Justin Audibert is a freelance theatre director and Eduactaion Associate Practitioner for the Royal Shakespeare Company
As a director, his own productions include:
- Mojo (RSC, Hampstead)
- Future Regrets (RSC, Live Theatre Newcastle)
- Company Along The Mile (West Yorkshire Playhouse/Arcola/The Lowry)
- Kings Cross Voices (ArtsEd, London)
- Armley: The Musical (Interplay/I Love West Leeds Festival)
- Born Abroad (West Yorkshire Playhouse).
From January 20009 to August 2011 Justin was Assistant Director on the Long Ensemble at the RSC, where he has assisted Lucy Bailey (on Julius Caesar), Gregory Doran (Twelfth Night and Morte d'Arthur), and David Farr and Filter (on Silence).
Justin trained on the Arts Council Birkbeck MFA in Theatre Directing and was Director in Training at the West Yorkshire Playhouse between July 2007 to June 2008.
During his time at WYP he worked with a variety of directors including Rachel Kavanaugh (Peter Pan), Ian Brown (Fast Labour) and Paul Hunter and Told By An Idiot (Casanova).
He has worked extensively at drama schools including Drama Centre and WAC and is a visiting tutor at ArtsEd, where he has directed Measure for Measure and Twelfth Night.
Justin has also taught at the University of Michigan, the University of Sheffield, Huddersfield University and Birkbeck College.
Who is your favourite Shakespeare character and why?
My favourite character is Falstaff probably because through all of the ups and downs he has a sense of humour about himself and the madness of the world around him. He is in Henry IV Part 1 and 2 and also The Merry Wives of Windsor.
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