William Burns

As well as teaching youth drama classes at The Court Theatre, William was a member of The Court Theatre Youth company for two years creating devised work as well as performing in Lysistrata and The Crucible. He returned to the company this year to direct Vernon God Little alongside Tom Eason.

Working with Two Productions, William devised and performed in the Anthony Harper Summer Theatre seasons of The Little Prince and The Most Boring Show on Earth, as well as being a member of their mentorship programme.

Christchurch locals may recognise him as one of the cast members of The Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre. In 2017 he created his solo show, Shit Finds Love which premiered in November of the same year and had a sold out performance earlier in 2018. This year William is devising a second solo show, Peter Partridge World Tour which will premiere later this year.

Les Misérablesis his second production with Showbiz Christchurch after performing in the 2016 production of Hairspray.


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