Staff

Lecturer in Performing Arts

Programme Leader - BA (Hons) Fine Art

Craig Fisher is Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Fine Art. He is a practicing artist whose current research is concerned with exploring the pictorial, sculptural and ‘site specific’ boundaries of art practice.

Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Studies

Teresa is a Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Studies.

Senior Lecturer in Performing Arts (Dance)

Elizabeth Foster is a member of the Performing Arts team working at Deda to deliver on the BA (hons) Dance Degree. Having trained vocationally at Arts Educational School, Laban and Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Elizabeth has accrued over 25 years experience as a professional dancer and dance educator.

Programme Leader BA (Hons) Theatre Arts

After studying for a BA (Hons) Performing Arts Phil worked in the industry in theatre, television and radio.  He moved into teaching in Further and Higher Education on completion of his MA Theatre. He has extensive experience as an external examiner.  He continues to produce work as a solo performer.

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Joint Honours Subject Lead for Photography and Senior Lecturer in Photography

Mark Hall is Subject Lead for Joint Honours Photography and a Senior Lecturer in Photography at the University of Derby.

Senior Lecturer

Fiona is a Senior Lecturer on the BA (Hons) Fashion Studies degree, teaching Undergraduate students at level 4,5 and 6.

Deputy Head of Department (Head of Performing Arts)

Richard Hodges is Deputy Head of Department (Performing Arts).

Senior Lecturer Dramatherapy
Associate Professor

Clive is a a Senior Lecturer in Department of Therapeutic Arts within the School of Allied Health and Social Care.

Joint Honours lead for the College of Health and Social Care, Subject leader for Dance and Movement Studies and lecturer on the Creative Expressive Therapies programme

David is a senior lecturer with the Therapeutic Arts team. This means that he can use his experience as an acupuncturist and oriental health practitioner to give creative arts students fresh perspectives on the use of the arts to enhance health and wellbeing through approaches such as mindfulness and movement.