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A S    E D U C A T O R  / D I R E C T O R 

 

TRINITY LABAN CONSERVATOIRE OF MUSIC AND DANCE       2013 - current

Acting Course Coordinator,/ Senior Lecturer/ Director 

BA (Hons) Musical Theatre Performance September, 2013 - current

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FONTAINEBLEAU SCHOOL OF  ACTING                         Spring 2019

Acting-through-Song tutor

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICHESTER                                   2016

Associate Lecturer |  BA (Hons) Acting  

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ROYAL CENTRAL SCHOOL OF SPEECH AND DRAMA                 since 2008

Visiting Lecturer  | BA (Hons) Drama, Applied Theatre & Education  

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BRUNEL UNIVERSITY                                    Jan – May 2013

Visiting Lecturer | BA (Hons) Performing Arts   

NEW THEATRE WRITING module   

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THE MUSICAL THEATRE ACADEMY, London            Oct 2010 – Sept 2013

Head of Acting/Acting Tutor/Director 

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UNIVERSITY OF CHICHESTER                                2008 - 2011

Associate Lecturer/Director| BA (Hons) Performance Arts 

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CENTRAL SCHOOL OF SPEECH AND DRAMA                             2007

External Examiner BA  (Hons) Theatre Practice

Dissertation Assessments

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BRETTON HALL COLLEGE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS            2001 & 2

Visiting Director/ Choreographer 

 

 

T E A C H I N G   A R E A S 

ACTOR TRAINING/PRAXISInformed by both Drama and Performance  disciplines

 

DRAMA: Naturalism/Realism - practitioners, playwrights, contexts,  methodologies and theoretical texts; Shakespeare; non-naturalism  including,  Theatre of Cruelty, Epic Theatre, Absurdist Theatre,  Postdramatic Theatre,  New Theatre Writing, Improvisation and  Commedia  dell’Arte

 

DIRECTING: Both devised productions and established texts

 

DEVISING: Collaborative theatre from both linguistic/new writing  and  somatic origins

 

MUSICAL THEATRE: Acting, acting-through-song, and the direction of  productions

 

MENTORING (Individual and group): For performance and directing  practice and  dissertations  

 

ASSESSMENTS: For both practical and written work

METHODS:  Praxis, Lectures, Seminars and Directing

                    

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E D U C A T I O N 

PH.D.   I SPY: PERFORMANCE, POLITICITY AND THE SURVEILLANCE TURN         2020          

        Award:  Royal Central School of Speech and Drama Research Bursary 

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MA      PERFORMANCE PRACTICES AND RESEARCH                        Distinction

        Royal Central school of Speech and Drama                       2006-7

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BA (Hons) ACTING                                                  First Class

          Bretton Hall College of the University of Leeds              1995-8

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Access to HUMANITIES (equivalent to 3 'A' levels)                 Distinction

          Subject areas: Literature; History; Sociology;               1994-5

          Psychology; Visual Arts (from 1800 to present day)

          The University of East Anglia, Lowestoft College

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