Ian Stephens

Ian has spent his career combining writing with taking the role of artistic director of venues and theatre companies in the UK, such as Jersey Opera House, and Leicester's De Montfort Hall and Y Theatre. With a degree in French and having worked in Africa and Europe, he has now been living in the south of France since 2018 and running his own company, Lumière Theatre. Over thirty years he has directed a wide variety of shows, from musicals such as Grease and Little Shop of Horrors to plays like Hamlet and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. He is currently directing L'Éducation de Rita in France and has produced French contributions to the Worldwide Ukrainian Play Reading Project.

Ian a passé sa carrière à combiner l'écriture avec la prise en charge du rôle de directeur artistique de salles et de compagnies de théâtre au Royaume-Uni, comme l'Opéra de Jersey, et le De Montfort Hall et le Y Theatre de Leicester. Diplômé en français et ayant travaillé en Afrique et en Europe, il vit désormais dans le sud de la France depuis 2018 et dirige sa propre compagnie, Lumière Theatre. En trente ans, il a mis en scène une grande variété de spectacles, des comédies musicales telles que Grease et Little Shop of Horrors aux pièces de théâtre comme Hamlet et Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. Il met actuellement en scène L'Éducation de Rita en France et produit des contributions françaises au Worldwide Ukrainian Play Reading Project.