The Trainers

At present, all training within the Lab Sessions is conducted by Lisa Peck.

Lisa Peck

Lisa Peck is a director, teacher and actor trainer who has worked in Theatre and Education for twenty years. She is an educational consultant at The National Theatre and is currently undertaking a PhD in actor training practices. As part of this research she is shadowing Katie Mitchell for an extensive period of time to better understand her creative process. She was Head of Drama at Varndean College for sixteen years and now teaches at the Central School of Speech and Drama, Chichester and Sussex Universities at MA and BA level. She has run the Graduate Teaching Programme for Drama teachers at Sussex University for the last eight years and has mentored large numbers of artists through the point of career change to become teachers. Her practice of performer training takes very much a holistic approach and aims to develop the whole performer by working body, mind, voice and imagination.