Joanna Burnett, BA | The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Joanna Burnett, BA

Job title

Visiting Lecturer - Evening Courses (Acting: An Introduction), Saturday Youth Theatre


Joanna Burnett has worked at Central since 2012. Using the experience she has gained within the acting industry, she teaches acting short courses. This includes summer schools, coaching indidviduals for auditions, and the Saturday Youth Theatre. She also delivers Communication workshops for schools and businesses.

Joanna principally works as an actress in theatre, television and radio. Her work has ranged from The National Theatre and the West End, to television roles in Spooks, Extras and DCI Banks as well as various dramas for the BBC and ITV.


BA Hons Media Performance – University Of Bedfordshire

Post Graduate Diploma (Distinction) Acting – Webber Douglas Academy Of Dramatic Art


2014, Actor, Romeo and Juliet, The National Theatre, Bijan Sheibani

2013, Actor, Speed, Tristan Bates, Poonam Brah

2012, Actor, Mindfull, Stratford Circus, Nadia Fall

2011, Actor, Let The Wind Carry Me Home, National Studio/Southwark Playhouse, Nadia Fall

2011, Actor, DCI Banks, ITV, Bill Anderson

2011, Actor, Doctors, BBC, Adrian Bean

2010, Actor, Casualty, BBC, Rob Knights

2005, Actor, Extras, BBC, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant


Acting - An Introduction

Saturday Youth Theatre (6-17 year olds)