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Date / Time: Sunday 9th April

Duration: 3 hours

Practitioner: Jennifer Tang

Directing: Starting Out


You think you want to direct, or perhaps you know you do. But how do you get started? This session gives you practical advice on how to start out as a professional director. We will cover assisting work, working on the fringe, how to write cover letters and CVs and anything else you want answered. Please come armed with questions!


Jen Tang is an award-winning freelance stage director and theatre maker, working across new writing, opera and devised work.  Trained at UEA and Theatre Royal Plymouth where she was resident assistant director for 2013-14, Jennifer has worked with the Young Vic, the Royal Opera House, The Gate, West Yorkshire Playhouse and The RSC.