Georgina Sowerby

Georgina initially trained as an actor at Drama Centre London, working for organisations such as the National Theatre, Royal Court and BBC Scotland. She began directing theatre in the late 90s, assisting James Neale-Kennerley (Gay Sweatshop), before co-founding two organisations – Moving Arts Initiative, which devised mixed media storytelling events for families in Peckham, and Dirty Market, an innovative Bricolage-inspired performance group. Georgina has been teaching acting, especially the Stanislavski technique and Uta Hagen’s approach, for over 20 years. She has directed over 30 student productions for DCL, DSL, LSDA, London South Bank University and others. She was Course Leader of the Masters in Acting at DramaCentre@CSM and then joined the MA in Creative Performance Practice team at London South Bank University. Georgina was appointed the Head of Acting at the Oxford School of Drama in 2020.