Rafaella Marcus

Rafaella Marcus

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Rafaella Marcus | Director 

Rafaella Marcus’ work as a director focuses on new writing and bringing to the stage marginalised voices, especially women. She next directs a feminist interpretation of Robin Hood for Iris Theatre, Covent Garden. She directed I Have A Mouth and I Will Scream by Abi Zakarian which won the People’s Choice Award at VAULT Festival in 2018.

Other recent directing credits include: Sap (as writer/director, VAULT Festival), Stop Kiss (Above The Stag), Bury the Dead (Finborough), Alley. Pearls. Gunshot. (The Yard), Spooky Action At A Distance (Bunker Theatre), Crave (Bunker Theatre), The Wild Party (The Hope Theatre), The Window/Blank Pages (The Hope Theatre), Sonya and Andrey (Sheffield Theatres), and Laughing Boy (site specific, Bethnal Green). 

Work as associate director includes: Emilia (Vaudeville Theatre), Fury (Guildhall) for Nicole Charles); and The Cause (Jermyn Street Theatre) for Andrew Shepherd. 

Work as Assistant Director includes: Pericles (Shakespeare's Globe), Romeo and Juliet, The Wind in the Willows (Chester Performs), Boeing Boeing, Afterplay, Love Your Soldiers, The Winter's Tale (Sheffield Theatres), and The Killing of Sister George (Arts Theatre). 

Rafaella trained on the Birkbeck Theatre Directing MFA and was a finalist for the JMK Award in 2017. 

She is an occasional contributor to The Stage and Exeunt Magazine; other writing credits include Epifania, an interactive audio play as part of Hotel Europe (Green Rooms).