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English director.

Dominic Hill has directed in theatres throughout the UK. For several seasons he was director of the Orange Tree Theatre, in Richmond, London. In 2003 he moved to Scotland, having been appointed joint artistic director (with James Brining) at Dundee Rep. During his five years there he was particularly associated with notable revivals of classics by the resident Rep Ensemble. These included The Winter's Tale (toured to Iran), The Duchess of Malfi, Macbeth and an award-winning Peer Gynt. In 2008 he became director of the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh, with its emphasis on new work.

He is now Artistic Director of the Citizens Theatre in Glasgow. Since joining the Citizens in 2011, he has directed Hamlet, The Libertine, Miss Julie, Crime and Punishment, Far Away & Seagulls, Doctor Faustus, Sleeping Beauty; Krapp's Last Tape and Footfalls, King Lear and Betrayal (winner of Best Director, 2012 Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland) for the theatre.

His other credits include The City Madam for the Royal Shakespeare Company.

His first opera production, in 2005, was a small-scale tour of Macbeth for Scottish Opera, revived in 2014. This was followed in 2008 by a full-scale production of Falstaff.

September 2014

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