AS A DIRECTOR...
I have directed productions both in the UK and The Bahamas, highlights include:
The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare
RSC, First Encounters national tour
Sapho and Phao by John Lyly
RSC Next Generation, The Other Place
Here Be Monsters & The Santa Trap musicals by Belfield & Slater
Mayflower Theatre, Southampton and national tour
Alice in Wonderland adapted by Belfield & Slater
Watermill Theatre, Newbury
Walking The Chains by ACH Smith
Show of Strength & Circomedia (Passenger Shed, Bristol)
You Can't Take It With You by Kaufman and Hart
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
Hibiscus Hotel by R. Belfield
Yellowtale Theatre (Bahamas)
Anna Karenina adapted by Helen Edmondson
The Oxford School School of Drama (Pegasus Theatre / Royal Court)
Othello, or the Tragedy of Conchy Joe adapted by R. Belfield
Nuffield Theatre and Yellowtale Theatre (touring)
A Christmas Carol adapted by David Holman
Dukes Theatre, Lancaster
The Entertainer by John Osborne
AS A WRITER...
I have written a number of plays and regularly collaborate with composer Simon Slater to create new musicals - including adaptions of Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland and Pinocchio.
Other plays include:
A Bahamian comedy
Hey U OK?
Verbatim play about online relationships
Dat Bahamian Ting
A romantic comedy, set in The Bahamas
Around the World in Eighty Days
Large cast adaptation of Jules Verne's classic adventure
I have also written a practical handbook for theatre makers (with a second on its way):
Telling The Truth - How to Make Verbatim Theatre (Nick Hern Books) OUT NOW - click here to order your copy
AS A TEACHER...
Currently I am Principal Lecturer at the Institute for Contemporary Theatre in Brighton. Previously I have taught and directed at a number of UK drama schools - inc. Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Guildhall School of Music & Drama and The Oxford School of Drama. I also served as External Examiner for The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School between 2012-2016.
Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Committee Member - The Royal Shakespeare Company
Trustee - Attic Theatre Company
Advisory Board Member - The Children's Theatre Partnership