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Victoria Gimby

Victoria is trained at both RADA / Birkbeck University (MA) and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts (BA).

Her credits as Director include Call me Vicky (The Pleasance), The Cereal Cafe (The Other Palace) News Revue (The Canal Cafe Theatre), Jam Jars (The Actors Centre), Luck of the Draw (Charterhouse Prod, RADA Festival 2016), Variety shows for Hapag Lloyd Cruises, UKIP!The Musical (Movement Director, winner of THE STAGE award for Ensemble Excellence, Waterloo East, Ed Festival). As Associate Director; Rock of Ages (UK Tour, Nick Winston for DLAP Productions) Myth: The Rise and Fall of Orpheus (The Other Palace Theatre, Arlene Phillips), Associate Director for 27 The Musical (Cockpit Theatre, Arelene Phillips). Assistant Director – Zanna Don’t! (Entourage Prod, The Landor), The Mikado (Entourage Prod, The RISE Leicester Square).

Victoria also is heavily involved in the creation and development of new musical theatre. As a playwright she has written Zelda (Musical Workshop, The Other Palace), Rosa (Musical Workshop), By Virtue Fall (Winner of LOST Theatre One Act Festival – The LOST Theatre/The Space Theatre), Pieces of Eight (RADA Festival/Stanley Halls Invention Festival), Forget me not (The Vaults, Waterloo), A Little bit of Dickens (Hertford Theatre/Jamie Oliver’s Feastival/ Edinburgh Fringe), A Little Bit of Rodgers and Hammerstein(Hertford Theatre), Alba Ur (RADA). As a Dramaturg her credits include Myth (as above), The Ballad of Paragon Station (International Tour incl Gilded Balloon, Hull Truck Theatre, Lyttelton Arts Festival New Zealand), Jam Jars (as above), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (St Leonards-on-Sea Festival), and Butter (Winner of Outstanding New Work Award at The Vaults, Waterloo). This year Victoria was shortlisted for the Northern Writers’ Awards 2018. Victoria also produces the yearly Off West End awards ceremony and has worked as a reader for various theatres including The National Theatre and the Finborough.