Medusa Symposium panelist -William Wollen

31 January 2019

Introducing our third Medusa Creative Minds Symposium Panelist, William Wollen.

Will trained as an actor in the Acting Company, Arts Ed London, under Adrian James and Cathérine Clouzot. He has performed in all scales of theatre, from the West End and the National Theatre to small-scale rural touring and work with Cherub Company London. His background in physical theatre saw him working with Jim Henson’s Creature Shop in the 2005 film of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, and his creature work features in the 2016 release of major motion picture The Legend of Tarzan (Warner Bros.).

Will is also an accomplished theatre director, specialising in new writing. He worked as Assistant Director of Outreach and Touring at The Watermill Theatre between 2004 and 2007 and was Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Margate from 2007 to 2012. He has directed for, among others, The Watermill Theatre, Croydon Warehouse Theatre and CreACTive, Milan. He was Education Consultant for Edward Hall’s world-renowned Propeller Theatre Company and is a busy arts advisor. He is now Senior Lecturer in Drama at the University of Kent, where he is also the Humanities Faculty Director for Public Engagement. 

Medusa Creative Minds Symposium is free but ticketed. Please email or to reserve your space or book here.

Where:  Colyer-Fergusson Building, University of Kent
When: Friday 1 February 18.00 – 20.00