Felix Barrett

Artistic Director of Punchdrunk and a graduate and Honorary Fellow in Drama, University of Exeter. Felix has conceived, designed, and directed all of Punchdrunk’s productions since founding the company in 2000. He is a Critics’ Circle Drama Award winner (Best Design, Faust, 2006) and one of the first recipients of a Paul Hamlyn Foundation Breakthrough Fund Award (2008-2011), which supports exceptional arts practitioners in the development of their vision. Most recently, he directed (with Tom Morris) the Stoppard/Previn Every Good Boy Deserves Favour at the National Theatre, London, and It Felt Like A Kiss, a collaboration between Punchdrunk, documentary filmmaker Adam Curtis, and rock musician Damon Albarn for the Manchester International Festival (2009).