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Aaron Blackledge

Theatre Director Assistant Director

My name is Aaron (he/they) and I am an emerging director with strong teaching skills and a passion for finding the rhythm of contemporary texts and music theatre. I also have a deep understanding of technical theatre from my work as a technical director, producer, and lighting designer both in New Zealand and the UK.


Director, Violence and Son, Fricative Theatre | Golden Goose, 2 weeks, 2023
Director, Violence and Son, Fricative Theatre, Fricative Theatre, 3 performances, 2022
Assistant Director, Dinner with Friends, Front Foot Theatre | Golden Goose, 2022
Assistant Director, First Love is the Revolution, New Diorama Theatre, 2022
Assistant Director, Rabbit Hole, Front Foot Theatre | Union Theatre, 2022
Assistant Director, Bard in the Yard, Will and Co. | UK Tour, 2021
Director, BARE: A Pop Opera, Stagecraft | Gryphon Theatre
Director, Mousing Around a Disney Sing-a-long Adventure, Kapitall Kids Theatre | Gryphon Theatre, 2017


East 15 Acting School - MFA in Directing




5-10 years

Art forms / Disciplines

  • Comedy
  • Theatre / Live perfomance

What I do

  • Directing
  • Dramaturgy
  • Facilitating
  • Lighting Design
  • Outdoor performance
  • Producing
  • Teaching / Coaching
  • Theatre making
  • Working with young people
  • Working within a Community / with community participants
  • Workshopping & Development

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