DIRECTOR - Chinese premiere of Benjamin Britten’s Peter Grimes for Beijing Music Festival 2013
at Poly Theatre, Beijing. A semi- staged concert with Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Duncan Ward.
CONSULTANT DIRECTOR - They Came Back for Tete a Tete Festival 2014
by Martin Ward
New opera in development about visitations from beyond the grave.
DIRECTOR AND DEVISOR - A Young Person's Guide to....' for Opera North Verve project 2013. Working with composer Ben Glasstone and a group of young people with Asperger syndrome, to devise performances inspired by Benjamin Britten's Young Person's Guide to The Orchestra
ASSOCIATE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR of Streetwise Opera 2011-2013
an internationally renowned company that uses music to help people who have experienced homelessness move forward with their lives.
DIRECTOR - Swarm a participatory voice-theatre performance 2011
composed by Orlando Gough at The Barbican ‘Extraordinary Voices’ Festival
DIRECTOR/DEVISOR - Moi ( Mwah) a voice-theatre piece by Michael Henry and performed by Melanie Pappenheim, King's Place.
DIRECTOR - Sound and Space - a commission for LSO St. Luke’s 2010
by violinist Alexander Balanescu, accordionist Evelina Petrova and aerialist Gisele Edwards.
DIRECTOR - Cardboard Citizens 2009 ‘War and Homelessness’ Project
devising and directing two site specific pieces at The Cabinet War Rooms and a choreographed sequence for the play ‘Mincemeat’ by Adrian Jackson, as well as artistic management of 6 month project.
DIRECTOR - Cardboard Citizens 2009 Led Easy
new forum theatre play by David Watson, on tour of homeless hostels.
DIRECTOR - Theatre Venture 2008 The Arch Of The Imagination
launch of Tower Hamlets Cultural Olympiad. Large-scale site-specific event with community cast. In collaboration with artist Becca Chester and companies: Universal Citizens, Kinetika Bloco, Mahua, Green Candle, and 4 East London schools.
DIRECTOR/DEVISOR - The Shout ROH2/tour 2007 Fingerprint
new music theatre piece, devised with Orlando Gough and The Shout, on identity and conformity - the individual voice within the choral ‘singing machine’.
DIRECTOR - Askew and Avis ROH2 Firsts 2007 Tongue Tied
a silent teenage boy records and loops the voices of his arguing parents with comic and poignant results. Music theatre using new media.
DIRECTOR/DEVISER - Dartington Festival 2007 One, Two
music theatre piece by Orlando Gough, performed by six pairs of identical twin musicians.
DIRECTOR - Toynbee Theatre 2007 Against Oblivion
staging of new music theatre composition by Jeremy Peyton Jones, including choreography of instrumentalists.
DIRECTOR - LCF Cochrane Theatre 2007 Girl In The Forest (devised)
a new Red Riding Hood in a large scale collaboration with costume/make up/ tech effects students, professional cast and composer Hannah Marshall.
DIRECTOR/DEVISER - L.C.F. Cochrane Theatre 2006 Bluebeard (new adaptation)
wordless opera. A new version of the chilling tale of Bluebeard and his dead wives. Large scale collaboration with costume/make up/ tech effects students, professional cast and composer Hannah Marshall.
DIRECTOR - Chisenhale Dance Space 2006 Never Always (Karen da Silva)
a newly devised solo dance piece with confessional storytelling.
DIRECTOR - Southwark Playhouse 2006 Alive & Kicking (Doug Livingstone)
a new comic play performed by, and written from discussions with, members of Blackfriars Older People’s group.
DIRECTOR - Young Vic ‘Trust’ Project 2005 Can You See Me? (devised)
visual theatre piece devised with and performed by a group of ex-sex workers and based on their own life experiences.
DIRECTOR - The Shout 2004 Lip (Orlando Gough)
staging of a sequence of songs about love, three stories and a crooning competition.
DIRECTOR/DESIGNER - Scarlet Theatre 2003 The Wedding (Virgilio Pinera)
first English translation of 1950’s absurdist play, using distorted Latin choreography, with original score by Nigel Piper.