Psyche Stott

Psyche is a freelance Theatre Director.  She trained originally as an actor in Musical Theatre at Arts Ed, before going on to train as a Director. As a Resident Assistant Director at the Kings Head and the first project Manager for Living Pictures workshop series “Directors Acting” she was chosen as one of six directors to work on a new writing project under the mentorship of Matthew Dunster at the Young Vic with Dennis Kelly as writer. This resulted in his play Love and Money. She was Invited on to the National Theatre Studio Directors programme in 2006, then won the Channel 4 Directors Award now the ITV Theatre Directors Scheme 2006-07. Her Bursary took her to Newcastle to train with Erica Whyman at Northern Stage as well as a wealth of International visiting Artists including Robert Lepage and his company Ex Machina who spent six weeks in residence with Northern stage developing Lypsynch. She continued as an Associate Director with Northern Stage for their No 1 tour of Our Friends in the North. Her Freelance Directing work has taken her to Rome, Australia and so far enabled her to also work in Regional Theatre, the West End and on National Tour. Most recently she was invited back by Erica Whyman to direct the National Tour of Dennis Potters seminal Blue Remembered Hills for Northern Stage. And earlier this year she directed the Radio version of the Old Vic’s production of Brian Friels, Hedda Gabler originally by Ibsen for BBC Radio 4.

Email: psyche@teamnsdf.org.uk