Kerry Michael

30 Mar 2017

Kerry has been artistic director of Theatre Royal Stratford East for 13 years. Under him, the theatre has been nominated for numerous Olivier Awards and his production of Cinderella was the first pantomime ever nominated in the award’s history. Other nominations include: You Me Bum Bum Train and the remount of Oh What a Lovely War. TRSE has also won Oliviers for its hip-hop production of Boy Blue’s Pied Piper in association with the Barbican and for Cora Bissett’s immersive theatre experience Roadkill. Kerry has pioneered many unique and diverse projects including IFEA, an international artists exchange, where 30 countries participated in sending over to London a few of their most aspiring young artistes to work together and create new work. Kerry’s most recent directing credits include: I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky, The Battle of Green Lanes, The Great Extension, The Harder They Come (Barbican/Playhouse Theatre and North America tour), Come Dancing, Takeaway, Robin Hood, Love N Stuff, Sinbad the Sailor and Tommy.