Core teaching staff
There are 19 teaching staff and a further 13 technicians in the Technical Theatre Department. All the teaching staff have had long and varied careers in professional theatre. The Department maintains constant industry contacts via incoming directors, designers and lighting designers, as well as freelance costume supervisors, scenic artists, prop makers, production managers and lighting programmers. It also has strong links with professional colleagues and ex-students working with all major UK theatre and opera companies, productions and suppliers.
Designers and lighting designers who have worked at the School include: Peter Mumford, Isabella Bywater, Susannah Henry, Mark Jonathan, John Owens, Yannis Thavoris, Dick Bird, Jamie Vartan, Dora Schweitzer, Johanna Town, Hugh Vanstone and John Leonard. See a full list of core and recent visiting staff.