Sophie Hunter (UK)
Location One International Committee

Sophie Hunter

The Location One International Committee

Sophie Hunter studied at Oxford University and Jacques Lecoq, Paris.

She has devised, developed, directed and performed in theatre and performance pieces throughout Europe as well as in the Middle East and New York.In 2007, she was awarded the prestigious Oxford Samuel Beckett Award for new voices in experimental theatre.

Most recently, Sophie has been exploring new directorial and performative approaches to opera. Sophie has just collaborated on a production of Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte (performances in France and London). Forthcoming projects include Benjamin Britten’s The Rape Of Lucretia (New York), Janacek’s The Cunning Little Vixen (Italy), Mozart’s The Magic Flute (African tour), and Beethoven’s Fidelio (Palestine).

She recently produced a reimagining of Ibsen’s Ghosts, performed in New York in November, and researching a large-scale multi-media performance based on the poetry of Sappho, in collaboration with the writer Maureen Duffy.

Sophie Hunter’s residency is supported by the Location One International Committee.