Jack is a graduate of Oxford University and LAMDA. He was most recently Resident Assistant Director at the Donmar Warehouse, where he assisted Blanche McIntyre on Welcome Home, Captain Fox!, Josie Rourke on Elegy and Saint Joan, Lyndsey Turner on Faith Healer, Kwame Kwei-Armah on One Night In Miami... and Polly Findlay on Limehouse. He also translated the Audie-winning Les Liaisons Dangereuses for the Donmar/Audible.co.uk, narrated by Dominic West, Janet McTeer, Una Stubbs, Elaine Cassidy, Adjoa Andoh, Edward Holcroft and Morfydd Clark, and is a regular photographer for Donmar productions and rehearsals.
Most recently he directed Blood/More Mollusc/Carved from Wood (World’s End @ Chelsea Theatre), Crossing Over (Re:Act @ The Other Palace). Prior to this he directed Jeremy Irvine, Richard Madden, Tom Rhys Harries and Joshua McCord in a semi-staged reading of the award winning Jake Brunger’s Four Play (Old Vic New Voices Festival @ Old Vic). His most recent full production is the Offie-nominated five-week run of the Pulitzer-winning How I Learned To Drive for the Southwark Playhouse starring Olivia Poulet (The Thick of It, Sherlock) and William Ellis (Great Expectations, Queen of the Desert). The show received ten four star reviews, including the Evening Standard (“well-judged”, “superb”), The Sunday Times (“superb”, “nuanced”, “absorbing”), What’sOnStage, The Public Reviews and Time Out (“astonishing”), for which it was also the Critic’s Choice. Jack’s other credits as director include Cymbeline (Tabard Theatre), Angels in America (student, Oxford Playhouse), Closer (student, O’Reilly Theatre) and Machinal (student, Oxford Castle, C Venues Edinburgh, Arcola Theatre). He also recently assistant directed Jonah & Otto at the Park Theatre, and assisted a production of Present Laughter at the Gate Theatre in Dublin.
As a producer, his credits include Four Play, Clickbait (Theatre503), Robbie Wakes (Big Belly, Underbelly, Edinburgh Festival), Mr Kolpert (C Venues, Edinburgh Festival) and Fascinating Aida: Cheap Flights! (Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh Festival – producer’s assistant). He has worked for the BBC, Film4, the Young President’s Organisation, as President of the O’Reilly Theatre in Oxford from 2011-2013 (where he directed ten shows), and as a casting director for DEM Productions (Sense of An Ending, Theatre503).