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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

Social

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

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