Naomi Said

Movement Director

Movement Direction & Choreography credits include: BEGINNING (NT & West End); QUIZ (Chichester & West End); DISCO PIGS (Trafalgar Studios & Irish Rep, NYC); DIE FABELHAFTE WELT DER AM√ČLIE (WERK7 Theater, Munich); MYTH (RSC), FLOWERS FOR MRS HARRIS, SLEEPING BEAUTY, FORTY YEARS ON (Chichester); TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (Regent’s Park); KEVIN SPACEY GALA (Old Vic); WONDERLAND (Nottingham Playhouse); WATERSHIP DOWN (Watermill); ROBIN HOOD (the egg, Bath); WASTED (West Yorkshire Playhouse); SCOUSE (Grand Central, Liverpool).

As Associate Director: LITTLE DOGS (National Theatre Wales/Frantic Assembly).

As Assistant: TAMING OF THE SHREW (RSC); LORD OF THE FLIES (Regent’s Park); WAR CORRESPONDENTS (Helen Chadwick/Birmingham Rep/GDIF); THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO (Opera Holland Park).

Naomi was Resident Company Movement Practitioner at the RSC (2011-12), where projects included THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD and THE COMEDY OF ERRORS. She has been practitioner for Frantic Assembly since 2010.

Naomi's acting work includes: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME (NT, West End); DR DEE (ENO/MIF); 24 HOUR PLAYS (Old Vic New Voices); THE GRUFFALO (West End/Tour); A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM, THE MIKADO (Stephen Joseph, Scarborough) and various workshops for NT Studio.

Her first work as writer-performer, THE WEDGE, was supported by Arts Council England and co-produced by Theatre Absolute at the Shop Front Theatre, Coventry.

Naomi has taught at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Oxford School of Drama, Royal Academy of Music, Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, and on the NT Studio Director’s Course.