Jordan Blackwood - Director

Jordan Blackwood Assistant Director
Jordan is a Scottish theatre director who trained at the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama. He was a Resident Trainee Director at the King's Head Theatre.
In 2016, Jordan co-founded In Motion Theatre Company and was co-Creative Director of the Glasgow-based new writing company until July 2018. For the company, his directing credits include: Shattered by Lisa Nicoll (Scottish Tour); WIRED by Lesley Wilson (Edinburgh Fringe 2017); Dear Jane by Daniel Cameron (Winter Words Festival 2017, Glasgow).
Other directing credits include: Success by Nick Drake (Royal Lyceum Theatre); We Were Kings by Daniel Cameron (Edinburgh Fringe 2014). Jordan has directed various scripts in development as part of events such as Words Words Words (Traverse Theatre); Stage to Page (Glasgow); Rapid Write Response (theatre503).
As an assistant director, credits include: Federation of Scottish Theatre Assistant Director Bursary Recipient for Passing Places by Stephen Greenhorn (Dundee Rep Theatre, dir. Andrew Panton); Dido & Aeneas by Henry Purcell (King's Head Theatre, dir. Valentina Cesci); Mad Forest by Caryl Churchill (Embassy Theatre, dir. Russel Bolam).
As a facilitator, Jordan works regularly with Royal Lyceum Theatre in youth, community and adult drama contexts. He works with various companies and groups to develop new writing, directing, acting and devising skills.
Jordan is also an experienced company manager, having toured internationally with DV8 Physical Theatre's production of JOHN and nationally with Zest Theatre's productions of Thrive Gatecrash.