Neela Dolezalova

A former member of the Writers’ Attachment Programme at Soho Theatre, Neela has worked in both commercial and community-based theatre for over 20 years. Her writing credits include work for Soho Theatre, the National Youth Theatre and Tamasha Theatre. Neela has experience working with verbatim theatre techniques, both creating theatre and training others. In 2021 she was shortlisted for the BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Competition for her TV Drama, GIRLA. She is also a qualified maths teacher.

London (Greater London)


2021 - 'Disturbed' for PROPS radio series by Documental Theatre

2015 - 2017 - Writer for 'Now Press Play', audio dramas for children

2011 - 'The Brave Little Tailor' Brothers Grimm adaptation for The Wireless Theatre Company and Roundhouse Radio


2023 - Co-creator of 'Nothing But a Number' for the Playhouse Performer’s Ensemble (Nottingham Playhouse)

2023 - Co-creator of 'Kids These Days' at LIPA (George Harrison Workshop Studio)

2022 - Co-creator of 'Wild, Wild Things' (Rich Mix)

2022 - Co-creator of 'Unidentified Friend in the Bagging Area' at LIPA (Unity Theatre)

2021 - Co-creator of '3 Minutes Dead Silence' at East 15 Acting School (The Corbett Theatre)

2020 - Co-creator of 'Goodbye' at RADA (Online)

2019 - Creator of ‘At Home I Speak’ (Being Human Festival, Rich Mix)

2019 - Co-creator and Director for ‘Hear Me Now, Haggerston’ (Cardboard Citizens)

2019 - Co-creator of ‘Decolonisation: Not Just a Buzzword’ with Bhuchar Boulevard Theatre Company (SOAS University)

2018 - Co-creator of ‘Young Hot Bloods’ with Longsight Theatre (From the Forest Festival)

2018 - Co-creator of ‘One Book One Pen’ (The Dukes Lancaster)

2018 - Creator and Producer of ‘The Talk’ (National Tour, Rich Mix and ‘Highly Commended’ at VAULT Festival)

2017 - 2019 - Associate Artist for ‘I Walk in Your Words’ (Rich Mix and Omnibus Theatre)

2011  - 'Stop. Rewind.' for Tamasha Theatre and Mulberry School for Girls.

2003 - 'Lock the Gates' for the National Youth Theatre (Lyric Studio, Hammersmith)

2002 - 'Playing Fields' (Soho Theatre)


Film, Radio, Short story, Television, Theatre