director, designer, composer
Jonny Danciger is a stage director, designer and composer from London.
From April 2020 to August 2022 he was the Artistic Director of the OSO theatre in South-West London. It saw 400+ live performances of 250+ productions, reaching record audience numbers in spite of the pandemic.
Before transitioning to directing and design, Jonny worked as an actor, appearing in West End productions of Billy Elliot (Victoria Palace Theatre) and Twisted Tales (Lyric Hammersmith).
Jonny read music at Oxford University, where he specialised in composition and music theatre. It was here that he started his theatre company Barricade Arts, establishing an annual theatre tour to schools in Spain.
From 2018 he trained in opera direction, taking placements at the Royal Opera House and British Youth Opera, where he assisted Keith Warner.
Jonny directs regularly with the Cumbria Opera Group & Oxford Alternative Orchestra. His designs have been seen and heard at theatres including the Tokyo Metropolitan, Peacock, Birmingham Old Rep, and Oxford Playhouse.
He is currently working with poet Roger McGough to develop his new musical Money-Go-Round for a UK tour in 2023.