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31 May 2022 - 31 May 2022

Almeida For Free

Directing Masterclass with Emily Ling Williams

Running Time: Approx. 2 hours


production information

This free event is exclusively for those aged 25 and under as part of Almeida For Free.

Explore approaches to directing with Assistant Director of The House of Shades, Emily Ling Williams. This session for aspiring directors will focus on how a director conceives and approaches the design elements of a production, casting and approaches to the text in rehearsal. The masterclass will use specific extracts from The House of Shades.

Please note that this masterclass will take place at New Unity, 277A Upper St, N1 2TZ.

Dates & Tickets

Tue 31 May 2pm

Tickets are free and exclusive to those aged 25 and under, tickets are limited to 1 per person. Please bring proof of age.

Emily Ling Williams

Assistant Director

Emily was previously a Resident Director at the Almeida Theatre, Jerwood Assistant Director at the Young Vic and Trainee Director at Paines Plough.

For the Almeida: The Full Works: The Funeral Directors’ Play, The Key Workers Cycle.

Theatre includes:

As Director: text me when you’re home, 5 Plays (Young Vic); Swallow and 16 (Lemon House Theatre); Lucky Cigarette (New Earth Theatre); GYSB; Tuesday at the Library; A Perpetual State of Happiness; Good Trouble (Moongate Productions); Before You Go (NT Studio - rehearsed reading); Appropriate (RWCMD); Miss Julie (LAMDA); Buried Kingdom (New Earth Theatre - rehearsed reading); Preach (Rose Bruford); Turbines (Paines Plough/ RWCMD/ Gate Theatre).

As Assistant Director: Blood Wedding (Young Vic); The Meeting; The Chalk Garden (Chichester Festival Theatre); Black Mountain; Out Of Love; How To Be A Kid (Paines Plough/ Theatr Clwyd/ Orange Tree Theatre); The Island Nation (Arcola Theatre).

Additional information

This masterclass will last approximately 2 hours and is exclusively for people aged 16 - 25.

Please note that this masterclass will take place at New Unity, 277A Upper St, N1 2TZ.

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