Chelsey Gillard

Chelsey Gillard

Freelance Theatre Director

  • Location: Cardiff
  • Freelancer: Unavailable

Chelsey is a theatre director based in South Wales.

As an associate director at The Other Room, Cardiff's first pub theatre, she recently she co-directed the acclaimed production of Constellation Street by Matthew Bulgo. She has also assisted on a range of projects including their opening production of Sarah Kane's Blasted.

Chelsey is also the first recipient of the Young Director's Development Award at Pontardawe Arts Centre. Over the course of a year she assisted on various productions and received professional mentoring from a range of directors.

As a freelance director Chelsey will be assisting on Rachel O'Riordan's production of The Weir for Sherman Cymru and The Tobacco Factory.


Work History

Assistant Director - The Weir - Sherman Cymru and The Tobacco Factory

Aug 2016 - Present

Associate Director - The Other Room

May 2016 - Present

Trainee Director - The Other Room

Jun 2014 - Apr 2016

Assistant Director - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof - Theatre Clwyd

Jan 2016 - Mar 2016

Young Director's Development Award Winner - Pontardawe Arts Centre

Sep 2015 - Jul 2014


English and Drama - Ba(Hons) First Class - Cardiff Metropolitan University

Sep 2012 - Jun 2014