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Julian
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Julian
« Perfect! Oliver is an amazing tutor with a vast knowledge of the acting industry. He is a kind and good man who is very knowledgeable. You will feel right at home with him. He made me a much better actor in just a few lessons. Thank you so much Oliver »
£45/h
1st lesson free!
Tutor profile verified
Response Time 15h
Lessons offered by Oliver
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Acting
  • Drama School Entrance
Levels
  • All Levels

Theatre Director and Writer - Specialising in audition preparation, professional development and public speaking

Methodology

Preparation for a role
Preparation for auditions
Approaching Shakespeare
Exploring physicality and actors movement
Management and agent mentoring
Networking advice

These sessions also provide an opportunity for actors to experiment outside of the audition and rehearsal room, with styles and texts in ways that will stretch them as performers. I can also recommend and introduce clients to a variety of specialists in speech & accent coaching, singing, movement and dance where required.

Many of my clients have gained places at top UK drama schools including, RADA, LAMDA, East 15, Drama Centre London and Guildhall.

Background

Oliver 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. Nominated for Best Director and Best Production 2018 Off West End Awards. His directing work includes: Frau Welt; (Assembly Rooms), Dead Sheep; (UK Tour), Perfidious Lion; (Underbelly). Pufferfish; (Pleasance Theatre). Play; (Vault Theatre). Ricochet; (Southwark Playhouse). Frau Welt; (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. 2018 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.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £30/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £150
Lessons offered by Oliver
Individual
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Acting
  • Drama School Entrance
Levels
  • All Levels

Oliver's CV

OLIVER DAWE

BA (hons) Directing, First Class, Drama Centre London.
Associate Artist – Hackney Showroom - hackneyshowroom.com
Artistic Director/Founder: RIVE Productions - riveproductions.com
Associate Director: Etch Theatre - etchtheatre.com
Michael Grandage Company Futures Bursary Recipient 2017/18

Director:
Frau Welt Hackney Showroom 2017 / Assembly Rooms 2018 (writer & director)
Emma Sidi: Faces of Grace Pleasance, Edinburgh Festival 2018
The Devil and His Boy, Anthony Horowitz, MGC workshop, 2017 (adaption & director)
Pint Sized Bunker Theatre, 2017
Play 28 by Matilda Ibini, Vault Theatre, 2017
Dead Sheep by Jonathan Maitland, UK Tour director, 2016
Frau Welt: Mastercalss, Hackney Showroom, 2016 (writer & director)
Perfidious Lion, Underbelly, 2016
Play 22 by Tristan Bernays, Hackney Showroom, 2016
Puffer Fish, by Nick Bruckman, Pleasance Theatre. 2016
Play 18 by Afsaneh Gray, Vault Festival, 2016
Ricochet, by Isley Lynn, Southwark Playhouse/Theatre Renegade, 2015
Frau Monde: Farewell to the Theatre, Hackney Showroom, 2015 (writer & director)
Pink Confetti by Paul Roberts, Courtyard Theatre/Etch. & BABEL International Theatre Festival, Romania, 2015
Cold Call by Ross Dunsmore, Southwark Playhouse, 2015
The Dog, The Night and The Knife by Marius von Mayenburg, Arcola Theatre, 2014
We Really Should Do Something by James Fritz, Bush Theatre, 2013
The Peoples Temple by Nick Bruckman, Theatre Royal Stratford East (rehearsed reading), 2013
After The Ball by Judith Bryan, (RRW) Theatre 503, 2013
Rules by Sam .H. Freeman, (RRW) Theatre 503, 2013
Heather Gardner by Robin French, SPR (rehearsed reading), 2012
The Miraculus by Robin French, SPR (rehearsed reading), 2012
The Criminals by Jose Triana/Adrian Mitchell, Kings Cross Platform Theatre, 2012

Assistant Director & Associate Director *:
*Sleeping Beauty, New Victoria Theatre, Woking, 2015
Breaking The Silence (Di Trevis), Royal Shakespeare Company, (workshop), 2015
Shakespeare Workshop (Di Trevis), Jerwood Space, 2015
Classical Text Workshop (Di Trevis), Jerwood Space, 2014
Shakespeare Workshop (Di Trevis), Jerwood Space, 2014
Afraid of the Dark (Ian Talbot), Charing Cross Theatre, 2013
DNA by Dennis Kelly, (Anthony Banks), Hull Truck (national tour), 2012
Blue Heart Afternoon by Nigel Gearing, (Tamara Harvey), Hampstead Theatre, 2012
Medea by Euripides/Tom Paulin (Derek Bond), Drama Centre London, 2011
Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare (Simon Usher), Drama Centre London, 2011
*The Emperor Self by Mahdi Yahya, Arcola Theatre, 2010
Fuenteovejuna by Lope de Vega (Oleg Mirochnikov) Drama Centre London, 2010
Paradise Lost by Clifford Odets (Dominic Colenso), Drama Centre London, 2010

Workshops/Teaching/Directing
Drama Centre London, 2017, 2018
Birmingham School of Acting, 2018
Hackney Showroom Young Company, 2016, 2017, 2018
Brecht On Theatre, RSC/Oxford University, 2015,2016
DNA National Tour, Hull Truck, 2012

Workshops:
Physical Theatre Techniques - Frantic Assembly
Devising Through Physical Theatre - Thick Skin
Actors Movement - Jane Gibson
The Neutral Mask - Shona Morris

Reviews on Oliver
  • 5/5

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Julian

Perfect! Oliver is an amazing tutor with a vast knowledge of the acting industry. He is a kind and good man who is very knowledgeable. You will feel right at home with him. He made me a much better actor in just a few lessons. Thank you so much Oliver

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