Where we’ve taught

When I am talking with my students, I feel in my soul I’m under the influence Percy’s philosophy of teaching at Motley – Megumi Kawagamini

Motley has historically produced many inspirational teachers, who continue to pass Percy’s philosophy of teaching down through the generations and across continents.

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Australia/ New Zealand
Derek J Nicholson (Group 1) Lecturer at School of Design, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney
Penny Fitt (Group 2) Head of Design, Toi Whakaari, New Zealand Drama School
Jane Barwell (Group 27) teaches Design at Edith Cowan University in Perth (in the area of Interior & Spacial Design and Graphic Design); taught scenic painting and model making at The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, WAAPA.

USA/ Canada
Gavin Semple (Group 7) Ass Professor of Drama, University of Calgary
Shawn Kerwin (Group 9) Associate Professor, Stage Design Department of Theatre, York University, Toronto; has served as Chair of the Department of Theatre.

South America
Edith Del Campo (Group 6) teacher at University of Chile
Ramon Lopez (Group 9) Dean of The Faculty of Arts at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile

Claudia Mayer (Group 14) Design Tutor at National School of Drama, New Delhi

Tim Northam (Group 21) regularly leads projects at l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Nantes where there is a theatre and exhibition design option.

Frank Conway (Group 12) runs IT Sligo Performing Arts Theatre Design Course
Inez Nordell (Group 15) currently setting up an MA degree course in Costume Design at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin.
Brien Vahey (Group 17) has taught at Dúnlaoghaire Institute of Technology, Dublin, and has been external assessor at IT Sligo Performing Arts Theatre Design Course
Chisato Yoshimi (Group 17) Head of course at Trinity College Dublin

Nanako Kume (Group 23) lecturer for the Drama Expression Culture, post graduate course in Kyoto women’s University and lectures on the Theatre Design & Performance in Aichi Prefectural University Fine Arts & Music
Megumi Kawagamini (Group 25) tutor for Drama school in Japan

Franklyn Beckford (Group 21) teaches arts and design at Hertford Regional College
Hayden Griffin (Group 1) former co-director at Motley, senior lecturer in Production Design at the London Film School
Andrea Montag (Group 5) Head of Design at Bristol Old Vic Design Course
Sarah Paulley (Group 5) runs Summer School in Theatre Design at Arches in Glasgow, Lectures at QMC
Jen Blincow (Rowlands) (Group 13) Design Lecturer at the Royal Welsh College Of Music and Drama, teaching theatre design and painting
Brigitte Lambert (Group 15) teaches at Rose Bruford
Pip Nash (Group 15) teaches at Rose Bruford
Ashley Martin-Davis (Group 17) Associate at Motley
Marjoke Henrichs (Group 18) teaches in Suffolk
David Neat (Group 18) renowned modelmaking tutor and author
Lone Schacksen (Group 36) teaches AutoCAD at Guildhall
Gaia Shaw (Group 19)  taught at Motley, theatre design at University of Kent; Head of Drama at school in Norfolk.
Gary Thorne (Group 18) Head of Design, RADA
Michael Vale (Group 18) Deputy at Bristol Old Vic Design Course
Madeline Herbert (Group 22) Model figure making tutor
Anthony Lamble (Group 22) former Associate at Motley
Julie Matthews (Group 23) courses for community theatre groups in Bristol, Bath and South Gloucestershire; teaches at various levels incl. ONC, ACCESS & at Bristol University
Fiona Watt (Group 25) lectures on theatre design
Jason Ions (Group 32)  teaches Art & Photography at secondary school; has taught theatre design at Norwich UEA, to theatre practitioners in north Israel with British Council  &  students at Market Theatre Laboratory, South Africa.