Who are far_fetched?

far_fetched is a family company. As children, we would put on grand shows for the rest of the family. Now older, but none the wiser*, we have teamed up again to let our imaginations run wild! 

*false modesty. We’re super smart and talented.

Alex Calkin is a writer and illustrator, recently returned to the West Country after studying in London, travelling the world, and living in Australia, where he worked at animation studio Flying Bark Productions.

Natasha Taraskevics trained at Arts Educational School in London and the Stella Adler Conservatory in New York. Since then, she’s been part of the production team at Judgeday and Festival in a Box, where she worked on Kate Bush’s critically acclaimed Before the Dawn tour, as well as dozens of festivals.

Clemency Calkin gained a First class honours degree in Costume and Set Design at AUB (Arts University Bournemouth) and has since designed numerous theatre shows in the South of England. She also creates installations for festivals and events across the country. She is a qualified ESL teacher and taught in a creative primary school with children aged between 4 – 12 for two years.