We are very excited to announce the director of Shakespeare by the Lakes IV 2022: acting teacher, director, photographer and Head of Acting at NIDA (1992-2011), Tony Knight.“I am thrilled and excited to be directing this production of As You Like It in beautiful open-air settings.”Tony trained at the Drama Centre London. He was the Head of Acting at NIDA, training some of Australia’s most celebrated actors, such as Cate Blanchett, Sam Worthington, Sarah Snook, and Anna Torv. Tony has taught, directed and lectured in many parts of the world, including Australia, the USA, Japan, Romania, Singapore and Tonga. Currently living in South Australia, Tony is continuing to teach and direct, as well as regularly writing theatre reviews for Stage Whispers. In 2018 he co-founded a new professional theatre company, STARC PRODUCTIONS. Tony’s motto for his theatre and photographic work is – Making the Ordinary ‘Extraordinary’!
Photo: Alex Frayne