ASTONish Masterclass - Kully Thiarai

Kully Thiarai


ASTONish presents a masterclass with Kully Thiarai, Artistic Director of National Theatre Wales.

Following a series of powerful masterclasses from its sister programme RE:Present, Birmingham Hippodrome and Lara Ratnaraja welcome you to attend the fitfh edition of the ASTONish Masterclass series.

Spaces are FREE but limited, we recommend you book your ticket in advance to guarantee a place.

About Kuly Thiarai

Kully took up post as Artistic Director of National Theatre Wales in May 2016. From 2012-2016 she was director of Cast in Doncaster, responsible for the artistic and strategic vision for the new venue. Prior to that she was an Independent Theatre Director and Arts Consultant for several years undertaking a diverse range of creative and cultural projects.

Kully has previously led Contact Theatre, Manchester, Leicester Haymarket Theatre, Theatre Writing Partnership, and Red Ladder Theatre Company, Leeds as Artistic Director and CEO. She has extensive experience of commissioning, producing and directing work nationally and internationally.

Kully has been involved in the performing arts for over 20 years, working in theatre, television and radio. Her theatre directing credits include: United Colours of FrustrAsian; Aladdin; Kes and Cinderella (Cast); Obama The Mamba by Kevin Fegan, (nominated for two Manchester Theatre Awards – Best Play and Best Actor 2012); Mandala, a large scale outdoor arts spectacular for the Cultural Olympiad; As The World Tipped by Wired Aerial Theatre, which opened the Sydney Festival in 2012; Soul Exchange (NTW10), created with the communities of Butetown, Cardiff as part of the launch year for National Theatre Wales and Digital Tea Dance for Bangor University.


Tue 12th December 2017

18:00 – 20:00 GMT

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