Davy & Kristin McGuire


We are a multi-disciplined artist duo who design and direct work ranging from music videos, commercials, animation films and art installations to live theatre shows, dance performances, interactive video projections and everything in between.


We created The Icebook and recently directed, designed and performed a critically acclaimed stage adaptation of Howl’s Moving Castle at the Southwark Playhouse in London. Our clients’ list includes Cirque du Soleil, Microsoft, Canal+, The Guillemots, Partizan, Courvoisier and our productions have featured internationally on the BBC, on TV in Japan, on Canal+ in France as well as being published in Kerrang, Digital Arts, Contageous Magazine, Time Out, Metro, Times and Elle Girl Korea. In 2013 we won the Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award.


Davy's expertise lies in film, animation and theatre whereas Kristin is a dancer, choreographer and senior lecturer who has amongst many other international companies worked as performer for Cirque du Soleil.

‘Is it a play? Is it a film? Is it an installation? No, it’s super-theatre! ... Howl’s Moving Castle - a triumph of theatrical imagination’ Westend Broadway World

★★★★ 'Diana Wynne Jones's tale gets a startlingly imaginative staging from directors and designers Davy and Kristin McGuire...’ Metro

★★★★ ‘mesmerising and groundbreaking… Howl’s Moving Castle will be talked about as the first show from a very talented creative team which will go on to do much bigger things’ The Public Reviews

‘A fragile, charming show.’ Lyn Gardener of the Guardian

‘They’ve made this stunning artistic video...’ Kerrang




On twitter: @the_mcguires