Marcus Romer Director / Writer / Speaker Profile
Artistic Director Pilot Theatre - Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation. Director Shift Happens conferences, TEDx organiser, Director & Writer Universal Pictures feature film ‘The Knife That Killed Me’ Published playwright in the UK, Europe and USA. Chair Creative York, Board member Science City York.
Directing - Theatre National Productions of - Antigone, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, Romeo & Juliet, The Fever Chart, Lord of the Flies, Look Back in Anger, Looking for JJ, Fungus the Bogeyman, Beautiful Thing, The Twits, Sing Yer heart out for the Lads, Bloodtide, Kiss of the Spiderwoman, Road, Mirad a boy from Bosnia, Abigail’s Party, Rumble Fish, TWOC, Out of Their Heads. WC School in Buenos Aires.
Directing - Film The Knife That Killed Me Universal - feature 2014 plus screenplay adaptation. Get into theatre - Green Screen. IIFA Awards Bollywood Oscars opening film and live sequence. York Mystery Plays 6 camera livestream for the Space and BBC 2012.
Speaking - Conferences Opera Europa Conference Teatro La Fenice Venice 2014, National Theatre 2014, No Boundaries - Arts Council and British Council 2014, Opera Forum Royal Opera House 2013, Shift Happens 2008-2013. TED main conference 2007-2011, 2013 - TED Active group
Projects - Producing and Directing Cycle of Songs - for The Tour de France 2014, Blood and Chocolate - York 2013, IIFA awards Bollywood Oscars, 5 Circles York. Producing and managing 6 EU network projects with 10 other countries as part of EU funded network programme since 2001
Consultancy Welsh National Opera, Royal Opera House, University of Cambridge Maker Challenge, IWF Cambridge, The Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
Writing The Knife That Killed Me screenplay, adapted, Looking for JJ, Bloodtide, RumbleFish, Fungus the bogeyman, TWOC, Crash Kids, Out of their Heads. Published playwright in UK, Europe and USA.
Leeds University B.Ch.D hons - Dental Surgery 1983