Sophie Jacobs-Wyburn
  • Female
  • United Kingdom
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What I do:
Freelance Director
A little more about me:
Sophie is a Theatre Director and Practitioner working across the UK and abroad, and is originally from Ebbw Vale.

"I am interested in work with something to say, in a theatrical gamble. I love playing with Verbatim texts, robust and fluid physicality, and painfully true stories. I am interested in giving overlooked communities and forgotten demographics their voices back, examining their stories, and forcing an audience to see themselves reflected back within those words. I am as much interested in the space between the words as the words themselves.
I believe in the invention of theatre, that a goat can be made from two walking sticks and an old rug, and that a living protagonist can rise from dripping dough. I believe in serious play, and childish solemnity. I believe that one story can change the world."

Recent credits include;
Aurora - The egg Theatre
Medea - Bristol Old Vic - Assistant Director (Dir. George Mann)
Who Me - West Glam Youth Theatre - Director
Il Trovatore - ROH - Assistant Director [First Stages Assistant Director Training Scheme] (Dir. David Bosch)
Giovanni - Silent Opera/Beijing Music festival - Revival/Associate Director (Dir. Daisy Evans)
Projects I’m working on:
Medea (Assistant Director) - Bristol Old Vic
Keep The Faith (Working Title) - Independent Project
Los Muertos - Independent Project
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At 13:07 on February 9, 2017, Rhoda Lane said…

Welcome to the TEAM group, Sophie! Great to have you as a member.

Keep an eye out on the TEAM group, this is where you'll find the latest news, events and opportunities you can get involved in. We'd love to hear your updates too! 

Let us know if you have any questions or email

- Rhoda 


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