Northern Ballet Theatre Company
She also worked as Drama consultant and Acting coach with Christopher Gable on his productions of Dracula, Giselle, Romeo & Juliet and The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
Film and Television
BIG BALLET – coaching dancers for Channel 4 Arts series with Wayne Sleep and Monica Laughman.
BEWARE OF WHAT YOU WISH FOR – short film directorial debut.
ANNA AND THE KING (Feature film starring Jodie Foster) Children’s Rehearsal Director.
HEARTBEAT – ITV Drama Coach for Charlotte Church and Gary Barlow’s debut television performances.
Theatre and Ballet
(new adaptation of George Orwell)
Workshops and work with students
Patricia has worked with Audiences Yorkshire and Arts & Business Yorkshire, in conjunction with NBT’s Learning & Access programme and directed and devised ‘Deptford Tales’ for the National Youth Theatre. She also works with students in conservatory drama training – both in Theatre and in Ballet. For the Manchester Metropolitan University School of Theatre she directed Three Sisters, Great Expectations, Travesties and Wuthering Heights (which she also adapted); for the NYT she directed a workshop production of Love on the Dole, Barnaby Rudge and Have You Seen This Girl for the 1997 Edinburgh Festival as well as a two week workshop course. She is also involved with NBT’s Education Department, has taught at the London Contemporary Dance School, and is responsible for the drama work at The Central School of Ballet, both teaching and recruiting other teachers for the short courses each term. For the London Centre for Theatre Studies she directed The Voysey Inheritance and she regularly takes classes at the Actor’s Centre, including a recent course on Theatre at War. She has also directed at the East 15 Acting School, Mountview School and the Guildford School of Acting.
Patricia Doyle trained at RADA and before she moved into directing she worked extensively as an actress in Britain and America in theatre, television, film and radio. She was a founding director of GeVa Theatre New York and in the UK has worked with many of the major repertory companies as well as the National Theatre, Royal Court and Royal Shakespeare Company. Directors Patricia has worked with include Alan Ayckbourn, Stephen Barry, Peter Brook in his world tour production for the RSC of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Peter Cheeseman, Robert Chetwyn, Peter Gill, Peter Hall, Christopher Morahan, Harold Pinter and Peter Wood.