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Will Tuckett

"Tuckett creates genuine stage magic" Sarah Frater, Evening Standard

 

Biography

Olivier Award-winning director and choreographer Will Tuckett’s work includes The Wind in the Willows, Diana and Actaeon (Metamorphosis: Titian 2012), The Seven Deadly SinsThe Soldier’s TalePinocchio, Sondheim’s Into the Woods, Faeries, The Thief of Baghdad and Pleasure’s Progress all for the Royal Ballet. 

He has created and directed many works, and choreographed for other companies including Pinocchio (National Ballet of Canada), West Side Story (Sage, Gateshead), The Crane Maiden (Kanagawa Arts Theater, Japan), The Canterville Ghost (English National Ballet) and works for Birmingham Royal Ballet, Rambert, Ballet Boyz, Dance Umbrella, National Ballet of China, American Ballet Theatre’s Studio Company, Ballet Black, Sarasota Ballet and Carlos Acosta.

He has directed work for Opera North, Iford Arts and Garsington Opera Festival; and choreographed for Opera North, The Royal Opera, Grange Park Opera and Bregenz Festival.

He has directed and choreographed for the theatre, including productions at The Almeida, Shakespeare’s Globe and the Royal Shakespeare Company, as well as for musicals and feature films. Tuckett has made several of his own films for the BBC and Channel 4 both as choreographer and director. He has collaborated with Zenaida Yanowsky on works for Whitechapel Gallery, Tate Modern and poetry company Live Canon.