Sebastian Harcombe

Head of Acting

Seb was born in Germany but raised in South Wales. After reading music at London university he changed direction to study at RADA, winning the Robert Donat prize for classical acting on graduation. After 15 year of performing with major UK companies (including RSC and National Theatre), he became a director and teacher.

Seb has been Head of Acting at RADA and Drama Centre London. Recent UK productions as director include The Illusion (CONEILLE /KUSHNER), A Bright Room Called Day (Kushner), La Dispute, (Marivaux), Electra (Sophocles/Payne) , Bloody Poetry (Brenton), Billy Budd (Melville), Therese Raquin (Zola), and the operas La Voix Humane, Eugene Onegin and Idomeneo. Seb was made a UNESCO theatre ambassador in 2013, directing an all-male version of Richard the Third in Beijing (in Cantonese). He is also Artistic Director of Secret / Heart Ensemble www.secretheart.org

BA (Hons) in Drama and Theatre Studies (class 2a) – London University (Royal Holloway
College)
3-Year Vocational Acting Diploma – RADA
L.T.C.L – Trinity College London
PG cert dip – University of the Arts, London