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Brook Hoadley (Chair)
**OTC are delighted to announce that NICK BRUCKMAN shall be appointed as our new Artistic Director as of 2013. Please check back here for more news and future programming.
Ken founded OTC in 2002. He trained at Drama Centre, London and has worked as both an actor and director for many UK theatre companies including the RSC, the NT, ETT and also for the Moscow Arts Theatre. He was the Administrative Director of The JMK Trust for young directors based at BAC/Young Vic until 2011. He is appearing in the 2013 feature The Selfish Giant,
directed by Clio Barnard (The Arbor).
CRISPIN BONHAM CARTER
Crispin is a director and actor. After graduating in Classics from St Andrews, he began acting in television, theatre and film. Since 1999 he has also directed, concentrating on new writing. In 2001 he was awarded the inaugural Jerwood Directors Award at the Young Vic, and has subsequently directed for the National Theatre and in the West End.
GENE DAVID KIRK
Gene is the Artistic Director at Jermyn Street Theatre. Directing credits include Crooked Wood (Jermyn Street Theatre), the world premieres of The Parallel of Paul, Amir: The Lost Prince of Persia (Theatre503), Elgar & Alice (UK Tour), Coming Up for Air by George Orwell (Assembly Rooms Edinburgh), The Ox and The Ass and The Ash Boy (Theatre 503).
Rebecca is a writer and actress. She was nominated in November 2004 by the Evening Standard Theatre Awards for the Charles Wintour Bursary for New Playwrighting after the success of her second play, The Night Season, and was the winner of the Critics' Circle award for Most Promising New Playwright 2004. Her latest play, Her Naked Skin, opened at the National Theatre in July 2008am ,rking the first play by a female writer to be produced on the Olivier stage.
Diane is a writer and actress, known mainly for her work in television and theatre. In 2002 she became the first black actress to win the Royal Television Society Best Actress Award for her role in BBC2’s acclaimed series, Babyfather. She has appeared at the Royal Court and in the West End many times, and is a passionate believer in the importance of new writing. She is currently adapting her own screenplay, Good To You, for an OTC production and is now appearing in Eastenders.