Graduate Dominic Shaw Celebrates Latest Olivier Award

Congratulations to Performers College graduate, Dominic Shaw who has been involved in four musical hits which have each won one or more Olivier Awards.

The latest show, Kinky Boots – for which he is the associate director – won the MasterCard  ‘Best New Musical at the Olivier Awards on Sunday.

Kinky Boots has become a favourite with UK theatregoers having won the London Evening Standard BBC Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical and the WhatsOnStage Award for Best New Musical.

Dominic and his wife, former Emmerdale actress Verity Rushworth attended the Olivier Awards Ceremony at the London Opera House and saw the show also win best costume design and best actor in a musical.

This is not the first time a show Dominic is involved in has picked up an award; he was an actor in Hairspray and an associate director for Legally Blonde, both of which won best new musical; and last year, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, for which Dominic is also the associate director, won best actress in a musical and best actress in a supporting role in a musical.