Denzel is a Theatre Director and workshop facilitator based in London; Denzel trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts on the MA theatre directing course graduating in 2017. After graduating Denzel was a part of the resident directors’ pool at the Almeida Theatre in 2017-2018. Denzel has worked across several different genres and styles of performance, working with New Writing, Musicals, Opera, Devising and Dance theatre, working alongside the CTC Dance Company as the company’s Director. In 2019 Denzel directed the show Identity, which won the award for ‘Exciting New Work’ at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Denzel has previously worked with the participation team at the Donmar Warehouse on a number of schools project across London. In 2020, Denzel was the Co-director for Jesus Christ Superstar - The Concert at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre. In December 2020 Denzel was the associate director for Dick Whittington at the National Theatre and again in 2022 as associate director on Small Island.
In 2021 Denzel was awarded the RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award and will direct a full mid-scale production in 2022.
Other theatre includes, as director: Another F***ing Play About Race, All The Conversations We Haven’t Had Yet at Arts Ed; Beneatha’s Place at Mountview, Jesus Christ Superstar The Concert (co-director) at Regent’s Park; Much Ado About Nothing (co-director) at Karamel Club; Identity at Turbine and Forest Fringe, Greenside; I… at Tristan Bates; Tiger Mum at Theatre503; Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Elbows at Bunker; Saturday at Karamel Club; Eigengrau at Mountview; Playhouse Creatures (rehearsed reading) for Incognito; The Chairs for The Custard Factory. As associate director: In London’s West End: Equus (associate director): Equus at Theatre Royal Stratford East and on UK tour; Trenches at Bridewell. As assistant director: Hansel and Gretel at Regent’s Park; The Wild Duck (resident director) at the Almeida; End of the Pier at Park Theatre; Jesus Christ Superstar (creative assistant) at Regent’s Park; Urinetown at the Pleasance; A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Karamel Club; The Comedy of Errors at Mountview.