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about

Jack is a critically-acclaimed director and theatre-maker. He trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and is the co-founder of Glasgow based theatre company Wonder Fools.

Jack’s work has been presented in theatres across the UK including the Citizens Theatre, Traverse Theatre, Tron Theatre, HOME, New Wolsey Theatre, Macrobert Arts Centre, Camden People’s Theatre, New Diorama Theatre, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and the Arches amongst others.

In 2014 Jack co-founded Wonder Fools, a Glasgow based theatre company. As a director for Wonder Fools, credits include: 549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War, McNeill of Tranent: Fastest Man in the World and The Coolidge Effect. Other directing credits include: The Mack (Play, Pie, Pint/ Traverse Theatre); Birthright (VAULT Festival); Lampedusa (Citizens Theatre); O (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland); Too Fast and Sparkleshark (Fullarton Theatre).

Most recently, Jack was Resident Director on the UK tour of Dr Dolittle (Music and Lyrics). As an assistant director, Jack’s credits include Oresteia: This Restless House (Citizens Theatre/National Theatre of Scotland), Blackbird (Citizens Theatre), The Winter’s Tale (Royal Lyceum), Hay Fever (Royal Lyceum/Citizens Theatre) and The Broons (Sell A Door) for which he was Staff Director on its Scottish tour. Jack was also a member of the Almeida Theatre’s inaugural Resident Director Network 2016-17.

Currently, Jack is planning a Scottish tour of his production of 549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War for Summer 2019.

For more detailed background about Jack's work click here or download an up-to-date CV.

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