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Jake Orr


Jake is Artistic Director and Founder of A Younger Theatre, a company and platform dedicated to supporting and nurturing young people within theatre and the arts, Under the leadership of Jake, AYT has mentored over 200 young writers in theatre criticism and journalism, and has been a partner of the Guardian. In Feb ’14 AYT will produce Incoming Festival, for the best emerging theatre companies, co-curated by the New Diorama Theatre, London.

Beyond AYT, Jake is a freelance theatre-maker, digital producer, marketer, writer and thinker of theatre and the arts. He has worked with numerous arts organisations as a consultant and freelancer, including the British Council, Arts Council England, Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal Opera House, Southbank Centre and Theatre Royal Stratford East. He regularly speaks at conferences, lectures at drama schools and delivers workshops. / @jakeyoh / @ayoungertheatre


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