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Will Tuckett


As well as choreographing for and performing as a member of the Royal Ballet for over 25 years,
Will is a multi-award-winning, internationally renowned director and choreographer, with work
performed and touring Europe, the USA, Canada, Japan and China.

He has worked as a director and choreographer in theatre, opera, musical-theatre and film including
work for The Royal Ballet, English National Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada, National Ballet of
China, Sarasota Ballet, Rambert, Ballet Black, K Ballet, The Royal Opera, ROH2, Opera North,
Welsh National Opera, Garsington Opera, Sadlers Wells, Barbican, The Royal Shakespeare Company,
Shakespeare’s Globe, Almeida Theatre, Sage Gateshead, Whitechapel Gallery, Tate Modern,
The National Gallery, New National Theatre Tokyo, PARCO theatre and Kanagawa Arts Theatre Japan, the
BBC, Channel 4 and Sky Arts.

He was made the first ROH2 Creative Associate for The Royal Opera House(2006), responsible for devising and delivering innovative work for new and family audiences. These have been seen within the Royal Opera
House and on tour, both in the UK and internationally.

In the commercial sector he has directed and developed work that includes the live shows of the BBC
series In The Night Garden, now touring for 13 years. His production of The Wind in the Willows was the first ROH show to commercially transfer into the West End, winning the 2014 Olivier Award for Best Entertainment.

Films of his productions include: Pinocchio (BBC); Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale and Peter Shaffer’s
Royal Hunt of the Sun (WowWow TV Japan); Titian: Metamorphosis (BBC);  Elizabeth (Sky Arts).

He was the Clore Dance Fellowin 2008 which also involved a placement with Tipping Point, the
climate change charity.

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