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Director at Workspace Hollywood

Guest Director, Associate Faculty at AADA, Los Angeles

2012 - Present

Guest Director, Associate Faculty

American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Los Angeles

2013 - 2015


Theatre of Arts, Hollywood

2003 - 2010

Director of Acting Programme

1997 - 2003

Head of MA and Postgraduate Performance Courses

Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, London, England

2001 - 2002

Professor of Theatre History (Adjunct Faculty)

Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

1988 - 2001

Director of Projects

Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts

Lecturer in Theatre History

The School of the Science of Acting, London, England

Senior Acting Tutor

The Blair School, London, England

Film Technique Tutor

Italia Conti Academy, London, England

Acting for Film

London Academy of Acting

1982 - 1987

Teacher of Acting and Theatre Arts

Madeira School, Virginia USA

St Patrick’s School, Washington DC

Triumph Productions, Maryland, USA

John Eton School, Washington DC

Gunston Art Centre, Arlington, Virginia




Acting, Comedy, Theatre History, Actor and Text, Scene Study, Directing, Greek Tragedy, Greek and Roman Comedy, Shakespeare, Moliere, Ibsen, Chekhov, Brecht and Epic Theatre, Beckett, American Social Realism, Audition Technique, Business of Acting, Non-Naturalistic Drama, British Political Theatre, British theatre covering the plays of Wilde, Granville Barker, Coward, Pinter, Peter Barnes, Howard Brenton and Howard Barker.



  • Line managed 10 senior academic staff and over 50 freelance directors and tutors working within Acting, Voice, Movement, Film and Television Departments

  • Managed the program through a series of successful revalidations of BA and MA Performance courses

  • Received 4 commendations from University of East Anglia

  • Lead the Acting program through successful reaccreditations by National Council for Drama Training as well as Trinity and OFSTED inspections - the courses were rated as Outstanding by all the above organizations

  • Co-wrote MA in Directing validated by University of East Anglia

  • Wrote Postgraduate Diploma in Acting for recorded Media

  • Co-wrote MA in Classical Acting

  • Chaired University of East Anglia/Mountview BA and MA Exam Board

  • Produced (Chose the Play, cast, venue, appointed artistic team, budgeted, supervised and assessed) 15 internal productions, 4 Shakespeare touring productions and 8 full scale public productions in various London theatres per annum, over 80 productions in total

  • Managed an annual teaching budget of over £1.5 million

  • Maintained student recruitment at financially viable levels

  • Supervised internal quality assurance and enhancement of standards Chaired Curriculum Development Meetings

  • Managed the delivery of student welfare, support and pastoral care

  • Contributed to the writing of institutional policies and procedures

  • Supervised Students’ participation in RSC workshops

  • Managed School’s annual participation in Wanamaker Festival at Shakespeare’s Globe

  • Supervised involvement with Carleton Hobbs Competition at BBC Radio

  • Developed links involving the production and editing of Films between Northern Film Schools at Leeds Metropolitan University, Mountview Academy and Royal Academy of Music Teaching and directing responsibilities


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