Will Bowen


Will has over thirty years’ experience as a freelance theatre practitioner, including operational, management, design & project experience. He was co-founder of the Almeida Theatre in Islington with Pierre Audi and Chris Naylor. Will provides consultancy on all aspects of theatre and auditorium design, and has project managed many projects in the West End and on tour including The Rehearsal (Garrick Theatre) and Kiss Me Kate (RSC UK Tour). He has also designed for many theatre, opera & ballet productions including: Derren Brown Svengali (Shaftesbury), and Macbeth & Tosca (Icelandic Opera). Will designed engineering schemes for The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty's); Aspects of Love (Prince of Wales); Oliver! (Palladium); Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Palladium), His Dark Materials (NT Olivier) and Wizard of OZ (Palladium).


Consultancy work includes Almeida Theatre, Islington; Soho Theatre, London; Newcastle Theatre Royal; The Print Room, Notting Hill; Queen Elizabeth Hall, Antwerp and Royal Shakespeare Theatre Transformation, Stratford-Upon-Avon. Will is a trustee of The Story Museum in Oxford.