Our tutors and staff bring their passion for the performing arts into all aspects of your degree at Urdang.

In the classroom, our teaching staff includes experienced directors and creative artists across a range of performance disciplines, while our administrative staff work to support you through your studies.

We work with current industry directors, musical directors, choreographers and production. Final year students perform for top theatrical agents and casting directors.

Oliver Imerson head shot“The only college, in my opinion, that offers the best all round training in all disciplines of musical theatre and dance.”

Oliver Imerson
Graduate 2020 – Diploma Track A

Meet the Urdang

Senior Management

Rob Archibald

Principal, Artistic Director & Senior Lecturer (Musical Theatre). Learning and Teaching Director.

Dr Lesley Main

Head of Department of Performing Arts

Lynsey McDougall

Principal, Artistic Director & Senior Lecturer (Dance). Student Experience Director.

Justine Walmsley

Urdang Operations Manager

Professor Anna Whitelock

Executive Dean, School of Communication and Creativity

Faculty & Lecturers

Naomi Barber

Programme Director and Lecturer in Performing Arts

Nathan 'Neo' Gordon

Head of Street and Commercial. Lecturer in Commercial and Street Dance

Neil Kagan

Head of Production and Technical Manager. Lecturer in Production

George Ure

Interim Head of Vocational Studies. Lecturer in Performing Arts

Faculty members

Will Bird

Admissions Manager

Christian Broad


Linda Dixon

Treatment Manager

Nicola Erlank

Events Manager

Alex Gottschall

Head Agent

Sarah Hills

Assistant Agent

Sanjay Kumar

IT and Data Manager. IT Support Specialist

Garry Lee


Louise Little

Department Administrator

Juan Lopez

Senior Porter / Cleaning Supervisor

Conor O'Boyle

Performance Coach & Student Wellbeing Advisor

Louis Perry

Courses Officer

Naomi Solomon

Admissions Officer

Ben Yepremian

Programme Manager