Dawn Walton

Founder and Artistic Director

Dawn Walton is Founder/Artistic Director of Eclipse Theatre Company. 2017 marks 20 years in the industry beginning her directing career at the Royal Court Theatre, and later acting Head of Studio-National Theatre. As Director For eclipse theatre: 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 For Sheffield Theatres: There’s Only One Wayne Matthews. Also Lyrikal Fearta (Sadlers Wells) and Urban Legend (Liverpool Everyman) With eclipse Dawn developed and directed all of the 10by10 short film dramas now a featured collection on Digital Theatre Plus. Dawn is a Trustee at Hackney Showroom(Chair) and Hull Truck Theatre as well as being on various steering committees.