New International Encounter
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Around the World in 80 Days
Mon Feb 15
Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

New Associate Director

We are delighted that Michael Judge has been appointed as Associate Director with NIE working in the UK office and leading on the Creative Learning and Placemaking programme.


Michael has previously worked at Theatre Centre, Dundee Rep, A New Direction and Royal OPera House Bridge.


About NIE

"The exceptional ensemble combines exquisite, highly physical acting and wonderfully integrated live music... deeply moving and genuinely memorable" – The Daily Telegraph (on The End of Everything Ever)

New International Encounter (NIE)
is an international company that makes award-winning theatre performances through a mix of physical theatre, award-winning theatre performances multiple languages, live music, storytelling and a European ensemble.


  • Create performances
    Since NIE began, the company has created eighteen
    new shows and won a multitude of awards worldwide!
  • Tour
    NIE has performed in 32 different countries on 3
    continents (and counting)...
  • Encourage Participation
    NIE offers workshops, lectures, post-show
    discussions and seminars for students and
    professional theatre makers.
NIE is a company registered in Norway in the European Business Register as a registered charity no. 991979727 and in England no. 05088552 and a registered charity no. 1129199.

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