Julia Sowerbutts segued from professional actress to director when she moved to Suffolk fifteen years ago. She trained at Durham University, The Drama Studio, London and at UEA where she gained a distinction in a Theatre Directing MA . Julia is also co founder and Artistic Director of INK Festival.
Direction for INK: includes Steam; Other Woman; Biggest Fear; Powerhouse; Write Into War; Daughter and Beached.
Other Direction includes: Happy Families Tangled Lives; A Matter of Life and Death; Sanderlings; Sunshine on Leith; A Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time; Henry IV Part I; Travesties; A Christmas Carol; Ajax; Ann Boleyn; Pack of Lies; Wind In The Willows; Letters From Aldeburgh.
Awards: Velvet Trumpet award for Comedy 2015 for Beached.