Katie Henry

UK & International Tour Director

Katie Henry directed the 10th Anniversary tour and was previously Resident Director in the West End, Associate Director on the 2013–15 UK tour and the Mandarin language production in China. Associate Director on Bristol Old Vic’s West End transfer and American tour of Long Day’s Journey into Night. As artistic director of Stand Fast she is developing a newly commissioned play, Motherland, with Silva Semerciyan. Work as director includes Alice’s House of Cards and Grandpa Joe’s Giant Storytelling Bed (also at Battersea Arts Centre) both devised with the company for Southbank Centre; I Dream Before I Take the Stand, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Last Train to Nibroc at the Orange Tree; Iron at Battersea Arts Centre; and Welcome to Thebes, The Good Person of Szechwan, The Grandfathers and Her Naked Skin at Mountview Academy. As resident director: Lady in the Van at Hull Truck; The Years Between at the Royal & Derngate; Cling to me like Ivy at Birmingham REP and tour; Aladdin and The Daughter-in-Law at Watford Palace; and six productions at the Orange Tree during her time as trainee director. She regularly directs, teaches and mentors at Mountview, the Orange Tree and St Mary’s University. Katie is developing coaching skills to enhance her directing practice. katiehenrydirector.co.uk