Marigold studied Drama and Education at the Central School of Speech and Drama and has previously worked as a director, project manager, journalist and facilitator.
Prior to taking up her post, she managed the “Grandchildren of the Blitz” project at London Bubble Theatre Company, an oral history project culminating in a performance – “Blackbirds” performed to critical acclaim in 2011. She was the Co-Artistic Director for Knavish Speech from 2005-2008, where productions included “Dreams Come Out To Play” developed in co-production with The Birmingham Repertory Theatre (2006), and “Igloo”: a piece specifically created for early years children with profound and multiple learning difficulties. As an arts journalist, she has been a contributor to the Daily Yomiuri (National Broadsheet, Japan), Total Theatre Magazine and The Stage.
From August 2014-August 2015, she produced the Grandchildren of Hiroshima project: an oral history and performance project, rooted in interviews between survivors of the Atomic bombing and local children and culminating in a large scale, intergenerational community performance in Hiroshima in August 2015.