John Matthews, Programme Leader, BA (Hons) Acting

John’s performance credits include BBC film drama and stage productions across the UK as both an actor and director. A recognised specialist in the subject of training, John is the author of Training for Performance, and Anatomy of Performance Training. As Research Fellow of the Stanislavski Centre, John taught and presented his research at the country’s leading drama schools and has received an Arts and Humanities Research Council Fellowship for his work in performer training.

“Working collaboratively with our colleagues at Theatre Royal allows us to offer a completely unique, and professional-standard training. The new House theatre is an exceptional resource for students on this programme, because of its capacity, versatility and technical capabilities and also because of its prime location in the centre of the city.”

Find out more about John’s experience and research interests