Dan Ayling

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Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2019 - 2020Associate Director
Opera
Zauberland
Katie Mitchell
CICT
Theatre des Bouffes du Nord/World Tour
2019Revival Director
Opera
Miranda
Katie Mitchell
Opera Comique
Theatre de Caen/Opera National Bordeaux
2019Revival Director
Opera
Lessons in Love and Violence
Katie Mitchell
Hamburg Staasoper
Hamburg State Opera House
2018Assistant Director
Opera
Il tabarro/Gianni Schicchi
Isabella Bywater
Den Norske Opera and Ballet
Oslo Opera House
2018Director
Opera
To See The InvisibleAldeburgh Festival
Snape Maltings
2018Assistant Director
Opera
Lessons in Love and Violence
Katie Mitchell
Royal Opera House
Royal Opera House
2018Associate Director
Opera
Cosi fan tutte
Phelim McDermott
Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House
2017Director
Theatre
Desert Dust at the Star of BethlehemThe Dot Collective
Blue Elephant Theatre
2017Director
Theatre
The TrapOmnibus Theatre
Omnibus Theatre
2017Assistant Director
Theatre
Miranda
Katie Mitchell
Opera Comique
Opera Comique
2017Revival Director
Theatre
Written on Skin
Katie Mitchell
Bolshoi Opera
New Stage, Bolshoi Theatre
2016 - 2017Associate Director
Theatre
Written on Skin
Katie Mitchell
Royal Opera House
Royal Opera House
2016Director
Theatre
GlorianaSt Endellion Festival
St Endellion Church
2015 - 2016Associate Director
Theatre
A Christmas Carol
Phelim McDermott
Sonia Friedman Productions
Noël Coward Theatre
2015Associate Director
Theatre
Written on Skin
Katie Mitchell
Lincoln Center
David H Koch Theater
2015Assistant Director
Theatre
Alcina
Katie Mitchell
Festival d'Aix-en-Provence
Grand Theatre, Aix en Provence
2015Director
Theatre
Vast White StillnessBrighton Festival
The Old Ship Hotel
2015Artistic Advisor
Theatre
Written on SkinToronto Symphony Orchestra
Roy Thomson Hall
2014Director
Theatre
Vast White StillnessSpitalfields Music Festival
Toynbee Hall
2014Director
Theatre
The Baden-Baden Lesson on ConsentEast 15 Acting School
2014Associate Director
Theatre
The Man Jesus
Joseph Alford
Seabright Productions Ltd
UK Tour
2014Director
Theatre
StruileagCryptic/La Banda
Glasgow Commonwealth Games
2014Director
Theatre
TöNE FestivalUniversity of Kent
Chatham Historic Dockyard
2014Assistant Director
Theatre
Cosi fan tutte
Phelim McDermott
English National Opera
London Coliseum
2013Director
Theatre
Remember MeCryptic/Spitalfields Festival
Glasgow/London
2013Revival Director
Theatre
Written on Skin
Katie Mitchell
Opera Comique
Opera Comique
2013Director
Theatre
The MaidsThe Print Room
Rehearsed Reading
2013Director
Theatre
The CityThe Print Room
Rehearsed Reading
2013Revival Director
Theatre
Written on Skin
Katie Mitchell
Munich Staatsoper
Prinzregententheater
2013Revival Director
Theatre
Written on Skin
Katie Mitchell
Wien Festwochen
Theater an der Wien
2013Co-Writer/Associate Director
Theatre
CITY ProjectNorwich & Norfolk Festival
Epic Studios, Norwich
2013Associate Director
Theatre
Written on Skin
Katie Mitchell
Royal Opera House & Royal Ballet
Royal Opera House
2013Co-Director
Theatre
FLOWThe Print Room
The Print Room
2012Revival Director
Theatre
Written on Skin
Katie Mitchell
Theatre du Capitole de Toulouse
Theatre du Capitole de Toulouse
2012Director
Theatre
Remember MeCryptic
Scotland Street School, Glasgow
2012Revival Director
Theatre
Written on Skin
Katie Mitchell
De Nederlandse Opera
De Nederlandse Opera
2012Revival Director
Theatre
Clemency
Katie Mitchell
EIF/Scottish Opera
Kings Theatre Edinburgh/Theatre Royal Glasgow
2012Assistant Director
Theatre
Written on Skin
Katie Mitchell
Festival d'Aix-en-Provence
Grand Theatre, Aix en Provence
2012Director
Theatre
Notes on DeathSouthbank Centre
Purcell Room
2011Assistant Director
Theatre
Heart of Darkness
Edward Dick
ROH2
Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House
2011Associate Director
Theatre
Four Quartets
Katie Mitchell
Lincoln Center
Clark Studio Theatre
2011Director
Theatre
