Kwame Owusu is a writer and director based in London. He is currently part of the Bush Theatre’s prestigious Emerging Writers’ Group for which he has written a new one person play, DREAMING AND DROWNING. This was preceded by RESIST - a striking play about political radicalism. Kwame is a Young Associate at the Gate Theatre and is passionate about bold stories that amplify unheard voices, and explore what it means to survive and be alive in the world today.
Directing credits include POMONA (Edinburgh Festival Fringe); THE WOLF FROM THE DOOR (John Thaw Studio Theatre); WHISKEY WEDNESDAYS (Kickitdown Productions). Associate/assistant directing credits include: BEE (Old Vic); THE BIG KNIFE (ArtsEd); UTOPOLIS (Manchester International Festival).
Training includes: MFA in Theatre Directing at Birkbeck, University of London (2020 - 2022), BA (1st Class Hons) Drama and English Literature at University of Manchester (2017 - 2020).