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theatre director manchester London movement choreographer
Royal court movement director new writing dance
Rehearsal theatre devised movement director
Nigel Slater theatre jonnie riordan theatre director

JONNIE IS A DIRECTOR AND MOVEMENT DIRECTOR.

HE IS A PROUD GRADUATE OF FRANTIC ASSEMBLY'S IGNITION PROGRAMME WORKING CLOSELY WITH THE COMPANY AS AN ASSOCIATE AND A CREATIVE PRACTITIONER.

AS DIRECTOR: Blood Harmony (ThickSkin), The Witchfinder's Sister (Queens Theatre), Eavesdropping (ThickSkin, Traverse Theatre), PETRICHOR (ThickSkin), Nigel Slater's Toast (West End, UK tour)Man Up (Frantic Assembly LittleWhite Lies (Frantic Assembly Ignition, Stratford Circus) All the Things I Know (Frantic Assembly Ignition, Stratford Circus).

AS MOVEMENT DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER:

Northanger Abbey (Orange Tree),Quiz (UK tour), Cuckoo (Royal Court), Hope Has a Happy Meal (Royal Court), The Book of Will (Queens Theatre, Bolton Octagon, Shakespeare North Playhouse), A Christmas Carol (Bolton Octagon) Peter Pan (Bolton Octagon), How Not to Drown (ThickSkin), Great Apes (Arcola Theatre), The Lion in Winter (English Theatre Frankfurt), Eyes Closed Ears Covered (The Bunker), Home (Frozen Light), Maggie & Pierre (Finborough Theatre), CAUGHT (Pleasance), A Tale of Two Cities (USF, Brit Project). 

AS ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR: Things I Know to be True (Frantic Assembly, UK tour), Chalk Farm (ThickSkin, Bush Theatre, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Off Broadway), The Static (ThickSkin, UK tour),  

AS ASSOCIATE MOVEMENT DIRECTOR: Whisper House (The Other Palace), Myth (RSC, Mischief Festival).

 

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS: 

Nominated for best Choreography/Movement OFFIE for Northanger Abbey

Nominated for best Choreography/Movement OFFIE for The Book of Will 

Best Musical Award by Musical Theatre Review for Blood Harmony

How Not to DrownFringe First, Herald Angel Award. 

Nigel Slater's Toast - CAMEO Award, Best Page to Stage

AS AN ACTOR/PERFORMER: 

Nat in The Unreturning (Frantic Assembly UK tour), 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) In His Image (Hampstead Theatre).

PRESS/INTERVIEWS

Interview with The Upcoming on Nigel Slater's Toast.

Guest blog for Broadway World on Nigel Slater's Toast.

Interview with The Stage on creating Blood Harmony.

Interview with The Times Scotland on PETRICHOR.

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