Morgan Symes

Lecturer in Acting
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Morgan Symes is an actor, teacher, and Alexander Technique practitioner. He is a graduate of Royal Holloway (University of London) with a degree in Drama and Theatre Studies, and he trained as an actor at the Webber Douglas Academy in London. He has extensive experience in theatre, film and TV, including seasons at the National Theatre and The RSC in productions such as THE INVENTION OF LOVE directed by Sir Richard Eyre and THE SEAGULL directed by Adrian Noble. Other notable shows were Pericles (RSC/Cardboard Citizens ) and Terry Johnson´s production of London Cuckolds for the National. He has toured internationally in productions such as CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (Armand Gerrard Prods.) and A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS (Jill Freud and Company) and and was a regular actor at the Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond between 2002 and 2008. Film work includes EBRE DEL BRESSOL A LA BATALLA (2016) and GUNFIGHT AT DRY RIVER (2021) and he has appeared in a number of series among them THE REFUGEES (BBC/Bambu 2015) and HIGH SEAS (Netflix 2020.)

He qualified as an Alexander teacher in 2011, subsequently delivering workshops for many organisations, among them British Actors Equity, Frank Stein Studio in Barcelona and The London Business School on their Expanding Horizons programme, as well as assisting theatre companies with voice and Alexander work. He was manager of Access to Drama course at City and Islington College and has taught at The City Lit in London and The Academy of Creative Training in Brighton.