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Inspirational alumni in Theatre

You’ll leave Brunel with an independent mind and strong transferable skills in collaboration, negotiation, teamwork, leadership, communication, problem-solving and project-management that are sought after by employers, regardless of what industry you’re going into.

Apart from the wide number of theatre-related work opportunities which you will be able to explore, our subject team also has well established links with theatre venues and companies across London and the UK. Their industry experience means you can benefit from contacts in the world of theatre and performance to gain quality work experience and even graduate opportunities.

Our graduates are working as theatre producers, actors, performers, playwrights, stand-up comedians, casting directors, event managers and community theatre officers for local councils. Find out how their Brunel experience helped shape their future plans.

Adwoa Aboha, Actor and Model

Greg Davies, Comedian and Actor

Dawn James, Marketing and Sales Manager for the Park Theatre

Bryony Kimmings, Performance Artist

Lee Mack, Comedian and Writer

Sophie McShera, Actor

Jon Neill, Head of Drama and Outdoor Education Coordinator at Theale Green School

Amber Rose Revah, Actor

Cathy Tyson, Actor

Damson Idris, Actor

Michael Dapaah – AKA Big Shaq – actor, rapper, comedian and YouTube star

Keisha Amponsa Banson, Actor, West End: Caroline or Change, Matilda, Motown, Little Shop of Horrors

Kayi Ushe, Actor, West End Book of Mormon, Kinky Boots tour

Lauren Nathan-Lane, Co-founder of Unblurred Lines Company combatting violence against women and girls

Weronika Kucharska, Qualified Dramatherapist

Dominique Powell, Dance and Arts Therapist now practicing in New Zealand

And here are some more recent graduates and what they have gone on to do:

Sam Smithson, MA Directing, Central School of Speech and Drama, London

Lars Kastrup-Nielsen, MA Literature, Oxford

Tejas Rawal, MA Theatre Criticism and Dramaturgy, Central School of Speech and Drama, London

 Lucia Jones, MA Peace & Conflict Resolution, Durham University and currently PhD candidate, Government and International Affairs, Durham University

 Vinesh Veerasami, Working Actor

 Daniel Gonzalez, MA Central School of Speech and Drama and now PhD student at Brunel

Shylene Ncube, Mind Charity, Applied Theatre for Youth and Mental Wellbeing

 Francesca Mann, PGCE with a focus on Autism & SEN


What can I do with a Theatre degree?