Kash Arshad

Trainee Artistic Director

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Kash is joining us through the Artistic Directors Leadership Programme and we are look forward to being able to support and develop a more diverse leadership for the future and work alongside a number of inspiring and innovative companies.

Most recently Kash has worked as an Assistant Director on Handbagged at Theatre by the Lake and directed Vinay Patel’s Free Fall for his own company Rogue Bones as part of the Manchester Fringe Festival. His work includes Assistant Trainee Director on Romeo and Juliet at West Yorkshire Playhouse. He was Associate Director on North Country for Freedom Studios, and completed the RTYDS 3 Month Placement as Assistant Director on #ChipShoptheMusical (Freedom Studios/Bolton Octagon).

Other directing includes, ‘My Mum the Racist’ (SL Shorts, Slung Low Hub), ‘Destiny Does as Sh’s Told’ and ‘Cob’ (Manchester ADP, Kings Arms), ‘The Big Reveal’ (Abooo Theatre, HOME), ‘Tactics and Cravings’ (Hercules Productions, Wonder Inn), Fat Penguin or Chubby Polar Bear (Finecomb Theatre, Theater Arlecchino, Basel).  He was also Assistant Director on an award winning new adaptation of Kafka’s ‘The Trial’ for People Zoo Productions, for the Greater Manchester Fringe and Edinburgh Fringe. Kash co-runs Rogue Bones Theatre Company, who recently performed at Paines Pough’s Roundabout and produced Vinay Patel’s Free Fall as part of the GM Fringe.

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