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?