EDUCATION

PhD Researcher, University of Sheffield 2016- PRESENT

 

MA in Theatre and Performance, University of Sheffield (Distinction) 2016

 

BA(Hons) in Theatre and Performance, University of Warwick (First Class) 2011

 

 

WORK

PERFORMER, NEW YORK CITY PLAYERS- JAN 2020

Performing in the production QUEENS ROW at the The Kitchen, NYC.

 

CO-FACILITATOR, ARTHOUSE JERSEY- OCT 2019. 

Planning and delivering a programme of artistic activities and exercises for the pilot programme 'Children's Creative Retreat' at St John's School, Jersey. 

 

PERFORMER- COLLABORATOR,THE WOOSTER GROUP- JULY 2019

Devising and performing in the production DESIRE- AN ENCOUNTER WITH A PLAY BY KATHY ACKER at the ICA, London, in a collaboration led by Wooster Group artist Kate Valk. 

PROJECT ASSISTANT, FORCED ENTERTAINMENT DEC 2018

Assistant directing the production THAT NIGHT FOLLOWS DAY with Tim Etchells and Hester Chillingworth at the Southbank Centre.

 

PERFORMER, NEW YORK CITY PLAYERS- OCT 2018

Performing in the production QUEENS ROW at the ICA, London. 

 

 

 

FORCED ENTERTAINMENT- ART BREAKERS 2018-2019

Workshop facilitator on Forced Entertainment's participation program: ‘Art Breakers’. Planning, devising and delivering weekly participation workshops for young people age 8-15, exploring experimental performance practices, providing a platform for the participants to acquire new artistic skills and develop life-skills in an environment of inclusivity, equality and learning. 

 

 

WORKSHOP FACILITATOR at ROTHERHAM COLLEGE OCT 2017

Visiting workshop facilitator for the BA Acting students at Rotherham College. Planning and delivering workshops exploring experimental performance practices.

 

ARTIST-RESEARCHER, NEW YORK CITY PLAYERS  2017-PRESENT

Completing 2 New York- based internships with the company. Assisting on the company’s Jan 2018 production Paradiso, presented at Greene Naftali Gallery, New York.

 

Previous to that, assisting on the company’s 2017 re-mounting of the production Good Samaritans at Abrons Arts Centre. 

 

 

CO-ARTISTIC DIRECTOR SAD SIREN THEATRE 2012 - 2016

Devising 2 Arts Council funded shows: ILOVEYOUWILLUMARRYME (2016) and The Gods of Pick N Mix (2015) as part of an artistic residency with the nationally renowned Theatre Delicatessen. 

 

Co-leading on all aspects of the company’s artistic and organisational operations: designing, delivering and evaluating the company’s artistic output; organising the company’s finances and administration; applying to public bodies for funding; forging relationships with relevant public partners; developing audiences; and devising creative public engagement projects. 

 

 

WORKSHOP FACILITATOR at INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED TEACHING AND LEARNING, UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK 2009- 2012

Contributing strongly to the development of an innovative form of interdisciplinary, open­-space learning. Working closely with Senior Teaching Fellow Dr. Jonathan Heron to prepare, devise and deliver a series of workshops and symposia for students and researchers from seemingly disparate academic backgrounds (medicine, literature, law, the sciences) to practically and creatively explore subjects such as Mathematics, Neuroscience and Evolutionary Biology, and to synthesise research and practice.