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Rebecca Gadsby

Rebecca Gadsby

Credits

Year Role / Type Name of Production / Director Company / Venue
2017 Director
Theatre
Romeo & Juliet
White Horse Theatre
2017 Director
Theatre
The Picture of Dorian Gray
White Horse Theatre
National Tour, Germany
2016 Director
Theatre
The Crucible
Stanwix Theatre
Stanwix Theatre, Carlisle
2016 Director
Theatre
Glamour Girl
Quill & Inkling Theatre Company
The Maltings Theatre, St Albans
2016 Director
Event
Great Tangley Manor 1000 Son et Lumiere
GTM 1000
Great Tangley Manor
2016 Director
Theatre
Peter Pan
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
UK Tour
2016 Director
Theatre
Wuthering Heights
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
UK Tour
2016 Director
Theatre
Romeo & Juliet
White Horse Theatre
Germany Tour
2016 Director
Theatre
Girl in the Golden Wig
White Horse Theatre
Germany Tour
2015 Director
Theatre
5 Years
Hayley Davies
Rada Studios, Camden Fringe
2015 Director
Tour
Jane Eyre
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
UK & Ireland open air tour
2015 Director
Tour
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
UK & Ireland open air tour
2015 Director
Tour
Pride & Prejudice
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
UK & Ireland Open Air Tour
2015 Director
Theatre
Jane Eyre
Blue Orange Theatre
Blue OrangeTheatre
2014 Director
Theatre
George's Marvellous Medicine
Blue Orange Theatre
Blue Orange Theatre
2014 Director
Theatre
The Twelve Days of Christmas
Distraction Theatre Company
UK tour
2014 Producer
Theatre
The Terror Tours: The Possession
Terror Tours UK
Clumber Park
2014 Director
Theatre
Much Ado About Nothing
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
UK & Ireland Tour
2014 Director
Theatre
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
UK & Ireland Tour
2014 Director
Theatre
Sense & Sensibility
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
UK & Ireland Tour
2014 Director
Theatre
Wuthering Heights
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
UK & Ireland Tour
2013 Director
Tour
Once Upon a Christmas Day
Distraction Theatre Company
Buxton Opera House & Pavilion Arts Centre
2013 Producer
Theatre
The Terror Tours: Clumber Park
The Terror Tours
Clumber Park
2013 Director
Tour
Wind in the Willows
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
2013 Director
Tour
Twelfth Night
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
2010 - 2013 Director
Theatre
Pride & Prejudice
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
UK & Ireland Open Air Theatre Tour
2009 - 2013 Director
Theatre
Sense & Sensibility
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
UK & Ireland Open Air Theatre Tour
2012 Director
Theatre
Terror Tours: The Laboratory
The Terror Tours
Poole's Cavern, Buxton
2012 Director
Theatre
Sleeping Beauty
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
UK & Ireland Open Air Theatre Tour
2012 Director
Theatre
The Importance of Being Earnest
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
UK & Ireland Open Air Theatre Tour
2012 Director
Theatre
Emma (Jane Austen)
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
UK & Ireland Open Air Theatre Tour
2012 Director
Theatre
Sense & Sensibility
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
Mid-Scale UK Theatre Tour
2007 - 2012 Director
Theatre
The 12 Days of Christmas
DistractionTheatre Company
UK studio theatres
2011 Director
Theatre
Terror Tours: Conisbrough Castle
The Terror Tours
Conisbrough Castle
2011 Director
Theatre
Cranford at Christmas
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
UK Mid-ScaleTheatre Tour
2010 - 2011 Director
Theatre
A Christmas Carol
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
UK Mid-ScaleTheatre Tour
2011 Director
Theatre
Snow White
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
UK Open Air Theatre Tour
2011 Director
Theatre
Sense & Sensibility
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
Cyprus Theatre Tour
2011 Director
Theatre
Cranford
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
UK & Ireland Open Air Theatre Tour
2011 Director
Theatre
Taming of the Shrew
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
UK & Ireland Open Air Theatre Tour
2011 Director
Theatre
Pride & Prejudice
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
Mid-Scale UK Theatre Tour
2008 - 2011 Director
Theatre
Twas the Night Before Christmas
DistractionTheatre Company
Open Air Tour
2010 Director
Theatre
The Terror Tours: Poole's Cavern
The Terror Tours
Poole's Cavern
2010 Director
Theatre
Mr Fezziwig's Christmas
Distraction Theatre Company
Studio Theatre Tour
2010 Director
Theatre
Much Ado About Nothing
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
UK & Ireland Open Air Theatre Tour
2009 Director
Theatre
Hell's Hall of Fame
The Terror Tours
Buxton - site specific
2008 Director
Theatre
The 3 Musketeers
DistractionTheatre Company
Open Air Tour
2008 Director
Theatre
King Arthur
ChapterhouseTheatre Company
UK & Ireland Open Air Tour
2008 Director
Theatre
The Tempest
ChapterhouseTheatre Company
UK & Ireland Open Air Tour
2007 Director
Theatre
The Merry Wives of Henry VIII
DistractionTheatre Company
UK studio theatres
2007 Director
Theatre
As You Like It
ChapterhouseTheatre Company
UK Open Air Tour
2007 Director
Theatre
A Midsummer Night's Dream
ChapterhouseTheatre Company
UK Open Air Tour
2006 Director
Theatre
The Marriage of Figaro
Distraction Theatre Company
Augustine's, Edinburgh Fringe
2005 Director
Theatre
The Canterbury Tales
Distraction Theatre Company
Augustine's, Edinburgh Fringe

