Previously Director of the BA Acting courses at both RADA and Drama Centre, Seb is now a freelance director and acting coach. After beginning his career in theatre as a student at RADA, he worked as an actor for 15 years, playing leading roles at the National Theatre, RSC and many of the UK's most prestigious theatres and companies before becoming a teacher. Seb is also Artistic Director of the theatre company Secret/Heart, whose remit is to give professional opportunities to actors in their foremost years out of UK drama schools. The company has been resident at Southwark Playhouse for the last five summers, garnering more than 12 awards and nominations for their work, including a Peter Brook ensemble award. www.secretheart.org.