A Christmas Carol

Emily Oulton

Associate Director

Emily trained on the Theatre Directing MFA at Birkbeck and as a Young Director at the Royal Exchange Theatre.

Directing credits include: A Shanty for an Atomic Town (Workshop, Obscura Theatre); soundlandscape: All the Boggles of Derwentwater (Obscura Theatre/Theatre by the Lake); ÉRAINN (ICMT); How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Care UK); Rascal (Workshop, Royal Exchange Theatre); The Luck of Edenhall (Audio, Theatre by the Lake); Not Something That Other People Do (Short Film, Curve Online); Little Shop of Horrors and The Best Play Ever (Delicious Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe); Private Lives and Psychosis (John Thaw Theatre); Into the Woods (Footlights Theatre) and Guys and Dolls (University of Manchester).

Associate, Resident and Assistant Directing Credits: Roman Holiday (Theatre Royal Bath); Camellia (workshop, Fabula Collective); West Side Story (Curve); My Beautiful Laundrette (UK Tour); The Entertainer (Curve) and Mixtape (Royal Exchange Theatre).

Awards and accolades: Runner-up for 2022 Pleasance Charlie Hartill Reserve and shortlisted for 2022 Untapped Award for A Shanty for an Atomic Town; Director/Theatre Maker Nominee for 2021 Evening Standard Future Theatre Fund and NODA Award winner for Best Director of a Musical for Guys and Dolls.