Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway  |  Touchstone Speaker

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About Simeilia

Founder and CEO of Artistic Directors of the Future, Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway is listed on the Stage Top 100 Power List. She is also the Founder/Artistic Director of Beyond The Canon (,  Executive Director of Black Lives, Black Words International Project, former troubleshooter and Manager of the National Theatre's Black Play Archive, Editor of the first monologue anthology for Black Plays inspired by black British Plays: The Oberon Book of Monologues for Black Actors: Classical and Contemporary Speeches from Black British Plays which was followed by a second monologue anthology published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama: Audition Speeches for Black, South Asian and Middle Eastern Actors, interim Associate Producer at Theatre Royal Stratford East and former Trustee at Company of Angels Theatre Company. She also worked nationally and internationally as a theatre director, producer, dramaturg, teacher/guest lecturer and audience development consultant. Simeilia is currently a member of the editorial team for the Backpages Selection of the Contemporary Theatre Review (Routledge/UK) and editor for The Stage Newspaper. In 2017, Simeilia was appointed as a trustee for the Directors Guild of Great Britain.