Staff

Ava Hunt
Senior Lecturer in Theatre Arts and Admissions Tutor and Postgraduate Research Student

Ava is a Senior Lecturer in Theatre Arts. She also works as a professional actor, director, programmer and producer. She has worked in theatre, film, commercials and television.

Programme Leader & Senior Lecturer in Commercial Photography/LTA Champion School of Art

Cameron is a Senior Lecturer in Commercial Photography.

Post Doctoral Researcher

Dr Rhiannon Jones is an arts practitioner and resident artist at Primary Studios, Nottingham, UK. She is currently a Post Doctoral Researcher for the Digital and Material Artistic Research Centre (DMARC), College of Arts at the University of Derby.

Senior Lecturer Programme Leader, MA Film & Photography

Vered is Programme Leader for our MA Film & Photography course.

Lecturer in the technology of live events

Performing Arts and Theatre

Martin Leedham in the print workshop.
Technical Instructor - Print

Martin Leedham is the Technical Instructor in Print within the School of Art. Martin has over twenty years experience of working in education and has been at the University of Derby since 2010. Martin is passionate about print / printmaking and helping students gain print skills. 

Richard Levesly at our Markeaton Street site.
Programme Leader

Drawing is at the core of Richards practice. He is particularly interested in sketchbooks, gathering ideas exploring various drawing processes and illustrative outcomes. His research practice explores drawing, digital process and printed in relation to commercial Illustration and directly informs my teaching.

Senior Lecturer BA (Hons) in Fine Art

Senior Lecturer (BA Hons) in Fine Art.  

Gemma Marmalade giving a presentation
Senior Lecturer - Photography

Gemma Marmalade is an internationally exhibited artist, doctoral researcher, and award-winning Senior Lecturer specialising in experimental approaches to the radical intersections of photography and performance, playfully negotiating the authenticity of the artists' voice.

Alice Marshall
Lecturer in Dance | Programme Leader Dance – Déda

As Programme Leader and Lecturer on the Dance courses, Alice Marshall is a key player in the dance industry. With an ever-growing cohort Alice will aim to train and make the best of every student that studies with her.