Paul Warwick Griffin

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(19**-) Actor. Director.


Biography

Appeared on stage as a child, both in South Africa and the UK. Settled in SA in 1991.

He moved to London in 19**, and spent the next eight years there, completing an MA with Distinction in Theatre Directing from Middlesex University. He was Education Associate for The Orange Tree Theatre in Richmond where he directed the theatre's Shakespeare-in-Schools Programme and was then appointed as Associate Director and was Acting Artistic Director of The Bridewell Theatre.

Training

Career

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

Played Jesus/Judas in CAPAB's production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar in 1993. Appeared in Hair (1993); Camelot (1994); The Visit (1994); 'Tis Pity She's a Whore (1994); The Madness of George III (1995); A Midsummer Night's Dream (1995). Work with Jazzart includes Catch 'n Fall/Fall 'n Catch and New Works.

He directed Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat 2005, Stepping Out 2006, Hair 2007, Chess 2008, Evita 2010, Sunset Boulevard 2013, all for Pieter Toerien.

Awards, etc

He was nominated for a Naledi Award for Best Director of a play or musical for Sunset Boulevard 2013 and Evita (year?).

Sources

A Midsummer Night's Dream programme notes in 1995 at Maynardville.

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