Clare is a writer and an Olivier Award winning director with her production of ‘Bull’ by Mike Bartlett, winning ‘Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre’ at the Olivier Awards 2015.

Other Awards include the Channel 4 Theatre Directors Award 2005 (also known as the Regional Theatre Young Directors Scheme), and the Arts Foundation Theatre Directing Fellowship for Innovation 2009. Clare has been resident director at the Citizens Theatre, Glasgow, and staff director at the Royal National Theatre.

Clare has directed numerous international plays and has travelled extensively for the Royal Court’s International Programme, developing new plays with artists in Africa and The Middle East.

Clare is currently under commission to the Almeida Theatre, and has projects in development with Tall Story Pictures and Drama Republic. In 2019 she also set up ‘Fictional Company’ with writer Mike Bartlett and Producer Will Young.

Clare directed Snowflake by Mike Bartlett in 2018, which was the Old Fire Station’s Christmas show that year and transferred to the Kiln Theatre in 2019.