Introducing our startDIRECTING participants 2020!

Our startDIRECTING cohort for 2020 will receive training directly from artistic director Paul-Ryan Carberry through the next few months via online seminars, and we're also looking to find them placements as assistant directors once theatre reopens for business.

An update on Iris’ future: and a big thank you!

If you're new to Iris, you may want to visit this page first, to read about the charity, and the appeal we put out at the start of May. Earlier this month, we wrote to you - our audience, supporters, friends, colleagues, and new followers - to tell you that we had to postpone this … Continue reading An update on Iris’ future: and a big thank you!

Announcing our 2020 Summer Season… and a whole lot more!

Towards the end of last year, we introduced you to Iris Theatre's new artistic and executive directors, and today, we're delighted to unveil their first season with Iris Theatre: starting with 2020's summer shows A Midsummer Night's Dream and Robin Hood. We're also announcing three new development schemes, supporting break-out talent in London, early-career directors, … Continue reading Announcing our 2020 Summer Season… and a whole lot more!

Spotlight on Katie Elin-Salt for #FestiveFolklore!

Katie is an actor and writer from Bridgend, South Wales. She trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and has worked extensively since then as a professional actor. Her theatre credits include The National Theatre, Shakespeare's Globe, National Theatre Wales, Paines Plough Roundabout Season, Bolton Octagon, Lyric Hammersmith, Soho Theatre and Theatre Clwyd.