School Management Group

Dr Catherine McNamara Head of School, Associate Professor
Pippa Treharne Operations & Engagement Manager
Tom Turner Director of Learning and Teaching, Senior Lecturer
Niall Bailey Director of Studies, Senior Lecturer
Grainne Byrne Director of Employability, Senior Lecturer
Anna Tringham Director of Student Experience, Lecturer
Professor Anna McNamara Director of Internationalisation, Professor 
Professor Robert Shaughnessy Director of Research, Professor
Dominic Rouse Head of Acting, Senior Lecturer
Julian Woolford Head of Musical Theatre, Senior Lecturer
Joanne Franklin Head of Technical Theatre Arts, Lecturer
Darren Tunstall Head of Theatre Studies, Senior Lecturer
VACANT Equality, Diversity & Inclusivity Manager
Alison Avis Enterprises Manager

Academic Staff

Niall Bailey Director of Studies, Senior Lecturer
Dr Jaq Bessell BA Acting Programme Leader, Associate Professor
Rachel Birch-Lawson Head of Movement, Lecturer
Dominic Burdess Lecturer
Mig Burgess Senior Lecturer
Megan Burns Lecturer
Grainne Byrne Director of Employability, MFA Acting Programme Leader, Senior Lecturer
Ameer Choudrie Senior Lecturer
Kevin Michael Cripps Head of Singing, Lecturer
Phyllida Crowley-Smith Head of Dance, Lecturer
Laura Cull O'Maoilearca Associate Professor
Andrew Davidson BA (Hons) Theatre Programme Leader, Lecturer
Katy Downton Sustainability Champion, Lecturer
Gareth Evans Neurodiversity & Disability Champion, Lecturer
Joanne Franklin Head of Technical Theatre Arts, BA Theatre Production Programme Leader, MA Stage & Production Management Programme Leader, Lecturer
Paul Herbert Head of Music, Lecturer
Rachael Kerridge Lecturer
Professor Anna McNamara Director of Internationalisation, Professor
Dr Catherine McNamara Head of School, Associate Professor
Sabina Netherclift Lecturer
Stewart Nicholls BA Musical Theatre Programme Leader, Senior Lecturer
Racheal Owens Gender Identity Champion, Lecturer
Chris Palmer Head of Voice, Lecturer
Peter Roberts Lecturer
Dominic Rouse Head of Acting, Senior Lecturer
Rose Ryan Lecturer
Nicholas Scrivens BA Actor-Musician Programme Leader, Senior Lecturer
Professor Robert Shaughnessy Director of Research, Professor
Michael Smalley Senior Lecturer
Gerry Tebbutt Lecturer
Michael Toumey Foundation Acting Programme Leader, Lecturer
Anna Tringham Director of Student Experience, BA Applied & Contemporary Theatre Programme Leader, Lecturer
Jenny Tullett Lecturer
Dr Darren Tunstall Head of Theatre Studies, MA Acting Programme Leader, Senior Lecturer
Tom Turner Director of Learning & Teaching, Senior Lecturer
Dr Matt Wagner Senior Lecturer
Barbara Ward Lecturer
Fran Williams MA Musical Theatre Programme Leader, Senior Lecturer
Julian Woolford Head of Musical Theatre, Musical Theatre Programme Leader, MFA Musical Theatre Programme Leader, Senior Lecturer

Technical & Production Staff

Vanessa Dean Deputy Wardrobe Supervisor  
Mark Dutton Performing Arts Technician (Video)  
Rebecca Emery Production Supervisor  
James Fitzgerald Workshop Supervisor  
Charlie Hester Performing Arts Technician (Events)  
Roger Ness Scenic Arts Supervisor  
Sarah Sage Technical Theatre Manager  
Sheryl-Lynne Valensky Senior Productions Supervisor  
Carina Wells Wardrobe Supervisor  
Jim Whitcher Performing Arts Technician (Sound)  
Faylin Wright Wardrobe Assistant  

Professional Services

Alison Avis Enterprises Manager  
Claire Grayson-Healey Administrator  
Bethany Mills Receptionist  
Finn Nickells Box Office & Events Administrator  
Sue Smith School Administrator and PA to Head of School  
Pippa Treharne Operations & Engagement Manager  
VACANT Marketing Officer  
VACANT EDI Manager  

 

Associate & Visiting Professionals

Acting

  • Matt Butler-Hart
  • Matt Coulton
  • Ian Ricketts

Dance

  • Francis Angol
  • Nicola Coates
  • Kamala Devam
  • Liesl Dowsett
  • Matt Gillett
  • Charlotte Gooch
  • Emma Harris
  • Rebecca Herszenhorn
  • James Johnston
  • Jo McShane
  • Rohan Richards
  • Lindsay Taylor
  • Kate Tydman
  • Kate Webster

Music

  • Simona Budd
  • James Moriarty
  • Chris Poon
  • Dan Smith

 

Singing

  • Katie Crooks
  • Lydia Easton
  • Michael Freeman
  • Tom Hier
  • Lynette Majder
  • Tim Van Peteghem

PGR Supervisor

  • Professor Paul Allain
  • Dr Adam Alston
  • Shantel Ehrenberg
  • Dr Rachel Hann
  • Dr Laura Robinson

Freelancers

Director/Musical Director & Choreographer

  • Nicholai La Barrie
  • Candida Caldicot
  • Cressida Carre
  • Heather Carroll
  • Anna Fox
  • Chloe France
  • Tom Jackson-Greaves
  • Jemima James
  • Chris Ma
  • Brady Mould
  • Joe Prouse
  • Shiv Rabheru
  • Matt Smith
  • Ed Zanders

Set/Costume/Makeup Designer

  • Fiona Alexander
  • Anette Black
  • Stewart J Charlesworth
  • Jason Denvir
  • PJ McEvoy
  • Luisa Ridge
  • Emily Stuart
  • Samantha Sullivan
  • Elliott Squire

Sound/Lighting Designer

  • Tony Gayle
  • Vicky Wilkinson
  • Andrew Bruce
  • Seb Blaber
  • Alex Musgrave
  • Johanna Town
  • Greg Staniewicz
  • Jon Higson
  • Ben Smith
  • John Rainsforth
  • Joshua McCrohan
  • Rory Beaton
  • Matt McKenzie
  • Chloe Kenward
  • Zoe Milton
  • Aaron Dootson
  • Oscar Thompson
  • Chris Whybrow
  • Will Evans
  • Fiffi Thorsteinsson
  • David Howe
  • Justin Teasdale
  • Liv Nagy
  • Dave Hughes

Production/Stage Manager & Construction

  • Keira Dulake
  • Ali Edwards
  • Jordon Harris
  • Nathalie Perthuisot

 

Video Designer/Programmer & Videographer

  • Tom Mann
  • Alex Ryland-Jones
  • Leah Sams
  • Libby Ward

 

Physiotherapist

  • Claudine Chiplin BSc MCSP HCPC