Madeleine Kludje

Dramaturg and Co-Director
Madeleine Kludje

Madeleine Kludje makes her Birmingham Royal Ballet debut as Dramaturg and Co-Director of City of a Thousand Trades, part of the 2021 Curated by Carlos season.

Madeleine Kludje is currently the associate director at Birmingham Repertory Theatre and is an alumni of The Regional Theatre Young Directors Scheme. Current work includes Director and Dramaturg of Grimeboy by Birmingham Poet Laurette Casey Bailey (Birmingham Repertory Theatre), Swim, Aunty Swim by Siana Bangura (English Touring Theatre) and Reunited R&D by Sophia Griffin (Bush Theatre).

Past Directing work includes: This is Sunday by Jade Anouka (The show must go online), I am a Man by Luke Barnes audio piece (North Wall Online), Fathers, Family and F*ckboys by Sophia Griffin (Birmingham REP Foundry and China Plate Festival), Brummie Iliad by Rodrick Smith (Birmingham Repertory Theatre), Subtitled by Michael Southern (Birmingham REP Foundry), I Am a Man by Luke Barnes and Love Liquidators by Ashley Zhangazha (North Wall Alchemy Festival)The Ultimate Lad by Ash Palmisciano and Jon Brittain (Shout Festival), Co-Director Library Lion with Untied Artist, Futureopolis, a devised piece for the new entrance opening of the Victoria and Albert Museum with young people from Emergency Exit Arts, Check The Label by Eno Mfon and Normal by Theresa Ikoko (Talawa First) and Fable by Luke Barnes in London, New York and Cape Town (Young Vic).

Past Associate and Assisting work includes Tartuffe Directed by Iqbal Khan, Peter Pan Directed by Liam Steel, A Thousand Splendid Suns directed by Roxana Silbert (Birmingham Repertory Theatre), Rebus Directed by Robin Lefevre (Birmingham Repertory Theatre and National Tour) and The Wizard of Oz Directed by Liam Steel (TBirmingham Repertory Theatre), Woyzeck adapted by Leo Butler, Directed by Roxana Silbert and Elephant by Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti, Directed by Lucy Morrison (Birmingham Repertory Theatre). The Boris Karloff Trainee Assistant Director for The Web Directed by Ria Parry, The Scottsboro Boys with the Young Vic’s under 18 participants Directed by Natasha Nixon (Young Vic), Little Red Riding Hood Directed by Dawn Reid (Theatre Royal Stratford East), Enter Directed by Anthony Ekendayo and Sweet Taboo Directed by Mojisola Adebayo (Talawa, Typt) Madeleine is also a drama facilitator having worked in the U.K and Europe.