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The Press on Georgie Staight
"Georgie Staight directs with great clarity." ★★★★
(Michael Billington, The Guardian) Into The Numbers
“Georgie Staight’s absorbing production.” (The Independent) Into The Numbers
"Georgie Staight directs with brisk economy." (Michael Billington, The Guardian) Dubailand
"Flawlessly orchestrated by Georgie Staight." ★★★★★ (Always Time for Theatre) Section 2
"Georgie Staight's direction is natural and fluid. She uses the space perfectly." ★★★★★ (Pocket Size Theatre) Section 2
“It’s difficult to know where to start with what is right with Chutney.” ★★★★★ (LondonTheatre1) CHUTNEY
“A visual masterpiece... the use of the stage was flawless” ★★★★ (Pocket Sized Theatre) CHUTNEY
I am a freelance theatre director with a passion for new work. I am committed to making theatre that is rigorous, imaginative and emotionally truthful. I have been very involved with new writing throughout my career, both as a freelancer and as Joint Artistic Director of Flux Theatre, and enjoy collaborating with writers from early stages of development.
I initially studied Philosophy and Theology and am fascinated in worlds which challenge our preconceptions. I always look for the human in a story, the beating heart that draws us in and offers something new.
I am passionate about making work within the community and working with younger people, ensuring theatre is accessible to everyone. I am also interested in working with sound, film and other digital disciplines.
Represented by Nick Frankfort at Michael Grandage Company.
RECENT: 'A Christmas Carol' by Danielle Pearson, The Watermill (2020)
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