Jacqui originally trained as an actor and has worked extensively in professional theatre, as well as in primary and secondary schools across the country. She joined the RSC in 2003 and is now Director of Education. She is responsible for the strategic direction and management of the education department. One of the department’s flagship projects is the RSC Learning and Performance Network, a CAPITAL / Creative Partnerships funded initiative that offers a sustained relationship between schools in the primary and secondary sector and the RSC. The network includes accredited programmes of study for teachers and actors.