Airlie works regularly as a Theatre director with young people. With Youth Music Theatre UK she recently directed : “T’was a Dickens of a Murder”, (2017), “Tales of the Jazz Age” (2016) and “The Juniper Tree” (2015). http://www.youthmusictheatreuk.org
Between 2011-2013 she directed youth operas for Summer Music on the Shannon/in Galway Festival in Ireland. The operas were: “The Green Children” by Nicola Lefanu, “Eloise” by Karl Jenkins and “Deep Waters” by Cecila McDowall and Christie Dickason.
Other directing credits include being assistant director with Good Company for the “Strange Kind of Hero” and “Emma” National Tours, directing and facilitating numerous projects with young people for Stagecoach Theatre Arts, Perform, and Bigfoot Arts Education.