Jonathan  O'Boyle

Jonathan O'Boyle

Theatre Director

  • Location: London
  • Freelancer: Available

Freelance Theatre Director 

Currently I am an Associate Director at Theatre503

Directing credits include Four Play (Theatre503), Broken Glass (Central School of Speech and Drama), Sense of an Ending (Theatre503, Time Out Critics Choice), The Surplus (Young Vic), The Verb, To Love and Made In Britain (Old Red Lion), All The Ways To Say Goodbye (Young Vic, 5 Plays Project), Bash Latterday Plays (Trafalgar Studios/Old Red Lion, Time Out Critics Choice), Water Under the Board (Theatre503), Last Online Today and Guinea Pigs (Crucible New Writers’ Project, Sheffield Crucible Studio), The Good, The Bad and the Broken Hearted (Ronnie Scott’s), Credit and The Monster Bride (Tristan Bates Theatre).

Associate Director credits include The Judas Kiss (Chichester Festival Theatre/Toronto/ New York, dir. Neil Armfield), Mack and Mabel (Chichester Festival Theatre/UK Tour, dir. Jonathan Church), Bull (Young Vic/Sheffield Crucible/New York, dir. Clare Lizzimore), This Is My Family (Sheffield Theatres/UK Tour, dir. Daniel Evans), Amadeus (Chichester Festival Theatre, dir. Jonathan Church), The Scottsboro Boys (Jerwood Assistant Director, Young Vic, dir. Susan Stroman), Manon (Royal Opera House, dir. Laurent Pely), My Fair Lady (Sheffield Crucible, dir. Daniel Evans), The Village Bike (Sheffield Crucible, dir. Jonathan Humphreys) and Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me (Southwark Playhouse, dir. Jessica Swale).

Participation - I am passionate about outreach and theatre for young people. I've worked with the Young Vic's Taking Part team on many projects and facilitated workshops at Sheffield Crucible and Chichester.

Trained at The Central School of Speech and Drama and Birkbeck, University of London. I was Resident Director at Sheffield Crucible and I'm currently Trainee Associate Director at Chichester Festival Theatre, under the mentorship of Jonathan Church.