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Alessandra Davison

Director London

(she/her)

I'm a theatre maker of Romani traveller heritage from Birmingham. I've been living in London for the past few years making theatre here and working as a director and facilitator at various venues. I'm an associate artist for the National Youth Theatre and work with Routes who run workshops for migrant women. I also run my own theatre photography business specialising in rehearsal and production shots (www.alessadavisonphotography.com).
I'm interested in work focused on heritage and human relationships, especially that which interrogates the way we react and respond to each other. I also love working on new writing and text focused projects.

Credits

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, Macbeth, Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, 2 weeks, 2017

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, CARE, Vaults Festival and Latitude Festival, 5 shows at Vaults and 2 shows at Latitude, 2019

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, Sorry (NYT Stepping Up final show), NYT, 1 show, 2019

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, Torch Song, Turbine Theatre, 2 months, 2019

DIRECTOR, Kensington Green, Theatre 503, 2 nights, 2019

DIRECTOR, Hatch, Barons Court Theatre, 1 night, 2019

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, Me for the World (YV Participation Show), Young Vic (Maria), 4 shows, 2020

Training

LAMDA Foundation Diploma
National Youth Theatre Creative Leadership Training
Diverse practise training with Extraordinary Bodies
Intro to Directing (Young Vic)
Fresh Direction with Sasha Wares (Young Vic)
Trained and qualified Arts Award Advisor
Royal Court Agitator Programme
First Aid Trained
Safeguarding Level 2 Qualification

Experience

2-5 years

Skills

Devising
Dramaturgy
Movement Direction
Music - Can Read
Music - Plays Instruments
Performance Art
Physical Theatre
Puppetry
Site Responsive/Immersive
Street Theatre
Teaching
TV / Film
Verbatim
Working with disabled adults / children
Working with disabled artists
Working with learning disabled adults / children
Working with Young People
Working with young people with special educational needs
Writing

Additional Languages

(para) Romani

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