Since 2013 Rive has left its its mark with theatre productions that span from ambitious new writing to UK premieres of international work . Rive is currently working in collaboration with the Michael Grandage Company, Arts Council England and has previously been supported by Unity Theatre, SA/UK and Room One.
We work closely with a team of collaborators including Movement Director Jane Gibson (Cheek by Jowl, Royal Opera House), Set and Costume Designer Louie Whitmore (English National Opera, The Barbican), Playwright Isley Lynn (The Bush, The Bunker) and many more to create form pushing theatre.
RIVE was founded by producer Zoe Robinson, director and writer Oliver Dawe and actor Michael Edwards.
We are always on the look out for new and exciting projects and to work with a wide range of artists , so please get in touch!
split or tear apart violently.
Skin a Cat
By Isley Lynn
SKIN A CAT follows Alana on an awkward sexual odyssey with a kaleidoscope of off-kilter characters: from getting her first period at nine years old and freaking out her frantic mother, to watching bad porn at a house party with her best friend’s boyfriend, to a painful examination by an overly cheery gynaecologist – all in the pursuit of losing her virginity and finally becoming a woman, whatever that means…
★★★★★ "the smartest, sharpest piece about female sexual identity since Phoebe Waller Bridge’s Fleabag” – The Stage
★★★★★ - Broadway Baby
★★★★★ - Female Arts
Director | Blythe Stewart
Set and Costume Designer | Holly Pigott
Lighting Designer | Lucy Adams
Print Design & Photography | Richard Lakos
We are working with Anthony Horowitx to develop his novel The Devil and His Boy for young audiences.
The Devil and his Boy
By Anthony Horowitz
Adapted by Oliver Dawe
25 Oct-3 Nov 2017
Cast for R&D:
Theo St Claire
Creative for R&D:
Director | Oliver Dawe
Movement Director| Jane Gibson