Alasdair Hunter is founding artistic director of shakespeare.scot

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DIRECTING

Pericles – shakespeare.scot – RRS Discovery – 2019
What Country Friends Is This? – Aberdeen Performing Arts – Maritime Museum, Aberdeen – 2017
Romeo and Juliet – Wilderness of Tigers – Govanhill Baths – 2017
Macbeth – Wilderness of Tigers – University of Glasgow Cloisters – 2016
Doctor Faustus (in Original Pronunciation) – Passion in Practice – Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare’s Globe – 2015 
Hamlet – Botanic Gardens – Bard in the Botanics – 2014
The Tempest – Midwest Tour – Stone Soup Shakespeare – 2013
Love’s Labour’s Lost – Tron Theatre, Glasgow – 2012
Comedy of Errors – Tron Theatre, Glasgow – 2011
Heuristics in the Diner by Peter Arnott – Tron Theatre, Glasgow; Traverse Theatre Edinburgh; Hampstead Theatre, London – 2010

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

The Seafarer – Perth Theatre and Lyric Belfast – dir. Rachel O’Riordan – 2013

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Twelfth Night dir Rachel O’Riordan – Perth Theatre
Smalltown by DC Jackson, Johnny McKnight and Douglas Maxwell dir Johnny McKnight – Random Accomplice (touring)
Parents Evening by Bathsheba Doran dir Jim Simpson – Flea Theater NYC
The Wall by DC Jackson dir Gregory Thompson – Borderline / Tron Theatre (touring)

CONNECTIONS DIRECTOR – NATIONAL THEATRE (LONDON)

@ Eden Court, Northern Stage 2019
@ Traverse, Lyric Belfast 2018
@ Royal & Derngate 2017

DRAMA SCHOOL / UNIVERSITY GUEST DIRECTING

Pericles – Rose Bruford @ Summerhall
Medea – University of Cumbria
Brothers Karamazov – University of Cumbria
As You Like It – University of Cumbria
Hamlet – University of Cumbria
Three Sisters – University of Cumbria
Macbeth – University of Cumbria
Twelfth Night – University of Cumbria
Blood Wedding – University of Cumbria
Richard II – University of Cumbria

SCRIPT DEVELOPMENT – VARIOUS COMPANIES

Writers include:
Peter Arnott
Frances Poet
Eve Nicol
JC Marshall
Evan Placey
Wendy Miller
Mairead Bush
Andrew Stott
Chris Donald
Organisations include:
Playwrights’ Studio Scotland
Aberdeen Performing Arts
Stage To Page
University of Glasgow

BOARD MEMBERSHIPS

President. Queen Margaret Union. 2008/09.
Board Member. Macrobert Arts Centre, Stirling. 2009 – 2011.
Board Member. Queen Margaret Union. 2007 – 2010.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (now Royal Conservatoire of Scotland)
MA Classical and Contemporary Text (Directing) with Merit: 2010

University of Glasgow 2008
MA Honours Theatre Studies. Upper Second Class (2:1)

Shakespeare’s Globe
One Month Residency: 2010

DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the University of Maryland
The Cycle: Management of Successful Arts and Cultural Organisations