 2018 Off The Tracks Podcast R&D by Kate Chapman. Writer/Performer.

November 2018 Augmented Access R&D at The Bush, London

2018-2019 BBC Writersroom Access Group Writer.

2018-2019 Clore Fellowship 2018-2019  Theatre fellowship supported by Gatsby Charitable Trust.

Ovalhouse adult company – making a solo show Wednesdays19th Sept – 12th December, 6:30-8:30pm. Ovalhouse Adult Company 25+ yrs

£60 for the term (concessions available). 10 spaces available

Award winning writer and performer, Sophie Woolley will be taking the helm of our Adult Company this season. She will be delivering a toolkit on how to make a one-person show. This will include sessions on writing, performing, strategy, marketing and funding. This is for emerging writer-performers. To book: Please send a short biography and a piece of writing (a monologue, short extract). A commitment to the entire process is needed, so please make sure you can attend all sessions. Please send you application to by the 27th August 2018.


Ovalhouse Theatre
Augmented R&D 2018
I’m developing a one person show based on my own experience of going totally deaf and regaining my hearing via cochlear implant.
12-14 July Ovalhouse Theatre.

Pulse Festival/New Wolesy Studio Theatre
1 June 2018
Augmented scratch, Suitcase Award showcase.

Sheffield Crucible R&D
April 2018
With support from Ramps on the Moon and Sheffield Theatres I am collaborating with choreographer Martyn Garside and composer, Lee Affen to create a piece of dance performance art.


Sophie performs on stage with interpreter and captions.
Performing at BAC. Photo by David Monteith Hodge. SLI Rob Troy.

Barbican/Told by an Idiot/ Sky Arts
19 February -3 March 2018
A two week improvisation laboratory with amazing theatre company, Told by an Idiot, supported by Sky Arts, with short film of the project broadcasy on 29 March 2019.

Sophie and Jean are in costume. Jean is faking a heart attack and Sophie is helping her.
Jean St Clair, Sophie Woolley, Photo by Laura Granelli