A Round Heeled Woman

A Round Heeled Woman

Jane Prowse – Playwright & Director

jane_prowseJane writes and directs theatre and television.

For theatre, Jane co-wrote and directed Up On The Roof, which received three Olivier nominations, including Best Musical. She also directed productions of the musical at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta and the Long Wharf in Connecticut. Jane wrote and directed an adaptation of John Steinbeck’s The Pearl, which won her the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Buzz Goodbody ‘Best Director’ Award. Other theatre includes Anthony Minghella’s A Little Like Drowning, The Amazing Dancing Bear and Overboard.

Jane co-wrote the screenplay for Up On The Roof, which was subsequently made into a movie.

Recent television credits include working for Lynda La Plante, writing Ghost Train and Witness for Trial and Retribution, and Boxers for The Commander, which Jane also directed. Other TV credits include Green-Eyed Monster, The Fugitives, Between The Sheets, Rocket Man, Head Over Heels, The Tenth Kingdom, Living It, Sunny’s Ears and The Greatest Store in the World.

Jane's first novel, Hattori Hachi: The Revenge of Praying Mantis, was published in 2009. Her second, Hattori Hachi: Stalking the Enemy was published in June 2010 and the third in the series, Hattori Hachi: Curse of the Diamond Daggers, is due to be published early in 2012.

In 2010 she wrote the script for the feature film Maya Fox, adapted from the books by Iginio Straffi and Silvia Brena.

Jane directed the GableStage, Miami, production of A Round-Heeled Woman and is directing the Riverside Studios production.

 

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