Former Deputy Artistic Director of the Young Vic Joe Hill-Gibbins is best known for his bold and thought-provoking take on classic repertoire and striking staging of contemporary works.
His theatre credits include The Beauty Queen of Leenane (UK and Irish Tour), Measure for Measure, and The Changeling at the Young Vic; A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Young Vic); Absolute Hell and Edward II (National Theatre); The Tragedy of King Richard The Second and Little Revolution (Almeida Theatre); and The Girlfriend Experience (Young Vic, Plymouth Drum) and The Village Bike at the Royal Court Theatre. His previous work in opera includes a site-responsive staging of Powder Her Face for English National Opera. Recipient of the James Menzies-Kitchen Young Director Award in 2002, Joe has previously worked at the Royal Court Theatre assisting Dominic Cooke, Ian Rickson and James McDonald. A long-term admirer of European approaches to theatre making, Joe made his German debut in 2018 with Tracey Letts’ Mary Page Marlowe at Theater Basel followed by Maxim Gorky’s Sommergäste at Residenz Thatere Munich in 2019.