Niamh Dowling

Niamh Dowling, Head of School of Performance


Niamh Dowling is Head of School of Performance at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance in London. Formerly Head of School of Theatre at Manchester Metropolitan University, she has worked extensively internationally as a Movement Director, leading workshops in UK, Europe, USA, Asia, South and Central America and Russia. Niamh trained as a teacher of The Alexander Technique with Don Burton in Fellside Alexander School in UK and has trained in movement with Monika Pagneux in Paris and Ann Bogart, Nancy Topf and Eva Karczag in New York. She has collaborated closely with Teatr Piesn Kozla in Poland for the past ten years. Niamh has a holistic approach to performance training with emphasis on interconnectedness of movement, voice and acting and is one of the practitioners on the recently launched online Routledge Performance Archive. She has trained in Systemic Organizational Constellations with Judith Hemming and Terry Ingham in London

Movement Specialties:

Alexander Technique

Alignment/Release Work


Grotowski Physical Theatre


Movement for Singers

Movement for the Actor

Physical Theatre

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