Anna McNamara is Director of Learning and Teaching at the Guildford School of Acting, University of Surrey. She trained in Musical Theatre at the Guildford School of Acting before moving into teaching full time in 2001, gaining an MA in Education. Anna holds teaching qualifications in dance, singing and music, and drama. Anna is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. In 2017 she was awarded the University of Surrey Vice Chancellor’s award for Teacher of the Year.
University roles and responsibilities
- Director of Learning and Teaching, GSA
- Athena Swan Departmental Lead
- Member of the Teaching Quality Valuing Teaching Working Group
- Member of the University Student Experience Subcommittee
- Member of the University Quality and Standards Subcommittee
- Faculty Learning and Teaching Committee