Dylan Read was born in Paris and grew-up in Fife, on the east coast of Scotland. He graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2012, with a first-class hons in French and English Literature. At university, Dylan performed and co-directed an extensive repertoire of theatre and performance projects. As a keen musician, he also scored a critically acclaimed version of The Caucasian Chalk Circle. Most recently, he has been working on a piece of performance art to be presented in a Berlin gallery in March, and helping to create a sequel to the Fringe sell-out show Dinner is Swerved, of which he was co-creator. Dylan completed his professional training at the Ecole Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq in June 2014. Alongside working with Théâtre Senza, he is devising a large-scale theatre performance exploring urban life and the writings of Charles Baudelaire in Le Spleen de Paris with Gooddog Theatre.