GEORGE MANN

CO-ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

 

Twitter: @so_georgemann

 

George Mann is co-artistic director of Ad Infinitum. A practitioner, actor, writer and director, George trained for two years at the École Internationale de Théatre Jacques Lecoq in Paris (2004-2006) after graduating from Royal Holloway University of London in 2004. George founded Ad Infinitum in 2007, writing, directing and performing in the company’s debut, Behind the Mirror. George co-wrote and continues to perform Odyssey, a sell-out hit that has continued to tour the globe since 2009. He received The Stage Best Solo Performer Award for his one-man performance of Homer’s classic tale, co-written and directed by Nir Paldi. In 2011, George wrote, directed and continues to perform in Translunar Paradise, which has picked up nine awards to date and has toured the world including a 3-month tour of Brazil. In 2014 George wrote, directed and performs live vocals in Light. The play London Premiered and sold out at Barbican as part of the 2015 London International Mime Festival and returned to London a further 3 times to run at Battersea Arts Centre 2015-17. George co-directed and co-devised the Children’s Christmas show, Town Hall Cherubs at Battersea Arts Centre Dec 2015, which was nominated for two Off West End Awards. George won the National Theatre and Bristol Old Vic’s Quercus Trust Award in December 2014 becoming Associate Director at Bristol Old Vic 2015-17. His critically acclaimed main stage directorial work at Bristol Old Vic includes: Pink Mist, written by Owen Sheers, which transferred to Bush Theatre London in 2016; and Medea, a new version written by Chino Odimba incorporating Euripides’ text in a translation by Robin Robertson.