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William Edelsten

Director London

I am a director working in Theatre and Opera. I also work as a producer in audio, TV, Film, Video Games, and VR.
I have also worked as an actor/musician and composer for Theatre.

Most recently I have been working as a Producer and Researcher on news and current affairs programs for ITN Productions, Channel 4, Chanel 5 and the BBC World Service.

Credits

Associate Director, Dead Equal, Sumerhall, Edinburgh Festival / 1 month, July and August July 2019

Assistant Director, The Marriage of Figaro, The Grange Festival, 1 Month, May and June 2019

Assistant Director, Albert Herring, The Grange Festival, 1 Month, May and June 2017

Staff Director, Xerxes, ETO- Tour, 4 months, August - December 2016

Staff Director, La Calisto, ETO- Tour, 4 months, August - December 2016

Staff Director, Ulysses Homecoming, ETO - Tour, 4 months, August - December 2016

Staff Director, The St John Passion, ETO - Tour, 4 months, August - December 2016

Assistant Director, Die Fledermaus, The Royal College of Music, 3 weeks, November - December 2015

Assistant Director, Carmen, The Royal Opera House,1 month, October 2015

Assistant Director, Macbeth, The Royal Opera House Japan Tour, 3 Weeks,August - September 2015

Assistant Director, La Boheme, The Royal Opera House, April - July 2015, 2 Months

Assistant Director, The Latke That Could'nt Stop Screaming, Tall Stories - Tour, 6 weeks, November - December 2014

Assistant Director, Rigoletto, The Royal Opera House, August - October 2014

Assistant Director, La Boheme, The Royal Opera House, June - July 2014

Assistant Director, Wozzeck, The Royal Opera House, 1 month, October 2013

Assistant Director, Tosca, The Royal Opera House, 2 weeks, July 2013

Assistant Director, La Boheme, The Royal Opera House, 2 months, December 2012 - March 2013

Training

2017 The London Academy of Music Production – Ed-excel
Certificate in sound Engineering

2016 The University of Middlesex/Point Blank Studio: Diploma
in Radio Production

2008 Brunel University, BA Hons, Modern Drama Studies
1st Class

2007 -2010 Member of the National Youth Theatre

Experience

10+ years

Skills

Acting
Costume Design
Devising
Dialect / Voice Direction
Dramaturgy
Languages
Lighting Design
Movement Direction
Music - Can learn by ear
Music - Can Read
Music - Plays Instruments
Music - Singing
Music Composition
Physical Theatre
Puppetry
Set Design
Sound Design
Street Theatre
Teaching
TV / Film
Video Design
VR / AR
Working with Young People
Writing

Additional Languages

German, Italian , French