Will Tuckett

Director / Choreographer

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Giles Smart
Assistant: Ellie Byrne

Film, TV & Theatre

Will Tuckett’s work as a Director and Choreographer includes the Olivier Award-winning The Wind in the Willows (the first Royal Opera House show to have a West End transfer), ‘Diana and Actaeon’ (Metamorphosis: Titian 2012), The Seven Deadly Sins, The Soldier’s Tale, Pinocchio, Sondheim’s Into the Woods, Faeries, The Thief of Baghdad and Pleasure’s Progress all for The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera House.

As a choreographer his work includes Pinocchio for The National Ballet of Canada and Texas Ballet Theatre. The Canterville Ghost for English National Ballet. The Secret Garden, Changing Light, Lux Aeterna and Schulwerk for Sarasota Ballet. Then and Now, Dépouillement and Orpheus for Ballet Black and many other works for companies both in the UK and internationally.

He has worked as Movement Director for various theatre and opera productions including work for The Royal Opera, Opera North, The Bregenz Festival, Grange Park Opera, The RSC, Shakespeare’s Globe and The Almeida Theatre.

He has worked on several feature films as choreographer including Streetdance 3D and Muse with the actor Geza Rohrig, as co-director and choreographer with The Quay Brothers on The Sandman and Fur Alina and as choreographer on the multi award winning NELA directed by Andy Margetson.

He has directed theatre and opera including Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel (Iford Opera) and Italiana in Algeri (Garsington Opera), Tom Stoppard’s Every Good Boy Deserves Favour and Peter Shaffer’s Royal Hunt For The Sun for Parco Theatre in Tokyo, The Crane Maiden for Kanegawa Arts Theatre in Yokohama, and the premiere of Moira Buffini’s Marianne Dreams at the Almeida Theatre.
 

Will is also working for various large organisations as an arts consultant both in the UK and internationally.

In Development

ProductionCompanyNotes

THEN AND NOW

2020

Ballet Black / Barbican / UK Tour

Postponed from 2020
As Choreographer
Poems by Adrienne Rich

CHANGING LIGHT (revival)

2021

Sarasota Ballet, USA

As Choreographer

IN THE NIGHT GARDEN LIVE (revival)

2021

Minor Entertainment / UK Tour

As Director

THE LIMINAL SHORE

2021

Fabula, London / Japan

As Director

THE ROYAL HUNT OF THE SUN (revival)

2021

Parco, Japan

As Director
By Peter Shaffer

THE BOHEMIANS

2021

Wildwood

As Director and Choreographer
Composed by Paul Englishby

UNTITLED PROJECT

2021

Parco, Japan

As Director
Written by Jude Christian

Theatre

ProductionCompanyNotes

THE ROYAL HUNT OF THE SUN

2020

Parco, Japan

As Director
By Peter Shaffer

EVERY GOOD BOY DESERVES FAVOUR

2019

Parco, Japan

As Director
By Tom Stoppard

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK

2019

Theatr Clwyd

As Movement Director
Written by Christian Patterson
Directed by Zoe Waterman

PINOCCHIO

2019

Texas Ballet Theatre

As Choreographer

IN THE NIGHT GARDEN LIVE (Revival)

2019

Minor Entertainment / UK Tour

As Director

DICK WHITTINGTON

2018

Theatre Clwyd

As Movement Director
Written by Christian Patterson
Directed by Zoe Waterman

ELIZABETH

2018

Royal Ballet / Barbican

As Director and Choreographer

BING LIVE

2018

Minor Entertainment / UK Tour

As Director

KISS ME KATE Opera North (revival)

2018

London Coliseum

As Choreographer

IN THE NIGHT GARDEN LIVE (revival)

2018

Minor Entertainment / UK Tour

As Director

Film

ProductionCompanyNotes

NELA

2019

ROH Dance Film

As Choreographer
Directed by Andy Margetson
*Audience choice Award 2019 : Sans Souci Dance Film Festival
*Overall Festival Award 2019 : Flatlands Dance Film Festival

MUSE

2018

Blenheim Films

As Movement Director
Directed by Candy Brady

Television

ProductionCompanyNotes

THE ROYAL HUNT OF THE SUN

2020

WowWow TV, Japan

Japanese TV broadcast of Parco production