Kirsty Housley

DIRECTOR & DRAMATURG

Kirsty Housley is a director, writer and dramaturg.

 

Kirsty was the recipient of the Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award for Cue Deadly, a Live Film Project, and the Title Pending award for innovation at Northern Stage. She jointly received The Stage award for Innovation in 2017 for The Encounter and was nominated again in 2018 for The Believers are but Brothers

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Rich Kids: A History of Shopping Malls in Tehran - Digital version

Northern Lines CIO

2020

Digital Interactive project

Mephisto (A Rhapsodie) Gate Theatre2019
Rich Kids: A History of Shopping Malls in TehranTraverse Theatre, Edinburgh2019Co-Creator
Tao of GlassManchester International Festival and Royal Exchange Theatre2019Co-Director
Avalanche: A Love StoryBarbican 2019Dramaturg
Grimm TalesUnicorn Theatre2018
I'm A Phoenix, BitchBattersea Arts Centre2018Co-Director
The Distance Roundhouse2018Reading
MistyBush Theatre and West End2018Dramaturg
The Believers Are But BrothersBush Theatre, Ovalhouse, West Yorkshire Playhouse Transform17 Season and Northern Stage Edinburgh2018Co-Director
MythRoyal Shakespeare Company2017Co-written with Matt Hartley, from an original idea by Kirsty Housley
The EncounterComplicite, Edinburgh International Festival, Warwick Arts Centre, Theatre Vidy, Bristol Old Vic, UK Tour, Broadway2015/16/17/18Co-Director
A Pacifist's Guide To The War On Cancer National Theatre2016Dramaturg
A Pacifist's Guide To The War On Cancer Complicite2016International Tour
WantedChris Goode and Company, Transform Festival, West Yorkshire Playhouse 2015Lead director with Evie Manning, Jen Tang and Pauline Mayers
Walking The Tightrope (Offstage and Theatre Uncut);2014
All I WantLive Theatre, Leeds Libraries and Jackson’s Lane2014Writer & Director
MassAmy Mason at Bristol Old Vic, CPT2014Director
The Beauty ProjectYoung Vic2014Director
Theatre Uncut Young Vic2012Co-director with Emma Callender
How To Be ImmortalPenny Dreadful at Soho and tour2014Director and Dramaturg
Bandages Corn Exchange Newbury and Tour2013Writer and Director
9West Yorkshire Playhouse for Chris Goode and Company2012Co-Director with Jamie Woods & Chris Goode
Thirsty The Paper Birds2011Co-Director with Jemma McDonnell

TV & FILM CREDITS

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DANCE CREDITS

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OPERA CREDITS

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