Issey, who joined the Playful team as the Production Intern in April 2023 has since progressed to a Development Assistant. Whilst studying at the University of Leeds in 2021 achieving a first-class honour’s degree in Theatre and Performance, Issey formed a strong interest in theatre adaptation and regularly experimented with her own creative ideas. Prior to joining Playful Productions, Issey held multiple studio and production runner roles on various television shows and served as an assistant director for two independent theatre companies. As a devoted theatre enthusiast, Issey constantly immerses herself in scripts and regularly attends shows, nurturing her passion for storytelling. With an unwavering ambition to make an impact in the development scene, Issey aspires to captivate audiences with inspirational narratives.