Michael Budmani


Michael Budmani

Programme Leader, Diploma in Technical and Production Management
  • Current Scholarship: MA Professional Practice in Higher Education, Bath Spa University, UK
  • Certificate in Professional learning in Higher Education (Level 7), Bath Spa University, UK
  • Diploma in Stage Management, Design and Technical Theatre, Mountview Theatre School, London, UK

Born in the United Kingdom, Michael has been working as a professional stage manager and production manager for over 25 years. He has worked with some of the very best talents in British Theatre, both onstage and backstage.

In 2008, Michael joined Bath Spa University as Subject Leader for the Theatre Production programme. Michael re-wrote it as a full three-year trajectory BA(Hons) programme; and he led a period of significant growth, enhancing professional partnerships and excellent student satisfaction for the programme. While at Bath Spa University, Michael also worked as a Production Manager for Theatre Royal, Bath.

Professional Practice
  • 2005–2008: Head of Technical, Scottish Opera
  • 2001–2005: Head of Stage Management, Scottish Opera
  • 1996–2001: Stage Manager, The Royal Shakespeare Company
  • 1993–1996: Deputy Stage Manager, Birmingham Royal Ballet
  • 1991–1993: Stage Manager, Greenwich Theatre
Research Interest
  • Incorporating E-learning and modern management techniques into theatre production pedagogies