Kirsty Patrick-Ward

Kirsty Patrick-Ward

UK Tour Director

Kirsty is Artistic Director of ‘Waifs + Strays’ theatre company and took part in the National Theatre Studio Director’s course in 2015. She was shortlisted for the JP Morgan Emerging Directors award in 2013 and was selected as a 2012 finalist for the JMK Young Directors Award. She is currently a director for National Theatre Connections and also took part in the Old Vic New Voices TS Eliot US/UK Exchange in 2011. 

Director: ‘Table’ (Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts));‘Exactly Like You’ (Festival Spirit Award, The Vaults 2017/ Edinburgh Festival 2016); 'Chef' (Soho Theatre 2015/Fringe First Winner, Edinburgh Festival 2014); ‘Screenwriters Graduation Showcase’ (The National Film & Television School/ Soho Theatre 2015-2017’; ‘I’m Not That Kind Of Guy’ (The Vaults, Paines Plough Round About 2016); ‘Mary Louise’ (The Vaults 2015); 'Evita' (MT4Youth/Belfast 2015); 'Comets’ (Winner Ideastap Summer Brief 2014/ Latitude/Festival no 6); ‘People Like Us’ (Pleasance); ‘Snow White’ (The Old Vic/ Educational Tour); ‘A Writer’s Response to CHAVS by Owen Jones’ (Lyric Hammersmith); ‘Present Tense’ (Live Theatre); ‘Brave New Worlds’ (Soho Theatre); ‘Life Support’ (York Theatre Royal); ‘Old Vic New Voices 24 Hour Plays 2011’ (The Old Vic). 

Associate Director: ‘The Comedy About a Bank Robbery’ (Criterion); ‘Present Laughter’ (Bath Theatre Royal); ‘Brideshead Revisited’ (English Touring Theatre); ‘Communicating Doors’ (Menier Chocolate Factory); 'Theatre Uncut Flagship Tour 2014' (Soho Theatre/ Regional Tour), ‘Symphony’ (Watch This Space, NT/Latitude Festival); ‘Young Pretender’ (Edinburgh Festival 2013 & Regional Tour). 

Assistant Director: 'Arcadia' (English Touring Theatre); 'King Lear' (Shakespeare's Globe); 'Othello (Shakespeare’s Globe); ‘Our New Girl’ (Bush Theatre); ‘Bunny’ (Fringe First Winner, Edinburgh/Regional Tour); ‘The Boy On The Swing’ (Arcola). 

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