Head of Professional Development, Royal Shakespeare Company
Miles leads RSC Education's professional development work with teachers and other professionals. This includes courses for teachers in Stratford-upon-Avon, in-service work with schools and theatres around the country.
Prior to joining the RSC in June 2011, Miles was an Adviser with the Educational Development Service in Warwickshire. In this role he worked closely with the RSC, particularly to develop their work with teachers in the primary and Early Years (4-11 year olds).
Miles has written extensively about teaching drama. Beginning Drama 4-11 (co-authored with Joe Winston) is now in its third edition and Miles and Joe have recently published a new book, Beginning Shakespeare 4-11. He has also collaborated with former colleague Jo Howell on Creating Writers in the Primary Classroom, Creating Drama with 4-7 Year Olds and Creating Drama with 7-11 Year Olds all of which include ideas for teaching Shakespeare with young children.