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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.

Hannah’s current production is Tabitha Mortiboy’s new play The Amber Trap, which opened at Theatre 503 from 24th April 2019. (Link for tickets). Later this year she will direct for the National Youth Theatre.

Earlier in 2019 Hannah  directed The Funeral Director by Iman Qureshi at The Southwark Playhouse and on a UK Tour. The play won the Papatango Award 2018 and was co-produced by ETT.

In 2018 Hannah directed Grotty by award-winning writer Izzy Tennyson (The Bunker Theatre); Breathe by George Jacques (The Bunker Theatre); The Swell by Isley Lynn (High Tide 1st Commissions, High Tide Festival), and Fabric by Abi Zakarian.

Among her prior 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.

Hannah’s most recent directing work includes: Fabric (Soho Theatre); Grotty (The Bunker Theatre); Breathe (The Bunker Theatre); The Swell  (High Tide Festival); 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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