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Bill Brookman


Bill Brookman

Bill Brookman has worked across the entire spectrum of the performing arts, from beginnings as a musician with the London School of Contemporary Dance to building a reconstruction of the Globe Theatre for the Festival of London 1988. He was Special Assistant to Yuri Lyubimov, the renowned Russian theatre director, in the mammoth world tour of his "Hamlet" in 1986. His film credits include "Morons from Outer Space" and he appears on British children's television. Tours have included Japan (10 times), the USA (6 times) and Russia (3 times). He was, for 6 years, Guest International Artist with the National Circus Project of America in New York.

Bill has concentrated on large projects in the UK and abroad. In 1999 he was director of Birmingham's Christmas light switch-on with Sir Cliff Richard. In 2000 he directed 2 productions at the Millennium Dome as well as performances for 10,000 children for Easington Borough Council. In 2003 he directed an arts festival in Kosovo front of 3,000 and has gone on to direct festivals in India and Sierra Leone. He has worked for the United Nations in Haiti, Uganda and Nepal.

At present he is concentrating on developing strategic arts and education links in Leicestershire and with the International Labour organisation in Geneva. He directs his street arts company, Bill Brookman Productions Ltd. his youth group The 101 Performing Arts Group and The Bill Brookman Foundation promoting the arts in troubled areas of the globe.