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We're delighted that the award-winning director Miranda Cromwell has been appointed our Associate Director; and Hannah Joss, formerly Resident Director at the National Theatre Studio and at the Almeida Theatre, has been appointed Associate Director (Literary).

Miranda will contribute to the creative energy of the theatre, in particular the work of the acting and creative companies during the Festival season, while Hannah will be working on commissioning new work, generating ideas and liaising with agents and producers.

Miranda Cromwell’s productions embrace new and devised work, musicals and classic texts, including co-directing the Olivier and Black British Theatre Award-winning Death of a Salesman at the Young Vic, West End, and as solo director on Broadway. Other recent work includes Mlima’s Tale (Kiln Theatre), Rockets and Blue Lights (National Theatre/Royal Exchange Manchester/BBC Radio 3), and breathe…(Almeida Theatre), and The Beekeeper of Aleppo (Nottingham Playhouse).

Hannah Joss was previously Resident Director at the National Theatre Studio, a director in the most recent Old Vic 12 cohort, Resident Director at the Almeida Theatre and Baylis Assistant Director at the Old Vic. She is also an Open Door mentor. As Director, her theatre work includes: Fake Melania (Old Vic), Original Death Rabbit (Jermyn Street Theatre), Carry On Jaywick (Vault Festival/HighTide/UK tour), Paper. Scissors. Stone (Live Theatre, Newcastle), Eigengrau (Kings Head Theatre), The 11th Hour (the Egg, Theatre Royal Bath).

Below: Miranda Cromwell (left) and Hannah Joss (right).

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