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Theatre Director

Performing Arts Lecturer
Drama Teacher


Hi, I'm Ian Moore, Malta-based theatre-maker, football lover, sci-fi nut, serial theatre- and movie-goer, father of two, partner of Ellen and owner of two of the maddest dog in't world, called Mavis and Ethel, (Maeve n Effie).

I created this site because my endless experiences (scroll down for more information) needed a place to live. This site allows the projects I'm working on and the ones I have done to exist in one place.  It also offers people the opportunity to see who I am, what I do and contact me should they want to talk about a future collaboration.


Starting life as a child actor, in the 70's, I've worked across Europe as a theatre-maker, corporate trainer and playwright. An actor from the tender age of twelve, my first steps as a theatre director, in 1984, opened up new avenues and it was shortly after that I began to use drama and theatre methodology within the corporate environment. 


My journey has been wide and varied but my life's work continues to be to assist people to reach their full potential, within the Arts or in a  corporate arena, and I strive to leave a legacy that shows that I made a difference. 



1993 - Present

Author of more than a dozen new pieces of writing, all of which are available for production, and winner of Manchester's Contact Theatre New Writing for the Stage Award (Nowhere Man in 1994) and Liverpool's Write Now Festival Best New Play 2012 with Catfish Therapy.

Drama Consultant

1984  - Present

Internationally renowned drama and education consultant working closely with a range of local and international educational and cultural organisations and artistes to assemble a forward-looking programme of quality creative learning opportunities for all ages.


Theatre Director

February 1994 - January 2017


Formerly Artistic Director and CEO of Black Box Theatre Company during his tenure the company produced adaptations of classic text, curriculum-based workshops and a variety of new writing reaching an estimated three millioasn people and young children across the UK.



Coming together is a beginning.  Staying together is progress. Working together is success.

It would be great to hear from you about working together


Masters Degree, Northumbria University

of Newcastle

October 1983 - May 1986

English Literature and Theatre Studies Joint Honour's Degree (2:1) 

Post Graduate Diploma, ARTTS International

March 1990 -April 1991

A one-year hands-on post grad course  directing, production management in theatre, film, television and radio.

Post Graduate Degree,

Mid-Cheshire College

September 1994 - June 1995

|Qualification in  teaching Performing Arts and Theatre Studies.


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