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Beth Kapila


Beth is a freelance director and dramaturg originally from Peterborough who works with writers and participatory groups to develop new work that speaks to important social issues affecting the world today.

Most recently, Beth was Artistic Associate at Tara Theatre, and previously spent 5 years living and making theatre in Birmingham. Beth’s practice is deeply involved in the spatial world of the work, which she is currently exploring through an MA in Cities at Central Saint Martins. A culture of care and kindness sits at the heart of Beth’s practice.

Directing credits include: ‘The Scar Test’ by Hannah Khalil at LAMDA, ‘Our Streets’ at Tara Theatre (co-created with a group of 14-18 year old female and non-binary people in Wandsworth), R&D of ‘Bungalow’ by Ruth D’Silva at Tara Theatre, ‘When The Sea Swallows us Whole’ by Natasha Collie at VAULTS festival, ‘Dead Endings’ by Claire Thill at Birmingham REP, ‘Wasted’ by Kae Tempest at Albany Theatre.

Dramaturg credits: ‘Mixed: Anthology with English Touring Theatre, The Welcoming Ceremony for the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 with Lynnebec, ‘Petticoat Council’ by Frankie Meredith and Boys Club Theatre.

Associate/Assistant Director Credits include: ‘Tartuffe’ dir. by Iqbal Khan at Birmingham REP, Coventry City of Culture’s opening event ‘Coventry Moves’, ‘Rebel Music’ by Robin French at Birmingham REP, ‘The Fletton Railway Children’ with Eastern Angles, ‘Against All Odds’ with the Almeida Theatre.