Gemma Bodinetz


Gemma Bodinetz took up her post as Artistic Director for the Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse in September 2003. Since then, she has directed Macbeth, The Kindness of Strangers, The Mayor of Zalamea and Intemperance at the Everyman and A Streetcar Named Desire, Tartuffe, The Hypochondriac, No Wise Men, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Lady of Leisure and All My Sons at the Playhouse and Yellowman on tour.

Gemma previously worked at the Royal Court Theatre, London, leaving briefly to assist Harold Pinter on The Caretaker before returning to co-direct Hush with Max Stafford-Clark. She then moved on to become a freelance director and Associate Director at Hampstead Theatre.

Other directing credits include: Caravan, A Buyer’s Market (the Bush Theatre); Yard Gal (Royal Court, London & MCC New York); Breath, Boom (Royal Court, London); Hamlet (Bristol Old Vic); Luminosity (Royal Shakespeare Company); Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Four Nights in Knaresborough (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Paper Husband, Chimps, English Journeys, Snake, After the Gods (Hampstead Theatre); Shopping and Fucking (New York Theatre Workshop); Closer to Heaven (West End) and Guiding Star (Liverpool Everyman & National Theatre).

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