Staff and Facilities
Here, you can see a list of key staff from Royal Birmingham Conservatoire's Acting department.
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Acting has a management team made up of senior academic staff and professional services managers. The faculty executive body oversees the school management team.
Course Directors are responsible for the delivery of each course with the Academic Administration Managers responsible for the quality assurance and regulations of assessments.
RBC Acting has a number of specialist departments including Acting, Voice, Singing, Movement and Production which are led by individual Heads of Department.
Meet our Staff
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Our students are taught by academic staff with a real passion for the subjects they teach - take a closer look.
Prof. Stephen Simms: Head of Acting, Director
Danièle Sanderson: Head of Undergraduate Studies (Acting) and Course Director - BA Acting
Lise Olson: Course Director - MA/PgDip Acting, Director
Alex Taylor: Head of Postgraduate Studies - Acting and Course Director - MA/PgDip Professional Voice Practice and MFA Acting
Robert Miles: Course Director, Foundation Course in Acting
Dr Paola Botham: Tutor
Louise Papillon: Acting & Physical Skills Tutor, Director and Librarian
Andrew Potter: Acting Tutor, Director
Clifford Milner: Senior Acting Tutor Recorded Media, Director
Dr Gareth Somers: Lecturer
Visiting Acting Tutors
Visiting Singing Tutors
SJ Bourne: Singing Tutor
Kerry Hodgkin: Singing Tutor
Aimée Whatson: Singing Tutor
David Merriman: Accompanist, M/D, Ensemble Singing Tutor
Angela Moran: Accompanist
Joe Robinson: Accompanist, M/D, Ensemble Singing Tutor
Ben Wiles: Accompanist, M/D, Singing Tutor
Visiting Voice Tutors
Polly Hudson: Head of Movement
Visiting Physical Skills Tutors
Verity Bray: Movement Tutor
Roger Bartlett: Stage Combat Tutor
Maria Blundell-Palethorpe: Movement Tutor
Colin Lang: Movement Tutor
Dave McKenna: Movement Tutor
Claire Corfield: Yoga
Aleksandar Dundjerovic: Professor in Performing Arts
Clifford Milner: Director, Screen Acting and Acting for the Microphone Tutor
Lyndall Grant (Perf Capture)
Peter L Wild
Charlie Horne: Technical Theatre
Laura Killeen: Production Administration
Hollie Wright: Production Design
Nikki French: Practical Stage Management
Claire D'Angelo: Practical Stage Management and Professional Development
Highly Sprung Performance Company: Final Major Project
Anthony Ekundayo Lennon
Aleksandar Sasha Dundjerovic