Our 2015 Young Directors are Hanley Quintrell, Rebecca Gwyther, Ria Samartzi, Devan Wells, Jesse Haughton­Shaw, Katie­Ann Mc Donough, Olorunfemi Fagunwa, Tom Ward and Alejandro Franco. Together they formed the Headways Collective and produced an eclectic 3 night festival at the Albany, Deptford in February 2016.


Samaritans, Can I Help You? by Brendan Williams, directed by Hanley Quintrellheadways-young-directors-festival-2016

The Fat Man’s Wife by Tennessee Williams, directed by Rebecca Gwyther

The House of Cards by Charles L. Mee, directed by Ria Samartzi

She Talks To Beethoven by Adrienne Kennedy, directed by Devan Wells

The Jewish Wife by Bertolt Brecht, trans. John Willett, directed by Jesse Haughton­Shaw

Ironmistress by April DeAngelis, directed by Katie­Ann McDonough

Poof! by Lynn Nottage, directed by Olorunfemi Fagunwa

The Worker by Walter Wykes, directed by Tom Ward



StoneCrabs Young Directors Headways Festival was supported by Arts Council of England,

Lewisham Festival Fund, LondonSchool Trust, Gillian Phillips and Edith Ellis trust