Richard Bland MA Drama Directing Student

Richard Bland

MA Drama Directing Student


Richard is training on the MA Drama Directing course at BOVTS.  In 2016 he received his BA (Hons) in Acting from the Guildford School of Acting (GSA).  In 2017 he completed the Mercury Theatre (Colchester)’s Early Career Development Programme and has worked as a freelance director, actor, stand-up, and practitioner since then.

Previous directing credits include: Assistant Director on This House (Tobacco Factory), Moonfleece (C Venues, Edinburgh), How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found, Blue Stockings, Macbeth (All Headgate Theatre, Colchester), A View From The Bridge (St Martin’s Church, Colchester), Ben Hur (Castle Park, Colchester).

The culture at BOVTS is encouraging, respectful, welcoming and empowering; the environment and buildings are beautiful and I found Bristol to be one of the most wonderful cities in which to spend summer! Lindy Yeates, Foundation Course Student