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Jaz Woodcock-Stewart

Director

Jaz trained on the National Theatre Studio Director’s Course, the Acting and Contemporary Theatre course at East 15 and Dartington College of Arts.

Jaz was recently on attachment at the National Theatre Studio working on a new play she is writing and making with actors.

She was also nominated by the National Theatre as part of mitos21, the European Theatre Network, to workshop a new piece at Performance Laboratory Salzburg 2019.

She has been the finalist for several directing awards; Genesis Future Directors Award 2017 and 2019, the RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award 2018 and the JMK Award 2016.

She is the Co-Artistic Director of award-winning arts company, Antler (Winner of IdeasTap Underbelly Award, Winner of Pulse Festival Suitcase Prize, Nominated for The Stage Best Ensemble Award, Winner of Best Short Fiction at BFI Future Film Festival) who have transferred shows to the Bush Theatre, Soho Theatre and toured the UK. Antler were an Associate Company at the Bush Theatre 2017-18.

Credits

AS DIRECTOR
Date: 2019
Production (role):
ANNA FIERLING
Company:
East 15 Acting School
Project details:
A version of Brecht's Mother Courage
Date: 2019
Production (role):
CIVILISATION
Company:
Underbelly
Date: 2019
Production (role):
SOMETHING NEW
Company:
Thomas Bernhard Institut/NT/Mitos21,
Project details:
Performance Laboratory Salzburg, Theater at the KunstQuartier
Nominated by the National Theatre to attend

Date: 2018/2019
Production (role):
BROTHER
Company:
Yard
Project details:
R&D
Date: 2018
Production (role):
LANDS
Company:
Antler/ Bush Theatre
Date: 2018
Production (role):
THE BACCHAE
Company:
East 15 Acting School
Project details:
by Euripides in a version by David Greig
Date: 2018
Production (role):
WIFMON (R&D)
Company:
National Theatre Studio
Date: 2017
Production (role):
DAY IN THE LIFE OF A WOMAN FOLLOWING A TRAGIC EVENT (Work in Progress)
Company:
The Yard
Project details:
First Drafts
Date: 2017
Production (role):
LANDS
Company:
Antler
Project details:
Run at Summerhall as part of Edinburgh Fringe
Date: 2017
Production (role):
FIRST SECOND (Workshop)
Company:
Oxford School of Drama
Date: 2016
Production (role):
LANDS (R&D)
Company:
Antler / BAC
Date: 2016
Production (role):
DAYS LIKE THIS
Company:
Antler/ BAC
Project details:
Befestival
Date: 2016
Production (role):
IF I WERE ME
Company:
Antler / Soho Theatre
Date: 2016
Production (role):
YOU'RE SO RELEVANT
Company:
Young Vic
Project details:
Short play by Joel Horwood as part of the Five Plays Project
Date: 2015
Production (role):
IF I WERE ME
Company:
Antler / Underbelly / Bush Theatre
Date: 2014
Production (role):
WHISTLEBLOWER
Company:
Theatre503
Project details:
Short play by Nasi Voutsas
Date: 2014
Production (role):
SCHOOLBOY
Company:
The Cockpit
Project details:
Short play by Sam Grabiner
Date: 2013
Production (role):
DREAMS OF A SCHOLAR
Company:
Ovalhouse
Project details:
Short play by Emma Denis-Edwards
Date: 2012
Production (role):
THIS WAY UP
Company:
Antler
Project details:
Debut at Edinburgh Fringe
AS STAFF/ RESIDENT/ ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Date: 2019
Production (role):
ALL ABOUT EVE
Company:
Sonia Friedman
Project details:
Directed by Ivo Van Hove
Date: 2017/2018
Production (role):
NETWORK (Staff Director)
Company:
National Theatre
Project details:
Adapted by Lee Hall based on the Paddy Chayevsky film.
Directed by Ivo Van Hove.
Date: 2016/2017
Production (role):
LAZARUS (Resident Director)
Company:
King's Cross Theatre
Project details:
by David Bowie and Enda Walsh.
Directed by Ivo Van Hove.
Date: 2016/2017
Production (role):
ADLER AND GIBB (Assistant Director)
Company:
Royal Court and In Company Collective Tour
Project details:
Written and directed by Tim Crouch.
Date: 2016
Production (role):
SHAPE OF THE PAIN (Assistant Director)
Project details:
By Chris Thorpe.
Concept and direction by Rachel Bagshaw.
R&D.
Date: 2016
Production (role):
TORTOISE (Assistant Director)
Company:
Arcola Theatre
Project details:
Rehearsed reading
Directed by Ellen McDougall.
Date: 2015
Production (role):
MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Assistant Director)
Company:
Young Vic
Project details:
Directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins.
As part of the Jerwood Assistant Director Programme 2015/2016 supported by Jerwood Charitable Foundation.
Date: 2014
Production (role):
STINK FOOT (Assistant Director)
Company:
The Yard
Project details:
Directed by Jeff James.
Date: 2014
Production (role):
EYE OF A NEEDLE (Assistant Director)
Company:
Southwark Playhouse
Project details:
Directed by Holly Roughan
AS CO-CREATOR
Date: 2013
Production (role):
WHERE THE WHITE STOPS
Company:
Antler / Underbelly / The Bush / New Diorama / UK Tour
Project details:
Directed by Richard Perryman
DRAMATURGY
Date: 2016/2017
Production (role):
EUROHOUSE
Company:
Summerhall and UK Tour
Project details:
By Bertrand Lesca and Nasi Voutsas.
Nominated for a Total Theatre Award for Innovation, Experimentation and Playing with Form.
SHORT FILM
Date: 2012
Production (role):
EMMELINE
Company:
Antler
Project details:
Writer and Co-Creator.
Winner of Best Short Fiction at BFI Future Film Festival, Winner of Youth Jury Prize at Chicago International Children's Film Festival, Official Selection for New York International Children's Film Festival, Melbourne International Children's Film Festival, Singapore International Children's Film Festival, amongst others.
EDUCATION/ TRAINING
Date: 2016
Company:
National Theatre Studio Director's Course
Date: 2015/2016
Company:
Jerwood Assistant Director Programme, Young Vic
Date: 2011-2012
Company:
Darlington College of Arts
Date: 2009-2012
Company:
EAST 15 Acting School, BA (Hons) Acting and Contemporary Theatre, 1st Class

