Join SU Arts Discover for an exciting Q&A with the Bristol Old Vic's Artist Director and director of War Horse: Tom Morris!
Want to find out more about how to direct a show, what goes on behind the scenes in a theatre, what opportunities there are in the arts industry after your degree? Join us for this unique opportunity to meet one of the powerhouses of British theatre and the arts and find out!
Tom Morris OBE has been the Artistic Director at the Bristol Old Vic since 2009, and an Associate Director at the National Theatre in London since 2004. His production of Michael Morpurgo's War Horse won a Tony Award in 2011. He is also a director, writer and producer, and has worked in broadcasting and journalism writing for The Guardian, The Sunday Times, The Independent, The Daily Telegraph and more. He is one of the most important figures in British theatre right now, and he's right on our doorstep just down the road in Bristol!
Bristol Old Vic is the oldest continuously working theatre in the English speaking world. It has a reputation for transferring sell-out shows to London and internationally, and its Engagement Department offers theatrical opportunities for young people across Bristol and the South West. The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School is an internationally renowned training ground for young actors, with alumni such as Daniel Day-Lewis, Olivia Colman, Josh O'Connor and Pearl Mackie.
Hosted by SU President Franci, this Q&A event with Tom will explore his work in theatre and journalism, probe the current The Favourites Box Set (get your £2.50 access here!), and give YOU the opportunity to ask Tom anything you want to know about theatre and the arts.
Access The Favourites Box Set for the special Bath student discount of £2.50 (usually £13) to watch Tom's productions of The Grinning Man, Swallows and Amazons, Messiah and more, and come armed to delve into the world of theatre.