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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

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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