Osnat Schmool is a composer/lyricist, choral conductor, performer and co-founder of Filament. She has written and co-created several shows for theatre and opera including Re:Love (Bridewell Theatre), The Thirsty Giraffe and Goldilocks (Little Angel Theatre) and all of Filament’s work to date. As a choral arranger & composer she arranged the UK Folk Music Award winning “Lovely Molly” for Sam Lee in 2016.
Osnat has been directing the Roundhouse Choir since it was established in 2009 and regularly teaches music and singing to people of all ages: from her local primary school Choir in Hackney to undergraduates (Rose Bruford, RADA, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama) and co-directing the Goldsmiths’ Vocal Ensemble. Osnat regularly works for Voicelab at The Southbank Centre and has conducted choirs in Aberdeen, Glasgow, Big Feastival and in June 2016 at the Royal Festival Hall for Guy Garvey’s Meltdown closing performance, M.I.A.’s Meltdown Festival headline performance (2017) and at The Royal Albert Hall for Jamie Cullum’s Late Night Prom (2016).
Sabina trained with Jacques Lecoq in Paris. She is a director, movement director, performer and co-founder of Filament. Sabina has performed with Clod Ensemble, Young Vic Theatre and RedCape Theatre amongst others and is a resident artist at South Street Arts Centre for whom she co-wrote The Great British Bump Off to celebrate Reading’s Year of Culture in 2016.
Her directing work includes all Filament’s work to date, 1 Beach Rd (Redcape Theatre) The Labour Exchange (South Street Arts Centre) The Deadly Curse (Opera North Education) Cold Hands Warm Hearts (ENO Baylis) and The Curious Incident in Battersea Park (Royal Opera House/Turtle Key). Work as a movement director includes The Jungle Book (Greenwich Theatre) Voices Now 2017 (featuring over 400 choir members from all over the country) How High is Up and Under the Bed (Theatre Centre) The Dong with the Luminous Nose, Spangleguts and Everybody’s Theatre (London Bubble) Blood Drive, Re:Love and The Happiness of Fish (Bridewell Theatre Company).
She is a lecturer in Contemporary Theatre Practice at Guildford School of Acting and has run workshops on choral music/movement for Southbank Centre, Whitechapel Gallery, Central School of Speech and Drama, Rose Bruford, Greenwich Theatre and Stratford Circus Arts Centre.