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Tim Jackson (he/they) is a Director and Choreographer based in London and New York. Tim's critically acclaimed work in theatre and opera has been seen in the West End, throughout the UK and internationally. He was Creative Associate of The Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch from 2022-23. 

Most recently Tim choreographed Stephen Sondheim's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG at New York Theatre Workshop, directed by Maria Friedman and starring Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff and Lindsay Mendez, which will transfer to the Hudson Theatre on Broadway this autumn. Prior to Merrily, Tim directed the first UK revival of the hit musical KINKY BOOTS ("I often found myself sitting in wonder...directed by Tim Jackson, this evening is hugely entertaining" - Musical Theatre Review)

Tim has a passion for new work and has helped develop over 20 musicals, including TWO STRANGERS (CARRY A CAKE ACROSS NEW YORK) by award-winning writing duo Buchan & Barne, which he will direct this winter at the Kiln Theatre in London.

The London production of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG won the Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival and the production received the most 5 star reviews in West End history, also winning Best Musical at the Critics Circle Awards. The Off-Broadway production was nominated for Best Revival at The Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel and Outer Critics Circle awards. Tim choreographed LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Manchester Royal Exchange, nominated for Best Musical at the MTAs and THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE AGED 13¾, which was nominated for a UK Theatre Award. He was nominated for Best Choreographer for PARADE in the BroadwayWorld Awards.

His choreography for television includes four OLIVIER AWARDS Ceremonies, Let's Sing And Dance for COMIC RELIEF and BBC ONE's NEW YEAR'S EVE midnight celebration watched by over 10million people worldwide. Most recently he choreographed a yet-to-be-announced TV special for BBC One.

Tim trained at Mountview Academy (MA in Musical Theatre Performance) and Oxford University (MA in Music) where he was a Choral Scholar and specialised in Orchestration. He has worked in a variety of roles across many mediums, including in the West End as a Director, Choreographer, Musical Director, Music Arranger, and Performer. Tim has also worked as a singer and vocal coach around the world, and most recently was Singing Coach to Bill Nighy for the feature film LIVING. 

Further credits can be found here


Photo: Jess Rose

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