20 Years of Working with Young People

My work with young people ranges from devising bespoke projects for schools to touring the country with some of the most celebrated theatre-in-education companies in the UK.


Young National Trust Theatre      

 

A Land Fit For Heroes           

Role: Actor/Teacher

A participatory drama about Britain in the 1920s for 5-11 year olds, touring National Trust properties

 

An Endless Maze           

Role: Actor/Teacher

A participatory drama about life in the reign of Mary Tudor for 5-11 year-olds, touring National Trust properties

 

For Any Field?

Role: Actor/Teacher

A participatory drama set in rural Britain in 1895 for 5-11 year-olds, touring National Trust properties

 

Harrogate Theatre, Theatre in Education Dept.


Art and War Workshops           

Role: Actor/Workshop Leader/Deviser

A performance and workshop about the poetry and art of the First World War for 11-18 year-olds

 

Noah’s Flood                       

Role: Actor/Deviser

Christmas play for 4- 11 year olds, touring schools across North Yorks

 

Poetry Workshop                       

Role: Actor/Workshop Leader/Deviser

A workshop for 7-11 year-olds about creating poetry through drama

 

Cargoes           

Role: Actor/ Workshop leader/ Deviser

A performance and workshop about smuggling on the Yorkshire coast in the C18th, for 7-11 year-olds

 

Home On The Range           

Role: Actor/ Workshop Leader/ Deviser

A performance and workshop about pioneering Yorkshire women in Wyoming, for 11-18 year olds, touring schools in North Yorkshire and Sweden

 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Workshop           

Role: Workshop Leader/Deviser

Shakespearean workshop supporting Main House show in Harrogate Theatre, for teachers and pupils

 

The Rule and The Ruin           

Role: Director/ Actor/ Deviser

A site specific participatory drama for 7-11 year-olds about the life of monks during the Reformation

 

Harrogate Youth Theatre

Role: Workshop Leader/Director

Weekly workshops for all ages up to 18, and presentations to the public

 

School History Scene


Hitler on Trial

Role: Actor

Performance to support the teaching of GCSE History

 

The Doctor’s Show

Role: Actor

Performance to support the teaching of GCSE history

 

 

MT Productions


Swimming With Miss Lawrence           

Role: Actor/Deviser

A participatory drama for 5-11 year-olds, promoting healthy eating and an active life

 

Insight Into Industry Workshops

Company: MT Productions/ St Albans Arts, Sports and Health

Role: Workshop Leader

Promoting Careers in the Arts with Year 9 Pupils at Marlborough School, St Albans

 

Keeping It

Role: Director/Facilitator

A showcase performance of peer-led drama by 16-yr olds about underage teenage pregnancy and relationships

 


St Albans Film Festival


Belleville Rendezvous: The Sound of Film

Role: Workshop leader

A workshop for 7-11 year olds, looking at the creation and effect of music and sound in film

 

Animation Workshop

Role: Workshop Leader

Summer holiday workshop for 7-11 year olds exploring stop frame animation

 

 

Other experience and bespoke projects

 

The Merchant of Venice Workshops           

Company:Worcester Theatre

Role: Workshop Leader and Deviser

A Shakespeare workshop supporting Main House show for pupils and teachers

 

The Tinderbox           

Company: Orange Tree Theatre Education Dept.

Role: Actor/musician/deviser

A show for 5-7 year-olds

 

Wind in The Willows Workshops                       

Company: Freelance

Role: Workshop Leader/ Acting Coach

Supporting Abbey School St Albans’ production with physical theatre and acting techniques

 

Igniting Writing Workshops

Company: Freelance

Role: Workshop Leader

Inspiring children in Holtsmere School, Hemel Hempstead (Years 3-6) as part of their Literacy Week

 

The Visit

Company: Freelance

Role: Writer/Actor/teacher

A site specific participatory drama for 7-11 year olds about the monks in St Albans Abbey leading up to The Reformation

Part of an Artsmark Qualification for Abbey School, St Albans

 

Projects, courses and performances for Scene & Heard

Company: Scene & Heard

Role: Actor and director

Drama projects with award-winning children’s mentoring charity, based in Somerstown, London

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