Lucy Hind: Twelfth Night Press Night

Date - 23 September, 2014, All News Opening Nights Press Nights Theatre

Movement Director Lucy Hind has joined forces with director Jonathan Munby with a production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night at the Sheffield Crucible. The show opens to the press this evening and will run until mid October.

This classic play sees Viola, shipwrecked and alone, she has disguised herself as a boy to enter into the service of the Duke, Orsino. She soon finds herself falling for him. Meanwhile, the Duke is infatuated with the Countess Olivia. However, the Countess has recently sworn off men – although the new ‘boy’ in the Duke’s service has just caught her eye…


Lucy trained in choreography, mime and physical theatre at Rhodes University, South Africa and went on to perform with the celebrated First Physical Theatre Company.

Since arriving in the UK she has worked as Movement Director and Performer in many acclaimed British theatres including the The Old Vic, The Royal Exchange, Almeida, Barbican, Lowry, Sheffield Crucible, West Yorkshire Playhouse and Bath Theatre Royal. Lucy is a member of the award winning Slung Low theatre company and a selector for the National Student Drama Festival.

Lucy has received critical acclaim for her Movement Direction on Girl from the North Country (The Old Vic/ West End). Other recent work includes Movement Director on Ugly Lies the Bone (National Theatre), No's Knife (The Old Vic) and The House of Bernada Alba at The Royal Exchange. Choreographer on The Snowmaiden for Opera North; The Merchant Of Venice with Jonathan Munby at The Globe Theatre, and The Effect for Sheffield Theatres directed by Daniel Evans.

Lucy's choreography for television includes the Cbeebies pantomimes The Snow Queen, The Nutcracker & Peter Pan and the award-winning writer Russell T Davies' series Banana.

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