Wild Yak is a London based independent production and general management company headed by Producer Oliver King.
We specialise in bringing international work to new audiences and developing new writing, with our roots in theatrical production.
We produce, develop and manage all forms of live entertainment, including theatre, concerts and dance productions, as well as private events. We have recently set up a new arm with a focus on developing original drama content for film and television.
Wild Yak acts as general managers for a range of organisations and independent productions. Belka Productions, which specialises in Anglo-Russian cultural exchange, is a subsidiary of Wild Yak.
Belka Productions is a subsidiary of Wild Yak. Belka specialises in the production of Eastern European drama and the promotion of Anglo-Russian cultural exchange.
Visit www.belkaproductions.com for more information.
WHO WE ARE
Director & Producer: Oliver King - firstname.lastname@example.org
After graduating from Durham University Oliver trained as an actor at Drama Centre London & The Boris Schukin Theatre School in Moscow before turning his hand to producing. He is the director of both Wild Yak and Belka Productions.
Oliver's producing and general management credits include Life & Fate, Uncle Vanya, Tartuffe (Theatre Royal Haymarket) Queens of Syria (Young Vic, Gillian Lynne Theatre & UK Tour), Counting Sheep, Lunch, Balaklava Blues (The Vaults, Belarus Free Theatre), Context Festival, Sun Line, Requiem for Aleppo (Sadler's Wells), Three Sisters (Vaudeville Theatre), And Here I Am (Cheltenham Everyman, UK & International Tour), The Sovremnnik Theatre Season (Piccadilly Theatre), Donkey Heart (Trafalgar Studios), Luce (Southwark Playhouse), Three Sisters, Uncle Vanya (Wyndham’s), A Dashing Fellow (New Diorama), Tied to You (Pushkin House), A Warsaw Melody (Arcola Theatre), Sunstroke (Platform Theatre), Piranha Heights (Old Red Lion), Mary Postgate, Hansel & Gretel (Edinburgh Festival) & the documentary film The World to Hear.
Oliver is a member of the Society of London Theatre (SOLT) and also manages the UK based international arts charity, Developing Artists.
Associate Producer: Grant Edwards - email@example.com
After beginning his career as an Actor and later training at Drama Centre London, Grant has worked with multiple theatre and opera companies as a Producer and General/Production Manager, facilitating plays, operas, concerts, film shoots and album launches. Grant has been the Associate Producer for Wild Yak since 2017, firstly managing Requiem for Aleppo (Sadler's Wells, and Edinburgh – Pleasance at the EICC). His other work with Wild Yak/Belka Productions includes: Three Sisters (Vaudeville), Life & Fate, Uncle Vanya, Tartuffe (Theatre Royal Haymarket), Counting Sheep, Balaklava Blues (The Vaults, Belarus Free Theatre), Context Festival, Sun Line (Sadler’s Wells), And Here I Am (Cheltenham Everyman, UK & International Tour), and The Sovremnnik Theatre Season (Piccadilly Theatre). Grant has also completed SOLTs 'Stage One' course for commercial producers, and is an Associate of Trinity Collage London.
Further credits: La Serenissima's Ottone in Villa (Buxton Opera House), Peter Knapp’s The Opera (Rose Theatre – Kingston and tour), London International Sinfonia – Chinese Festival Of The Moon Gala Concert (Cadogan Hall - Sloane Square), McM Album Launch Concert (The Other Palace - London Victoria), Madam Butterfly (Cadogan Hall), and as Company Producer for Nova Music Opera, multiple operas at: St John Smith’s Square, LSO St Luke’s, The Colyer - Ferguson Concert Hall, Barbers Institute, and the Dartington, Cheltenham, and Presteigne International Festivals.
General Enquiries - firstname.lastname@example.org