Penny GkritzapiDirector and Designer

If a play has a message then there is a need to direct it. To direct is to help the audience understand the message. Directing is extracting the full potential out of a play and its players.

Penny Gkritzapi is a theatre practitioner from Athens, Greece.She graduated from the University of Fine Arts- Department of Theatre Studies in Nafplio and then trained as an actor in one of the oldest drama schools of Athens, Traga Drama School.

Following a few years of acting, directing and drama teaching around Greece, Penny came to London to train as a stage director and got her MA in Theatre Directing.

She has been directing shows for Polymorph since 2015 and has been part of the Blue Sky Actors for the past five years (18 productions). She is also an associate artist of FaceFront Theatre.

Penny is a member of SDUK (Stage Directors UK) and also a member of the Director’s Cut Theatre.