Jessica Lazar is an Offie-nominated freelance director of theatre and audio, based in London and Hastings.  

She is part of award-winning theatre company Atticist, and represented by Jessica Stewart at Independent Talent.


A melting steel door knocker advertising 'GHOST STORIES FROM AN OLD COUNTRY' by Tajinder Singh Hayer

2021 Papatango New Writing Prize winner, available online here.

Also touring with English Touring Theatre until 26 February 2022 (dates):


Bush Theatre

Everyman Liverpool

Theatr Clwyd

Leeds Playhouse

Laurels Whitley Bay

Chichester Festival Theatre

Stephen Joseph Theatre 

An Tobar & Mull Theatre

Theatre Royal Plymouth

Bristol Old Vic

Southwark Playhouse

Oldham Coliseum

Trinity Theatre Tunbridge Wells

Lyric Belfast


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THE FREE ISLAND by Tom Brennan


POSTPONED - new dates tbc

Vaults, London

Atticist & Ellie Keel Productions

Tickets and further information available here.

Poster for TWENTY-EIGHT by Alexandra Donnachie, directed by Jessica Lazar.

TWENTY-EIGHT by Alexandra Donnachie

15-19 February 2022

Theatre 503, London

DEM Productions

Tickets and further information available here.