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Alumni: Actors, Artists and Performers

Oliver DavisOliver Davis, Actor

Oliver graduated from the University of Warwick in 2011 with a
degree in Theatre & Performance Studies. During his time at
University he was actively involved with several theatre societies
and performed at both the National Student Drama Festival and
Edinburgh Fringe.


On graduating he went on to appear in Princess Mononoke in
London and Tokyo with Whole Hog Theatre company, founded by
fellow University of Warwick graduates. He went on to train with
the National Centre for Circus Arts, Frantic Assembly, Little Angel
Theatre (Puppetry) and became a member of the Birmingham REP
Foundry in 2015. Since then he has performed both in the UK and
abroad, whilst also taking time to train as a Massage Therapist.
Most recently his work has focussed on bringing English speaking
theatre to international audiences in Europe, Asia and South
America with TNT Theatre’s productions of Julius Caesar, Macbeth
and A Christmas Carol

Oliver DavisOliver Davis, Actor

Graduated: 2011 Course: BA

Notable Roles: Princess Mononoke in London and Tokyo with Whole Hog Theatre company. Bringing English speaking theatre to international audiences in Europe, Asia and South America with TNT Theatre’s productions of Julius Caesar, Macbeth
and A Christmas Carol.

Further Training: National Centre for Circus Arts, Frantic Assembly, Little Angel Theatre (Puppetry)

maria Maria Askew, Director and Performer

Maria Askew works internationally as a director, performer and teacher. She is the artistic director of Superbolt Theatre, a multi-award winning collaborative theatre company that tours around the globe performing original work to audiences of diverse backgrounds and ages. She trained for two years at Jacques Lecoq International Theatre School and has a first-class degree in Theatre and Performance Studies from University of Warwick.


Maria is also director of School of Fish Theatre in Education Company which runs theatre courses in Italy. Additionally, she works with the Clod Ensemble on their Performing Medicine programme, which uses the arts provide training to healthcare professionals. Maria been a visiting lecturer on the Theatre and Performance Practice course at London Metropolitan University and is currently studying a part time Masters in International Politics at SOAS University in London.