Hester is an international artist, theatre director, performer, facilitator and producer with a passion for play and community. She creates socially engaged performances with an emphasis on visual, physical storytelling and immersive environments. Working in diverse communities, cultures and environments continue to inspire her. She frequently works in China,  Malaysia, France and the UK, and has also previously worked in Indonesia, Hong Kong, Italy, India and Canada. 

Hester studied at Goldsmiths, University of London (UK) where she focused on Theatre Making, Applied Theatre and Post-Colonial Theatre. She is currently training with master clown teachers at ÉCOLE PHILIPPE GAULIER, France.  She is an Associate Artist, Trainer, and Assistant Producer with the world-renowned DAVID GLASS ENSEMBLE and Associate Artist of OMNIBUS THEATRE.

She is a co-founder of WAYANG KITCHEN; a new company creating culinary theatre experiences in Malaysia. During lockdown we are pairing interactive stories as videos with food deliveries! Follow our instagram @wayangkitchen for more info!

In Paris, she is a core member of THE LOST CABARET team- a night of big ideas, experimentation and alternative acts, from the risky to the utterly absurd.


Join Hester for MINDFUL MOVEMENT sessions on Sundays at

10am (UK time)/11am (CET)/5pm (MY time) on Zoom.

Get in touch for more information and links!

Photo by Sophie Stevens

© 2017 by Hester Welch

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