Ant Stones

Ant Stones

Associate Playwright & Head of Education for Guildford Shakespeare Company

  • Career stage: Experienced
  • Freelancer: Available

Ant Stones is a Director and Writer from Hereford in the West Midlands. He is a graduate of the Birkbeck MFA in Theatre Directing and The Royal Court’s Young Writer’s Programme. He is Associate Playwright for Guildford Shakespeare Company.

Theatre as Writer-Director includes: Should I Stay Or Should I Go (The Pleasance), Maximus and Audencia (The Bush), Lovec@t, North Pole Junction, 17 Hands (Theatre 503); The Red House (Warwick Arts Centre).

Theatre as Director includes: The Two Noble Kinsmen [staged reading], Sonnet Walk VI, Macbeth/Romeo and Juliet [schools tour] (Guildford Shakespeare Company), Happy Birthday Wanda June (Old Red Lion), Superbard (BAC, Edinburgh and UK tour), The Time Capsule (New Wimbledon Studio), Wolves (Theatre 503), White Noise, The Five Senses (The Bush Theatre); Under Construction (ISTA festival, Sri Lanka).

Theatre as Writer includes: Robin Hood, Grimms’ Fairy Tales, Alice in Wonderland, Wind in the Willows (Guildford Shakespeare Company), Cleopatra Boy (Everyman Theatre Cheltenham), How to be Young [reading] (Paines Plough).


  • Training and Education
  • Adaptation
  • Devising
  • Directing
  • Dramaturgy
  • Playwriting