Nancy Medina

Nancy Medina is originally from Brooklyn NY, and currently based in Bristol. She is Co-Artistic Director of the Bristol School of Acting in partnership with Bath Spa University, Tobacco Factory Theatres and Bottle Yard Studios. She is currently a recipient of the National Theatre’s Peter Hall Director’s Bursary.

For the National: Trouble in MindWhen They Go Low (NT Connections and the Sherman)

Other UK theatre includes: Pigeon EnglishStrawberry & Chocolate and Dutchman for Tobacco Factory Theatres; The Laramie Project and Curried Goat and Fish Fingers at Bristol Old Vic; Two Trains Running for the Royal & Derngate and English Touring Theatre; Strange Fruit at the Bush; The Half God of Rainfall for Fuel, Birmingham Rep and Kiln Theatre; Collective Rage: A Play in 5 Betties at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama; Yellowman at the Young Vic; Romeo and Juliet and As You Like it for GB Theatre; Dogtag for Theatre West; and Persistence of Memory for Rondo Theatre.

Upcoming projects include Moreno for Theatre503 and projects at the Kiln Theatre. 

2020/2021 Peter Hall Bursary at the National Theatre

2018 RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award at the Royal & Derngate and English Touring Theatre 

2017 Genesis Future Director Award at the Young Vic 

2014 Emerging Director’s Prize at Tobacco Factory Theatres  

(Published December 2021)