Portrait of  Daisy Orton

Daisy Orton

Project Officer (University of Kent)


Daisy Orton is a theatre-maker, dramaturg, and producer. She ran performance company, Accidental Collective for 12 years, creating stage shows, outdoor work, participatory events, and the award-winning performance-sharing night, Pot Luck. Alongside this, she built a portfolio career that encompasses HE teaching, directing and dramaturgy, producing and project co-ordination.

As well as working with Playing A/Part, Daisy currently works for Art Builders, the arts-in-education campaign spearheaded by Animate Arts, and is collaborating with Isabelle Defaut as Portrait Theatre, developing documentary and verbatim performance and media.

Daisy is fascinated by notions of identity, place, intimacy, and inheritance. She likes red lipstick, coffee, and making plans.

Last updated 22nd June 2021