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Katie Henry

Director London

Katie is an accomplished director, facilitator and life coach with a proven track record in making inclusive theatre for diverse audiences from small to large scale. She prioritises creating work with women, by women, about women – either in the form of new writing, re-imagined classics or forgotten gems. She is driven by making impactful work derived through best working practices and prides herself on building effective, agile teams through bold, brave and collaborative leadership. Katie teaches, mentors and coaches actors and directors in the business of a creative freelance life.


Director , War Horse UK & International Tour Tour, 18 months
Director, The Daughter-in-Law, Mountview Arts Academy, March 2019
Director, Motherland (reading) Salisbury Playhouse/New Diorama
Director, House of Blue Leaves, Mountview Arts Academy, 2 performances
Director, Six Characters In Search Of An Author, BADA, 2 Performances.
Revival Director, War Horse 10th Anniversary Tour Tour/National Theatre, 18 months.
Director, Good Person Of Szechuan, Mountview Arts Academy, Week.
Director, Welcome to Thebes, Mountview Arts Academy, Week
Director, Grandfathers, Mountview Arts Academy
Director/Devisor, Alice's House Of Cards, Southbank Centre Imagine Festival
Director, Her Naked Skin, Mountview Arts Academy
Director, Grandpa Joe's Giant Story-telling Bed, Southbank Centre Imagine Festival/BAC
Director, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Primary Shakespeare) Orange Tree Theatre
Director, i dream before i take the stand,
Director, Last Train To Nibroc, Orange Tree Theatre, 2 weeks


Co-Active Coaching - Fundamentals & Core Curriculum
Dare to Lead - Brene Brown w/ Roxanne Hobbs Consultancy
Daring Greatly - Brene Brown w/ Roxanne Hobbs Consultancy
Trainee Directorship at the Orange Tree Theatre
MA Theatre Directing - St Mary's University
Drama Degree - St Mary's University


10+ years


Movement Direction
Working with disabled artists
Working with Young People
Working with young people with special educational needs


Latest Events

We are delighted that our associate company the Regional Theatre Young Directors Scheme (RTYDS) will be curating and delivering the program for emerging directors, producers, designers and artists whilst we temporarily reduce our key operations throughout June and July 2020.  Find out what events we have planned