Dominic Garfield

Co Artistic Director

Co Artistic Director

Meet: Dominic

Dominic is an actor, rapper, director, writer and wannabe samurai from London.

His work as a writer and director for HighRise Theatre has seen him work in partnership with the The Orange Tree,  Theatre Royal Stratford East, Talawa, Tara Arts, BAC, Company 3 & Camden People’s Theatre to name a few.

He is also an associate artist with interactive theatre geniuses Coney.

For HighRise he has written several plays including smash hits The Concrete Jungle Book, Big Smother & My Generation. He also co wrote Merryville & Penny Lane with his lyrical sparring partner Gerel Falconer.

As a director he is most proud of his work with co artistic director of HighRise Joseph Barnes Phillips on ‘Big Foot’

“Dominic Garfield directs a colourful, heart felt and honest piece. highrise theatre inventively ask questions, and start up a conversation on masculinity” – Theatre Full Stop

He also directed Sandpits Avenue which won a Herald Angel award at Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2013

As an actor his work also includes TV with Miranda Hart’s ‘Maracattack’ and feature films ‘Dough’, ‘RAVERS’ and ‘Spooks – The Greater Good’ and has been named as a stand out performer, by The Guardian and the Evening standard for MUJU’s ‘Come in Sit Down’ at The Tricycle in 2015, and Treasure Island with Iris Theatre in 2016.

As a massive bearded child himself, Dom works extensively with young people to keep sane and promote positivity. His practice uses theatre, street culture/music and a collection of stupid games to engage the disaffected.

He studied some things on the contemporary theatre course at East 15 Acting School too.

Dom loves chinese food, Hip Hop and being an idiot. He hopes to one day own a spacecraft.