ABOUT

Jonnie is a London based Director and Movement Director. Jonnie is the Associate Director of ThickSkin. He is a proud graduate of Frantic Assembly's Ignition programme and works closely with the company as an associate and a creative practitioner. 

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2019 - HOW NOT TO DROWN - Co-Choreographer - ThickSKin

2019 - AWOL - Co-Director - ThickSkin 

2019 - Nigel Slater's Toast - Director - The Lowry/Traverse Theatre/West End/UK Tour 

2018 - Great Apes - Movement Director - Arcola Theatre

2018 - Things I Know To Be True - Associate Director - Frantic Assembly

2017 - Whisper House - Associate Movement - The Other Palace

2017 - Myth - Associate Movement Director - RSC - Mischief Festival 

2017 - Eyes Closed, Ears Covered - Movement Director - Bunker Theatre

2017 - This Will All Be Gone - Ensemble - Frantic Assembly 

2016 - Home - Movement Director - Frozen Light

Other performance credits include; Full Stop (Light The Fuse/Lyric Hammersmith/Greenwich and Docklands International Festival), Canticles (Brighton Festival/Aldeburgh Music/Frantic Assembly), The Marriage of Figaro (Opera Holland Park), Night Film (Stand + Stare), Mortal: A Drama (Wellcome Collection), The Fear (Frantic Assembly's Ignition) and In His Image (Hampstead Theatre)

Jonnie is also associate director of ThickSkin, appearing as an actor in their productions Boy Magnet and These Imagined Stories and directing Boy Magnet and White Noise.

Other directing credits; Found (The Albany). As movement director his credits include Connections Festival 16/17 (National Theatre), Maggie & Pierre (Finborough Theatre), The Paper Birds’ Mobile (UK tour), Frozen Light’s Home (UK tour), CAUGHT (Pleasance Theatre) and Cracking, Hooked and Bat Boy (New Wimbledon Studio). 

Director Jonnie Riordan has worked with Food Director James Thompson to incorporate smell and taste into the performance and this is a complete multi-sensory triumph.