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07 – 07 May

As part of the NUCLEAR season

How to be an Assistant Director

Box office: 020 7229 0706

DATE & TIMES

Saturday 7th May, 10am-1pm
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Join The Iphigenia Quartet Assistant Directors, Jade Lewis and Ed Madden, and the Gate’s Associate Director, Lynette Linton, for a Q&A session all about assistant directing. Jade, Ed and Lynette will take you through the whole process including how to get into assisting, how to prep for rehearsals, what it means to support the company in the room and all about tech week.

Tickets are £10. 

The workshop will take place at the Gate Theatre. This venue is not wheelchair accessible.

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Saturday 7th May, 10am-1pm
 

Jade Lewis +

Assistant Director

Ed Madden +

Assistant Director

Jade is a theatre director who has worked at Southwark Playhouse, The Young Vic and The Bush Theatre as a director as well as an assistant director. She has assisted on a project run by Old Vic New Voices, is currently an Emerging Artist at Ovalhouse and also Creative Associate at The Gate Theatre where she assisted Jennifer Tang, Rebecca Hill on The Iphigenia Quartet.
 
In 2012 she was Boris Karloff Assistant Director on the Young Vic production Blackta directed by David Lan and since then has worked with directors and collaborators such as Rikki Henry, Patrice Etienne, Matthew Xia and Suba Das. In 2015/16 Jade directed On The Edge of Me, written by Yolanda Mercy and was on at The Rich Mix, Soho Theatre, Pains Plough Roundabout in Edinburgh and several other regional venues and festivals. 
Ed is a director, Creative Associate at the Gate Theatre, and co-founder of new writing company Walrus. He studied at the University of Warwick.

His production of Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons, Walrus’ first show, premiered at Warwick Arts Centre in January 2015. It has subsequently visited Latitude Festival, the Edinburgh Fringe and Camden People’s Theatre, and will begin a UK tour later this year.

Ed has also worked with Tobacco Factory Theatres, and writes study guides for Digital Theatre Plus. 

Ed will be assisting on Agamemnon and Chorus for The Iphigenia Quartet

07 – 07 May

As part of the NUCLEAR season

How to be an Assistant Director

Box office: 020 7229 0706

DATE & TIMES

Saturday 7th May, 10am-1pm
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