Luke is an experienced Director specialising in contemporary theatre and arts education.
Having graduated from Royal Central School of Speech and Drama with an MA in Applied Theatre, he went on to establish Wrong Shoes Theatre Company and the Shoebox Theatre, through which he creates and programmes contemporary theatre and new work.
He has also worked with other theatres and arts education organisations including the Pegasus Theatre, Oxford and Prime Youth Theatre. In addition, he has a BA (Hons) in Performing Arts and a PGDE in Drama. Luke has been providing one-to-one tuition and theatre workshops for over 12 years, working within a professional and community context, as well as within formal education.
As a Director he works with both scripted and devised theatre, experimenting with experiential performance and encouraging the audience to engage with the work. He often creates theatre in unusual settings, combining a range of disciplines and a collaborative approaches to theatre making.
Directing credits include:
Nightlife - The Furnace Nightclub (Site specific); The Anima Project - Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014, **** Edfringe Review; The Gathering - Artsite, Post-Modern Gallery (Site specific); The Magnificent Doctor Faustus - Shoebox Theatre; The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party - Shoebox Theatre; The Wonderful World of Dissocia - Shoebox Theatre 2016; An Account of a Savage – Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016, **** Broadway Baby; When the Rain Stops Falling - Shoebox Theatre 2016; The Unbinding - 2017/18 UK Tour, **** Broadway Baby; Janus - Shoebox Theatre 2019.