Tom Stoppard


Kirsty Patrick Ward

Assistant Director

Kirsty is Artistic Director of ‘Waifs + Strays’ theatre company and has just completed the National Theatre Studio Director’s course. She was shortlisted for the JP Morgan Emerging Directors award in 2013 and was selected as a 2012 finalist for the JMK Young Directors Award. She is currently a director for National Theatre Connections and also took part in the Old Vic New Voices TS Eliot US/UK Exchange in 2011.

Director: Chef (Soho Theatre 2015/Fringe First Winner, Edinburgh Festival 2014); NFTS Screenwriters Graduation Showcase (The National Film & Television School/ Soho Theatre); I’m Not That Kind Of Guy (The Vaults); Mary Louise (The Vaults); Evita (MT4Youth/Belfast); Comets (Winner Ideastap Summer Brief 2014/ Latitude/Festival no 6); People Like Us (Pleasance); Snow White (Old Vic/ Educational Tour); Chavs (Lyric Hammersmith); Present Tense (Live Theatre); Brave New Worlds (Soho); Life Support (York Theatre Royal) and Old Vic New Voices 24 Hour Plays 2011 (Old Vic).

Associate Director: Communicating Doors (Menier Chocolate Factory); Theatre Uncut Flagship Tour 2014 (Soho/ Regional Tour), Symphony (Watch This Space, NT/Latitude Festival) and Young Pretender (Edinburgh & Regional Tour).

Assistant Director: Arcadia (English Touring Theatre); King Lear (Shakespeare's Globe); Othello (Shakespeare’s Globe); Our New Girl (Bush Theatre); Bunny (Fringe First Winner, Edinburgh/Regional Tour); The Boy On The Swing (Arcola). 

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