Rob Watt | Arvon

Rob Watt

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Rob is a critically acclaimed director, dramaturg and facilitator. He collaborates with writers, communities, poets, designers to try to make sense of the fractured world we live in. Right now, he is fascinated with cults, rage, and 80’s adventure movies. He currently works as an Associate at Headlong Theatre, regularly teaches at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and makes shows with the Institute of the Arts Barcelona. He previously headed up the young people’s team at the National Theatre, was a Lead Artist at Lyric Hammersmith, an Artist Mentor at the Barbican and was Associate Director at Immediate Theatre.

Selected credits include: Acts of Resistance by Stef Smith (Headlong Theatre & Bristol Old Vic); Rallying Cry by Apples and Snakes (Battersea Arts Centre, BBC Contains Strong Words Festival Hull, Brighton Fringe); It’s Not Too Late to Save the World (and Other Lies) devised by the company (Lyric Hammersmith); Operation Ghost Raven by Rob Watt (The Department & MSC Grandiosa); 13 by Mike Bartlett (Institute of the Arts Barcelona); The Exorcism by Ross Sutherland (Battersea Arts Centre), How to Survive a Post Truth Apocalypse by Francesca Beard (Soho Theatre / Roundhouse / UK Tour); Love and Information by Caryl Churchill (Institute of the Arts Barcelona); SEXY by Vanessa Kisuule (Roundhouse / Bristol Old Vic / UK Tour); Be Prepared by Ian Bonar (Underbelly / VAULT Festival); Party Trap by Ross Sutherland (Shoreditch Town Hall); Goosebumps by Rob Watt (The Vaults); The Joy of Normal devised by Rob Watt and the Company (Orange Tree Theatre); Earthquakes in London by Mike Bartlett (Institute of the Arts Barcelona); Standby For Tape Back-Up by Ross Sutherland (Soho Theatre / Shoreditch Town Hall / UK tour); Road by David Lane (Woodberry Down Community Centre, London).