Audrey Sheffield

Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Giles Smart
Assistant: Jennifer Thomas

Film, TV & Theatre

After initially studying Psychology and Anthropology, followed by an MSc in Medical Anthropology, Audrey then went on to complete a three-year director's training with Sam Kogan in London and Moscow, and further directing programmes at the Young Vic, as Trainee Resident Director at the King’s Head, and through invited workshops at the National Theatre Studio, the RSC and with Peter Brook. 

She has worked frequently as one of the NT Connections Directors, and is Co-facilitator of the New Views London hub playwriting programme, also for the National Theatre.

Audrey is on the readers’ panel at the National Theatre, and she regularly facilitates Chat Back sessions for the directors’ network at the Young Vic.

Associate/Staff Director work has included productions with Patrick Marber, Ian Rickson, Rupert Goold, Carrie Cracknell, Nick Hytner, Clare Lizzimore, Terry Johnson, Mark Ravenhill and Elizabeth LeCompte, at the Old Vic, National Theatre, RSC, Hampstead Theatre and in the West End.

Most recently, Audrey directed We Too Are Giants, a new play by Chino Odimba, commissioned for the Tricycle Theatre as part of Mapping Brent 2017.

Next, she will be directing the award-winning new play, The Dark Room, by multi-award-winning Australian playwright, Angela Betzien, at Theatre503, Autumn 2017.

For more information and images of work, please see www.audreysheffield.co.uk

In Development

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THE DARK ROOM

2017

Theatre503

Theatre

ProductionCompanyNotes

AS DIRECTOR

WE TOO ARE GIANTS

2017

Tricycle

Written by Chino Odimba

DON JUAN IN SOHO

2017

West End

For understudy run

DEAD FUNNY

2017

West End

For understudy run

THE SCAR TEST

2016

Theatre Delicatessen, Sheffield

By Hannah Khalil

HAND TO GOD (Understudy Run)

2016

West End

By Robert Askins

PRINCE OF DENMARK

2015

Karamel Club, Mountview

By Michael Lesslie

THE SCAR TEST

2015

Arcola, Bedford, Colchester

By Hannah Khalil

ORESTEIA (A RESPONSE)

2015

Almeida (Almeida Participation)

By Paul Webster

TEN POUNDS - DEVISED

2015

National Theatre

By Angela Betzien

PIGGIES

2015

RCSSD

By Milly Thomas

ELECTRA (Understudy Run)

2014

Old Vic

By Frank McGuinness

SOMETHING WICKED (Reading)

2014

National Theatre

By Cameron Finlay

ALMOST NEAR

2014

Finborough Theatre

By Pamela Carter

JUNE

2013

Park Theatre

By Isley Lynn

APPLES

2013

Theatre503

By Brian Walters

LITTLE FLOWER OF EAST ORANGE

2013

National Theatre Studio

By Stephen Adly Guirgis

ONE MAN TWO GUVNORS (Understudy Run)

2012 - 2013

West End

By Richard Bean

BOHEMIANS

2012

Etcetera

By Jaki McCarrick

MOONY'S KID DON'T CRY

2011

King’s Head

By Tennessee Williams

ASSOCIATE/ ASSISTANT DIRECTING

DON JUAN IN SOHO

2017

The Wyndham's

Written & Directed by Patrick Marber

DEAD FUNNY

2016

Vaudeville Theatre (West End)

As Associate Director
Written and Directed by Terry Johnson

HAND TO GOD

2016

West End

Dir. Robert Askins

ELECTRA

2014

Old Vic

Dir. Ian Rickson

RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN

2014

Hampstead Theatre

Dir. Peter DuBois

ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA

2013

RSC

Dir. Tarell Alvin McCraney

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS

2012 - 2013

West End

Dir. Nicholas Hytner

THE EFFECT

2012 - 2013

National Theatre

Dir. Rupert Goold

THE EQUALITY ILLUSION

2012

National Theatre Studio

Dir. Carrie Cracknell

TROILUS AND CRESSIDA

2012

RSC / The Wooster Group

Dir. Mark Ravenhill/Liz LeCompte

LAY DOWN YOUR CROSS

2012

Hampstead Theatre

Dir. Clare Lizzimore

THE CORONATION OF POPPEA

2011

OperaUpClose, King’s Head

Dir. Mark Ravenhill

Other

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COMPANY DIRECTOR

2017

Tricycle Theatre Community

SCRIPT READER

2015

National Theatre, Bruntwood Prize, Hampstead Theatre, Theatre503, The Print Room, Judge for Adrian Pagan Award

CO-FACILITATOR FOR NT NEW VIEWS LONDON HUB

2013 - 2017

National Theatre

NT CONNECTIONS

2013 - 2016

National Theatre

As Director

LEAD FACILITATOR AND DIRECTOR FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

National Theatre, Almeida, Old Vic, RSC