Max Key


Max Key trained on the National Theatre Directors’ Course and works in theatre, film and opera. 

Directing credits include:Year 10 (Finborough Theatre – Time Out Critics’ Choice Award), Mariana Pineda (Arcola Theatre), Wilde Tales (Southwark Playhouse), Up The Royal Borough (Lyric Hammersmith), The Turn of the Screw & The Rape of Lucretia (Arcola Theatre). His short film – Preservation, starring Saskia Reeves, was presented at Palm Springs International Film Festival & BAFTA.

Assistant Directing credits include:The Flying Dutchman (Royal Opera House), The Voysey Inheritance (Royal National Theatre) and La Bohème (Royal Albert Hall).

Max has taught and directed extensively at leading drama schools including Guildhall, LAMDA and Mountview. Directing credits include: Cymbeline, Twelfth Night, The Way of the World, Summerfolk, Clybourne Park, August Osage County, Scenes from the Big Picture, Jerusalem and The Knowledge.