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Janet Steel

Janet Steel is Artistic Director of Kali Theatre Company. Janet began her career in theatre as an actress appearing in many theatre, television and radio productions. Theatre includes: Cinders, A Colder Climate (Royal Court), Blood Wedding (Half Moon), Romeo and Juliet (Sherman Theatre and Albany Empire) and Oedipus Rex (Tara Arts). Television includes: An English Christmas, The Bride, Gems, The Refuge and Shalom Salaam.

Janet began her directing career as an assistant to Tessa Schneideman and the Loose Change Theatre Company. They produced UK premieres by renowned Spanish authors at Battersea Arts Centre, which was where Janet directed her first full length piece, White Biting Dog by Judith Thompson. Directing credits include: April in Paris, Bretevski Street, A Hard Rain and Top Girls (the Royal Theatre, Northampton) and Exodus, as part of the Millennium Mysteries (Belgrade Coventry).

Since joining Kali Janet has directed Sock 'em with Honey, by Bapsi Sidhwa, Calcutta Kosher, by Shelley Silas, Chaos and Paper Thin by Azma Dar. In December 2004 Janet directed Behzti by Gurpreet Bhatti at the Birmingham Rep. She has an MA with Distinction in Theatre Practices.



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