Oliver was the Associate Director of Auckland Theatre Company from 2000 – 2003 during which time he led the
Company in establishing the industry training/audience development programme 2econd Unit, the ATC Literary
Unit, the annual Play Reading Series, the Education Unit and the ATC Ambassador Programme. He became acting
Artistic Director in 2003 before leaving to host the newly created TVNZ current affairs arts show, Frontseat. Theatre
credits include: Bash, Caligula, The Rocky Horror Show, Serial Killers, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, The
Blue Room, The Vagina Monologues, Bellbird, Ladies Night, Small God, New Gold Dream, The Talented Mr. Ripley,
The Shape of Things, Stones in his Pockets, It’s in the Bag, Tape, Play 2, Play 2.03, The Goat and most recently the
30th Anniversary production of Glide Time for the Silo Theatre. Oliver is a board member and Patron of the Silo
Theatre, a resident director at Curious Film, host of the radio show Almost Monday on Newstalk ZB, a member of
Actors Equity and a responsible dog owner.
Amadeus. Jesus Christ Superstar. Red. The Pillowman. Twelfth Night. Caligula. The Talented Mr Ripley. The Shape of Things. Ladies' Night. The Bellbird. The Vagina Monologues. Stones in His Pockets. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. The Blue Room. Wit. Serial Killers. The Judas Kiss.