Staff Profile: Peter Bramley, Module Year Co-ordinator

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  • Peter Bramley, Module Year Co-ordinator

  • Position:

    Module Year Co-ordinator

  • Teaching Area:

    Directing, Movement

  • Qualifications:

    MA in Theatre Practices; BA Drama and Theatre Studies

  • Professional Practice:

    Artistic director, Pants on Fire Theatre Company


Peter Bramley trained with Jacques Lecoq in Paris, studied Drama at Royal Holloway University of London and has an MA in Theatre Practices (Manchester). Further training includes work with Teatr Piesn Kozla (Song of The Goat) and Gardzienice (Poland).

Peter has taught at Royal Holloway University of London, Brunel University, Central School of Speech and Drama, DAMU (Prague), Goldsmith's College, the University of Greenwich, Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, Yale University (USA), The Moscow Arts Theatre School (Russia) and through Soulpepper Theatre Company and Equity showcase in Toronto, Canada.

Peter is Artistic Director of Pants on Fire, which he founded in 2004. He has directed all of the company's productions to date, performing in the USA, Canada, Germany, France, and throughout the UK.  He has written several plays, including The Fumidor and an original adaptation of Carlo Collodi’s Pinocchio (both developed by Pants on Fire in association with Rose Bruford College), and Ovid’s Metamorphoses ,which won the 2010 Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award, played Off Broadway in New York and was funded by the Arts Council to tour the UK.

Peter specialises in Ensemble Creation, Storytelling, Chorus, Clown, Mask and Expressive Movement. Direction of college productions includes: Love of the Nightingale (Unicorn Theatre), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Yerma, Blood Wedding, The Visit, The Government Inspector, A Doll’s House, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and Kafka's The Trial.

For more details of Peter’s work please see his website:


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See also: Movement and The Moscow Arts Theatre