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Anna Poole


Anna Poole

Assistant Director

Anna is currently the New Vic resident Assistant Director.

She has previously been a Theatr Iolo Platfform artist, a Birmingham Rep Foundry artist, an emerging director at National Theatre Wales, Youth and Community associate at Sherman Theatre and a Jerwood assistant director at the Young Vic.

As resident Assistant Director for the New Vic, productions include: The Wind in the Willows, Astley’s Astounding Adventures and Queens of the Coal Age.

Other Assistant Director credits include: Trying It On (China Plate); Wings (Young Vic); We’re Here Because We’re Here (National Theatre, NTW and Volcano Theatre); Bordergame (NTW); Crazy Gary’s Mobile Disco (Waking Exploits) and Last Christmas (Dirty Protest).

Directing credits include: Opera Scenes project (RWCMD); Five Plays – Wings/Signs (Young Vic); Zero for the Young Dudes! and The Government Inspector (Sherman Theatre); Dare to Reimagine (Park and Dare Theatre); Lady Lust (Birmingham Rep); The Drowned Girl and NSFW (Chapter Arts Centre) and Blud (the Other Room).

Have you been one of our lively (very lively!) audience members celebrating Eric's 20th Anniversary Party this week…