top of page

Shiv Rabheru is a queer British Indian Director based in London, UK.


Shiv is currently the Resident Director of Hamilton at London's Victoria Palace Theatre, West End.


Born in Basingstoke, Hampshire to immigrant parents, Shiv trained as a dancer from a young age and later as an actor. He has gone on to work extensively in the UK and internationally performing in plays, musicals, television and film for over a decade.


Over the past couple of years Shiv has forged an exciting career as a theatre director. Having always had a passion for storytelling and collaborating with other artists, he has been able to flourish when both re-imagining classic stories and devising new work.


He is currently working as a professional director and enjoys using a wide range of skillsets when creating work across many theatrical genres. These include music, physical theatre, dance, puppetry and more.

Shiv was shortlisted for the RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award in 2022.


Directing Credits


3rd year Production

Doreen Bird College, 2023

Out of the Box

by Preeya Kalidas and Craig Shenton

Produced by Paul Taylor-Mills

Turbine Theatre, 2023


3rd year Production

Doreen Bird College, 2022

Into The Woods

by Stephen Sondheim & James Lapine

Royal Academy of Music, 2022 


Les Misérables

3rd year Production

Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, 2021 

Spring Awakening

3rd year Production

Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, 2021 


The Secret Garden

3rd year Production 

Guildford School of Acting, 2021 


Epic Love and Pop Songs

By Phoebe Eclair- Powell

Arts Educational School, 2021

Associate/Resident Directing


West End 2023-Present

Cameron Mackintosh, Victoria Palace Theatre

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

West End and UK Tour 2019-2022

Nimax Theatres


Romeo and Juliet

3rd year Production 2021 

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, 2021

bottom of page