Angharad Jones became Artistic Director of New Perspectives in October 2021.
Angharad was Associate Director of New Perspectives' award-winning production of The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma, adapted for the stage by Gbolahan Obisensan and directed by Jack McNamara.
Former co-founder and Joint Artistic Director of Fifth Word. Directing credits for Fifth Word include: LAVA by James Fritz (world premiere Nottingham Playhouse) Bones by Jane Upton (Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Tristan Bates and UK Tour) Painkillers by Paul Buie (Edinburgh Fringe Festival,East Midlands tour) Angharad was associate director on All The Little Lights by Jane Upton (Nottingham Playhouse, UK Tour, Arcola Theatre 2017 - Nominated for Off West End Award for Best New Play and Joint Winner of the George Devine Award).
New Perspectives is an East Midlands' based touring theatre company, specialising in bringing new work to rural and community audiences. Through an annual programme of original adaptations, rare revivals and new writing, we aim to bring live theatre that is diverse, affordable and accessible into the heart of wide-ranging communities, as well as to regional, national and international venues.