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