Neil Rawlinson trained at Central and is an acting coach/mentor and director. He was Associate Director of DNA Performance Resource in Manchester before moving to London. His ongoing professional experience lies as a director, agent, casting director and work with numerous production companies. As a performer and director he has worked with companies such as Punchdrunk, Ambassador Theatre Group, ENO, The Think Collective, Tom Spindler Presents and Stand-By. As an acting coach/mentor and project manager, Neil has worked with companies such as Arts Ed, The Brit School, Shena Simon College of Performing Arts, Point Blank London as well as the UK Government. He specialises in the development of emotion and truth in performance and professional practice/development of the actor. Neil took over as Membership and Creative Projects Manager of The Actors Centre in October 2011.