Find out more about the team behind Bath Theatre Academy.

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Alicia Sharp

Course Producer

 Theatre Royal Bath

Alicia’s background is in education, creative learning & dance. 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.

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James Creed

Course Coordinator

Theatre Royal Bath

James' background is in education, arts facilitation and music. He facilitates the close working relationship between our team of practitioners and the core BTA team, ensuring the day to day running of the course and a robust student experience.

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James Moore

Course Leader

Head of Engagement at Theatre Royal Bath

Moving from a career in formal education to work at Theatre Royal Bath, James was one of the originators of the Bath Theatre Academy concept, bringing together the worlds of education and theatre making. James oversees the course and the Academy.

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Deb Miles

Course Tutor

Bath College

Deb delivers Theory sessions to BTA students and is a course tutor, supporting them both academically and pastorally.

She is a Bristol-based theatre maker and is Artistic Director of The Young Blood Theatre.


Kris Hallett

Curriculum Leader

Bath College

Kris is responsible for teaching Theory to BTA students, ensuring that their written work underpins all practical learning. He is also a course tutor, supporting them both academically and pastorally.

Kris 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.


Tracey Cook

Course Administrator

Tracey has worked at The Egg Theatre since it opened in 2005, and has worked across nearly every department of Theatre Royal Bath. Tracey is our lead Administrator and is the main point of contact for BTA students, always on hand to answer questions and point people in the right direction.

Tracey trained in technical theatre and has a huge knowledge of backstage skills and techniques. Her organised and methodical process helps us run smoothly.

Creative Team

Alex Heane

Sound Designer & Composer
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April Dalton

Set & Costume Designer
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Caitlin Abbott

Set & Costume Designer
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George Seal

Lighting Designer
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Joseff Harris

Sound Designer & Composer
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Production Team