Manage episode 286537483 series 2286911
Back with more new episodes for 2021, Nottingham Playhouse’s Amplify Producer Craig Gilbert chats to more artists of national and international renown in our Amplify Podcast series. These conversations cover career and process, as well as offering a few ideas to explore from home during this time of social distancing. This week Craig is chatting to Holly Race Roughan.
Holly Race Roughan trained on the Theatre Directing MFA at Birkbeck College. She is the Director of the Young Ensemble at the Lyric Hammersmith. Other directing credits include: Vernon God Little (Rose Bruford), How to Eat an Elephant (Theatre Royal Plymouth R&D), Broken Dreams (Royal Court), The Laramie Project (Arts Ed), Rough Beasts (Bush Theatre, R&D), Music Hall Monster (Wilton’s Music Hall, Co-Director), Blackout (Synergy), Prurience (Guggenheim, New York/Royal Festival Hall, London Co-director), CUNT (Yard Theatre, R&D), People Places & Things (UK Tour, directed with Jeremy Herrin), START (Lyric Hammersmith, Young Company), Best Served Cold (Vaults Festival), Clickbait (Theatre 503), The Low Road (Central School of Speech and Drama), Animal (Gate Theatre, Royal Welsh College of Speech and Drama), Eye of a Needle (Southwark Playhouse), A First World Problem (Theatre503), Pages from my Songbook (Royal Exchange Studio, Manchester), Believers Anonymous (The Rosemary Branch), Waiting For Alice (Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Fringe Festival), After the War (Cambridge ADC Theatre).
Holly is an Associate Director for arts in prison charity KESTREL, for them she has directed Jack a Lad in the Beanstalk (HMP Springhill Prison), Broken Dreams (Royal Court), Blood & Water (Royal Court), SkyFall (HMP Springhill Prison), and the films The 360° Man (HM Springhill Prison) and No Going Back (HMP Aylesbury Prison).
As Associate/Assistant Director: People, Places & Things (National Theatre / West End), Stuff Happens (National Theatre - rehearsed reading), The Cane (National Theatre Studio - R&D), The Shoemaker's Holiday (RSC), Hotel (National Theatre), The Pass (Royal Court), The Birthday Party, A Doll's House, Rats Tales, The Country Wife (Royal Exchange), Three Birds (Bush Theatre/Royal Exchange), Adult Supervision (Park Theatre).