Julian Maynard Smith has produced solo and group performance work since 1978. In 1980 he founded Station House Opera and is its artistic director. Since then the company has produced 35 productions at major venues world-wide. Commissions include marking the centenary of the Brooklyn Bridge (1983), the Bicentenary of the French Revolution (1989) and the Allied bombing of Dresden (1996). In 2004 the company began a series of telematic productions linking performance sites around the world.
Recent productions include Dominoes (2009), a CREATE Olympic commission linking the five boroughs of the 2012 Games, and Mind Out (2009), on tour in Britain and Europe.
He was Kettle’s Yard Fellow at Cambridge University in 1993 and has taught in art, architecture and theatre schools in Holland and Britain. He currently holds an AHRC Research Fellowship in the Dramaturgy of Telematic Theatre at Central School of Speech & Drama, London.