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Maggie  Tarver

Maggie Tarver MCW (Dist.), LLAM (Hons), ALAM (Hons) LGSMD

Course Leader

School of Media Arts and Technology

023 8201 3834 ext. 3834 Room no. JM202


Maggie trained as an actor and worked in repertory theatre and the West End before moving to New Zealand where she worked extensively in the film and television industry as a casting assistant/director whilst continuing her acting career in international film and TV productions. She wrote, produced, directed and acted in the theatre production adaptation of 'Estralita'; ran and produced her own theatre company for two years; and directed numerous short films and theatre productions before returning to the UK in 2013. Currently working towards her PhD in theatre and performance through the University of Surrey, Maggie's interests include working with horses and animals, and fine art.

Maggie’s master’s degree is in creative writing, specialising in feature film script development. 

Maggie recently qualified as a perdekamp emotional method, (PEM), basic emotion instructor – one of the first two UK certified instructors to qualify and Solent is the only institution outside of London that has offered and can offer this method. She is also CL1 Alba Emoting qualified.

Taught courses