"Osian's energy, abilities, natural talent, and study prove him to be a viable asset to the world of stage directors and opera." - Douglas Nagel, Opera Director

"Osian was very enjoyable to work with. He always had the bigger picture for the production, and had a plan each day on how to get to the end goal. I look forward to working with him again should I ever get the chance." - Kieran Beebe, junior undergraduate of Vocal Performance at Montana State University Billings.

"It was a pleasure working with Osian Rhys. He is a natural stage animal and a confident director. He was genuinely interested in collaboration, and was flexible with his ideas during a most enjoyable rehearsal period." - Jeremy Huw Williams, Opera Singer

"Osian brings a positive attitude to his rehearsals and possesses a natural ability to engage and communicate with actors on every level" - Nerys Jones, Opera Singer

"Working with Osian is always brilliant! He’s absolutely full of energy and that shows in the incredible performances he directs. Osian has a natural knack for engaging children and encouraging them to be excited about performing. Being taught by Osian has allowed me to develop my confidence not only on stage, but also in myself too!" - Mia Squires, former student

“Having Osian as a drama teacher is great. He is such a confident director and always makes our lessons enjoyable. Osian has helped me gain confidence and develop my theatre skills.” - Liv Gibbs, student

“Since I’ve had Osian as a drama teacher he’s really helped me bring out my confidence when it comes to performing. He is a brilliant director, which helps bring out the best in each student.” - Ioan Adams, student

“Osian is amazing to work with especially working with children, he always gets the best out of them. I love getting amazing and professional advice from him. He always has great energy and enthusiasm to keep going, and makes every performance the best it can be!” - Serener Douch, Welsh Factor winner, former student

Brief cv
  • Director, Rimrock Opera Foundation, USA, Blodwen, 2019

  • Producer, Forge Drama, Wales, Alice in Wonderland, 2019

  • Director, Forge Drama, Wales, Guys & Dolls, 2019

  • Drama Director, Nidus Performing Arts, Wales, 2018 - Present

  • Producer, Forge Drama, Wales, The Little Mermaid, 2018

  • Director, Forge Drama, Wales, Annie, 2018

  • Director, Forge Drama, Wales, Annie, 2016

  • Actor, PFP, Swansea, Blue Remembered Hills, 2015

  • Actor, Cwmni Theatr Arad Goch, Aberystwyth, Madog, 2014

  • Actor, Theatr Na N’Og, Cardiff, Bili’n Bwrw’r Bronco, 2012

  • Actor, Warp Productions, Submarine, 2010

  • Actor, Boomerang, ITV Wales, 2 Dŷ a Ni, 2009




Skills and languages

Welsh* - English* - Some French - Some Italian - Some German - Some Spanish - Acting* - Directing* - Improvisation* - Accents & Voices* - Music - Marketing - Technical Theatre - Management - Producing - Fundraising - Workshop Facilitating* - Creative Writing - Sport* - Teaching* - Mathematics* - Website & Social Media Management - Set Design - Comedy* - Youth Drama*

* - Indicates highly skilled or fluent.

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