Max is a theatre director and acting teacher. Born in Cornwall he studied Drama at The University of Manchester, Acting at LAMDA and has an MFA in Directing from The University of Alberta. Originally an actor, he ran Lodestar Theatre Company from 2006-2014. Max has directed a wide range of work throughout the UK and was artistic director of The Liverpool Shakespeare Festival from 2006-2012. He has also produced various Applied Theatre projects and taught / directed in various drama schools in the UK and in Europe. Particular directorial interests include adaptation, devised and site-specific work.