Dave Ainsworth

Dave Ainsworth BA (Hons) PGCE

Programme Director

Tel: +44 (0) 1267 676935
E-mail: d.ainsworth@uwtsd.ac.uk

Programme Director for BA Acting and BA Thetare Design & Production

Module Tutor for Touring Theatre, International Study, Improvisation & Devising and Theatre Styles.

Personal Tutor to all Level Five and Six Acting students

Former actor and Stand-up Comedian. I have performed all across the country and ran Three Comedy Clubs in the heart of London. I have written many plays that have been performed professionally. The most successful being Oh Hello that was described as ‘a hit’ at this year’s Edinburgh Festival. It went on to win a critics award as ‘Best play’. It tours the country again in 2016. I was a member of the Torch Theatre Company and have been an actor in nine of their productions. I am now a Board Member for the Torch Theatre. 

Equity, UCU

Developing skills in Comedy and new writing.

Developing skills in Comedy and new writing.

Professional expertise in stage acting, stand-up comedy and Improvisation. 

I have worked with Pembrokeshire County Council on launching a ‘Bridging Scheme’ for Year Six pupils. I ran this as a consultancy for seven years.

Novel, ‘Silly Mid Off’.