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Adam Scott-Rowley

Adam trained at The London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art (LAMDA). He is a multidisciplinary theatre practitioner covering acting, writing, directing and teaching. He is the creator and performer behind the multi-award winning and internationally touring show ‘THIS IS NOT CULTURALLY SIGNIFICANT'.

Adam’s creative focus is rooted in defying traditional theatrical norms, celebrating the avant-garde, and kindling compassion in the most unlikely of places.

As a practitioner, Adam works at The Danish National School of Performing Arts where he teaches and directs his theatre and performance methodology ‘The Sensitised Theatre’. He has also taught at the Copenhagen International School of Performing Arts, The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Mountview, ArtsEd, and the National Youth Theatre.

Adam is a qualified secular mindfulness practitioner and is authorised to teach mindfulness by the Mindfulness Association; having completed their Mindfulness, Compassion, Insight, and 2-year teacher training pathway. He holds a Postgraduate Degree in the Studies of Mindfulness from the University of Aberdeen.

His new show YOU ARE GOING TO DIE premiered at VAULT Festival in March 2023. It then completed a month-long run at Summerhall for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, before departing on an international tour beginning in Denmark. The show returns to London in 2024 at the Southwark Playhouse from 18 April to 4 May.

​Adam is currently co-creating a show with British theatre director Ned Bennett for production in 2025.

Awards for Adam’s performance in THIS IS NOT CULTURALLY SIGNIFICANT include: 2017 Offie Nomination for ‘Best Male Performance’, WINNER ’Stand-Out Performance at the Fringe 2017’, WINNER ‘Best Solo Performance at the Fringe 2017’, and WINNER ‘Show of the Week at VAULT Festival 2018’.

Awards for Adam’s performance in YOU ARE GOING TO DIE include: 2023 Offie Nomination for ‘IDEA Production: Devised or Physical Theatre’ and 2023 VAULT Festival Nomination for the ‘ORIGINS AWARD’.

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