Theatre Practitioning Credits
I have worked as a practitioner and actor trainer for the past 16 years.
I am Co-Director at The Wheel , Lead Practitioner at Barbican Theatre an Associate Artist for National Youth Theatre and Theatre Royal Plymouth and have led and managed many community focussed projects working with groups of all ages and abilities. I wrote and led on an acting degree for 6 years, training actors. Managed and curated festivals and outdoor performance work for The Barbican Theatre, and was Artistic Director of Symbiotic Theatre for 7 years working on projects to challenge social stigma associated with Mental Health.
Community engaged work includes:
Intergenerational projects - with the Princes Trust,
Reminiscence work - St Georges Hospital with Ladder to the Moon.
Prison Work - Brixton Prison with LSW.
Disability and inclusion work - establishing the Funky Llama project for Theatre Royal, workshops with Strictly Collaborative, Wheelfever Dance and Proteus Theatre.
Schools work - including leading on forum facilitation related to bullying, sex education, xenophobia and racism, for a number of companies in the South West and London. As well as skills based work in a number of schools and colleges.
Youth Theatre and directing Youth Theatre productions - Theatre Royal Plymouth, Sherman Theatre Cymru, Daisi, Half Moon Theatre, Barbican Theatre, Step Up Theatre.
Skill based workshops and Masterclasses - Physical Theatre, Choreographed Combat, Acting for Camera, Artaud, Stanislavsky, Brecht, Laban, Forum Theatre, Devising, Mask, Clowning, Cross Art Collaboration, Community Practice.
Festival and project management:
In the Flesh Festival 2006 - 2008 and the Ocean Project for the Barbican Theatre.
Lead Acting Coach - The Wheel Actor Training Company - 2020 - present
Visiting Lecturer/Trainer - Acting - Cygnet Drama School 2020 - present
Associate Lecturer - BA Acting - Falmouth University 2019 - present
Programme Lead - BA Acting - Plymouth Marjon University 2013 - 2018
Visiting Lecturer - Theatre and Performance - Plymouth University 2010-12
Lecturer - BA Drama - University College Marjon 2011-13
Visiting Lecturer - Dartington College of Arts - 2008
Conferences and Forum Theatre Facilitation work:
NHS, Magistrates Courts, Credit Card (debt management), Mental Health Network. A series of conferences related to post natal depression, and host of the 'I'm Fine' NHS conferences.