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Hannah Hauer-King


Hannah is a freelance theatre, comedy and cabaret director. She acts as Artistic Director and co-founder of all-female theatre company Damsel Productions, and works as a theatre, comedy and cabaret programmer for Fane Productions at venue Live At Zedel. Among her credits as a director are Fury by Phoebe Eclair-Powell at the Soho Theatre, and Dry Land by Ruby Ray Spiegel at the Jermyn Street Theatre.

Her latest production is Grotty, currently running at The Bunker Theatre until May 26th. It is a dark, savage, and unflinching exploration of lesbian subculture in London, written by award-winning writer Izzy Tennyson (Brute, Runts, Career Boy). 

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After working in Washington DC, Hannah started her London career acting as resident AD at Soho Theatre in 2014. She most recently directed Revolt She Said Revolt Again at the Royal Central School Of Drama. Her upcoming projects include Fabric at Soho Theatre, Breathe at Bunker Theatre. as well as developing new piece Lilith directed previously within the Damsel all female directing festival Damsel Develops. She also recently participated in the National Theatre  director’s course in 2017.

Most recent directing work includes: Revolt She Said Revolt Again (RCSSD), Lilith (Bunker Theatre), Dead Playwright (Old Red Lion Theatre), Alginate (Bunker Theatre), Fury (Soho Theatre), Brute (Soho Theatre), Clay (Pleasance Theatre), Dry Land (Jermyn Street Theatre), Hypernormal (Vaults Festival). Associate/Assistant work: Romeo & Juliet (Shakespeare’s Globe), Radiant Vermin (Soho Theatre) and Daytona (Theatre Royal Haymarket).


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