Lydia McKinley MA Drama Directing Student

Lydia McKinley

MA Drama Directing Student


Lydia McKinley is a theatre director and dramaturg who works mainly in the development of new-writing.  She is currently finishing an MA in Drama Directing at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, and is based between the South West and London.

Her work tends to centre around the female experience, the politics of gender and the climate crisis.

Graduate Sahir Mehta
As soon as I visited the School, I fell in love with the place. Perhaps it sounds a bit irrational, but sometimes you get a vibe - and you just know! BOVTS gave me all the tools I needed to prepare for a career as an actor. Sahir Mehta, MA Professional Acting, 2018