Education

Creative Practitioner, summer 2015, Magic Me

Celebrate, an intergenerational project with Verity Standen, bringing together a group of older and younger singers to write and then sing their own songs.

Presented at Rich Mix, London.

Creative Practitioner, Summer 2011, Magic Me

Two projects, Penfriends, a group of older writers; and 5 A Day, with Clara Grant school and Fern Street Settlement

Creative Practitioner, Spring 09

Wallands School Local History project, working with Sheridan Quigley. Together we used writing, drama and visual art to explore the history of the school, working with ex-pupils to create a performance presented to families and friends.

Creative Practitioner, Spring 09

Working on the Belonging project, using drama and creative writing to explore issues around identity and belonging, along with dance practitioner, Anne Colvin. Offered in two primary and two secondary schools.

Education Associate
Donmar Warehouse Theatre, working on The CryptogramDon
Juan in Soho, The Man Who Had All the Luck,
Betrayal and Creditors.

Writer in residence
Queens Park Primary school, Brighton (for New Writing South)

Creative practitioner, Spring 08
Belonging project, Inroads Ltd, funded by CfBT/Creative Partnerships, Hastings.

Lead Drama Practitioner, Summer 06
Horsham Youth Theatre, West Sussex Arts Partnership

Writing workshops alongside tour of A Special Relationship

Writer/ workshop leader,
Chisenhale Art Space / Chisenhale School for Writing/ Visual Art Anti-Racism
project

Writing/drama leader
National Theatre Education Dept, Transformations project ( two projects)

Teachers’ packs for:

  • Science Museum Espionage Project (2007);
  • Greenwich PATH Project,
  • Primary Matters;
  • Cardboard Citizens;
  • Leap Theatre Workshop;
  • Greenwich Theatre ( Mr and Mrs Nobody)

Associate Project Director at Leap Theatre Workshop, running
full time drama/theatre training programmes for disadvantaged young people (1993-
1997).

Co-writer ( with Anna Herrmann) of Making a Leap, a drama
handbook for working with young people
An excellent step by step guide.. extremely useful… ( Amazon reader
review, 5 stars)

Actor-teacher ( Visible Theatre)