CHRISTIAN DURHAM

07976 557 802

chrisdram@aol.com

 

DIRECTION

 

Pre-production: BREAKING THE CODE, Salisbury Playhouse

Producer: Salisbury Playhouse 

 

CAFÉ SOCIETY SWING, Stratford East Theatre Royal

Producer: Stratford East Theatre Royal / Lateralize 

 

QUAINT HONOUR,     Finborough Theatre 

(Nominated Best Male - OFFIES: Jack Archer) Chiplin Productions & Finborough Theatre. 

 

Current: DUSTY, Azura, Carnival Cruise Lines

Producer: 5 Foot 2 Productions in association with Carnival (P&O)

 

SPEND SPEND SPEND and CHILDREN OF EDEN, Union Theatre 

(Nominated Best Female - OFFIES: Katy Dean, Julie Armstrong for SSS) Union Productions.

 

PIECES OF STRING, Waterloo East Theatre 

Snaydon Productions

 

HENNA NIGHT, Hen and Chickens Theatre, London

Laudan Productions. 

 

PROUD, New Wimbledon Theatre Studio 

Producer: Nic Gilder for 6:37 Productions

 

PETER PAN, Ascot, Aberdeen Arts Centre & Bridewell Theatre, London 

Producer: YMT UK.

 

THE PLANTAGENET CLUB, based on Edward II by Christopher Marlowe.

Workshop / Process Week via the Young Vic Director’s Programme.

 

UK National Tour of Boy George’s TABOO.

(BEST MUSICAL – Manchester Evening News Awards). Producer: Fiery Angel.

 

DEBBIE DOES DALLAS. Oxford Fire station & E4 Udderbelly, Edinburgh Festival 

(Nominated BEST MUSICAL PRODUCTION - MTM Awards) Producer: Mark Goucher 

 

REAL CLASSY AFFAIR at the Soho Studio Theatre. 

Producer : Paul Cavanagh.

 

SNOW WHITE, His Majesty’s Aberdeen 

Producer: Jonathan Kiley for Qdos Entertainment

 

ONLY YOU CAN SAVE MANKIND.  Pleasance Theatre, Edinburgh Festival 

Producer: Clear Channel & Broadhouse Productions.

 

PRODUCTIONS FOR DRAMA COLLEGES

 

PENELOPIAD                                                                 

LIOLÀ  (Pirandello) & CLOUD 9  (Churchill)            

CURTAINS                                                                       

SPRING AWAKENING & PIPPIN                                

ANIMUS & JUST SO                                                      

 

ASSOCIATE & RESIDENT DIRECTION

 

Current: Associate Director (full restage) THE LITTLE MERMAID, Moscow & Tokyo.

Producer: Disney / Stage Entertainment / Shiki 

(Winner of Best Musical & Best Actress in a Musical – Golden Mask Awards, Russia)

 

Current: Recast Director on JACK AND THE BEANSTALK, West End in Schools. 

 

Associate Director KING LEAR, Derngate & National Tour for Max Webster

Producer: Northampton Derngate & ATG

 

Associate Director PURE IMAGINATION, St James Theatre for Chris Renshaw

Producer: Danielle Tarento. 

 

Recast Director  TABOO, The ClubHouse, Brixton

Producer: Danielle Tarento & End Of Pier Productions

 

Director: CHICAGO Press Launch with Ute Lemper, Germany 

Stage Entertainment / Barry Weissler

 

Resident Director  CHICAGO, Garrick & Cambridge Theatre, West End.

Producer: Barry & Fran Weissler

 

Associate Director  STUDIES FOR A PORTRAIT, Kings Head, London for Adam Spreadbury-Maher. 

Producer: Ben Cooper, Benjamin Jones, Good Night Out Productions

(Directed rehearsals from week 2 onwards through to Previews).

 

Associate Director THE NEW STATESMAN (National Tour) for Jennie Darnell

Producer: ATG 

 

Associate Director GUYS AND DOLLS (National Tour) for Michael Grandage / Jamie Lloyd.

Producer: ATG / Donmar Warehouse

 

Associate Director on ZORRO, West End & National Tour for Christopher Renshaw.

Producer - Adam Kenwright, John Gertz & Isabel Allende 

 

Resident Director THE KING AND I (National Tour).

Producer – Clear Channel.

 

Assisting Christopher Renshaw on the West End production of WE WILL ROCK YOU, the West End and Broadway productions of TABOO and many developmental workshops including ZORRO, A ROOM WITH A VIEW & OVER THE RAINBOW in London and Los Angeles.

 

WORKSHOPS & REHEARSED READINGS (Direction & Development):

 

NOBODY’S BUSINESS by Sylvia Freedman, Charing Cross Theatre. 

FINDING THE BURNETT HEART by Paul Elliot, Lauderdale House

SILENT VOICES by James Burn, Tristan Bates Theatre

THIS IS ALSO ENGLAND by Joseph Finley & Raphael Smith, Tristan Bates Theatre

NO EXIT by Jean-Paul Sartre, Park Theatre. 

PETER PAN by Jimmy Jewell & Nick Stimson, Lyric Theatre, London

The OLYMPIADS by various, Arts Ed for MMD & ANMT

GOING ONCE by Leon Parris and Sam Adamson. The Venue. Adam Kenwright  

Mountview

Drama Studio London

Arts Education

Guildford School of Acting

Musical Theatre Academy