Arts Education

Barbican Box 2017

Resource Writing, Sept 2016 Working with the Barbican and Toneelgroep Amsterdam on activities, methodology and resource writing towards Barbican Box 2017. ta_barbarican-box_def-final

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Teacher Resource Packs

Over the years, I have written a number of teacher resource packs to support primary and secondary teachers in using drama and literacy activities around a performance. Some examples can be viewed below: Baddies: The Musical – Unicorn Theatre An interactive and curated website for NIE’s production of Pim and Theo. As You Like It: […]

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Transport Theatre – As You Like It

October 2013 This Autumn I have devised, written and co-ordinated design of a teacher’s resource pack for Transport’s production of As You Like It. Aimed at secondary age students to use following a visit to the production, the pack particularly focussed on Transport’s exploration of statelessness and exile within the play alongside interviews with the […]

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Lawson Estate Project

July 2013- Unicorn Theatre Working with Unicorn Theatre’s Access and Community Department on a project based on Lawson Estate in South London. Working alongside photographer Pete Schiazza (http://peterschiazzaphotography.com/) to explore identity through drama, storytelling and drama. The group looked at portrait photography, alter egos, self portraits and street photography before art directing their own estate […]

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Drama Workshops, Unicorn

Sept – October 2011 Delivering pre-show workshops for Unicorn’s wonderful production of Billy the Kid, directed and adapted for the stage by Tony Graham. The workshops were for Years 4- 7 and explored the central characters of Billy and Sam alongside themes of dreams, aspirations and, of course, football. The workshop focussed around the dreams […]

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Workshop Leader/Performer

Theatre Workshop Ltd January – May 2003 Responsibilities included devising and research into historical periods covered, followed by delivery and performance of a touring cross curricular historical play designed for primary schools. The play ‘Digging for Dirt’ was part of a five month, 150 plus tour on behalf. The performance was participatory and involved the […]

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Drama Workshops, Unicorn

Sept 2005-December 2009 Devising and delivering Unicorn’s production related school workshops for a number of productions including Cinderella, Theatre-Rites’ Lighten Up and Catherine Wheels’ Lifeboat. A variety of approaches including in-role workshops, object manipulation/puppetry and movement work.

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Drama Workshop, Unicorn

May – July 2010 Devising and delivering the Unicorn’s pre school drama workshops for production of The Tempest. Exploring the story and journey of Prospero in the play with students from KS1, KS2 as well PRUs.      

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Bridge Project workshops, Old Vic

June – July 2010   Co-devising and leading workshops for the Old Vic’s Bridge Project performances of As You Like It/The Tempest. The workshops in secondary schools and colleges explored the productions through clowning, Shakespeare’s language and Laban techniques.

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Random Schools Tour

Synergy Theatre Project October – December 2010 Lead Theatre Practitioner with Synergy Theatre Project, a company that works within the criminal justice system. The Autumn tour of Random by Debbie Tucker Green visited secondary schools, PRU’s and Youth Offender Institutions. The role included being Assistant Director for rehearsals as well as delivering workshops alongside the […]

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Drama workshop, Unicorn Theatre

November – December 2010 Delivering in-role workshops for Unicorn’s Christmas show ‘Beauty and the Beast.’ Working with KS1 in primary schools across Southwark, the children were invited into role as servants in the master’s castle. With the help of Mrs Careworn (facilitator in role), the head housekeeper, the children are introduced to the fact that […]

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Think Tank project, Old Vic Theatre

January – February 2011 Lead Practitioner on a full time primary school project entitled ‘Think Tank.’ Visiting nine primary schools, every week, over six weeks. Through drama, exploring their ideas and thoughts about the world around them. One central premise which ran through all the workshops was leadership, preparing the students for the transition to […]

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