Jonathan Humphreys trained at Drama Centre London before working as an assistant director at the National Theatre and RSC. He was awarded the Regional Young Theatre Director bursary in 2010 to Sheffield Theatres where his work has received widespread critical acclaim and his production of Beckett’s Happy Days won a TMA award.
Other recent productions includes: The Mighty Walzer (Manchester Royal Exchange); Romeo and Juliet, Boeing Boeing, The Village Bike (Sheffield Theatres); The Hotel Plays (Defibrillator); Krapp’s Last Tape, Spoonface Steinberg (Hull Truck); Mojo Mickybo (Trafalgar Studios); Moscow Live (Hightide).
His first short film, The Send Off, was commissioned by BBC and has played at festivals internationally.
From 2017, Jonathan will be Associate Connections Director for the National Theatre. He works part time as Artistic Director of Attic Theatre Company creating new theatre for audiences in south west London.