Wayward is a new production company, making extraordinary theatre and live performance. 

Wayward will champion brilliant original artists and develop work from unexpected sources, making artistic work of excellence and of the utmost relevance.

Working with established artists - writers, directors, performers - as well as developing and nurturing the talent of the future, Wayward will produce an all-embracing and inclusive programme of work of the highest quality.

The company is currently working with Internationaal Theater Amsterdam on The Cherry Orchard and is developing Christie Watson’s best selling memoir on nursing - The Language of Kindness.

Wayward’s first production was Grief is the Thing with Feathers adapted from Max Porter’s award winning novel with Cillian Murphy.

Founder/ Producer judith dimant

During her 25 years at the helm of Complicité, Judith produced all of the company's work including The Encounter, The Master and Margarita, A Disappearing Number, Shun-kin, The Elephant Vanishes, Measure for Measure, Mnemonic, The Chairs and revivals of The Three Lives of Lucie Cabrol and The Street of Crocodiles - all directed by Simon McBurney. She also produced Lionboy, directed by Annabel Arden, Clive Mendus and James Yeatman and most recently Bryony Kimmings' A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer.

Before Complicité, Judith worked as press officer at the Royal Court Theatre and programmed comedy at the Pleasance, Edinburgh Fringe in the early 1990s, where she was responsible for booking Graham Norton, Frank Skinner, David Schneider and Armando Ianucci amongst others, at the start of their careers.

She is a Board Member for Emma Rice’s company, Wise Children and 1927 Theatre Company .

Finance

Lucy is a Management Accountant. She was previously Head of Finance at Watford Palace Theatre and then Finance Manager at Complicite, where she then became General Manager. She is also a trustee of Kandinsky Theatre.

Board

Keerthi Kollimada

Elizabeth Loudon

Marcus du Sautoy