Oliver Dawe is a theatre director and writer. He trained at Drama Centre London and is currently an associate artist of Hackney Showroom and associate director of Etch Theatre and PLAY Theatre Company. His directing work includes: Frau Welt; (Hackney Showroom), Dead Sheep; (UK Tour), Perfidious Lion; (Underbelly). Pufferfish; (Pleasance Theatre). Play; (Vault Theatre). Ricochet; (Southwark Playhouse). Frau Welt: Masterclass; (Hackney Showroom). Pink Confetti; (London/Bucharest). The Dog, The Night and The Knife; (Arcola Theatre). We Really Should Do Something; (Bush Theatre). Cold Call; (Southwark Playhouse). Little Baby Nothing; (Theatre 503). After The Ball; (Theatre 503). The Criminals; (Platform Theatre).
RIVE Productions, Oliver’s theatre company, has produced a number of acclaimed new plays in London: The Dog, The Night and The Knife at the Arcola Theatre, Klippies at the Southwark Playhouse and Skin A Cat at The Bunker Theatre.
2017 has seen Oliver develop his adaptation of Anthony Horowitz’s award-winning novel The Devil and His Boy. He is currently being mentored by The Michael Grandage Company and was recently awarded an MGCFUTURES bursary.
Current production: Frau Welt (writer & director) at Hackney Showroom, 4 -21 October 2017.