Our Staff

Find out more about the team behind the Bath Theatre Academy


James Moore

Course Leader and Head of Education at Theatre Royal Bath.

Moving from a career in formal education to work at TRB, James was one of the originators of the Bath Theatre Academy concept. Bringing together the worlds of education and theatremaking, James oversees the course and the Academy.


Laura Knight

Course Producer & Deputy Course Leader.

Laura’s background is in education, creative learning & arts participation. She oversees the recruitment of our practitioners and creative teams. She is the lead producer of all BTA’s work, pulling together the technical, logistical and creative elements of all our productions.


Kris Hallett

Curriculum Team Leader

As well as delivering practical sessions, Kris is responsible for teaching Theory to BTA students, ensuring that their written work underpins all practical learning. He worked in the industry in London for a number of years as an actor and director before moving back to the South West. Alongside his teaching work, he also works as a theatre critic for a number of publications.

Creative Team

Production Team