was born and bred in East London, Shawab graduated with a first class honours degree in Sociology from the University of Kent. He is an experienced and versatile producer having worked across theatre and dance over the past decade. Shawab is currently Executive Producer at Eclipse Theatre and Senior Artistic Associate at the Bush Theatre.
Prior to this, he was Producer at Theatre Royal Stratford East, Learning & Participation Producer at the Olivier award winning hip hop dance company, Boy Blue and Administrator at Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures. He also has an extensive freelance portfolio working with both established and emerging artists.
Shawab is a trustee at Tamasha Theatre Company and a former independent governor at Newham Sixth Form College, where he sat on the Audit and Scrutiny Committee and was the lead for equality and diversity. He is also a qualified teacher and former ChildLine counsellor