Stage Director

Kate Wasserberg

Selected credits

  • Rita, Sue and Bob TooOut of Joint
  • The Rise and Fall of Little VoiceTheatr Clwyd)
  • The Barnbow CanariesWest Yorkshire Playhouse
  • Last ChristmasTraverse Theatre, Sherman Theatre, Theatr Clwyd, Edinburgh Fringe, Soho Theatre
  • The Dying of TodayThe Other Room (Winner- Production of the Year, WTA)
  • BlastedThe Other Room (Winner- Best Director WTA)

About

Kate is Artistic Director of Out of Joint

Previously she founded and was Artistic Director of The Other Room in Cardiff, winner of The Stage Awards Fringe Theatre of the Year 2016, the Olwen Wymark WGGB Award for its work supporting playwrights and several Wales Theatre Awards. The Other Room was also nominated for the 2017 Peter Brook Empty Space Award.

Recent Directing credits include: Rita, Sue and Bob Too (Out of Joint), The Rise and Fall of Little Voice (Theatr Clwyd), Last Christmas (Traverse Theatre, Sherman Theatre, Theatr Clwyd, Edinburgh Fringe, Soho Theatre), The Barnbow Canaries (West Yorkshire Playhouse), SandThe Dying of TodayBlasted (The Other Room)
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Kate began her career as Associate Director at Finborough Theatre where she ran the New Writing department and co-created the Vibrant! New Writing Festival. Whilst there she premiered plays by writers including James Graham and Nick Gill. Subsequently she became Director of New Plays and Associate Director at Clwyd Theatre Cymru.

Featured work

Rita, Sue and Bob Too

Out of Joint
Set & Costume Design: Tim Shortall
Lighting: Jason Taylor
Sound: Emma Laxton
Movement: Dan Watson

“Watching Kate Wasserberg’s well-judged revival, you may feel that this is exactly the play to which we should be attending now”
★★★★ The Independent

“A short, sharp shock of a play with plenty to amuse, entertain and make you think” The British Theatre Guide

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice

Theatr Clwyd
Written by Jim Cartwright
Set & Costume: Amy Jane Cook
Lighting: Nic Holdridge
Photos by Manuel Harlan

“Directed by Kate Wasserberg … beautifully depicts the vast gulf between those who speak and never listen and those who listen but are never heard”
Wales Arts Review

“Sensitively directed…”
★★★★ The Stage

Sand

The Other Room
Written by Nick Gill
Set & Costume: Amy Jane Cook
Lighting: Katy Morison
Sound: Sam Jones

“It’s beautiful and terrifying, fearless and explosive.” The Stage

Blasted

The Other Room
Designers: Ruth Hall & Max Jones
Lighting: Tom White
Composer: Nick Gill
Sound: Dyfan Jones
Fight Director: Rachel Bown-Williams

Winner – Best Director 2015, Welsh Theatre Awards

‘Agonisingly powerful’ ★★★★ The Guardian

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