Jamie Fletcher



Maeve Bolger

Jamie Fletcher is a director and musician specialising in musical theatre, multi-disciplinary performance, comedy, adaptations and work with socio-political themes. Her identity as a northern, neurodivergent, queer, trans woman informs the work that she makes. Jamie is deeply passionate about directing, collaboration and telling diverse stories on the stage and screen as well as finding new creative ways to tell these.

Jamie most notably directed the Fringe First award-winning play Happy Meal by Tabby Lamb (Brixton House 2023, Sydney Festival and Perth Festival 2023, Traverse Theatre and UK Tour 2022) and the critically acclaimed UK revival of the musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch by John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask (Leeds Playhouse and HOME, 2022). 

Alongside her directing work Jamie is in a new composing partnership with Alex Beetschen working on new musicals including The Good Show with book by Luke Barnes, produced by HOME. 

Her directing highlights also include Gratify (Divina De Campo/PEG official music video, 2020), Watch Me Exist (by My Genderation, 2019), We Will Have Guns by Jo Clifford (as part of Five Plays at Young Vic Theatre, 2018), Dancing Bear (Leeds Playhouse, Contact Theatre and The Palace Theatre 2016/2018),  We Can Be Heroes (UK Tour, 2015-2016), Queer as in Queer (film commissioned by Leeds Gallery and Museums, 2015), Alphabet Club (short film, 2014). Jamie was also associate director on the classic musical The Wizard of Oz (Leeds Playhouse, 2019-2020).

Jamie has worked in the industry for over seventeen years, including as a core artist with Unlimited Theatre (2021-2023), as co-artistic director of Sometimes We Play (2008-2015), as co-director and performer with Pointed Arrow Performance (2006-2009) and as a Method Lab commissioned artist at Greenroom Manchester (2006-2007).

Jamie has composed music for dance and theatre productions including The Snow Queen by Dan Brown (2006), Dead of Night by Imprint Theatre (2007), Leonard’s Bones by Pointed Arrow Performance (2008), How to Occupy An Oil Rig by Daniel Bye (2013), We Can Be Heroes by Dick Bonham (2015) and Dancing Bear (2016). As a musician she has collaborated with a range of artists and played with different bands including working as a session musician on hit television show Stars in their Eyes (2005).

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