Daniel Bailey

Daniel joined the Bush Theatre in 2019 alongside Lynette Linton. 

He was previously Associate Director at Birmingham Repertory Theatre, originally joining The REP as part of the Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme and where his work included artist development programmes for writers, theatre-makers and directors. 

Directing work includes: Blue/Orange, Concubine, Stuff, I Knew You, Abuelo, Jump! We’ll Catch You, Made In India/Britain andExhale

He has previously been Resident Director at the National Theatre Studio, Associate Artist at Theatre Stratford Royal East and Resident Assistant Director at The Finborough Theatre. Daniel studied Modern Drama at Brunel University before participating in the Young Vic’s Introduction to Directing. His previous theatre directing credits include: My Darling Wife (Talawa Theatre Company), Pre Judgment Day and Covered (New Heritage Theatre).  Daniel was also Assistant Director on King Lear (Talawa/Manchester Rx/Birmingham Rep) Back Down, Anita and Me, (Birmingham Repertory Theatre), Silent Planet and Rachel (Finborough Theatre),Inherit The Wind (New Vic). His film director credits include: On Belonging (Young Vic), Malachi (S.E.D), Floating On Clouds (Kingdom Entertainment Group) andY.O.L.O. Therapy (S.E.D).

Ray Sesay

Ray has worked as an Actor on TV/Film and stage. More noticeable roles include Doctor Who, Endeavour, RSC. He graduated from Bristol Old Vic Theatre school in 2017. 

In 2018 Ray was the co-founder of Artfidence, which was set up to introduce life skills and build the confidence of pupils from a less fortunate backgrounds through drama. Ray is passionate about demolishing the systemic walls built to exclude those from a lower socio-economic background into the industry.

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