Head of Acting

Seb was born in Germany but raised in South Wales. After reading music at London university he changed direction to study at RADA, winning the Robert Donat prize for classical acting on graduation. After 15 year of performing with major UK companies (including RSC and National Theatre), he became a director and teacher.

Seb has been Head of Acting at RADA and Drama Centre London. Recent UK productions as director include The Illusion (CONEILLE /KUSHNER), A Bright Room Called Day (Kushner), La Dispute, (Marivaux), Electra (Sophocles/Payne) , Bloody Poetry (Brenton), Billy Budd (Melville), Therese Raquin (Zola), and the operas La Voix Humane, Eugene Onegin and Idomeneo. Seb was made a UNESCO theatre ambassador in 2013, directing an all-male version of Richard the Third in Beijing (in Cantonese). He is also Artistic Director of Secret / Heart Ensemble www.secretheart.org

BA (Hons) in Drama and Theatre Studies (class 2a) – London University (Royal Holloway
College)
3-Year Vocational Acting Diploma – RADA
L.T.C.L – Trinity College London
PG cert dip – University of the Arts, London

Published 11/6/21   9:38AM

Congratulations Caitlin!

Huge congratulations to our Musical Theatre class of 2018 graduate Caitlin Tipping! Caitlin is currently touring the UK as Jane Seymour, part of the new UK Tour cast of SIX The Musical. The whole MGA team couldn’t be more proud!

Published 13/5/21   2:49PM

Third Year Dancers get their Momentum!

It’s here! Momentum 2021 has arrived! As part of their professional development, our third-year Dance students work with a professional film team to shoot various dance styles, creating a unique, diverse and dynamic showreel as part of their promotional portfolio after graduation. This essential project, entitled Momentum, offers our students… » Read more

Published 29/3/21   3:48PM

BA (Hons) Acting course produce 'Back to Normal' with Wonder Fools

Earlier this term, our graduating class of Actors had the opportunity to work with Scottish-based production company Wonder Fools. While in isolation, the students developed and filmed a piece of work called Back To Normal. The performance takes the form of a mockumentary featuring material that varies from the dramatic… » Read more

Published 29/3/21   10:17AM

Laura Proudfoot joins the Board of Directors

MGA is proud to announce that Laura Proudfoot, our current Vice Principal, has been appointed to our Board of Directors to help guide MGA through our next exciting stages of development and expansion. Throughout her professional career, Laura has been actively involved in the development of performing arts education within… » Read more