Billie-Jo Rainbird

Billie-Jo Rainbird (she/her) is an actor, producer and co-founder of Andraste&Co Theatre Company. Billie-Jo is excited to be producing her first professional piece (Sugar, Honey, Ice, Tea) and hopes to use her natural organisational and leadership skills to give this piece justice. Billie-Jo is a 2020 Acting Grad from Bath Spa University whose favourite types of theatre are Shakespeare, post-modern and children's theatre. Her credits since graduating include: Benvolio and County Paris in a movement based performance of ‘Romeo & Juliet’ with Momentum Acts; a three week primary school tour of ‘Dick Whittington and his Cat’ with Rainbow Theatre South West, where she played multiple characters including Dame Sarah; ‘Othello Online’ with Momentum Acts as Brabantio; and Tal Gal in The Egg Ensembles ‘ROUTES’ .

Why do you do what you do?

Andraste&Co do what they do because we have the power to. As someone who has experienced abuse I know what a privilege it is to be in a safe position where I can talk about my experiences. I talk about it so that others know they are not alone.

What’s your role in SparkFest?

Billie-Jo is the producer of ‘Sugar, Honey, Ice, Tea’ as well as acting in Momentum Act’s ‘Othello Online’ as Brabantio.