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Jordan Langford

Director Choreographer Movement Director

He / Him

Northern, working-class Director & Choreographer

Jordan is passionate about working with new writers and new work, as well as adding contemporary twists to classics. Jordan is a member of Stage Directors UK.

Originally from Scarborough, North Yorkshire, Jordan graduated as Head Boy from the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in 2013. Following a successful career as a performer, Jordan has been working as a creative for the past five years. Jordan is currently studying for an MA in Contemporary Directing Practice at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance under Irina Brown.

Credits

DIRECTOR/ CHOREOGRAPHER, The Little Mermaid (UK Tour), 6 months, 2022

DIRECTOR, Happy (R&D), Sheffield Crucible, 1 week, 2021

DIRECTOR/ CHOREOGRAPHER, At Last It’s Summer (Workshop - Danielle Tarento), 2 weeks, 2021

CO-DIRECTOR/ CHOREOGRAPHER, Lost in Music (Scarborough TEC Theatre), 1 week, 2021 (Rehearsed via Zoom)

DIRECTOR, Once Upon A Pud: A Potted Pandemic Panto (Rowntree Park, York) (Cancelled due to COVID-19), 2020

CHOREOGRAPHER, Peter Pan (Italian Tour), 6 months (Cut short due to COVID-19), 2020

RESIDENT CHOREOGRAPHER, Brick Lane Music Hall, (2017 - 2020)

DIRECTOR, Little Shop of Horrors (E M Forster Theatre, Tonbridge), 1 week, 2019

CHOREOGRAPHER Secret Santa: The Frost Files (Royal Hippodrome Theatre, Eastbourne), 5 weeks, 2018

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR/ CHOREOGRAPHER, Jesus Christ Superstar (E M Forster Theatre, Tonbridge), 1 week, 2018

ASSISTANT CHOREOGRAPHER, MSC Cruise Lines (MSC Meraviglia), 9 months, 2018

Training

Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance
MA in Contemporary Directing Practice under Irina Brown

Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts (HEAD BOY)
AWARDS: Student of The Year 2013, Principals Award for Acting
National Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre

York College: BTEC National Diploma in Performing Arts (Acting)
Triple Distinction

University of Hull: Certificate of Education 2021 (Education, Training and Skills Sector)

Workshops:

Old Vic 12 Workshops – facilitated by Alistair Wilkinson:
A Director’s Preparation Through Embodied Research (Madelaine Moore) Sound Design Basic Toolkit (Nicola Chang)
Designing Through Twists and Turns (Cindy Lin)
Working with Writers (Milli Bhatia).

Directing for Musical Theatre (Jamie Armitage)
Movement Direction: Working with Text (Ingrid Mackinnon) Artistic Leadership and Directorship (Nottingham Playhouse) Creating and Devising Theatre (Annabel Arden - Complicité)
Greek Chorus Workshops (Shona Morris)
Viewpoints as articulated by Anne Bogart and Tina Landau (Dr Jay Skelton)
Epic Theatre (Walter Meierjohann)

Location

London

Experience

2-5 years

Art forms / Disciplines

  • Comedy
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Theatre / Live perfomance

What I do

  • Choreography
  • Devising
  • Dialect / Voice Direction
  • Dramaturgy
  • Movement Direction
  • Music - Can learn by ear
  • Music - Can Read
  • Music - Singing
  • Performance Art
  • Physical Theatre / Mime
  • Puppetry
  • Site Responsive/Immersive
  • Teaching / Coaching
  • Working with learning disabled adults / children
  • Working with young people
  • Working with young people with special educational needs
  • Writing

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