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E D U C A T I O N 

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

           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; Psychology;             1994-5

              Visual Arts (from 1800 to present day)

              The University of East Anglia, Lowestoft College

 

 

 

 

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With Molly Osborne and David Sharp

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

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by Luke Benjamin Roberts

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  

Acting Course Coordinator,/ Senior Lecturer/ Director 

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

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FONTAINEBLEAU SCHOOL OF  ACTING  

Acting through Song teacher

January - March 2019

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THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICHESTER

Associate Lecturer |  BA (Hons) Acting  |  September 2016

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ROYAL CENTRAL SCHOOL OF SPEECH AND DRAMA  

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

Since 2008 (periodically. Most recently Februay 2019)

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BRUNEL UNIVERSITY  

Visiting Lecturer | BA (Hons) Performing Arts   

'NEW THEATRE WRITING' module |  Jan – May 2013

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THE MUSICAL THEATRE ACADEMY, London 

Head of Acting/Acting Tutor/Director | Oct 2010 – Sept 2013

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UNIVERSITY OF CHICHESTER

Associate Lecturer/Director| BA (Hons) Performance Arts | various | 2008 - 2011

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CENTRAL SCHOOL OF SPEECH AND DRAMA | External Examiner  |

BA  (Hons) Theatre Practice - dissertations | 2007

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BRETTON HALL COLLEGE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS |

Visiting Director/ Choreographer  | 2001 & 2

 

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T E A C H I N G   A R E A S 

 

 

     METHODS:  Praxis, Lectures, Seminars and Directing

 

  • 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