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About Beyond the Canon Limited

Beyond The Canon is an organisation committed to increase the visibility and accessibility of ground-breaking yet lesser-known classics, masterpieces and gems by British and international culturally diverse playwrights

Working in collaboration with theatres, academia and publishing houses, Beyond The Canon produces UK and international revivals, monologue showcases, workshops, publications and podcasts. Founded and led by Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway, Beyond The Canon aims to support, empower and inspire culturally diverse artists, and enrich the artistic industry in the UK and across the world.

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Cast, creative, production and panel

Industry Panel

Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway

Founder and CEO at Beyond The Canon Limited and Artistic Directors of the Future

Amanda Huxtable

CEO and Artistic Director at Eclipse Theatre Company, Theatre Director

Pooja Ghai

Director and Dramaturg

Ryan Calais Cameron

Founder at Nouveau Riche, writer, actor, director and film producer

Prema Mehta

Founder at Stage Sight and Lighting Designer

Theresa Ikoko


Aurora Burghart



Aliyah Odoffin
Ben Westerby
Bola Akeju
Harmony Rose Bremner
Josh Zaré
Kemi Awoderu
Omar Bynon
Raphel Famotibe
Sam Liu
Samuel Johnson


Ailin Conant
Anni Domingo
Mingyu Lin
Sita Thomas
Suzann McLean

Assistant Directors

Jasmine Teo
Jessica Mensah
Nimmo Ismail
Shanté Campbell
T.D. Moyo

We are excited to share the trailer for our next showcase performance on 28 October, 2020.