Gary Thorne

Course Leader - Design for Performance, UCA Rochester

Academic, Canterbury School of Architecture

Gary's background includes: Foundation Fine Art: Alberta College of Art, Canada. Diploma Art & Design and Diploma Fine Art: Byam Shaw School Fine Art London UK. Postgraduate Theatre Design: Motley Theatre Design Course London UK. MA Art in Architecture (Public Art), University of East London UK.

Professioanl theatre design since 1984 in UK and Canada. Public art work commissions since 1999.
Short Course tutor with UAL Central St Martins College since 1998. Courses in set design, and costume design for performance.

Head of Theatre Design RADA 2004-2016 responsible for the full time two-year postgraduate diploma.


Stage Design, Crowood press 1999.
Designing stage Costumes, Crowood press 2002.
Technical Drawing for the Stage, Crowood press 2010  

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