Professor Peter Barlow FRSA, has been teaching and training actors, performers, and theatre technicians for more than 30 years, and is a Fellow of The Royal Society of the Arts (FRSA).
A graduate of Rose Bruford, College of Speech and Drama, Mr Barlow has been responsible for representing and leading the top drama schools in the UK.
His current adventure oversees the colossal endeavour of Sharjah Performing Arts Academy as the Executive Director.
Professor Barlow’s career highlights include:
Director and Chief Executive: Guildford School of Acting
Vice Principal: Laine Theatre Arts
Professional Judge: Olivier Awards 2011 and 2013
Visiting Senior Fellow: Guildford School of Acting
Senior Fellow: University of Surrey School of Arts
Fellow: Royal Society of Arts
Chairman: Conference of Drama Schools
Director: National Council for Drama Training (NCDT)
External Examiner: London Southbank University and Trinity Laban (City University)
Chairman: Board of Examiners (University of Surrey)
Professional Member: UK Theatre
Member: Royal Television Society
Chairman: Hampshire Arts Centres Association
Director: Connections Media Ltd.
Director: Common Stock Theatre Company Ltd.
Director: Hornpipe Theatre Company Ltd.
Attached Course Monitor (NCDT): Academy of Live and Recorded Arts
Attached Course Monitor (NCDT): Rose Bruford College
MASTERCLASSES AND SPECIAL COURSES
PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS
Mr Barlow’s students include:
Mike Jibson – Olivier Award winner (King George in Hamilton)
Kobna Holdbrrok Smith - Olivier Award winner
T’nia Miller - actress
Rania Kurdi – actress, singer, writer, Star of Jordanian television (The Rania Show)
Rachid Sbitri – actor, Homeland and many other TV and film series worldwide
Sasha Rosen – singer, songwriter
Karen David – actress, Once Upon a Time, Galavant, Fear the Walking Dead
Chris Geere – actor, Waterloo Road, You’re The Worst FXX, A Million Little Things
Jade Anouka – actress, Trauma, Doctor Who and many other TV roles
Chris Key - international Stage Director for Cameron Mackintosh
Sasha Roiz – film and TV actor, The Day After Tomorrow, Grimm, Suits and many more
Shimi Goodman – actor and singer
Paola Bontempi – Award winning actress and TV host, Six Wives
Charlotte Braenna – award winning musical theatre actress
Omar Ibrahim – comedian
Juli Ana – singer/actress
Janine Johnson - Singer
Luke Kempner – comedian, impressionist, actor and singer
Danielle Meleani – Broadway actress
Stephen Carlile – actor, The Lion King Musical
Taj Atwal – actress, Stella and In The Club
Ameer Choudrie – film actor
Lauren Samuels – singer and actress, Over the Rainbow and Grease (West End Theatre)