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Jenny Ogilvie is a director and movement specialist in theatre and opera.


Background

After early years of dance training, Jenny studied modern languages at university and then trained as an actor, working for ten years in the industry. She then brought together her love of movement and dance and her experience as a performer and completed an MA in Movement Studies at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. She now works as a director and movement specialist in the UK and internationally.

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Contact

For movement and direction enquiries:
Day Macaskill
Cruickshank Cazenove Ltd
day@ccagents.co.uk

For acting enquiries:
James Foster
James Foster Ltd
info@jamesfosterltd.co.uk

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Current Productions:
Il Piccolo Principe
La Scala, 2022
Director: Polly Graham

Carmen
Scottish Opera, 2023
Director: John Fulljames

Past Productions:
Spell Book / La Liberazione di Ruggiero (as Director)
Longborough Festival Opera, 2022

The Cunning Little Vixen
English National Opera, 2022
Director: Jamie Manton

Don Giovanni
Nevill Holt Opera Festival, 2021
Director: Jack Furness

The Rerturn of Ulysses (as Associate Director)
Longborough Festival Opera 2021
Director: Polly Graham

Greek
Hannover State Opera, 20201
Director: Joe Hill-Gibbins

Crave
Chichester Festival Theatre, 2020
Director: Tinuke Craig

The Marriage Of Figaro
English National Opera, Coliseum 2020
Director: Joe Hill-Gibbins

Orlando
Vienna State Opera, 2019
Director: Polly Graham

Vassa
Almeida Theatre, 2019
Director: Tinuke Craig

Plenty
Chichester Festival Theatre 2019
Director: Kate Hewitt

Hobson’s Choice
Royal Exchange, Manchester  2019
Director: Atri Banerjee

The Marriage Of Figaro
Wuppertal Opera House 2019
Director: Joe Hill-Gibbins

Rutherford and Son
Sheffield Crucible 2019
Director: Caroline Steinbeis

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Sheffield Crucible 2019
Director: Taio Lawson

Greek
BAM, New York 2018
Scottish Opera/Opera Ventures
Director: Joe Hill-Gibbins

The Burning Fiery Furnace (as Director)
Scottish Opera 2018

Midsummer
National Theatre of Scotland 2018
Director: Kate Hewitt

Love and Information
Sheffield Crucible 2018
Director: Caroline Steinbeis

The Turn of The Screw
Open Air Theatre Regent’s Park/ English National Opera 2018
Director: Timothy Sheader

La Traviata
Longborough Opera Festival 2018
Director: Daisy Evans

Absolute Hell (as Associate Director)
National Theatre 2018
Director: Joe Hill-Gibbins

Greek
Theatre Royal, Glasgow 2018
Scottish Opera/Opera Ventures
Director: Joe Hill-Gibbins

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Royal Court Theatre 2017
Director: Sam Pritchard

Greek
Edinburgh International Festival 2017
Scottish Opera/Opera Ventures
Director: Joe Hill-Gibbins

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh Festival  2017
Director: Netia Jones

A Midsummer Night’s Dream 
Young Vic  2017
Director: Joe Hill-Gibbins

Dr Angelus (as Director)
Finborough Theatre 2016

P’yongyang
Finborough Theatre
Director: Chelsea Walker

Lucia di Lammermoor
Buxton Festival
Director: Steven Unwin

Three Sisters
Southwark Playhouse
Director: Russell Bolam

The Seven Deadly Sins
Welsh National Opera/Cardiff University
Director: Sophie Rashbrook

Somersaults
Finborough Theatre
Director: Russell Bolam

The Soft of her Palm
Finborough Theatre
Director: Ola Ince