Current

Associate Director The Boyfriend by Sandi Wilson. dir Matthew White, chor Bill Deamer. Menier Chocolate Factory.

Directing

2019 Lilies & Sweets by Nathan Wright. Pleasance Theatre Downstairs, London.

2018 The Last Will and Testament of Henry Van Dyke by Karrim Jalali. Landor Space.

2018 Our Day Out by Willy Russell. The Towngate Theatre, Basildon.

 

2018 Libby's Eyes by Amy Beth Evans. Bunker Theatre

2017 The Wizard of Oz by Frank Baum. Guangzhou Performing Arts College, China.

2017 Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. New Wimbledon Studio.

2016 Too Long from the Light by Katie Wimpenny. Lion and Unicorn Theatre.

 

2016 Dan & Joel by Barry Mcstay. Miniaturists - Arcola Theatre.

 

2015 Hummingbirds by Shaun Kitchener \. Breifs - Waterloo East Theatre

 

2015 Kidnap by Barry Mcstay. Breifs - Waterloo East Theatre

 

2014 Iron by Tristian Bernays. Orange Tree Theatre

 

2013 The Orange by Katie Wimpenny. Landor Theatre

 

2013 Market Boy by David Eldridge. Lost Theatre

Education

University of Kent at Canterbury

1999-2002

 

English and American Literature with Drama University of Kent at Canterbury 

 

2:1 BA Hons Degree

 

Centre Selavy, France 2002

Commedia dell'arte

 

National Youth Music Theatre

1997-2001

Skills

Casting, Dramaturgy, Devising, Movement, Puppetry, Mask, Commedia dell'arte, Shakespeare, Youth Work, Inclusive Practice, Community Theatre, Box office (Enta), Stage Door.

 

I hold a Valid DBS check and Emergency First Aid Quaification. I am a licensed chaperone and hold Public Liability Insurance.

2010 - present

2010 - present

Assisting

2018 Associate Director The Gronholm Method by Jordi Galceran, dir B.T McNicholl. Menier Chocolate Factory.

2018 Associate Director Kiss of the Spider Woman by Jose Rivera, dir Laurie Sansom. Menier Chocolate Factory.

2017 Associate Director Rules for Living by Sam Holcroft, dir Simon Godwin. Royal & Derngate Theatres, Rose Theatre Kingston and English Touring Theatre.

 

2017 Child Director Very.co.uk Commercial, dir 'Lacey'. Laura Holmes Productions.

 

2017 Child Director H&M Christmas Commercial, dir Johan Renck. Rockson Sthlm AB.

2017 Associate Director Silver lining by Sandi Toksvig, dir Rebecca Gatward. Rose Theatre Kingston and English Touring Theatre.

2016 Associate Director French Without Tears by Terence Rattigan, dir Paul Miller. Orange Tree Theatre and English Touring Theatre.

Related Experience

(2014) St Mary's University, Twickenham: Director/Course Convenor 2014 (freelance)

University founded in 1850, offering three Drama Pathway Degree Programmes.

  • Directed Third Year Years students in their final performance piece.

  • Assessed and marked students work. 

 

(2012 - Present) Hammond Cox Casting Casting Assistant (Freelance)

Casting Directors working across Commercial, Film, Television and Theatre.

  • Researching and compiling shortlists, managing breakdown submissions, liaising with agents and artists to set up castings.

  • Answering enquiries and ensuring the smooth and efficient running of casting sessions.

Youth & Inclusion

(Since 2016) Young Actors Company: Director

Resident Youth Theatre Company for the New Wimbledon Theatre

  • Planning and delivering weekly workshops exploring theatre skills and promoting self-confidence, self expression and social cohesion.

  • Directing full scale annual production and termly 'work in progress' peformances.

(2016 Watch It!: Project Director

A Wimbledon Theatre Film project for secondary School Children with S.E.N

  • Planning and delivering weekly workshops to inform the social skills needed to identify and navigate potential danger associated with Strangers through drama whilst developing the technical skills to support them making film.

  • Documenting and evaluating the value and efficacy of the work to satisfy and secure funding for the project.

 

(2015-16) Theatre6: Youth Theatre Director - Inclusive Practice

Award-winning theatre company specialising in inventive, visual theatre with original live music, particularly for 1st time and hard to reach audiences.

  • Leading weekly workshops for with mild to moderate learning difficulties.

  • Directing end of term performances in response to the company's productions.

 

(2014-16) Petersfield Youth Theatre: Guest Director

Established in 1990, One of the U.K'S largest Youth Theatre Companies with over 300 members 5 - 25.

  • Working alongside industry professionals and creatives, to stage large scale musicals - Bugsy Malone, Peter Pan and The jungle Book with a cast of up to 150 young people.

 

(Since 2012 ) Orange Tree Theatre: Youth Theatre Leader

Arts Council Portfolio Producing Theatre developing emerging performers, writers and directors.

  • Leading weekly workshops for three of the theatre’s Youth Groups, aged 9 – 14 with an emphasis on performance skills and technique.

  • Directing end of term production in the theatre in response to the theatre’s productions where appropriate and leading a week long summer school with Arts Award accreditation.

 

(2013) Shakespeare Schools Festival: Venue Director

A Nationwide Festival facilitating schools performing Shakespeare in Professional Venues.

  • Leading Shakespeare based Performance workshops with staff and children from Primary, Secondary and Special Needs Schools.

  • Welcoming schools to the participating venue and acting as Liaison between the school staff and Theatre technicians to facilitate the Tech Rehearsal.

 

(2011) Crying Out Loud: Creative Performance Facilitator

Creative Producers touring Children’s Theatre Company T.P.O’s production of Dance Please!

  • Collaborated with artistic team and venue staff to suggest and implement changes to make the performance accessible and inclusive to audience members on the Autistic Spectrum.

  • Devised and led a familiarization workshop and created downloadable resources to accompany the performance.

 

(2010) Chelsea Theatre: Director

Arts project for 30 children aged 8 – 13 from a diverse local community.

  • Devised and led a series of Art and Drama workshops towards a final performance piece adapted from Grimm’s fairytales.

  • Co-ordinated a team of 6 volunteer practitioners, managed project budget and organized external trips to cultural venues.

  • Providing evaluative assessment and evidence for future funding.

 

(2009-10) Shed@ThePark Assistant Artistic Director

Inclusive Youth Theatre for mainstream and physical and educational needs children 7-19.

  • Creating performing arts workshops, promoting cohesion and inclusion by differentiating to challenge and include.

  • Creating and co-ordinating outreach opportunities to reach new members and explore new avenues for funding.

  • Supporting the Artistic Director in Planning and directing rehearsals for the company’s anniversary performance.

 

(2005-10) The Michael Tippet School: Expressive Arts Co-ordinator

Secondary school for students with Severe and Multiple and Profound Learning Difficulties.

  • Planning and leading performing arts sessions to support the National Curriculum and enrich their arts remit to achieve ‘Artsmark’ Silver Award 2010

  • Coordinating and directing performance projects with outside companies and in house, resulting in public performances at the Young Vic Theatre and the Unicorn Theatre.

 

© 2014 by Spencer Charles Noll.
 

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