Linz Na Nakorn

Associate Artist

Linzy Na Nakorn is a movement director, dance/theatre maker, performer and community organiser. 

Using the body as source, Linzy makes visceral collaborative and interdisciplinary work exploring and platforming conversations that advocate for disability, housing, climate, race and queer justice. Work that looks to celebrate resistance, resilience and joy, playfully packing a punch.


Linzy has worked with and alongside the Bittersuite family since it’s birth in 2014.
She was a sensory guide and performer on several of the company’s full scale productions including ‘Debussy‘ (2014 – 2017), ‘The Sensory Score‘ (2015/16) ‘Tapestries’, (2016/17) and immersive events ‘Sensory Moments‘ (2014/15) ‘Illuminations‘ (2018), ‘Open Houses’ (2017), ‘Without Touch’ (2016) among others. 

Alongside performing Linzy co-produced ‘Debussy’s 2016 international tour in 2016 including a run of shows at Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, Rich Mix London & Arnolfini, Bristol.

Linzy has creatively produced and co-devised workshops and wrap around projects ‘The Firebird’ in residency at the Institute of Imagination, ‘The Many’ (2019) in collaboration with the Museum of London and ‘Held’ (2020) in partnership with The Gulbenkian and has produced  and facilitated workshop series on behalf of Bittersuite for Open Senses Festival, VAULT Festival and Bristol University.

Linzy continues to work alongside the company as an associate artist.

As a freelance movement director Linzy has directed for stage and non-conventional theatre spaces including productions ‘here, here, here‘ for Theatre Royal Stratford East, Luca Rutherford’s ‘You Heard Me‘ for Stockton ARC & Battersea Arts Centre, Ignition’22 for Frantic Assembly, and touring productions for The Wardrobe Theatre & Sharp Teeth. 

Performance/dance credits and collaborations include Jo Fong, Raquel Meseguer Zafe, Holly Thomas, Velcro Collective, Rachael Clerke, Jo Hellier & Yas Clarke, Hannah Sullivan, Protein Dance, Seven Sisters Group and Joon Dance.

She is a co-lead lecturer in movement alongside Deepraj Singh for The Wardrobe Ensembles accredited applied acting degree for Bristol School of Acting and has previously been a visiting lecturer in movement and embodied practice at Bristol University and Malvern College of Art. Linzy is a practitioner for Frantic Assembly’s Learn & Train programme, delivering workshops, trainings and residencies for professionals, educators and students nationally and internationally.

Empowered to develop access as a practice of advocacy and creativity, Linzy is an integrative Creative Audio Describer, developing process that looks to in-build access for blind and visually impaired artists and audiences as integral to the creative practice of making work. Alongside Holly Thomas and Raquel Meseguer Zafe Linzy has co-developed a new framework for disability and racial equity within self description in performance. 

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