Sue Hill

Sue Hill

Founding Artist

Sue is a WILDWORKS founding artist, who was born and educated in Cornwall. She has worked with many companies including Welfare State International, Emergency Exit Arts, Walk the Plank Theatre Ship, and the Royal National Theatre. In 1988 she joined Kneehigh theatre company, serving on their management team from 1994 – 2001 and helping to grow their distinctive style of theatre. From 2000 until 2006 she was Artistic Director for the Eden Project, developing their innovative interpretation strategy, commissioning artists, writers and performers to illuminate Eden’s ideas and messages. With her brother Pete Hill she has made many large-scale carnival images and earth sculptures, including the iconic Mudmaid in the Lost Gardens of Heligan.

She has traveled widely through her work, with performances, commissions and seminars in Greece, Cyprus, Portugal, Brazil, Russia, Georgia, Canada, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Ireland, Malta, France, Kosovo, South Africa, India, Egypt, U.S.A., China and most recently Sri Lanka.

As a member of the Core Creative Team she has played many roles for the company; as designer, part of the community team, a performer and also as a tutor and facilitator on training programmes. Her special area of interest is the role of culture and art in building and sustaining communities.