Dermot Daly

Senior Lecturer: Acting

Dermot Daly


Job Title: Senior Lecturer: Acting

Courses Taught: BA(Hons) Acting, BA (Hons) Actor Musician, BA (Hons) Musical Theatre

Specialisms: Drama, Directing, Dramaturgy, Filmmaking

Dermot is a maker and educator working with drama to collaborate on, tell, and hone stories that seek to question and engage.

Professionally, he has worked regionally, nationally and internationally, on, and for, stage, screen, and radio drama; winning performance awards for his radio drama work (BBC NBF fellowship prize, 2009) and being part of an Olivier nominated season (Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre, 2007), as well as numerous directorial awards for his film work as a writer/producer/director. As a dramaturge and reader he works regularly with new writing and is a reader for several organisations.

His work in the education sector is underpinned by the philosophy of ‘throwing ladders back down’. He actively uses his extensive industry experience to underpin his work in training and teaching aiming to encourage the next generation of storytellers to be bold, honest, truthful, engaging and engaged.

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