Daniel Bailey is a Director, Dramaturg and Writer for stage and screen. He is currently Associate Artistic Director at the Bush Theatre, London, having joined the team in 2019 alongside Artistic Director Lynette Linton. Prior roles include Associate Director at Birmingham Rep Theatre (after initially joining as part of the Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme), Resident Director at the National Theatre Studio, Associate Artist at Theatre Royal Stratford East, Resident Assistant Director at The Finborough Theatre, and on the Young Vic’s directing programme.
His directing work at the Bush Theatre includes the upcoming Lenny Henry’s AUGUST IN ENGLAND (to be co-directed with Lynette Linton) which opens spring 2023, RED PITCH by Tyrell Williams (Stage Debut Award Winner 2022) and Temi Wilkey’s THE HIGH TABLE (Stage Debut Award winner 2020). I WONDER IF (presented with YV Taking Part) recently finished its run on a community tour and at the Young Vic Theatre. His work at Birmingham Rep includes Joe Penhall’s BLUE ORANGE; CONCUBINE; STUFF; I KNEW YOU; ABUELO, JUMP! WE’LL CATCH YOU; MADE IN INDIA/BRITAIN; and EXHALE. His previous directing work includes plays with Talawa Theatre Company, Manchester Royal Exchange, New Heritage Theatre, and the New Vic.
His film and TV director credits include: SHUTDOWN (Mothers Best Child), ON BELONGING (Young Vic), Malachi (S.E.D), Floating on Clouds (Kingdom Entertainment Group) and Y.O.L.O. THERAPY (S.E.D).