Dawn Walton

Dawn Walton is Artistic Director & Chief Executive of Eclipse Theatre Company, the UK’s principal Black-led national production company.

With more than 20 years in the industry Dawn began her directing career at the Royal Court Theatre. Recent Productions include – for Eclipse Theatre: Princess & The Hustler, Black Men Walking , A Raisin in the Sun,(UK Theatre Best touring production nomination) One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show, The Hounding Of David Oluwale (TMA: Best Director nomination)  Salt (Selina Thompson Productions).  For Royal Court Theatre: Oxford Street (Olivier Awards Nomination); 93.2fm. For Young Vic Theatre:  Winners;  The Blacks. Also Lyrikal Fearta (Sadlers Wells)

Dawn has also produced and Directed 10by10, a series of 10 short original film dramas now a featured collection on Digital Theatre Plus.

For Radio – The Last Flag (BBC Radio 4  Afternoon Drama),  White Open Spaces (6 Audio dramas).

Dawn was a recipient at the inaugural Tonic Awards and was recently nominated for Inspiring Change Award at the WOW Women in Creative Industries Awards

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