Clive Saunders - English

Clive Saunders was born and raised in London and still lives in this great city. He trained with Jack Waltzer from 1991 to 1994 and returned to Jack’s Paris workshop in 2009, where he still studies.

He began producing, directing and acting in plays on the London fringe from 1990, including True West by Sam Shepard at the New End Theatre in Hampstead, and Scenes from the Buried Life (an adaptation of Charles Bukowski short stories), which started off at the Man in the Moon Theatre in 1992 and transferred to a (now defunct) theatre in Soho and thereafter to Los Angeles.

That year he joined John Steppling’s theatre company, Circus Minimus, and performed in several of Steppling’s plays, including The Dream Coast in London and Understanding the Dead at the Padua Hills Playwrights Festival in Los Angeles.

In 1997 Clive wrote his first play, Fishtank, which was produced at the Finborough Theatre in London. He has since written several screenplays and directed films including Love For $17.50 (based on a short story by Charles Bukowski) and the feature film Gacy

Since 2011 has been acting in London with a variety of young and talented directors having recently been the lead in A Heart and a Feather ( directed by Sergey Dominguez) and is currently filming the feature as the lead in Dancing Day (directed by Ivo Consi)

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