Staff & Governance Engaged and experienced staff

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Staff & Governance

A Wealth Of Experience

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School is proud of its engaged, experienced, industry leading staff members.

Operational Staff

Senior Management
Margaret Playle Finance Director & Company Secretary

Adam Biscoe Academic Registrar and Quality Manager
Julia Heeley Higher Education Administration & Student Support Manager
Marchia Abokie Admissions Administrator & Financial Aid Administrator
Rosemary Thomas Admissions Administrator
Michael Tew Admissions Administrator
Jackie Gait Finance Assistant
Bianca Bewley Courses Coordinator
Stephanie Lawrence Executive Assistant

Marketing and Student Recruitment 
Matt Carmichael Marketing and Student Recruitment Manager
Kathryn Dillon Marketing and Student Recruitment Officer
Rachel Holman Marketing and Student Recruitment Assistant

To contact the team, please email [email protected].

Cindy Hill (am)
Rachel Holman (pm)

Estate Manager
Joe Watt


Graduate Sahir Mehta
As soon as I visited the School, I fell in love with the place. Perhaps it sounds a bit irrational, but sometimes you get a vibe - and you just know! BOVTS gave me all the tools I needed to prepare for a career as an actor. Sahir Mehta, MA Professional Acting, 2018