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Katy Weir

Katy Weir


Katy is a Director from the North East of England. She graduated from Bretton Hall in 2005 and since then has developed a diverse portfolio of work both nationally and internationally. She is associate artist with National Youth Theatre of Great Britain and The Market Theatre Laboratory, Johannesburg. 

Most Notable work includes 'When the boat comes in' , the world premier of the famous 1970's TV show which used to air to over 15 million viewes  and 'Encountering the Other', an international work exploring womanhood around the world that was selected for the British Council Connect ZA award. 

Katy is currently associate lecturer at Northen School of Art and is co-directing 'Cinderella: A Fairytale' at Northern Stage, Newcastle. 

Directing Credits

Grubbins Wood (Timbadash Theatre); The Boy and the Seahorse (Squiggle Productions); Peggy Pearpot (The Customs House); The Amazing Other (The Market Theatre, Johannesburg); When The Boat Comes In (The Customs House); Floorboards (Alphabetti Theatre); Anywhere (ODDMANOUT / Darlington Hippodrome); Star Chasers (Barnstorm Theatre Company); The Duke in the Cupboard (The Customs House)

Associate Director Credits

A Tale of Two Cities (Darlinton Civic Theatre and the Touring Theatre Consortium)

Directing for Drama Schools

Love and Information (Northern School of Art); Brainstorm (Gateshead College, Northern Stage); Harper Regan (Birmingham Conservatoire); Zero for the Young Dudes (Gateshead College, Northern Stage)