Holly Race Roughan

Holly Race Roughan is Associate Artistic Director at Headlong, and Associate Director for theatre in prison charity Kestrel. She was the Director of the Lyric Ensemble at the Lyric Hammersmith from 2018-19, where she directed The Mob Reformers.

Other recent directing credits include Vernon God Little (Rose Bruford); The Laramie Project (Arts Ed); Music Hall Monster (Wilton’s Music Hall); Prurience (Guggenheim, New York and Southbank Centre, London); People, Places and Things (directed with Jeremy Herrin, UK tour); Best Served Cold (Vaults Festival); Clickbait and A First World Problem (Theatre503); The Low Road (Central School of Speech and Drama); Animal (Gate Theatre and Royal Welsh College of Speech and Drama); Eye of a Needle (Southwark Playhouse); Pages From My Songbook (Royal Exchange, Manchester); Believers Anonymous (The Rosemary Branch); Waiting for Alice (Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Fringe Festival).

As Associate and Assistant Director People, Places and Things (National Theatre and West End); The Shoemaker's Holiday (RSC); Hotel (National Theatre); The Pass (Royal Court); The Birthday Party, A Doll’s House, Rats Tales, The Country Wife (Royal Exchange, Manchester); Three Birds (Bush Theatre/Royal Exchange, Manchester); Adult Supervision (Park Theatre).