Client details

Mick Gordon

Director

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St John Donald
Assistant: Lexie Hamblin
+44 (0) 20 3214 0928
About

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 DenmarkCo-Writer
THE VISIT
(2014)
Aarhus Theatre Denmarkby Friedrich Durrenmatt
Director
DANCING AT LUGHNASA
(2013)
Aarhus Theatre Denmarkby Brian Friel
Director
GHOSTS
(2012)
Aarhus Theatre Denmarkby Henrik Ibsen
Director
UNCLE VANYA
(2012)
Lyric Theatre, Belfastby Anton Chekhov, in a version by Brian Friel
Director
SWEENEY TODD
(2011)
Aarhus Theatre Denmarkby Stephen Sondheim
Director
YES, SO I SAID YES
(2011)
Belfast International Festivalby David Ireland
Director & Designer
STATIC
(2011)
Belfast International Festivalby Robert Welch
Director & Designer
BEA
(2010)
On Theatre at Soho TheatreWriter/Director
TRANSLATIONS
(2010)
The Friel Festival at the Curve Theatre, Leicester by Brian Friel
Director
THE TEMPEST
(2010)
Wadham College Oxford 400th anniversary productionby William Shakespeare
Director
PRESSURE DROP
(2010)
On Theatre at Wellcome TrustWriter
Music by Billy Bragg
THE HOME PLACE
(2009)
Opera House, Belfastby Brian Friel
Director
THE RIDE OF YOUR LIFE
(2009)
On Theatre at the Polka TheatreWriter/Director
ON EMOTION
(2008)
On Theatre at Soho TheatreWriter/ Director
DEEP CUT
(2008)
Sherman Theatre Cardiff, Traverse Theatre Edinburgh and Tricycle Theatre Londonby Philip Ralph
Director
Winner of 5 awards at the Edinburgh Festival
ON RELIGION
(2008)
On Theatre at Europalia Festival, BrussellsWriter/Director
ON DEATH
(2008)
On Theatre at Wellcome TrustWriter/ Director
GRACE
(2008)
MCC for Loretel Theatre, New YorkAdaptation of ON RELIGION starring Lynn Redgrave
DANCING AT LUGHNASA
(2007)
Lyric, Belfastby Brian Friel
Director
GRIMM TALES
(2007)
Dusko Radovic, BelgradeAdaptor/Director
ON RELIGION
(2006)
On Theatre at Soho TheatreWriter/ Director
OPTIC TRILOGY
(2006)
Dramatan, Stockholmby Alfian bin Sa'at
DIrector
WINNERS, LOSERS
(2006)
Strindberg Theatre, Stockholmby Brian Friel
DIrector
WAR
(2006)
Strindberg Theatre, Stockholmby Lars Noren in an English version by Rebecca Gilman
Director
ON EGO
(2005)
On Theatre at Soho TheatreWriter/Director
NESTA DREAM TIME AWARD
(2005)
A PLAY IN SWEDISH, ENGLISH AND ITALIAN
(2005)
Dramatan Elverket, Stockholmby Nick Grosso
Director
THE REAL THING
(2004)
Strindberg Theatre, Stockholmby Tom Stoppard
Director
ON LOVE IN UZBEKISTAN
(2004)
On Theatre at Ilkhom Theatre TashkentWriter/ Director
BETRAYAL
(2003)
Strindberg Theatre Stockholmby Harold Pinter
Director
NADA PROJECT
(2003)
BelgradeVisiting Director
A PRAYER FOR OWEN MEANY
(2002)
Lyttelton Theatre, RNTAdaptation from John Irving novel
Director
LE PUB!
(2001)
Lyttelton Theatre, RNTby Serge Valetti, translated by Richard Bean
Director
MONKEY
(1999)
Young Vicby Mick Gordon and Colin Teevan
Director
THE WALLS
(1999)
Cottesloe Theatre, RNTby Colin Teevan
Director
TRUST
(1999)
Royal Courtby Gary Mitchell
Director
MAD-DOG
(1999)
Belfast Old Courthouseby Gary Mitchell
Director
CLOSER
(1999)
Producciones Teatrales Alejandroby Patrick Marber
Director
* ACE Award Best Producton
ART
(1999)
Blanca Podesta, Buenos Airesby Yasmina Reza
Director
* ACE Award Best Production
MY FAIR LADY
(1999)
Producciones Teatrales Alejandroby George Bernard Shaw, translated by Lerner and Loewe
Director
LOVE'S WORK
(1998)
Gate TheatreWriter/Director
MARATHON
(1998)
Gate Theatreby 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 Theatreby Aime Cesair
Director
VOLUNTEERS
(1998)
Gate Theatreby Brian Friel
Director
INTIMATE DEATH
(1998)
Gate TheatreAdapted by Mick Gordon from Marie de Hennezel’s book, La Mort Intime
Director
MEASURE FOR MEASURE
(1997)
English Touringby William Shakespeare
Director
HAMLET
(1997)
National Theatre Studioby William Shakespeare
Director
HENRY IV, PARTS I & II
(1996)
English Touring Theatreby William Shakespeare
Assistant Director
ARABIAN NIGHTS
(1995)
Battersea Arts CentreAdaptor/Director
THE SOLDIER'S TALE
(1994)
Institut Francais, Londonby Stravinsky & Ramuz
Director
LA TRAVIATA
(1994)
Holland Park Festivalby Verdi
Director
LA CENERENTOLA
(1994)
Holland Park Festivalby Rossini
Director
ART
(1993)
David Pugh Ltd,by Yasmina Reza
Directed re-cast of Matthew Warchus’ production
THE PROMISE
(1993)
Battersea Arts Centreby Arbuzov
Director
TOSCA
(1993)
Epsom Playhouseby Puccini
Director
COSI FAN TUTTE
(1993)
European Chamber Operaby Mozart
Director & Designer
RIGOLETTO
(1993)
European Chamber Operaby Verdi
Director
THE TELEPHONE
(1992)
European Chamber Operaby Minotti
Director
CINDERELLA
(1992)
WNOby Peter Maxwell Davies
Assistant Director
ALICE IN WONDERLAND
(1992)
Greenwich Park Adaptor/Director
JUNGLE TOWN
(1992)
Oxford PlayhouseAdaptor/Director
Other
ProductionCompanyNotes
RENARD - STRAVINSKYNational Youth BalletDirector
ON RELIGION/ON EGO/ON LOVEBBC Radio 4Adaptor/ Director