Roy Alexander Weise

Roy Alexander Weise Portrait

DIRECTOR

Roy Alexander Weise is the 19th annual winner of the James Menzies-Kitchin Award and directed his critically acclaimed, sell out production of THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall at the Young Vic. He was the first runner up of the JMK Award in 2014. 

Current and forthcoming productions: ZERO FOR THE YOUNG DUDES (Young & Talented in association with NT Connections); THE UGLY ONE (Park Theatre, Buckland Theatre Company).

Theatre credits include: THE MOUNTAINTOP (Young Vic); PRIMETIME (Royal Court, Jerwood Theatre); STONE FACE (Finborough Theatre).

Assistant Director credits include: HANGMEN (Royal Court and West End); X, ESCAPED ALONE, YOU FOR ME FOR YOU, PRIMETIME 2015, VIOLENCE AND SON, WHO CARES, LIBERIAN GIRL (Royal Court); ALBION, WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT...(Bush Theatre); THE SERPENT’S TOOTH (Talawa /Almeida Theatre).

For Television, Roy was Trainee Director on INVISIBLE (Red Room/Ballet Boys/Channel 4).

Roy has previously worked at the Royal Court as the Trainee Director, at the Bush Theatre and Lyric Hammersmith as the BBC Theatre Fellow and at The Red Room as Associate Artist.

Roy is now Associate Director at the Harts Theatre Company and Lead Acting Tutor at Young & Talented School of Stage & Screen.

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