Education

  • Year
    Qualification
    Where
  • 2015
    Introduction to Puppetry
    Little Angel Theatre
  • 2015
    Basic Renaissance Rapier & Dagger
    Ian Stapleton
  • 2015
    Voice Masterclass
    Birmingham Rep
  • 2000
    Theatre and Performance Studies

About me

An experienced and reliable theatre director working across the UK and worldwide, with excellent visual skills. A specialist in classics, children's shows, Period Dramas and open air events.

Additional Skills

•Able to read music, basic puppetry skills, sound editing knowledge.

•A knowledgeable professional with expertise in devised theatre, open air events and classical drama.

•A proven track record of success directing Shakespeare, Austen and many new writing pieces

Referees

Michael Dray (Artistic Director, White Horse Theatre, Germany)
dray@White-Horse-Theatre.eu

Katherine Glenn (Producer, Distraction Theatre Company) info@distractiontheatre.co.uk

Additional Information

Associate Director: White Horse Theatre
Associate Director: Quill & Inkling Theatre Company
Associate Director: Chapterhouse Theatre
Artistic Director: Distraction Theatre
Associate Director: Blue Orange Theatre, Birmingham
Director: Lincoln Shakespeare Festival (2010-2012)
Producer: The Terror Tours

Skills

Primary Job Title Director
Secondary Job Title Assistant Director
Job Titles Artistic Director, Assistant Director, Company Manager, Director, Director, Assistant, Drama Facilitator
Years in industry 6+ years
Company Experience Children's Theatre, Educational Theatre, International Touring Theatre, Regional Theatre, UK Touring Theatre
Languages Spoken English
Organisation Membership Equity
Experienced in Comedy, Community, Devised, Drama, Festival, Fringe, Inclusive Theatre, New Writing, Outdoor Events, Shakespeare, Tragedy
Work Permits EU
Interested in Cruises, European Tour, Live Events, UK Tour, World Tour
DBS checked Yes
Driving Licences Standard

Professional Recommendations

  • Michael Kenneth Stewart
    Michael Kenneth Stewart · Assistant Stage Manager

    Rebecca Gadsby is a wonderfully inventive director. She is professional in her approach and is always calm, no matter how stressful the situation. She inspires confidence, and working with her was a pleasure.

  • Chapterhouse Theatre Company
    Chapterhouse Theatre Company

    A hardworking, reliable and thoroughly proffessional Director. Absolutely organised and in all the best ways an old school theatre practitioner.

  • Jason Addison
    Jason Addison · Technician

    Fantastic Director, pleasure to work with and has inspiring ideas.