Kirsty is a freelance Theatre director and has worked with such organisatons as English Touring Theatre, The Bush, Shakespeare's Globe, nabokov, Old Vic New Voices, National Theatre Connections and Theatre Uncut.
Her latest show, CHEF by Sabrina Mahfouz, is at the Soho Theatre in until July 4th with Just For Laughs Theatre Productions. During its run at the Edinburgh Festival in 2014, it announced as one of the first six winners of a Scotsman Fringe First Awards.
‘Mahfouz’s poetic script fizzes with energy…Anouka gives a mesmerising performance’
The Independent *****
‘a nuanced, deeply moving story…vigorous, subtly political work…Anouka’s dynamic delivery…[is] a performance of rare stamina’
The Times ****
Winner of Fringe First Award / The Stage Award for Acting Excellence
Shortlisted for Carol Tambor Award / Brighton Fringe Award for Excellence / Holden Street Theatre Award
Kirsty is Artistic Director of ‘Waifs + Strays’ theatre company and an Associate Director for nabokov Theatre & Theatre Uncut.
She was shortlisted for the JP Morgan Emerging Directors award in 2013 and was selected as a 2012 finalist for the JMK Young Directors Award. She also took part in the Old Vic New Voices TS Eliot US/UK Exchange in 2011.
She has assisted directors including Lindsay Posner, Blanche McIntyre, Bill Buckhurst, Charlotte Gwinner, Simon Godwin, Michael Buffong and Joe Murphy.