Cheek by Jowl Theatre Company

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Cheek by Jowl is an international touring theatre company dedicated to producing fresh and vivid productions that focus on the actor's art. Led by Co-Artistic Directors Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod since its formation in 1981, Cheek by Jowl produces work in English, French and Russian.

The company has performed in more than 380 cities across 50 countries, spanning six continents.

In the press

“Declan Donnellan is one of the most original directors working in theatre today”
Le Figaro

“This British troupe has been responsible for some of the most imaginative and revelatory classical performances I’ve seen during the past couple of decades”
The New York Times

“Cheek By Jowl would represent Britain on any list of the world's most influential theatre companies”
Time Out, UK


  • Email
  • Contact for touring

    Eleanor Lang, Executive Director

  • Contact at showcase

    Eleanor Lang
    Mobile: +44 (0)7771 970 752