Nicolette Kay
About Nicolette Kay
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Nicolette is a theatre director, published writer, dramaturg and producer, with a special focus on the work of the award-winning Italian writer, Dacia Maraini.  She trained as an actress at the Drama Centre, London and played leading roles in mainstream companies and small scale feminist companies   She formed Muzikansky and New Shoes Theatre companies. See Biog.

Nicolette's Sydney production of Hurried Steps by Dacia Maraini, Translated by Sharon Wood has just been featured in two Italian books; Atti di Accusa (2021) and CURIOSA DI MESTIERE Saggi su Dacia Maraini.

Recent Projects

“Nicolette Kay directs the often exhilarating proceedings. A production of character.”

The Guardian

"Two fine performances in Nicolette Kay's gripping but measured production." Fiona Mountford, Evening Standard ****

Hear Nicolette on Woman’s Hour talking about the playwright of her latest production Jeannie by Aimée Stuart.

  • 2022 Birmingham Old Rep Theatre;  Love for Love by William Congreve performed by final year Birmingham Conservatoire students.

  • Jeannie by Aimée Stuart opened on November 27th 2018 at the Finborough Theatre. A 1930s version of the Cinderella story from a rediscovered female playwright. More information and great reviews on the Finborough Theatre website.

  • An interview with Nicolette about the development and première of The Hurried Steps, Kubra story will be published by Bloomsbury in April 2023.