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Will Jackson

Director West Midlands

Artistic Director of Quick Duck Theatre

Director & Theatre Maker who specialises in comedy and works across multiple disciplines, including new writing, devised work, improv, drag, interactive work, musicals and opera.

Preferred Pronouns: He / They

Credits

THEATRE MAKER, Yours Sincerely, Birmingham REP & UK Tour, 7 weeks, 2018/9

DIRECTOR, Magic Hour: The Murder Mystery Disco!, Quick Duck Theatre, 3 weeks, 2018/9
National Student Drama Festival 2019
Winner of the Judge’s Award for Singularity of Vision – Will Jackson 
Winner of the Judge’s Award for Best Ensemble – The Company of Magic Hour: The Murder Mystery Disco!

STAFF DIRECTOR, Radamisto, English Touring Opera, 3 months, 2018

STAFF DIRECTOR, Dido & Aeneas, English Touring Opera, 3 months, 2018

STAFF DIRECTOR, St. Matthew Passion, English Touring Opera, 3 months, 2018

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, Navajos, Birmingham REP, 1 week, 2018

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, L'Aggrippina, Barber Concert Hall, 1 week, 2017

DIRECTOR, The Enchanted Pig, Barber Concert Hall, 1 week, 2017

DIRECTOR, IMPROVABUNGA!, The Watch This Improv Troupe, 2 months, 2017

Training

University of Birmingham - Drama Theatre Arts Ba Hons (2:1) - 2014-17

École Philippe Gaullier - Clown, Bouffon & Le Jeu - 2016

Birmingham REP - Foundry Artist Scheme – 2018

JMK Trust - Birmingham REP Directors Group - 2017-2019

Bush Theatre - Emerging Writers Group – 2019-20

Experience

2-5 years

Skills

Acting
Devising
Dramaturgy
Movement Direction
Music - Can learn by ear
Music - Can Read
Music - Plays Instruments
Music - Singing
Physical Theatre
Site Responsive/Immersive
Teaching
Working with D/deaf adults / children
Working with disabled adults / children
Working with learning disabled adults / children
Working with Young People
Working with young people with special educational needs
Writing

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