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Graduate Profiles



The Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance is renowned for producing a diverse range of graduates. From Comic Relief founder and script editor extraordinaire Emma Freud to ITV's creative director Francis Hopkinson, from Olivier Award-winning actor Mark Strong to BRIT Award-winning musician KT Tunstall; whatever our graduates go on to do, they do it brilliantly.

Have a look at what some of our more recent alumni have been up to:

nonzeroone (2009)


A theatre company fast becoming leaders in interactive theatre-making in the UK, nonzeroone explore ideas of audience responsibility using creative approaches to space and technology.

nonzeroone were the resident theatre company at Royal Holloway's Department of Drama and Theatre from 2013-14.


Forest Fringe (2007)


Forest Fringe is a community of artists making space for risk and experimentation at the Edinburgh Festival and beyond. Their annual community space at the Festival is entirely independent and non-profit.

Forest Fringe were the resident theatre company at Royal Holloway's Department of Drama and Theatre from 2014-16.


Blackshaw (2010)


Consisting almost exclusively of our alumni, Blackshaw Theatre aims to bring entertaining theatre productions and accessible social events to the public whilst providing support for a spawling network of multi-disciplinary practitioners.


Patchwork (2006)


Patchwork Theatre travel the globe to run drama projects in educational settings and the community.

Patchwork passionately work in partnership with schools to use theatre to develop confidence and an appetite for learning in young audiences.

By Jove (2011)


By Jove is an ensemble of young theatre-makers who want to see a new kind of Britain emerge in the 21st Century. They create exclusively new, political theatre that speaks through myths, legends, and stories from our cultural canon.


Theatre Ad Infinitum (2007)


Theatre Ad Infinitum is a multi-award-winning international ensemble that develops new and original theatre for multi-cultural audiences. The Lecoq-trained mime ensemble has a passion for innovative performances that harness the universal language of the body.


Analogue (2006)


Analogue make ambitious new theatre inspired by real stories and contemporary ethical questions. Bringing together research and invention to fuse the human with the scientific, Analogue has also developed an impressive track record of education and participatory work.


Amy Fisher (2011)


Amy, a theatre producer with Box Of Tricks, won a BBC Performing Arts fellowship that named her One To Watch in 2015.

Ethan Lawrence (2014)


You probably know Ethan better as 'Joe' from BBC3's Bad Education, where he starred in all three seasons alongside Jack Whitehall.

Lizzie Cooper (2012)


Stage manager extraordinaire Lizzie goes from strength to strength, ASMing at the Almeida, Old Vic and National Theatre

Max & Iván (2009)


Max (Olesker) & Iván (Gonzalez) are an award-winning double act who you probably know from BBC2's W1A and Radio 4's The Casebook of Max & Iván.


In Cahoots (2011)


Luke Manning and Paul G Raymond are In Cahoots, a critically-acclaimed comedy duo who have been all over BBC Radio 4's Sketchorama and the BBC Asian Network.


James Pidgeon (2009)


James cut his producing teeth at the Globe, BAC, and the National. Recently, he's served as Programme Manager, Producer and now Artistic Director at Shoreditch Town Hall.

Floating Moment (2016)


Mirrir Huang and Tina Tian formed Floating Moment after their hugely successful performances borne of our MA CPP, making work on hypnosis and dramatherapy.

Raheem Mir (2016)


Double-alumnus Raheem goes from strength to strength in his work of subverting gender roles in traditional Indian dance, performing his unique shows around the world.


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