Charles Adrian is an experienced deviser and performer living in London. He trained in Paris at the École Jacques Lecoq and at the École Philippe Gaulier. Since 2007, he has been a key member of the Tabori-prize-winning Berlin-based theatre ensemble Nico And The Navigators and has also worked extensively as a deviser and performer in theatre and film with companies such as Office For A Human Theatre (Italy) and Clout Theatre (UK), and with artists such as Lucy Pawlak (UK/Poland/Mexico), Marcel Schwald (Switzerland) and Boris Nikitin (Switzerland/Austria). His own theatre work, in collaboration with former Lecoq and Gaulier students, includes the clown show Lost (London, Edinburgh, Paris, Prague, Avignon) and the bouffon shows Squeez'd (Paris, Tokyo) and Ug(gly) (London, Amsterdam). He is the man behind Ms Samantha Mann.