Adam Barnard is writer and director whose career spans several fields. As a theatre director he has worked extensively in the UK and internationally – including directing for ArtHouse Jersey’s New Plays Project. More recently he has begun writing plays; BUCKETS and CLOSER SCRUTINY debuted at London’s Orange Tree Theatre (with BUCKETS going on to receive more than a dozen further productions around the world); INVISIBLE, a play for young actors, has received three separate productions at Theatre Royal Plymouth; TOO SMALL TO BE A PLANET debuted at the Latitude Festival; translated into German as ZU KLEIN UM EIN PLANET ZU SEIN it was nominated for the prestigious Deutschen Kindertheaterpreis. Adam is also a screenwriter and filmmaker whose most recent short film (as writer), NIGHTSWIMS, has just been produced by the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. He also works as a newspaper journalist, primarily for The Times. He previously served as joint director of Company of Angels, a theatre company which specialised in innovative pan-European theatre projects for, with and about young people, and is currently working with the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute in Vienna on an international project investigating adolescent mental health, for which he will create a new film. He received the Leverhulme Arts Scholarship in 2014.
Adam used Arthouse Jersey's residency programme to develop a new play. Details on the specifics of the play will be provided nearer the time of its release.