Vivian Munn trained at RADA, under Hugh Cruttwell, and for 20 years worked extensively as an actor in the UK and abroad. His theatre work includes London’s West End, Royal Shakespeare Company, English Shakespeare Company, Young Vic and seasons with various regional theatres and national touring companies.
Vivian has directed a wide spectrum of plays from the 16th century to the present day and was artistic director of Odd Sok Productions from 2004-2009. He has taught at a number of British drama schools and is a RADA Academy Associate Teacher, working on the BA (Hons) in Acting, Foundation and Short Courses programmes. He was the Director of RADA Elders Company, 2012-2018 and is currently the NYU/TSOA Course Co-ordinator.
In 2015, Vivian was given an artist residency at Wellesley College, USA. He directed a third year production of Present Laughter by Noël Coward at WAAPA, Perth, Australia, in 2017.
His recent RADA productions have included: NYU’s Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare; All’s Well That Ends Well as part of the Shakespeare for Young Audiences schools tour; and premiere productions of Of Blood by Christopher William Hill, Down The Hatch by Frances Poet, The Word by Nell Leyshon, Our Father by Deborah Bruce and Broken Pieces by A.C. Smith.