Steve North

Steve North

Lecturer in Screen Acting (Acting & Performance)

  • Academic
  • Professional Practice
Steve North

Steve is an Actor, Filmmaker and Lecturer in Acting. He trained at Guildford School of Acting and is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Steve North


He has an extensive career for over thirty years as an actor in film, television and theatre, including four years as a series regular on ITV’s London’s Burning and a leading role in The National Theatre’s NT Live broadcast of War Horse.

As a filmmaker, his credits include co-writer and associate producer on the feature film South West 9 and associate producer on The Football Factory. He directed the award-winning short film Cregan for Screen South under the Digital Shorts Scheme which was screened at film festivals in the UK and around the world including Foyle, Waterford, Leeds, Soho Rushes, New York. Other film directing credits include the short film Greensleeves and film sequences for an original commission of 13 for the Brighton International Festival.

Steve has been teaching acting for the last 20 years. He was Head of Acting at Laine Theatre Arts and has taught screen acting at East 15, Goldsmiths and City Lit. He is Course Director of London-based screen acting school The Reel Scene and runs Devising Theatre Online Course for The Cockpit Theatre’s Theatre Maker programme.


Research statement

Steve has a specialised interest in researching and applying new ways of teaching screen acting to students with little or no experience. His strong background in devised work means he is always looking for new ways to create original work for the screen and online through collaboration.

Professional Membership, Affiliation and Consultancy

  • Equity Screen and New Media Committee member 2019-2021
  • Associate Fellow of The Higher Education Academy
  • Arts Council Funding for Creative Freelancers Grant 2020