Jonah York
Jonah York

"Jonah York's approach to staging is remarkable. Credit is due for tackling such issues so successfully on stage." Ed-fringe Review


Jonah is currently working on 'Wintry Night' with Timbadash Theatre, a multi-sensory theatre piece for children with autism and additional needs playing at The Gosforth Civic Theatre.


Jonah has won 2 x Children and Young People Awards for his directing work and his work has been nominated for 3 x Offie Finalist awards.


Jonah's credits have included working in both traditional and non-traditional theatre spaces, some productions have even taken place on trampolines! Jonah's work often looks at class, masculinity and play and is deeply routed in community and collaboration. 


Directing includes: 


Father Unknown (Northern Stage and Durham Gala), Bake (Alphabetti Theatre), Skybound (Timbadash Theatre),  Grubbins Wood (Timbadash Theatre), The Tin Soldier (North East Theatre Space), My Fern Flower (Brighton Fringe, Tristen Bates Theatre, Barnwave Festival), Flesh (NT Connections, Arts-Depot), Blasphemy (Old Red Lion Theatre, Tristian Bates Theatre), Chad (Old Red Lion Theatre), Help Hebert Tweet (Liverpool Town Hall/Liverpool Lightnight), You Can (The Black-E), Three Jumpers (Edinburgh Fringe) 


Assisting Credits Include: 


A Christmas Carol (Newcastle Castle, North East Theatre Space), Love's Labours Lost (The Globe, Shadowing Role), King Arthur by Henry Purcell and John Dryden (Dartington Festival Main Hall)


Dramaturgy Includes: 


The Black Cat (Threedom Theatre/The Space) Offie Finalist, Am I Happy Yet (Threedom Theatre/Lion and Unicorn Theatre), Intro To Playwriting Participant (Live Theatre).

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