Jonathan Massey MA Drama Writing

Jonathan Massey

MA Drama Writing


Originally from New Zealand, Jonathan has lived and worked in the UK for just over ten years.

His stage adaptation of Just William’s Luck, first performed with Underbelly as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2017, went on to tour theatres across the UK and Europe. His short work Effin’ was commissioned by The Colton Acre Trust and performed at the Norwich Arts Centre. Jonathan’s unproduced screenplay, The Last Hurrah of Pete and the Kūmara Cateran was honoured at the 2022 International Watersprite Film Festival, and he was the 2023 recipient of the Snoo Wilson Prize for his play Leave a Part of Yourself Here.

N'Dea in Henry VI
In just one year the MFA programme has given me the confidence in my artistry and the tools to work professionally that I lacked prior to my training. N'Dea Miles, MFA Professional Acting Student