Alastair Clark is an Australian-based director from Aotearoa New Zealand.
Education: The University of Melbourne – B.A. Political Science, International Studies and Cultural Studies, M.A. International Relations; National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) – M.F.A. Directing.
Alastair is a recipient of fellowships and grants from The Gloria Payten Foundation & Gloria Dawn Foundation, RISING (Melbourne Festival), Sidney Myer Fund & The Myer Foundation, Playwriting Australia, Victorian Opera and Union House Theatre.
For Melbourne Theatre Company: as assistant director – “Berlin” (dir. Iain Sinclair, Sumner Theatre). For Sydney Theatre Company: as director – “Meat Eaters” (Play Development, Wharf 1); as assistant director – “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui” (dir. Kip Williams, Roslyn Packer Theatre), “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (dir. Kip Williams, Sydney Opera House); as script assessor – Patrick White Playwrights’ Awards 2015 – 2017. For Victorian Opera, Melbourne: 2017 Developing Artist; as director – “The Second Hurricane” (Horti Hall); as assistant director “Die Prinzessin auf der Erbse” (dir. Libby Hill, Arts Centre Melbourne). On-Broadway: as assistant director – “Doctor Zhivago: The Musical” (dir. Des McAnuff, Broadway Theatre 53rd St). For NIDA: as director – “Antigone”. Independent: as director – “Ironbound” (Kings Cross Theatre), “Spring Awakening” (Chapel Off Chapel), as directing secondment – “Le nozze di Figaro” (Opera Australia, dir. David McVicar, Sydney Opera House), “Mother Courage and Her Children” (Belvoir St Theatre, dir. Eamon Flack). Alastair was a member of the 2016 Almeida Resident Directors Programme. Other: facilitator for performance artist Marina Abramović on her project at Pier 2/3 for Kaldor Public Arts Project.
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