As Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Highly Sprung, Mark Worth is an experienced director, physical theatre practitioner and writer. All his work is designed to engage a range of audiences and participants of all ages and from varied backgrounds. Mark also works in collaboration with schools, theatres, community groups and other organisations as a drama facilitator and motivational speaker. He is focused on the development of young people, inspiring them to aim higher and achieve their potential.
Mark is responsible for writing and performing in majority of Highly Sprung’s productions, creating work that is hard hitting, relevant and memorable for audiences. Highlights include Fallout, which looked at young people’s mental health, immersive theatre experience The Lost Gift, children’s theatre production Up, Up & Away, and outdoor aerial production Urban Astronaut.
Mark also leads physical theatre workshops for children and young people, at Highly Sprung’s regular youth group and in schools locally, nationally and internationally. He has toured worldwide to China, India and beyond leading creative and physical theatre. Currently, Mark is also leading on the Coventry Young Producers Collective, training up the next generation of leaders and movers within the arts.