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DUENDE
Co-created by Amelia Donkor & Rachel Valentine Smith
WILTONS MUSIC HALL / STEPHEN JOSEPH THEATRE

JULIUS CAESAR
By Shakespeare
SAINSBURY THEATRE/LAMDA

MY LAST DUCHESS - Short film
By Jessica Siân

Commissioned by The Lowry Theatre for The Faction

MEDEA/WORN

WILTONS MUSIC HALL / STEPHEN JOSEPH THEATRE

MEDEA/WORN - Short film
By Emily Juniper after Euripides
Commissioned by The Lowry Theatre for The Faction

KING LEAR
By Shakespeare
VANBRUGH THEATRE/ RADA

NO DEMAND NO SUPPLY:
A reworking of Lebanon's Sex-Trafficking Scandal

Conceived and translated by Sahar Assaf
GATE THEATRE/ SHUBBAK FESTIVAL

HUNDRED PERCENT POSITIVE WELLNESS

By Sonali Bhattacharyya

ROYAL WELSH COLLEGE OF MUSIC & DRAMA

MY NAME IS RACHEL CORRIE

Taken from the writings of Rachel Corrie,
edited by Katharine Viner and Alan Rickman
MASRAH AL MADINA, BEIRUT, LEBANON
ZOUKAK THEATRE, BEIRUT, LEBANON

A British Council/Eunic commission

SAHAR SPEAKS

By Sonali Bhattacharyya

By Monirah Hashemi 

THEATRE 503 / CPT

SCHILLERFEST

The Faction's festival celebrating the contemporary
resonance of the Schiller canon from Don Carlos to
Mary Stuart. Artists included Tom Burke and Celia Imrie

BUNKER THEATRE

لی / LEAR
By Shakespeare / co directed with Sahar Assaf. 
Performed in Arabic

AL MADINA THEATER, BEIRUT

FRAGMENTS
By Arijeta Ajeti, Fjolla Hoxha, Molika Maxhuni,
Jeton Neziraj, John Retallack And Pericles Snowden
UNICORN THEATRE

LETTER TO YOUR LEADER

Curated and directed a live anthology of spoken word,
visual and video work from artists across the globe
THE BUNKER THEATRE

VASSA 

By Maxim Gorjy in a new version by Emily Juniper

For The Faction
SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

By Shakespeare 

For the Faction, commissioned for #Shakespeare400 by Selfridges
The ReFashioned Theatre

TRANSFORMATIONS

METAMORPHOSIS / DOGS DIALOGUE/ FAUST

From Kafka, Cervantes and Goethe in new versions by Gareth Jandrell. For The Faction

WILTON’S MUSIC HALL

THE FACTION SOLO SEASON @ NEW DIORAMA THEATRE

AN ARAB WOMAN SPEAKS

By Dario Fo and Franca Rame

MY LAST DUCHESS

By Jessica Siân after Robert Browning

DUENDE

Devised by Kate Sawyer and Rachel Valentine Smith after Lorca

ROMEO & JULIET

By Shakespeare
NEW DIORAMA THEATRE

Part of The Factions 2015 Rep Season

JOAN OF ARC

BY Schiller in anew version by Mark Leipacher

NEW DIORAMA THEATRE
Part of The Factions 2015 Rep Season

MÖRDER

Devised by the company from Fritz Lang’s ‘M’ 

Site specific at THE VAULTS commissioned by Epoch


THEBES

By Gareth Jandrell after Sophocles and Aeschylus

NEW DIORAMA THEATRE

Part of The Factions 2014 Rep Season

BLOOD WEDDING

By Lorca in a new version by Gareth Jandrell

NEW DIORAMA THEATRE

Part of The Factions 2013 Rep Season

OTHELLO

By Shakespeare

BROCKWELL PARK, THE FACTION SUMMER REP

THE YEAR WILL BE DIFFERENT: REFRACTIONS

BY Mufaro Makubika
In collaboration with Paddy Molloy

THEATRE 503

MR KOLPERT

By David Gieselmann, translation by David Tushingham

KINGS HEAD THEATRE

THE HIGHWAYMAN

By Bahar Brunton after Alfred Noyes

C VENUES  

Click here if you would like to download CV. Showreel available on request

• Creative Associate of Clean Break (2022-)

• Co - Artistic Director Of The Faction
award winning international ensemble, 2015-2021

• Alumni, Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab, New York, 2014

• Founding Committee of Directors Lab Mediterranean, endorsed by Lincoln Center, 2017

• Associate artist with The Faction, Stephen Joseph Theatre 2018-2022

• Board member, New Diorama Theatre 2013-2021

• Resident Assistant Director, Almeida Theatre, 2016 (inaugural pool)

SELECTED READINGS AND SHORT PLAYS

LET IT LIE
By Adam Lawrence
Criterion Theatre, West End

LEAVE TO REMAIN
By Olga Nikora
THE QUEENS THEATRE, WEST END  
(Adopt A Playwright Award Winner). 

ACTS OF DEFIANCE
By Chloe Todd Fordham
THEATRE 503
For Sphinx Theatre's Women Centre Stage and Mama Quilla

SWINE
BY Diane Samuels
JW3

JULIUS CAESAR
BY Shakespeare  
WOMEN@RADA 100

LOMKI
By Gareth Jandrell
WOMEN@RADA 100

A MILLION LITTLE HANDS
By Christopher York
ARTS THEATRE, WEST END

LUMINOSITY
By Emily Juniper
OLD RED LION and KILN THEATRE
 
ROLA COLA
By Lee Matinson
ARCOLA THEATRE
For The Story Project