Christie O'Carroll

Christie O'Carroll

Associate Director - Reading Rep

  • Location: Reading
  • Career stage: Experienced

Christie trained at the RSAMD (now the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland).

Before joining Reading Rep as Associate Director in September 2015, Christie was the Drama Artist for the Royal Lyceum Theatre Company in Edinburgh, where she assisted on professional company shows and directed large-scale productions for young people. Christie’s work often received four and five star reviews in local and national press. She worked for many years as an Associate Artist with the Grassmarket Project throughout the UK and internationally, and has an extensive history as a freelance director and practitioner. She also lectured in Performing Arts at a maximum security jail and YOI in Scotland, directing performances in both facilities – one was nominated for a Koestler Award. Christie was awarded a Winston Churchill Memorial Travelling Trust Fellowship and won the Bruce Miller Award for Directing.

Work History

Associate Director - Reading Rep

Aug 2015 - Present

Drama Artist - Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh

Aug 2010 - Aug 2015

Freelance Director/Facilitator - Various

Jul 2007 - Aug 2015

Associate Artist - Grassmarket Project

Nov 2005 - Aug 2012

Lecturer In Performing Art (Prisons) - HMP Shotts and HM YOI Polmont

Nov 2008 - Aug 2010


Learning and Teaching the Performing Arts - MEd - Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Sep 2015 - Present

Contemporary Theatre Practice - BA (Hons) - RSAMD (now Royal Conservatoire of Scotland)

Aug 2003 - Jul 2007


  • Facilitation
  • Director
  • Drama
  • Education
  • Theatre