Nadia Papachronopoulou is a theatre director with a wide breadth of experience working in venues across the UK. She has worked with the BBC, Royal & Derngate, Royal Lyceum, Regents Park Open Air, Kiln, Old Vic, Unicorn, The Bunker, the West End and in drama schools across the UK. She is currently directing a virtual immersive experience about the suffragettes movement with Les Enfants Terribles. Previously, Nadia was the Emerging Director at National Theatre Wales and Resident Director at the Orange Tree Theatre.
Rather be a Rebel: A Suffragette Story by Cressida Peever, Les Enfants Terribles
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, East 15 & Barn Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon by Lily Bevan, Shakespeare Birth Place Trust
DOXXX by Rachel Causer, Vaults Festival
Sticks and Stones by Vinay Patel, GSA
The Whisper Tree by Katie McCullough, Royal & Derngate
Cider with Rosie by Laurie Lee, Mountview
Shakespeare Cabaret by various writers, R&D Royal Lyceum
Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov, UK & Ireland Tour
The Bride by Lily Bevan, rehearsed reading Old Vic
The Cosmonaut's Last Message by David Greig, GSA
Ammonite by Rachel Causer, Karavan Festival
Boots by Jessica Butcher & Sacha Voit, Bunker Theatre
The Crucible by Arthur Miller, Jacksons Lane
The Philanthropist by Christopher Hampton, Understudy Run West End
Mapping Brent by Dean Atta, Kiln Theatre
Non Essential Personnel by Caitlin Shannon, Orange Tree Theatre
Unrivalled Landscape by Archie Maddox and Caitlin Shannon, Orange Tree Theatre
ASSOCIATE & ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
I'm Sorry, Prime Minister, I Can't Quite Remember. Written & directed by Jonathan Lynn, UK Tour
A Tale of Two Cities adaptation by Mathew Dunster. Directed by Timothy Sheader, Regent's Park Theatre
The Philanthropist by Christopher Hampton. Directed by Simon Callow, West End
My Mother Medea by Holger Schober. Directed by Justin Audibert, Unicorn Theatre
Amazons by Paula B. Directed by Rachel Bagshaw, National Theatre Studio
Silly Kings by Terry Jones. Directed by Jo Davies, National Theatre Wales
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare. Directed by Henry Bell, Orange Tree Theatre
The Man who Paid the Piper by G. B. Stern. Directed by Helen Leblique, Orange Tree Theatre
Sauce for the Goose by George Feydeau. Directed by Sam Walters, Orange Tree Theatre
Love’s Comedy by Henrik Ibsen. Directed by David Antobus, Orange Tree Theatre
Yours for the Asking by Ana Diosdado. Directed by Sam Walters, Orange Tree Theatre
OTHER RELEVANT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES
Dramaturg, facilitator, fluent in modern Greek, reads ancient Greek, understudy rehearsals, strong research skills.
Visiting lecturer in actor training at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Guildford School of Acting, Brunel University, Northampton University, Drama Studio and Oxford School of Drama.
I have extensive experience in developing outreach and participation programmes. I have worked for National Theatre, Kiln Theatre, Arcola, Almeida Projects, Orange Tree Theatre, Barbican, Shakespeare School Festival, and Mousetrap in their respective outreach departments, facilitating process and performance based with young people from a variety of communities.
I have also been a National Theatre Connections Director.
Board Member for The PurpleDoor Theatre.
UNCLE VANYA UK AND IRELAND TOUR
"This is a Vanya which is small in stature but big in heart, which blends its elements in the Studio’s black box space to create an experience which resonates with a 21st century prooccupation with money, work and mental health. It is an engrossing play which has moments which chill and move its audience, and the intimacy of a small space heightens this feeling."
"Nadia Papachronopoulou, production stays true to the spirit of its origins, while also fleshing out aspects that resonate today."
BOOTS AT THE BUNKER THEATRE
"Expertly directed by Nadia Papachronopoulou"
4 Off West End Nominations
UNRIVALLED LANDSCAPE AT THE ORANGE TREE THEATRE
"These are well-drawn characters, performed with beautiful understatement by Nicola Alexis and Ash Hunter in Nadia Papachronopoulou’s simple and well-judged production." Time Out