In order to embrace
the new subject matter,
a new dramatic and theatrical form is needed.
I work on developing every new play I direct, but also as a freelance dramaturg, collaborating with writers at all points in their process to explore the theatrical gesture of a script and help manifest it as powerfully as possible for audiences today.
So if you're a writer feeling stuck with the next draft, please do get in touch and let's have a chat about what your aims are – perhaps, between us, we can get things on track again.
I'm currently a reader for the Royal Court, Bush Theatre and Bruntwood Prize, and have previously read for the Theatre503 Playwriting Award and Finborough Theatre.
My approach to dramaturgy has been shaped by what I've learned from some of the country's sharpest dramaturgical minds, including Lyndsey Turner (Associate Director, National Theatre) and Ian Rickson (ex-Artistic Director, Royal Court).