Luke Sheppard is a theatre director based in London. His work covers a diverse range of projects from contemporary new writing to family shows, musical theatre productions to rediscoveries of established plays. His projects have been nominated for Olivier, Whatsonstage, Broadway World, UK Theatre and Off West End Awards.
Luke received a first class honours degree in Drama: Theatre, TV and Film from the University of Bristol and subsequently won the inaugural Noël Coward Trainee Director Award at Salisbury Playhouse. A JMK Award finalist, he took part in the National Theatre Director’s Course and was invited to be participate in the Old Vic 24 Hour Plays and the TS Eliot UK/US Exchange.
He has overseen large scale new commissions from conception through to production and takes great pride in his close collaboration with other theatre makers to create fully integrated, ambitious work.
As Assistant / Associate Director, Luke trained alongside directors including Matthew Warchus, Jonathan Church, Timothy Sheader, Philip Wilson and Jonathan Miller.