Jonathan Chadwick is Director of Az Theatre. He is a founder member of Paddington Arts, a former Artistic Director of the Vanguard Company at the Crucible, Theatre Foundry, Meeting Ground.and Associate Director of the Theatre Royal Stratford East London. He wrote and directed for Foco Novo and directed for 7.84, the Glasgow Citizens' and the Half Moon in London, also in Australia, Canada, USA and Romania and at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, at all major drama academies, including the London Film School. His work on Az Theatre’s War Stories project led him to work with the United Nations Office of Missing Persons and Forensics in Kosovo. In 2011 he became a Masters of Science in Ecological Economics at the School of Earth and Environment Leeds. He started work as an Assistant Director of the Royal Court Theatre London, after being educated at Midhurst Grammar School and Cambridge University.