Film, TV & Theatre
Isabel Dixon is a playwright from the South West, now based in London. She is the recipient of the 2019 Adopt a Playwright Award, and is currently developing her new play KALEIDOSCOPES with the support of OffWestEnd.com.
Isabel trained on the Royal Court Young Writers Programme, Lyric Hammersmith Writers Group and Soho Theatre Writers Lab. Her work has been performed, read and/or developed at theatres including the Old Vic, the Arcola, RichMix and BAFTA. She was shortlisted for the Old Vic 12 in 2018 and 2019, and was the recipient of the 2015 Jack Wills Young Brit Award bursary for creativity.
Her first play, THE PLOUGH, has been optioned for screen by Seahorse Films. HEROES, which was developed on the Soho Theatre Writers Lab, was longlisted for the Papatango New Writing Prize in 2017 and was developed further at VAULT Festival 2020.
She also works as a dramaturg, facilitator and script reader, and co-founded female-led theatre company Burn Bright Theatre in 2015.
- Winner of the Adopt a Playwright Award 2019
THE PLOUGH (Film Adaptation)
- Currently adapting her own play into a feature
LIFE IN BOXES
Space / Queen Mary University Conversations
- A short play staged over Zoom; Life in Boxes explores the relationship between two sisters as they come to terms with the loss of their mother: a brilliant but tough professor with a secret life neither of them are aware of
HEROES (WE COULD BE)
- Selected for the VAULT Festival 2020
Old Red Lion / The Space
THE WATER COOLER
- Part of The Miniaturists
THE PLOUGH (Showings)
LET THEM EAT CAKE
- Part of SLAMinutes
Tristan Bates Theatre
- Part of the Pensive Federation
- Part of Seize the Stage
The Last Refuge
- Collaborative piece between 6 writers
RAISE THE ROOF
- Part of University of York’s Revue
LAST TRAIN HOME
Old Vic Theatre
- Part of Old Vic’s 24 Hour Plays