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25 – 25 February

Building a career as director

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Box office: 020 7229 0706

Come and spend a morning with the outgoing Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre, as he leads his last directing workshop at the Gate. 

He will take you through his preparation and table work process for The Convert, as well as holding a question and answer session.

This workshop is suitable for emerging directors as well as any artist interested in the directing process. 

Christopher Haydon is the Artistic Director at the Gate Theatre and formerly an Associate Director at the Bush Theatre. His credits at the Gate include:  Diary of a Madman (also Traverse Theatre), The Iphigenia Quartet, The Christians (also Traverse Theatre, winner: Fringe First), Grounded (also Traverse Theatre, Studio Theatre Washington DC, national and international tour; winner: Fringe First, Best Production - Off West End Awards), Image of an Unknown Young Woman (winner: Best Production, Off West End Awards), The Edge of Our Bodies, Trojan Women, Purple Heart, The Prophet and Wittenburg.

Saturday, 25 February
10am – 1pm
Tickets: £10

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Saturday, 25 February, 10am – 1pm

Christopher Haydon +

Artistic Director and Chief Executive

Christopher is the Artistic Director at the Gate Theatre and formerly an Associate Director at the Bush Theatre.  
 
Credits at the Gate include:  Diary of a Madman (also Traverse Theatre), The Iphigenia Quartet, The Christians (also Traverse Theatre, winner: Fringe First), Grounded (also Traverse Theatre, Studio Theatre Washington DC, national and international tour; winner: Fringe First, Best Production - Off West End Awards) Image of an Unknown Young Woman (winner: Best Production, Off West End Awards), The Edge of Our Bodies, Trojan Women, Purple Heart, The Prophet, Wittenburg.

Other theatre credits include: Twelve Angry Men (Birmingham Rep/West End), Sixty-Six Books, In the Beginning (Bush Theatre/Westminster Abbey); A Safe Harbour for Elizabeth Bishop (Southbank Centre); Grace, Pressure Drop (On Theatre); Deep Cut (Sherman Cymru/National Tour); Monsters, Notes from Underground (Arcola); A Number (Salisbury Playhouse). Short Films include: The Taming of the Shrew/Two Gentleman of Verona (Globe Theatre) Devil in the Detail (Royal Court/Guardian).

As a journalist he has written for: The Scotsman, The Financial Times, The Independent, The Guardian, The New Statesman and Prospect Magazine. He is the co-editor of three books: Conversations on Religion, Conversations on Truth (Continuum) and Identity and Identification (Black Dog).

25 – 25 February

Building a career as director

Book Tickets

Box office: 020 7229 0706