John R. Wilkinson


John is the tenth recipient of the Genesis Future Directors Award at the Young Vic.  He is a text-based director living between York and Leeds, currently Artistic Associate at York Theatre Royal.  His credits include: Talking Heads (Leeds Playhouse, co-directed with James Brining and Amy Leach), Winter (Young Vic) and Can’t Stand Up For Falling Down (York Theatre Royal).

He was on the Steering Group for IETM Hull 2019 and is currently undertaking research into new work and touring companies as part of Arts Council England’s Developing Your Creative Practice.

John R. Wilkinson by Leon Puplett