Theatre Director: Niklas Aarre

My Summary

Niklas started his career as an Actor, first working on Aileen Gonsalves’ production of A Winter's Tale as part of the Royal Shakespeare Company's Youth Ensemble 2009. Niklas studied BA Acting at Bath Spa University, where he played Owen Marshall in Elen Bowmen’s production of Semi-Monde by Noel Coward. This played at the Ustinov, Theatre Royal Bath and then toured to Santa Monica, USA. Work after graduation includes The Lady in the Van at the Bath Theatre Royal, directed by Jonathan Church and Warner Brothers’ Fantastic Beasts the Crimes of Grindelwald. At Bath Spa, Niklas' graduation piece was directing a production of Those Legs by Noel Clarke for the Bath Fringe 2017. He found his passion for directing through this project and it led to him returning to Bath to study MA Directing in 2018. During his studies, he was the assistant director to Kirstie Davis on Our Country's Good and has recently directed Radiant Vermin by Philip Ridley for the Bath SparkFest 2019. Recently he was the assistant director on a five-star production of Daddy Long Legs at the Barn Theatre. Niklas is currently the assistant director on a Bath Spa Production of Carmen by Bizet.


Niklas Aarre, Radiant Vermin by Philip Ridley, Aurora UK, Director
Niklas Aarre, Those Legs by Noel Clarke, n/a, Director
Kirstie Davis, Daddy-Long-Legs by John Caird, Barn Theatre, Assistant Director
Kirstie Davis, Our Country's Good by Timberlake Wertenbaker, Bath Spa Productions, Assistant Director
Niklas Aarre and Matthew Emeny, Living with Demons, Calf2Cow, Director/Actor
Niklas Aarre, Spirit of Giving , Bath Spa Univeristy, Director
Mark Langley, Carmen, Bath Spa Production, Assistant Director


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