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): ANNA FIERLING
    Company: East 15 Acting School
    Project details: A version of Brecht's Mother Courage
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): CIVILISATION
    Company: Underbelly
    Project details:
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): SOMETHING NEW
    Company: Thomas Bernhard Institut/NT/Mitos21,
    Project details: Performance Laboratory Salzburg, Theater at the KunstQuartier
    Nominated by the National Theatre to attend

  • Date: 2018/2019
    Production (role): BROTHER
    Company: Yard
    Project details: R&D
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): LANDS
    Company: Antler/ Bush Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): THE BACCHAE
    Company: East 15 Acting School
    Project details: by Euripides in a version by David Greig
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): WIFMON (R&D)
    Company: National Theatre Studio
    Project details:
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): DAY IN THE LIFE OF A WOMAN FOLLOWING A TRAGIC EVENT (Work in Progress)
    Company: The Yard
    Project details: First Drafts
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): LANDS
    Company: Antler
    Project details: Run at Summerhall as part of Edinburgh Fringe
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): FIRST SECOND (Workshop)
    Company: Oxford School of Drama
    Project details:
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): LANDS (R&D)
    Company: Antler / BAC
    Project details:
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): DAYS LIKE THIS
    Company: Antler/ BAC
    Project details: Befestival
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): IF I WERE ME
    Company: Antler / Soho Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): YOU'RE SO RELEVANT
    Company: Young Vic
    Project details: Short play by Joel Horwood as part of the Five Plays Project
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): IF I WERE ME
    Company: Antler / Underbelly / Bush Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): WHISTLEBLOWER
    Company: Theatre503
    Project details: Short play by Nasi Voutsas
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): SCHOOLBOY
    Company: The Cockpit
    Project details: Short play by Sam Grabiner
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): DREAMS OF A SCHOLAR
    Company: Ovalhouse
    Project details: Short play by Emma Denis-Edwards
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): THIS WAY UP
    Company: Antler
    Project details: Debut at Edinburgh Fringe
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): ALL ABOUT EVE
    Company: Sonia Friedman
    Project details: Directed by Ivo Van Hove
  • Date: 2017/2018
    Production (role): NETWORK (Staff Director)
    Company: National Theatre
    Project details: Adapted by Lee Hall based on the Paddy Chayevsky film.
    Directed by Ivo Van Hove.
  • Date: 2016/2017
    Production (role): LAZARUS (Resident Director)
    Company: King's Cross Theatre
    Project details: by David Bowie and Enda Walsh.
    Directed by Ivo Van Hove.
  • Date: 2016/2017
    Production (role): ADLER AND GIBB (Assistant Director)
    Company: Royal Court and In Company Collective Tour
    Project details: Written and directed by Tim Crouch.
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): SHAPE OF THE PAIN (Assistant Director)
    Company:
    Project details: By Chris Thorpe.
    Concept and direction by Rachel Bagshaw.
    R&D.
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): TORTOISE (Assistant Director)
    Company: Arcola Theatre
    Project details: Rehearsed reading
    Directed by Ellen McDougall.
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Assistant Director)
    Company: Young Vic
    Project details: Directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins.
    As part of the Jerwood Assistant Director Programme 2015/2016 supported by Jerwood Charitable Foundation.
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): STINK FOOT (Assistant Director)
    Company: The Yard
    Project details: Directed by Jeff James.
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): EYE OF A NEEDLE (Assistant Director)
    Company: Southwark Playhouse
    Project details: Directed by Holly Roughan
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): WHERE THE WHITE STOPS
    Company: Antler / Underbelly / The Bush / New Diorama / UK Tour
    Project details: Directed by Richard Perryman
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2016/2017
    Production (role): EUROHOUSE
    Company: Summerhall and UK Tour
    Project details: By Bertrand Lesca and Nasi Voutsas.
    Nominated for a Total Theatre Award for Innovation, Experimentation and Playing with Form.
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): EMMELINE
    Company: Antler
    Project details: Writer and Co-Creator.
    Winner of Best Short Fiction at BFI Future Film Festival, Winner of Youth Jury Prize at Chicago International Children's Film Festival, Official Selection for New York International Children's Film Festival, Melbourne International Children's Film Festival, Singapore International Children's Film Festival, amongst others.
  • Date
    Company
  • Date: 2016
    Company: National Theatre Studio Director's Course
  • Date: 2015/2016
    Company: Jerwood Assistant Director Programme, Young Vic
  • Date: 2011-2012
    Company: Darlington College of Arts
  • Date: 2009-2012
    Company: EAST 15 Acting School, BA (Hons) Acting and Contemporary Theatre, 1st Class
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