Amit
Sharma

Director

Amit Sharma is an award- winning theatre and television director. Amit recently co-directed the hotly anticipated Then Barbara Met Alan and won the Prix d’Itlalia winner for the Bafta nominated Criptales. Amit is currently the Associate Director of Kiln Theatre as well as holding senior artistic roles at the Birmingham Rep, Royal Exchange, Manchester and Graeae Theatre Company. He has a passion for telling stories from unheard voices and bringing them to a wider audience. 

His work has been produced nationally and internationally from the large- scale outdoor show Aruna and the Raging Sun through to the widely acclaimed The Solid Life of Sugar Water at the National Theatre. In Autumn 2022 Amit will be directing the National Theatre’s production of The Boy with Two Hearts adapted for the stage from the novel by Phil Porter and originally a Wales Millennium Centre production.

CV

Film

Co-Director 

Director Bruce Goodison
Writer Jack Thorne and Genevieve Barr
BBC/Netflix
Dragonfly

Television

Director 

Writer Jack Thorne
BBC UK/BBC America
Writer Genevieve Barr

Theatre

Director 

Writer Phil Porter
Wales Millennium Centre and National Theatre
Writer Winsome Pinnock
Graeae
Writer Balakrishnan
Graeae and La Fura Dels Baus
Writer Jackie Hagan
Royal Exchange, Manchester and Graeae
Writer Jack Thorne
Theatre Royal, Plymouth, Graeae and National Theatre
Writer Ted Hughes adapted by Paul Sirett
Graeae