Bence Kalo

Bence Kalo

Theatre Director

  • Location: London
  • Career stage: Entry
  • Freelancer: Available

I am an emerging director based in London who directed a number of full-length productions and shorter etudes and has experience in directing and performing youth, community and fringe theatre.

I am the co-founder of kábé Csoport, an independent theatre company in Budapest, Hungary and of Éternels Vagabonds, an emerging theatre company in London, which set as an artistic mission to expose the UK audience to plays of well-known Israeli and Eastern European dramatists.

Work History

Co-founder, Artistic Director - Éternels Vagabonds

Mar 2016 - Present

Second Assistant Director/Observer - Così fan Tutte (dir. Oliver Platt) - Opera Holland Park

Apr 2018 - May 2018

Observing Director - Rigoletto (dir. David McVicar) - Royal Opera House

Nov 2017 - Dec 2017

Director - Rootlost (Applecart Arts (November 2017), Etcetera Theatre (December 2017))

Oct 2017 - Dec 2017

Director - Grab 'Em By The Pussy (Old Red Lion Theatre, The Space (July 2017), Camden Fringe/The Monkey House (August 2017), York Theatre Royal (October 2017))

Feb 2017 - Oct 2017

Director - Ya'akobi & Leidental (Etcetera Theatre, The Cameri Theatre of Tel Aviv)

Jun 2016 - Dec 2016

Director - The Last Queen of Paradise (Tristan Bates Theatre - Going For Gold Festival)

Mar 2016 - Sep 2016

Director - Down the Tracks (The Round Chapel & tour)

Jan 2016 - May 2016

Performer, Observer - École Nomade - workshop with Ariane Mnouchkine and Le Théâtre du Soleil

Sep 2015 - Sep 2015

Assistant Director - Desperate Measures (dir. Andrew Dawson) - Marlowe Theatre

Jan 2015 - Jul 2015

Drama Camp Organizer, Group Leader - Őze Lajos Art School

Jul 2006 - Jul 2015

Director - The Memorandum (The Gulbenkian)

May 2015 - Jun 2015

Co-founder, Artistic Director - kábé Csoport

Jul 2012 - Sep 2014

Summer Camp Organizer, Group Leader (Drama Camp, Choir Camp and Freshers' Camp) - Eötvös József High School

Jan 2007 - Aug 2013

Education

Theatre Directing - Master of Arts - University of Kent

Sep 2014 - Sep 2015

École Nomade - Masterclass with Ariane Mnouchkine and Le Théâtre du Soleil - Le Théâtre du Soleil

Sep 2014 - Sep 2014

Psychology - Bachelor of Arts - Eötvös Loránd University

Sep 2010 - Feb 2014

Mathematics - English Specialism - Érettségi (matura) - Eötvös József Secondary School

Sep 2006 - Jul 2010

Skills

  • Acting
  • Assistant Directing
  • Directing
  • Drama
  • Dramaturgy
  • Producing
  • Teaching
  • Translation

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