About Dawn Walton
Dawn 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 at 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.