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Zoe Waterman

Director London

A freelance theatre director working on new writing and revivals of existing plays. Co-director of Illumine Theatre, a new writing company, and previously Associate Director of the New Vic Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent 2018-19.

Graduated in 2006 with an MFA in Theatre Directing from Birkbeck College, and won the New Wimbledon Theatre’s Emerging Director Award in 2007.

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Credits

DIRECTOR; The Rise and Fall of Little Voice; Theatre by the Lake; 21 weeks; 2019
DIRECTOR; Intemperance; New Vic Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent; 3 weeks; 2019
DIRECTOR; Dick Whittington; Theatr Clwyd; 7 weeks; 2018
DIRECTOR; 2023; Illumine Theatre Company, Chapter Arts Centre; 2 weeks; 2018
DIRECTOR; Table; New Vic Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent; 3 weeks; 2018
DIRECTOR; Playhouse Creatures; New Vic Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent; 3 weeks; 2018
DIRECTOR; Sleeping Beauty; Theatr Clwyd; 7 weeks; 2017
DIRECTOR; Remarkable Invisible; Theatre by the Lake, Keswick; 24 weeks; 2017
DIRECTOR; The Demand; Shooting Fish Theatre Company; 1 week; 2017
DIRECTOR; Cinderella; Loughborough Town Hall; 5 weeks; 2016
DIRECTOR; The Kitchen Sink; New Vic Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent; 3 weeks; 2016
DIRECTOR; The Vertical Hour; Theatre by the Lake, Keswick; 24 weeks; 2016
DIRECTOR; Aladdin; Loughborough Town Hall, 5 week; 2015
DIRECTOR; The Rubenstein Kiss; Nottingham Playhouse/Yvonne Arnaud Theatre; 5 weeks; 2015
DIRECTOR; The Bogus Woman; UK Tour Curtis Productions and Theatre by the Lake; 15 weeks; 2015
DIRECTOR; Enlightenment; Theatre by the Lake, Keswick; 24 weeks; 2015
DIRECTOR; Sleeping Beauty; Loughborough Town Hall; 5 weeks; 2014
DIRECTOR; Swan Song Including the premier of Anya by Jonathan Girling; The Swan, Royal Shakespeare Company; 1 performance; 2013
DIRECTOR; Sleeping Beauty; The Maltings, Berwick-Upon-Tweed; 4 weeks; 2011
DIRECTOR; Amy’s View; Nottingham Playhouse; 3 weeks; 2010
DIRECTOR; Shining City; Theatre by the Lake, Keswick; 22 weeks; 2010
DIRECTOR; The Bogus Woman; Theatre by the Lake, Keswick; 26 weeks; 2008
DIRECTOR; The Promise; New Wimbledon Theatre Studio; 2 weeks; 2007
DIRECTOR; After Miss Julie; The Playroom, Nottingham Playhouse; 1 week; 2006

Associate directing includes Much Ado About Nothing at Malmö Stadsteater (2011) and Joking Apart at Nottingham Playhouse and Salisbury Playhouse (2013) for Lucy Pitman-Wallace; and All Quiet on the Western Front UK tour out of Nottingham Playhouse (2008) for Giles Croft.

I have directed work at several drama schools including - Bristol Old Vic, Welsh College, Arts Educational School, East 15.

Training

MFA Theatre directing, Birkbeck

Experience

10+ years

Skills

Devising
Dramaturgy
Teaching
Working with D/deaf artists
Working with Young People

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