West Yorkshire Playhouse has appointed Amy Leach as associate director.
Leach has previously directed Kes at the theatre in 2016, as well as The Night Before Christmas in 2015.
She is currently directing Romeo and Juliet at the theatre, which opens on March 3.
Leach said: “I am absolutely delighted to be joining the Playhouse, a theatre I have loved for more than 20 years. It is a fantastic organisation with wonderful audiences.”
Artistic director James Brining credited Leach for creating a “series of brilliant shows for audiences in Leeds”.
“She has an excellent track record of creating acclaimed and accessible, powerful productions and she will be a huge asset to the Playhouse as we enter the next chapter of our exciting history,” he added.