Patrick Eakin Young

London, UK

A director, designer and producer of theatre, opera and performance events based in Bethnal Green, London. Young is the Artistic Director of the experimental performance company Opera Erratica. Originally from Canada, he has lived and worked in Toronto, New York, Johannesburg and London. He has assisted directors regionally in the US, Off-Broadway and at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, but he primarily creates, directs and produces his own work in collaboration with other artists. Young is also the creator of Body/Opera, a radical performance technique for devising opera through physical and vocal improvisation.