Amy Crighton

Assistant Director

Amy Crighton is a theatre director and dramaturg from the Midlands with a particular focus on developing new work in conjunction with writers, and an interest in working with new technologies.

She is the Co-Artistic Director of Votive Theatre alongside Katrina Bennett who were selected for the Barrel Organ & Company development scheme 2022. Amy was recently the recipient of the Jerwood New Work Fund, which supported them to direct CHOOSE YOUR FIGHTER in a sold-out run at Camden People's Theatre. They were an associate of Nottingham theatre company New Perspectives in 2022/23 and have had work showcased at the Curve Theatre as part of the National Student Drama Festival. Amy was Assistant Director to Giles Croft on Dennis Kelly's DNA (Lakeside Arts) and has acted as Observer Director on productions at the Manchester Royal Exchange, Sheffield Crucible and National Theatre.

Amy has spent the last 2 years as Literary Assistant at the Bush Theatre working as a dramaturg and supporting on the Bush's artist development schemes. She is a reader for the George Devine Award and Royal Shakespeare Company. 

Amy is the recipient of Rose Theatre's 2023 Peter Hall Emerging Artists Fellowship.