Who We Are
Ryan Calais Cameron
Co-Founder and Artistic Director
Ryan Calais Cameron is an award winning Writer, Actor and Theatre Maker. For Nouveau Riche Ryan has written QUEENS OF SHEBA (co-written with Jessica Hagan) and TYPICAL (starring Richard Blackwood) sell-out hits at Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2018 and 2019 respectively, winning The Stage Edinburgh Fringe Award. He is an alumnus of the Royal Court writer’s Supergroup and the Soho writers’ group. Currently Ryan is under commission to the Royal Court Theatre and has a number of projects in development with theatre and television companies.
Co-Founder and Producer
Shavani Cameron is a critically acclaimed Actress and Producer at Nouveau Riche. Shavani
Co-Founded the company with Ryan and has been involved in Producing and facilitating on
Queens of Sheba (Edinburgh and New Diorama) TYPICAL and The Brand Nouveau Initiative
Joshua is an enthusiastic and ambitious producer at Nouveau Riche, with a strong passion and desire for incorporating all round diversity. Having been a key integral member of Nouveau Riche from the start, Joshua has worked on numerous projects for the company (Queens Of Sheba, TIMBUKTU, TYPICAL, MOTSWAKWA: Foreigner to name a few) as well as lead the Brand Nouveau Initiative program, championing and providing opportunity for new up and coming artists creating a platform both on stage and screen in the UK entertainment industry.
Jacob is a Ghanaian-British creative producer, he has worked with organisations including the V&A, Livity, Sound Connections and Richmix and is the co-creator and producer of DEM TIMES, a coming-of-age fiction podcast. Jacob is extremely passionate about Ghana, the arts and young people and would love to add value in the UK and abroad.
As a producer for Nouveau Riche, Jacob has been a part of 'For Black Boys who have considered suicide when the hue was too heavy' (Boundless/Battersea Arts Centre).