Currently Artistic Director of Bush Theatre, Lynette Linton is an alumni of StoneCrabs’ 2013 Young Directors Programme (now Directors In Practice Programme). Previous roles include Resident Assistant Director at the Donmar Warehouse and Associate Director at the Gate Theatre. Accomplishments include: nomination for Best Director at the Stage Debut Awards in 2017, one of London’s most influential people in the Evening Standard’s Progress List in 2019, also named as one of Marie Claire’s “Future Shapers”. She is also a co-founder of film and theatre production company Black Apron Entertainment. Lynette directed the UK premiere of Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer prize winning play Sweat at Donmar Warehouse, which was awarded Evening Standard’s Play of the Year 2019.