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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: Intemperance, The 39 Steps, 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 (National Theatre, NTW & Volcano Theatre); Bordergame (NTW); Crazy Gary’s Mobile Disco (Waking Exploits); Last Christmas (Dirty Protest).

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

John Godber’s fantastic new comedy Sunny Side Up about a struggling B&B and the people who run it is on stage next…