2009 Young Directors were Joshua Azouz, Hammaad Choudry, Alex Crampton, Roisin Feeny, Rikki Henry, Christopher O’Donnell, Kola Oluwole and Tanja Pagnuco.
- Joshua Azouz directed Auto Da Fe by Tennessee Williams
- Hammaad Chaudry directed Drunk Enough to Say I Love You by Caryl Churchill
- Alex Crampton directed The Chalky White Substance by Tennessee Williams
- Roisin Feeny directed Pool (No Water) by Mark Ravenhill
- Rikki Henry directed Woza Albert by Percy Mtwa, Mbongeni Ngema and Barney Simon
- Christopher O’Donnell directed Catherine Medbh by Declan Feenan
- Kola Oluwole directed Michael X by Vanessa Walters
- Tanja Pagnuco directed Contractions by Mike Bartlet
Changing Direction was presented in partnership with the Albany, Deptford and supported by the Jack Petchey Foundation.