Mick Gordon

Director

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Agent: St John Donald
Assistant: Lexie Hamblin

Mick is a director, playwright and essayist. Previously he was Artistic Director of Aarhus Theatre Denmark, Artistic Director of On Theatre and On Film, Trevor Nunn's Associate Director at the Royal National Theatre and was Director of the National's Transformation Season. He was Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre from 1998-2000. He has written eight plays. These and his latest essays are published by Oberon Books.

Awards include the Critics Circle Award for Most Promising Newcomer and the Peter Brook Award for Most Outstanding Theatre . He graduated from Oxford with first class honours.

Theatre

ProductionCompanyNotes

ON/OFF

2015

Aarhus Theatre Denmark

Co-Writer

THE VISIT

2014

Aarhus Theatre Denmark

by Friedrich Durrenmatt
Director

DANCING AT LUGHNASA

2013

Aarhus Theatre Denmark

by Brian Friel
Director

GHOSTS

2012

Aarhus Theatre Denmark

by Henrik Ibsen
Director

UNCLE VANYA

2012

Lyric Theatre, Belfast

by Anton Chekhov, in a version by Brian Friel
Director

SWEENEY TODD

2011

Aarhus Theatre Denmark

by Stephen Sondheim
Director

YES, SO I SAID YES

2011

Belfast International Festival

by David Ireland
Director & Designer

STATIC

2011

Belfast International Festival

by Robert Welch
Director & Designer

BEA

2010

On Theatre at Soho Theatre

Writer/Director

TRANSLATIONS

2010

The Friel Festival at the Curve Theatre, Leicester

by Brian Friel
Director

THE TEMPEST

2010

Wadham College Oxford 400th anniversary production

by William Shakespeare
Director

PRESSURE DROP

2010

On Theatre at Wellcome Trust

Writer
Music by Billy Bragg

THE HOME PLACE

2009

Opera House, Belfast

by Brian Friel
Director

THE RIDE OF YOUR LIFE

2009

On Theatre at the Polka Theatre

Writer/Director

ON EMOTION

2008

On Theatre at Soho Theatre

Writer/ Director

DEEP CUT

2008

Sherman Theatre Cardiff, Traverse Theatre Edinburgh and Tricycle Theatre London

by Philip Ralph
Director
Winner of 5 awards at the Edinburgh Festival

ON RELIGION

2008

On Theatre at Europalia Festival, Brussells

Writer/Director

ON DEATH

2008

On Theatre at Wellcome Trust

Writer/ Director

GRACE

2008

MCC for Loretel Theatre, New York

Adaptation of ON RELIGION starring Lynn Redgrave

DANCING AT LUGHNASA

2007

Lyric, Belfast

by Brian Friel
Director

GRIMM TALES

2007

Dusko Radovic, Belgrade

Adaptor/Director

ON RELIGION

2006

On Theatre at Soho Theatre

Writer/ Director

OPTIC TRILOGY

2006

Dramatan, Stockholm

by Alfian bin Sa'at
DIrector

WINNERS, LOSERS

2006

Strindberg Theatre, Stockholm

by Brian Friel
DIrector

WAR

2006

Strindberg Theatre, Stockholm

by Lars Noren in an English version by Rebecca Gilman
Director

ON EGO

2005

On Theatre at Soho Theatre

Writer/Director

NESTA Dream Time Award

2005

A PLAY IN SWEDISH, ENGLISH AND ITALIAN

2005

Dramatan Elverket, Stockholm

by Nick Grosso
Director

THE REAL THING

2004

Strindberg Theatre, Stockholm

by Tom Stoppard
Director

ON LOVE IN UZBEKISTAN

2004

On Theatre at Ilkhom Theatre Tashkent

Writer/ Director

BETRAYAL

2003

Strindberg Theatre Stockholm

by Harold Pinter
Director

NADA PROJECT

2003

Belgrade

Visiting Director

A PRAYER FOR OWEN MEANY

2002

Lyttelton Theatre, RNT

Adaptation from John Irving novel
Director

LE PUB!

2001

Lyttelton Theatre, RNT

by Serge Valetti, translated by Richard Bean
Director

MONKEY

1999

Young Vic

by Mick Gordon and Colin Teevan
Director

THE WALLS

1999

Cottesloe Theatre, RNT

by Colin Teevan
Director

TRUST

1999

Royal Court

by Gary Mitchell
Director

MAD-DOG

1999

Belfast Old Courthouse

by Gary Mitchell
Director

CLOSER

1999

Producciones Teatrales Alejandro

by Patrick Marber
Director
* ACE Award Best Producton

ART

1999

Blanca Podesta, Buenos Aires

by Yasmina Reza
Director
* ACE Award Best Production

MY FAIR LADY

1999

Producciones Teatrales Alejandro

by George Bernard Shaw, translated by Lerner and Loewe
Director

LOVE'S WORK

1998

Gate Theatre

Writer/Director

MARATHON

1998

Gate Theatre

by Eduardo Erba
Director

SALOME - Oscar Wilde

1998

Riverside Studios (co-production with NT)

by Oscar Wilde, adaptation by Mick Gordon
Director

UNE TEMPETE

1998

Gate Theatre

by Aime Cesair
Director

VOLUNTEERS

1998

Gate Theatre

by Brian Friel
Director

INTIMATE DEATH

1998

Gate Theatre

Adapted by Mick Gordon from Marie de Hennezel’s book, La Mort Intime
Director

MEASURE FOR MEASURE

1997

English Touring

by William Shakespeare
Director

HAMLET

1997

National Theatre Studio

by William Shakespeare
Director

HENRY IV, parts I & II

1996

English Touring Theatre

by William Shakespeare
Assistant Director

ARABIAN NIGHTS

1995

Battersea Arts Centre

Adaptor/Director

THE SOLDIER'S TALE

1994

Institut Francais, London

by Stravinsky & Ramuz
Director

LA TRAVIATA

1994

Holland Park Festival

by Verdi
Director

LA CENERENTOLA

1994

Holland Park Festival

by Rossini
Director

ART

1993

David Pugh Ltd,

by Yasmina Reza
Directed re-cast of Matthew Warchus’ production

THE PROMISE

1993

Battersea Arts Centre

by Arbuzov
Director

TOSCA

1993

Epsom Playhouse

by Puccini
Director

COSI FAN TUTTE

1993

European Chamber Opera

by Mozart
Director & Designer

RIGOLETTO

1993

European Chamber Opera

by Verdi
Director

THE TELEPHONE

1992

European Chamber Opera

by Minotti
Director

CINDERELLA

1992

WNO

by Peter Maxwell Davies
Assistant Director

ALICE IN WONDERLAND

1992

Greenwich Park

Adaptor/Director

JUNGLE TOWN

1992

Oxford Playhouse

Adaptor/Director

Other

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RENARD - Stravinsky

National Youth Ballet

Director

ON RELIGION/ON EGO/ON LOVE

BBC Radio 4

Adaptor/ Director