Fewer EmergenciesThe Print Room
The Print Room
2011Assistant Director
Theatre
Clemency
Katie Mitchell
Royal Opera House & Royal Ballet
Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House
2010Director
Theatre
City of Lost AngelsThe Print Room
The Print Room
2010Director
Theatre
Again The Room Was Plunged Into SilenceGuildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD)
Pit Theatre, Barbican Centre
2010Director
Theatre
August TownRADA
Rehearsed Reading
2010Assistant Director
Theatre
Canary
Hettie Macdonald
Liverpool Playhouse/Hampstead Theatre/ETT
Liverpool, Hampstead and UK Tour
2010Director
Theatre
Shoot/Get Treasure/RepeatCheekish Productions
UK Tour/Union Theatre
2010Director
Theatre
EscharaCheekish Productions
UK Tour/Union Theatre
2009Director
Theatre
ContrarotulusCheekish Productions
Stantonbury Theatre
2009Director
Theatre
Christie in LoveCheekish Productions
Lion and Unicorn Theatre
2009Director
Theatre
Shoot/Get Treasure/RepeatCheekish Productions
Marlborough Theatre, Brighton
2009Director
Theatre
EscharaCheekish Productions
Marlborough Theatre, Brighton
2008Assistant Director
Theatre
Timon of Athens
Lucy Bailey
Shakespeare's Globe
Shakespeare's Globe
2008Director
Theatre
a rose by any other nameRiverside Studios
Rehearsed Reading
2008Director
Theatre
One Short SleepeSoho Theatre
Rehearsed Reading
2008Director
Theatre
Bridge of DreamsAlmeida Theatre
Almeida Theatre
2007Assistant Director
Theatre
Moon on a StickROH2
Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House
2007Director
Theatre
Global Plays ProjectHampstead Theatre
Hampstead Theatre Downstairs
2007Assistant Director
Theatre
Grumpy Old Women Live
Hannah Chissick
Avalon Television Ltd
UK Tour
2007Assistant Director
Theatre
Side by Side by Sondheim
Hannah Chissick
NML Productions
The Venue, Leicester Square
2007Assistant Director
Theatre
Don't Look Now
Lucy Bailey
Sheffield Theatres/Lyric Hammersmith
Sheffield Crucible/Lyric Hammersmith
2007Assistant Director
Theatre
Comfort Me With Apples
Lucy Bailey
Hampstead Theatre
UK Tour
2006Director
Theatre
Can't Stand Up For Falling DownArcola Theatre
Arcola Theatre
2006Director
Theatre
The KissHampstead Theatre
Hampstead Theatre Downstairs
2006Director
Theatre
A NumberBirkbeck College
Birkbeck College
2006Assistant Director
Theatre
Tales from Hollywood
Ian Grieve
Perth Repertory Theatre
Perth Theatre
2005Assistant Director
Theatre
Comfort Me With Apples
Lucy Bailey
Hampstead Theatre
Hampstead Theatre
2005Assistant Director
Theatre
Nathan the Wise
Tony Clark
Hampstead Theatre
Hampstead Theatre
2005Assistant Director
Theatre
Fair
Helen Eastman
Floodtide
The Finborough
2004Assistant Director
Theatre
Mary Stuart
Annie Tyson
Drama Centre London
Cochrane Theatre
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2013SITI Suzuki & Viewpoints TrainingCentre for Performance Research, Aberystwyth
    2009Viewpoints Experiment Lab, led by Darragh McKeonYoung Vic
    2006MFA Theatre DirectingBirkbeck College
    2001BA (Hons) Stage Management and Technical TheatreGuildhall School of Music and Drama
    19983 A-LevelsAlton College
    19969 GCSE'sAmery Hill School

    Additional Skills

    Dramaturgy

    Movement

    Grade 8 Piano

    Intermediate Tap Dancing

    Elementary Ballet

    Referees

    Lucy Bailey

    Cathie Boyd

    Katie Mitchell

    Industry Awards

    Runner Up, JMK Young Theatre Diretor's Award, 2007

    About me

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Organisation Memberships
    • DGGB (UK)
    • Equity
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • Educational Theatre
    • International Touring Theatre
    • National Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Dance
    • Drama
    • Fringe
    • Musicals
    • New Writing
    • Opera
    • Shakespeare
    Work Permits
    • EU
    Interested in
    • European Tour
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    DBS checked
    • No
    Driving Licences
    • Standard