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Ola Ince



Nick Quinn

Ola Ince is a British Theatre Director.
In 2010 she graduated from Rose Bruford College with a First Class Honors BA in Theatre Directing. Since graduating Ola has worked at a number of prestigious Theatres such as Lyric Hammersmith, Donmar Warehouse, National Theatre, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, Young Vic, Bush Theatre, Finborough Theatre and Bolton Octagon.

In 2011 Ola was the Finborough Theatre’s Resident Assistant Director and Senior Reader, as well as a Rose Bruford Directing Bursary recipient. In 2012 she was the Borris Karloff Bursary recipient, which allowed her to train under Sacha Wares. In 2015 Ola became a BBC Performing Arts Fellow and Resident Associate Director at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre. She is currently the 2016 Genesis Future Director Award winner and Artistic Associate at Lyric Hammersmith and Theatre Royal Stratford East.

Direction includes: Broad Shadow (Dorfman, National Theatre), Dutchman (Clare, Young Vic Theatre), Access Denied (National Theatre, Staged Reading), Cutting it (National Theatre, Staged Reading), Rachel (Finborough Theatre) Treading Air (Bush Theatre, Staged Reading), HOT (Hightide Festival, Invertigo Take Over), A Piece of Cake (Tristan Bates), Back Home Contemplation (Finborough Theatre, Staged Reading), The Soft of Her Palm (Finborough Theatre), Pets Corner (Arcola Theatre), One Million Tiny Plays About Britain (Clare, Young Vic) Games (Pleasance Theatre).

Associate Direction includes: Bugsy Malone (Lyric Hammersmith), Tipping the Velvet (Lyric Hammersmith & Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh), Fog (UK Tour)

Assistant Direction includes: Shakespeare Trilogy (Donmar Warehouse), Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (National Theatre), Dara (National Theatre) Porgy & Bess (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), A Taste of Honey (National Theatre), Josephine & I (Bush Theatre), Wild Swans (Young Vic), Fanta Orange (Finborough Theatre), Disco Pigs (Young Vic), Blue Serge (Finborough Theatre), Secret Thoughts (Bolton Octagon), The Demolition Man (Bolton Octagon) and Electra (Young Vic. Parallel production).

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