Terrie Fender

Head of GSA, Acting Head of Department of Theatre & Dance



Terrie Fender trained at Drama Centre, spending 10 years as a working actress before commencing her career as a director/teacher.

She has taught acting and directed shows at various vocational training institutions, receiving an MA from Goldsmiths College, University of London in 2005. Terrie has created and managed several new degree programmes and has been External Examiner for the University of Essex. Terrie was Head of Vocational Studies at Arts Ed, London from 2003 to 2008, directing many final year BA and MA shows. Other directing work includes: Riverside Studios, BAC, the New End Theatre Hampstead; Don Juan Comes Back from the War, Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith.

Terrie has been responsible for the enhancement and development of the GSA MA performance course portfolio. GSA productions include: Machinal and After Mrs Rochester, Electric Theatre Guildford; Under Milk Wood, Mill Studio.