Practitioner CV


Practitioner

CV

EXPERIENCE

I have led as Director, Workshop Facilitator, Co-Facilitator, and Lecturer, for participants from 4-80+ years old, in primary, secondary and higher education, and community settings, for performers and non-performers, working with people with mental health and illness, and d/Deaf & Disabled people. 



Languages: English*, Spanish (Proficient).

 

 

Facilitating Experience in: Devising, Improvisation, Immersive Performance, Ensemble Theatre, Physical Theatre, and Rhythm & Polyphonic music. 


Enhanced DBS Certificate (Available on Renewal Service)


Experienced as an Access Worker for Visually Impaired People.



TRAINING

 

Rose Bruford College of Theatre & Performance;

M.A. Ensemble Theatre, 2014-2015.

B.A. (Hons.) European Theatre Arts, 2011-2014.

 

Escuela Superior de Arte Dramático de Murcia;

Creación, January-April 2013

Cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19.

Practitioner, Directing and Workshop Facilitating Credits

Project

Role 

Description

Company 

Location

Dates

Rathband

Host

A live online presentation of the play 'Rathband', in three parts. Hosting the online performance, the online forum and the Q&A.

Extant

Online

July 2020

I AM Festival

Facilitator

A short online workshop exploring the theme of 'Power' through object play and relationships as part of I AM Festival.

Graeae, A New Direction and TATE Exchange

I AM AT HOME Festival, Online

June 2020

Group Dynamics

Visiting Lecturer

Workshops exploring non-violent communication and group dynamics, in context of devising theatre, directing and the wider world.

BA (Hons.) Acting for Stage & Screen

Northern School of Art


Hartlepool, UK

May 2020


Group Dynamics





Introduction to Inclusive Practice for Performance Makers

Visiting Lecturer

As above.




Workshop-seminar exploring disability, access and inclusive practice in theatre industry, for performers and audiences.

BA (Hons.) European Theatre Arts

Rose Bruford College


London, UK


(Facilitated both in-person and online)

Jan, April -  May & Nov 2020


and May 2019 

ISTA Festivals


Terezín, Czech Rp.


Eden Project, Cornwall, UK

Student Ensemble Leader

Leading ensembles of students from international schools, adapting ensemble devising workshops to each festival focus, such as the Holocaust or Climate Change.

International Schools Theatre Association

Terezín, Czech Republic


Eden Project, Cornwall, UK

Mar 2020



April 2020

Elders Company

Work-in-Progress

Movement Director

Leading a 65+ community company in devising a new production, about visual impairment and the UK’s history of 100 years at war.

Elders Company, Southwark Playhouse

Southwark Playhouse, London 

Mar-July 2020

One Under: What Connects Us?

Workshop Facilitator

Series of 16+ community workshops exploring themes mental health, suicide & disability, in relation to the play, ‘One Under'.

Graeae

UK Tour

May - Dec 2019

Free Your Beat!

Workshop Facilitator

A PWYD 3 hour drumming workshop as part of the 'Rebel Season' at the Albany for community members,encouraging a rebellious soul and to enjoy making noise.

Seemia Theatre

the Albany


(Rebel Season)

May 2019

Listening and Relationship in Ensemble Performance

Workshop Co-Facilitator

Practice-as-Research workshop, exploring the holistic act of listening to the body, through ensemble physical and vocal theatre.

Independently ran with Hannah Chodos

Pieter Performance Space


Los Angeles USA

Jan 2019

This is Not For You

Workshop Facilitator & Director

Series of 3 day intensive workshop with KS3 students culminating in 25 min devised performance exploring disability in relation to centenary of WW1.

Graeae

UK Tour

Oct 2018

A Manhood Project

Workshop Facilitator

Workshop as part of R&D for a new project, leading performers in a series of voice and rhythm exercises, and co-composing of original music.

The Growth House

CAST, Doncaster

May 2018

Zoom!

Performer & Workshop Facilitator

Performances followed by workshops with KS1 students in creating short stories with disabled protagonists.

Invisible Flash

Half Moon Theatre and London & South East Tour

Mar 2018 & Nov 2017

 

Maddy & The Invisible Band of Groovers

Performer & Workshop Facilitator

3 day R&D & workshop with visually impaired children at Joseph Clarke School. Followed by UK Tour of play with additional workshops.

Invisible Flash & Kazzum Arts

Half Moon Theatre and UK Tour

May - Nov 2016

We Have The Right!

Director

Week of workshops, culminating in 50 mins devised performance exploring young disabled people's rights and themes of ‘The Selfish Giant’.

The Orpheus Centre

The Orpheus Centre

Feb 2016

The Listening Performer

Workshop Facilitator

Physical theatre and folk music workshop with visually impaired performers.

Extant

Stockwell Playhouse

Feb 2016

Robin Paley Yorke

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Associate Artist of Invisible Flash

Marketing Manager & Co-Producer of Seemia Theatre