Annie Saunders is a director and live artist. Her company, Wilderness, has presented The Day Shall Declare It in a disused warehouse in the Downtown Los Angeles Arts District with Los Angeles Performance Practice and in London with Theatre Delicatessen in the former BBC Studios and the Bush Theatre. The company has also presented work at REDCAT, the 14th Factory, the San Francisco Playhouse and the Getty Villa. She is a core performer with Lars Jan's Early Morning Opera, and has appeared in Holoscenes, The Institute of Memory (TIMe), and Abacus.
She has also devised and performed original work in the UK with Neil Bettles (Frantic Assembly, Thickskin) and Gemma Fairlie (RSC) on Full Stop, a co-commission for the Lyric Theatre, Watford Palace, Greenwich Festival and Latitude. She holds an MA in literature and critical studies from the University of London, and trained at the Sanford Meisner Center for the Arts, the American Conservatory Theater and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She worked for ten years as a creative activist with Eve Ensler's V-Day.
She is represented for commercial projects and commissions by HeLo, and has created unique large-scale experiences at Cannes Lions, for MasterCard, and for ASICS Worldwide.