Leadership Team

Susanna Klemm, Director

Susanna Klemm, Director

Susanna Trained as an actor and worked for over 12 years in Theatre/TV including The Donmar Warehouse, Hull Truck, Birmingham Stage company and The Thorndike Leatherhead, in the outreach Young People’s Department delivering key stage 2 workshops for history and running Youth Theatres. Susanna has taught the LAMDA Speech and Drama syllabus in state, Independent and Theatre Schools over the past 25 years and currently delivers LAMDA lessons at Rosebery School in Epsom and The Arnould School Of Dance and Drama, Surbiton. Susanna also works in the corporate sector with David, leading training sessions on empowering people, tackling difficult conversations or role-play to test competencies when companies are recruiting new employees.

David Rowan, Director

David Rowan, Director

David Rowan trained at Guildford School of Acting. He worked extensively in Theatre in Education for the Thorndike Theatre, Wimbledon Theatre and Channel 4 Schools. David is a playwright and theatre director – he has had over 30 plays performed and is an Associate Director to the Cambridge Shakespeare Festival. For the last 15 years David has combined dual roles – firstly working as a theatre practitioner teaching LAMDA examinations and running a variety of drama based educational projects for companies such as BAC, Blackheath Conservatoire and Age Exchange. He also works in Drama Based Corporate Training where he writes, designs and delivers experiential workshops and events: recent clients include SKY, eBay, Nationwide and OUP.