Paul Rummer Principal

Paul Rummer

Principal


Biography

Paul has been Principal of the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School since 2007.

He previously worked in technical theatre (Warwick Arts Centre / the Gardner Arts Centre, Brighton) before moving into stage management (Chichester Festival Theatre / Bristol Old Vic and large scale touring), company management on big scale commercial shows and education work with the National Trust.

He joined the School in 1985 as Head of Stage Management courses, became Associate Principal in 1989 and completed an MBA at UWE’s Bristol Business School in 1992.

Paul is particularly focussed on broadening the School’s professional vocational training courses in order to provide even greater employment opportunities for students and build on its national and international reputation as a centre of academic excellence.Staff

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