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Adam Savva

Director London

In Secondary school, I was that kid that seemed to never be paying attention. Seemingly in my own world of drawings and act structures for scripts I was writing, when I should've been focussing on the lesson in-front of me. I’ve had an urge to tell stories since writing my first short story at eleven, which I strongly believe is the worst piece of story that's graced this world. But, I was told by a great mentor to keep trying until I "Fail Better".

When I left school, I immediately knew I wanted to conquer the world of directing. After building my first directing my first play for the National Theatre Connections festival, and getting instant gratification of praise from others, I was hooked. I am so happy that I made that decision. I do the work I do because I love it. I like the industry. I like the people I meet. I like to talk the industry. I embrace the metaphors and symbolism. I like to make the world a better place for an hour or two. Hopefully we cross paths in the real world someday and we can make it a better place or at least inspire people with a story together!

Credits

DIRECTOR, These Bridges, Get Stuck In / National Theatre Connections, One Week, 2017.
ACTOR, Extremism, Worlds End Production / Riddles Court Edinburgh, One Week, 2018.
ACTOR, YOLO, Get Stuck In / National Theatre Connections, One Week, 2016.
ACTOR, Bassett, Get Stuck In / National Theatre Connections, One Week, 2015.

VIDEO/FILM
DIRECTOR + WRITER, Chance, Short Film 2019
DIRECTOR + WRITER, Eavesdropping, Short Film, 2019

Training

National Youth Theatre, Ambassador and Member.

National Youth Film Academy, Set Ready Course and Member.

National Theatre Connections Festival Training Weekends.

National Theatre 5 Week Training Course In Directing With Matthew Xia.

Experience

2-5 years

Skills

Acting
Devising
Dialect / Voice Direction
Lighting Design
Movement Direction
Performance Art
Physical Theatre
Set Design
TV / Film
Verbatim
Video Design
Working with young people with special educational needs
Writing

Additional Languages

No.

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