Kwame Owusu is a director, writer and actor. He is currently Resident Assistant Director at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre. He recently graduated with First Class Honours in Drama and English Literature from The University of Manchester, and is now studying on an MFA in Theatre Directing at Birkbeck, University of London.
His directing credits include Pomona (Edinburgh Festival Fringe), The Wolf From The Door (John Thaw Studio Theatre), and Whiskey Wednesdays (Kickitdown Productions). He was a Trainee Assistant Director on the world premiere of Rimini Protokoll’s Utopolis at Manchester International Festival 2019.
His assistant directing credits include Running with Lions (Lyric Hammersmith / Talawa Theatre Company).
His acting credits include The Letters Project (Gate Theatre), Dear Elizabeth (Gate Theatre), Lost Boys (Unity Theatre), and Waiting for Godot (Theatre Royal Brighton).