Susan May Hawley is a Lecturer in Stage Management at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Susan May graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1990 and, before taking up the full-time position of Lecturer in Stage Management in 2011, enjoyed a long and varied career in theatre, musical theatre, event and site-specific work. More recently, she was head of stage management for Scottish Ballet.

As a practitioner, Susan May has staged world premieres and high profile galas, as well as having been a touring stage manager to all the major cities across the UK and Ireland, and has worked on small-scale touring and community theatre to all the smaller places in between!

She has also toured extensively across Europe, America and China and been a guest lecturer and workshop facilitator on many projects throughout her career.