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19 – 19 September

As part of our ICONS AND IDOLS Season

Directing Plays with Christopher Haydon

Box office: 020 7229 0706

The Gate's Artistic Director Christopher Haydon leads a workshop about being a director, directing itself, working with text and much more.

This workshop will be interactive and practical, with a chance for a Q&A. The workshop might be of particular interest to theatre directors at the beginning of their careers, but all artists and audience members are welcome, regardless of experience level.

Christopher is Artistic Director at the Gate Theatre and formerly an Associate Director at the Bush Theatre.  Credits include: Grounded, Trojan Women, Purple Heart, The Prophet, Wittenburg (Gate), 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).

For our Icons and Idols season. Christopher directed Image of an Unknown Young Woman by Elinor Cook and Lucas Hnath's The Christians.

Tickets are £10



 
 
 
Saturday September 19th, 10am-1pm

Tickets are £10

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).

19 – 19 September

As part of our ICONS AND IDOLS Season

Directing Plays with Christopher Haydon

Box office: 020 7229 0706