Educator

 

LRAM (Speech and Drama)

PGCE – University of Central England

SEDA Accreditation as a Teacher in Higher Education

Awards:

Writers Guild of Great Britain for the encouragement of new writing (2011)

Writers Guild of Great Britain for the encouragement of new writing (2013)

 

BOVTS – I am currently external examiner for the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

Actors Lab – I currently oversee the Everyman Theatre’s Actors Lab, which is an ongoing training and networking facility for professional performers who are based in the South West.

Writers Lab – I currently oversee the Everyman’s Writers Lab, which provides an ongoing series of lectures and workshops for playwrights who are based in the South West.

Birmingham School of Acting

Senior Acting Tutor 1993-2000.

Leader of the Postgraduate Diploma Course 2003-2006.

Specialist subjects:  Scene Study.  Creating A Character.  Audition Preparation.  Improvisation.

National Operatic and Dramatic Association (NODA).  A number of Residential Summer Schools:

Directing A Play (Contemporary)

Musical Theatre Performance

Sondheim: A Rehearsal Approach

University of Gloucestershire –  Stanislavski Technique.  Creative Writing (Drama).

University of Worcester –  Performance in non-traditional venues.

Hereford College of Arts –  Improvisation and Devising.

The Cotswold School –  Stanislavski Technique (“The Seagull” and “A Doll’s House”)

Cleeve School, Cheltenham –  Playwriting