Kirsty Housley

Kirsty worked as Co-Director on Complicite's production of The Encounter and Associate Director of Shun-kin.

She was Artistic Director of The Etcetera Theatre in Camden from 2000 – 2003 and was the winner of the inaugural Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award in 2003. She co-directed Thirsty (The Paper Birds, National Theatre Studio and the Junction, Cambridge).

She is also under commission as a writer/director at Newbury Corn Exchange for her first play Bandages and was the winner of the 2011 Northern Stage Title Pending award for She Stood at the Window (currently in development). 


  • The Encounter © Chloe Courtney
  • Shun-kin ©Sarah Ainslie