Duncan Hallis - Artistic Director


Duncan is a Freelance Director and Theatre-Maker, based in South Wales. He is Artistic Director of Big Loop, for whom he has Written, Directed, Produced and Performed.

Duncan has worked as a Director with Big Loop Theatre Company, The Other Room, Chippy Lane Productions, Spilt Milk Theatre, Flossy and Boo, Difficult|Stage, Stammermouth, Bert&Ernie Productions, Just Talk Theatre and Eno Theatre.


Duncan has worked as a performer with Big Loop Theatre Company, Desperate Men, Yello Brick, Sherman Cymru, Just Talk Theatre, Studio Theatre Salisbury and Salisbury Playhouse

He directed the short film, Random Shuffle, for It's My Shout, in association with BBC Wales and S4C. 

Duncan is also an experienced Facilitator and Freelance lecturer, specialising in providing toolkits for devising through play.

Duncan has worked as a Facilitator with Big Loop Theatre Company, University of South Wales, Fio, Caerphilly Youth Theatre, Tinshed Youth Theatre, Narbeth Youth Theatre, Stage ‘65 (Salisbury Playhouse Youth Theatre) and Desperate Men.

He was Youth Theatre Director for Fio in 2018, co-founding their Fio: Future Programme.


Duncan studied Theatre and Drama at the University of South Wales, graduating from both the BA and MA courses.