Jack Drewry

Jack Drewry

Theatremaker, Director and Musician

  • Location: Bristol
  • Career stage: Early
  • Freelancer: Available

Jack is a theatre-maker, musician and performer with a particular interest in very collaborative work. He plays piano, percussion, guitar, beatboxes and produces music using Ableton Live. He graduated in 2012 from Queen's University Belfast with BA (Hons) in Drama.

Jack’s background in theatre is mainly devised physical work and his background in music is improvising and collaboratively composing in various ensembles. He is particularly interested in the crossover between these two art forms.

In his music work, Jack plays Keyboard in the Bristol based Reggae/Soul band Clumsy, produces his own music for plays and short films, is in a music collective called Squid Tooth and collaborates with singer Kathleen Fitzpatrick-Milton and guitarist Rowan Evans under the name 4th Project.

In his theatre work, Jack is a director, workshop leader, deviser and physical theatre performer. He currently works on Closer Each Day, the Wardrobe Theatre’s improvised soap opera, as assistant director. Jack is also an associate artist of The Wardrobe Ensemble a devised theatre company and he is artistic director of his own company Tremolo Theatre.

Jack is a member of Interval, an artist-led studio space and support network based in The Exchange building above St Nicholas market in Bristol.

Work History

Sound Designer - Pulling Out by Documental Theatre

Jun 2016 - Present

Musical Director and Performer - Star Seekers - The Wardrobe Ensemble

Feb 2015 - Present

Director - The Hours Before We Wake by Tremolo Theatre

Feb 2014 - Present

Workshop Leader (Minotaur Schools Tour) - Bristol Old Vic Young Company

Mar 2014 - Apr 2014

Assistant Director - The Boy Who Cried Wolf at The Bristol Old Vic

May 2013 - Jul 2013

Assistant Director - The Dug Out (Splice Theatre) at The Tobacco Factory

Apr 2013 - May 2013

Education

Drama - BA (Hons) - Queen's University Belfast

Sep 2009 - May 2012

Skills

  • Acting
  • Assistant Directing
  • Composing
  • Directing
  • DJ Skills
  • Drama
  • Improvisation
  • Music
  • Music Composition
  • Origami
  • Physical Theatre
  • Sound Design
  • Sound Designer
  • Theatre

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