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Tash trained on the MFA Theatre Directing at Birkbeck College, University of London, with placements at RADA and Leeds Playhouse. She also trained with the RADA Youth Company and the National Youth Theatre. 

She is a 2019 finalist for the JMK Award with her concept for Arinze Kene's Little Baby Jesus.

She is an Associate of the National Youth Theatre where she course directs.

She was a resident director with the European Theatre Convention 2018.

As Director

(Upcoming) OMELETTE, a new play by Anna Spearpoint, Vault Festival, 2020

(Upcoming) IN MY LUNGS THE OCEAN SWELLS,  a new play by Natasha Kaeda, Vault Festival, 2020

 

(Current) BECOMING ELECTRA: A QUEER MITZVAH, a drag show by Isla van Tricht, UK Tour

CONFESSION, The Crypt Gallery St Pancras, Shoreditch Town Hall Dare Festival, 2018/9

 

YOKES NIGHT by Scott Lyons, Gerry's Theatre Royal Stratford East, 2018

 

As Assistant Director

HENRY V, Tobbaco Factory and UK Tour, Shakespeare at Tobacco Factory, dir. Elizabeth Freestone, 2018

TIGER UND LOWE, Badisches Staatstheater, co-pro with Royal District Theatre, Tbilisi, dir. Data Tavadze, 2018

DRY POWDER, Hampstead Theatre, dir. Anna Ledwich, 2017/8

THE CLAIM, Sheffield Theatres, dir. Mark Maughan, 2017

THE GRADUATE, Leeds Playhouse and UK Tour, Simon Friend Productions, dir. Lucy Bailey, 2017

PYGMALION, Leeds Playhouse, co-pro with Nuffield Theatre Southampton and Headlong, dir. Sam Pritchard, 2017

THE WITCHES, Leeds Playhouse, co-pro with Leicester Curve, dir. Nikolai Foster/ Julia Thomas, 2016

SLEUTH, Nottingham Playhouse and Leeds Playhouse, dir. Giles Croft, 2016

AFTER MISS JULIE, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, dir. Lindsay Posner, 2015

Dramaturgical support

ORANGES ARE NOT THE ONLY FRUIT, adaptation directed by Eva Sampson, National Youth Theatre Epic Stages, Rose Bruford College, 2018

5 ENCOUNTERS ON A SITE CALLED CRAIGSLIST, created and performed by Sam Ward, YESYESNONO, 2017

Winner of Total Theatre Awards Best Emerging Artist/Company

Script reader for Hampstead Theatre, Leeds Playhouse, Papatango, Origin Films, Element Pictures, Red Planet/ITV Prize

Blog where I interview artists about their practice www.natashahyman.wixsite.com/whatif 

 

Facilitation

 

As an Associate of the National Youth Theatre:

Course Director, Junior Course, ages 14-17, 2019

Ensemble Auditioner, 2019

Associate Director/Dramaturg, Epic Stages, ages 18-25, 2018

The Old Vic, Schools Club, Lead Facilitator 2017-8

National Citizens Service: The Challenge, Workshop Facilitator 

Leeds Playhouse, Young Company and Schools Workshops Facilitator 

Leeds University, Visiting Workshop on Text and Improvisation

Shakespeare Schools Club, Director, 2018

Education and Training

MFA Theatre Directing Birkbeck College, University of London, 2015-7 with placements at RADA and Leeds Playhouse

BA English, Bristol University, 2012-5

RADA Youth Company, 2011

National Youth Theatre, 2007

 

Residencies

 

Asylum Intermission: Nurturing a Jewish Performance Community, 2019

Arvon Foundation: Writing as if the world matters, led by Lucy Neal and Charlotte Du Cann, 2019

European Theatre Convention Resident Director, placed at Badisches Staatheater Karlsruhe, attended conference in Oslo, 2018

Other

Culture Declares Emergency Assembly, Facilitator and Press Co-ordinator, 2019

Assessment Panelist for the MFA Theatre Directing, Birkbeck College, University of London

Skills

Reads music (piano, trumpet, singing)

 

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