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Anna Pool

Director London

Director, producer and writer. (she/her)

Specialisms in creating new music theatre (musicals/opera/cabaret/cross-arts).

Inspired by history, myth, faith and magic in the everyday.


Credits

Postponed due to Covid-19:

DIRECTOR, Aics & Galatea, Opera North, 3 weeks 2020
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, A Little Night Music, Leeds Playhouse, 6 weeks, 2020
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, Don Carlo, The Royal Opera House, 4 weeks, 2020
DIRECTOR, Noye's Fludde, Bury St Edmund's Cathedral, 1 week 2020

CREDITS INCLUDE:
DIRECTOR, Reflections for Holocaust Memorial Day, Opera North,1 week, 2020
DIRECTOR, These Wondering Stones, Barbican, 1 week, 2019
DIRECTOR, SCRAWW, Hall for Cornwall, 3 weeks, 2018
DIRECTOR, Bastien und Bastienne, Pop Up Opera UK, 2 months, 2018
DIRECTOR, Trident Moon, Finborough Theatre, 4 weeks, 2016
DIRECTOR, Dust Child, English Touring Opera, 2 months, 2016
DIRECTOR, Boys of Paradise, Tete a Tete, 2 weeks, 2016

Other assistant director roles include Barbican, Scottish Opera, English National Opera, Music Theatre Wales & Welsh National Opera.

Training

Studied BMus Composition at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Experience

2-5 years

Skills

Dramaturgy
Music - Can learn by ear
Music - Can Read
Music - Plays Instruments
Music - Singing
Music Composition
Performance Art
Physical Theatre
Puppetry
Site Responsive/Immersive
Street Theatre
Verbatim
Working with disabled adults / children
Working with learning disabled adults / children
Working with Young People
Writing

Additional Languages

Intermediate German

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