Mark Maughan is an award-winning theatre director, maker and translator with a special interest in developing ideas with artists from the early stages of a project, who has toured his work across the UK and internationally. Mark is also a reader for a number of theatres across the UK and is a member of the Cross Channel Theatre Group, coordinated by the French Institute.
Directing credits: The Claim by Tim Cowbury (Shoreditch Town Hall, Paines Plough Roundabout, UK and international tour), Gross Indecency (East 15), C’est la vie (Print Room), Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (ALRA), Love and Information (BOA), LOBOS by Alejandro Gomez with Compañía Nacional de las Artes (Casa del Silencio, Bogota, Colombia), La Visita by Friedrich Durenmatt (own adaptation of The Visit to Spanish at FUGA, Bogota, Colombia), Trappist (Lyric Hammersmith), Open Plan by Marcelo Dos Santos (Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama), Petrification by Zoe Cooper (Live Theatre and UK tour), The Raunch (Underbelly Spiegeltent, London Southbank), How was it for you? (Latitude Festival, Brighton Dome), Address Unknown / Inconnu a cette adresse (Soho Theatre at JW3).
Upcoming: The Dan Daw Show with Dan Daw (Sadler’s Wells and UK premiere Autumn 2021, with planned international touring 2022); The Weebles (June 2021, Northern Stage); Fister Act with Fatt Butcher (Autumn 2021, UK tour); Curious Wildflowers (Autumn 2021, Curious Arts UK tour); We Love To Boogie (Autumn 2021, residency at Dance City).
Currently in development: The New Wave by Marcelo Dos Santos (seed commission from English Touring Theatre); Faye by Lee Mattinson (based on Phèdre by Jean Racine); a new piece on estate regeneration with Tim Cowbury (supported by UCL).
As Writer: National Portrait Gallery choral audio guide (read by Simon Russell Beale).
As Associate Director: Abigail’s Party (UK Tour), Les Blancs (Olivier, National Theatre), Шахтарі-Художники (The Pitmen Painters adapted by Tamir Theatre. Kharkiv, Ukraine via British Council), Tonight I’m Gonna Be The New Me (Forest Fringe, Soho Theatre), The Paradise Project (UK / International Tour).
As Assistant Director: The Crucible (Old Vic Theatre), Jumpers for Goalposts (Bush Theatre), Lungs, Sound of Heavy Rain, One Day When We Were Young (Paines Plough Roundabout Season at Shoreditch Town Hall), The Pitmen Painters (UK Tour, Duchess Theatre).
As Translator: Caligula (The Round Company), Going Through by Stephane Joubertie (for Boundless Theatre), The World I Live In (for Theatre de la Cite, Toulouse, France), Father Christmas is a Dick (for Soho Theatre).