Mr Ryan Burke

Head of Performing Arts

Ryan attended Liverpool John Moore’s University where he obtained his degree in Drama and then continued to further his education at Liverpool Hope University to complete a PGCE in Performing Arts. Before arriving in Dubai Ryan has spent the last two years in the International school of Moscow which brought him to a decade of teaching.

Before entering the profession, Ryan was a workshop leader for ‘The Rubbish Shakespeare Company’ for which he performed and worked in many schools around the country for several years, enhancing student’s Shakespearian knowledge and performance skills.

Ryan has enjoyed success performing professionally for the theatre company ‘Dream think speak’ and has also had experience directing productions as a curriculum director in the well-established ‘Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts’.

Ryan has joined Jumeirah College as the Head of Drama and hopes to utilise his knowledge of the subject and instill this within the students of the school. He believes that the creative arts play a fundamental part in the development of the whole child, which in turn promotes success on a global level.

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