Julia McShane

Julia McShane

Theatre Director

  • Location: London and the North West
  • Freelancer: Available

Julia has most recently been Associate Director on Ages with The Old Vic Community Company and is co-founder and artistic director of new writing theatre company The Story Project. As one of the directors for The 24 Hour Plays: Old Vic New Voices in 2012 she has gone on to work with them on the TS Eliot Commissions and Gala shows. She has directed at Soho Theatre, The Arcola, Bristol Old Vic, Nuffield Theatre Southampton, Assembly Rooms, The New End Hampstead, Southwark Playhouse and Theatre503. Julia also volunteers regularly with children’s theatre mentoring charity Scene and Heard.


Work History

Director & Dramaturge - Scene & Heard

Dec 2012 - Present

Artistic Director - The Story Project

Jun 2010 - Present

Director - OVNV Festival Reading - Old Vic New Voices

Jan 2015 - Jul 2015

Associate Director - Ages by Alexandra Wood - Old Vic New Voices

Jan 2015 - May 2015


Theatre Arts - BA hons - Middlesex University

Sep 2001 - Jul 2004


  • Assistant Directing
  • Directing
  • dramaturgy
  • producing
  • script editing