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The creative tools I use are drama, movement, sound, puppetry, story telling, creative writing and film.
I love...

  • finding new creative and supportive ways to engage hard to reach and vulnerable people,

  • being responsive to the needs of individuals in front of me and

  • watching people open up and realise something new about themselves.

Featured Project

Even though I left these two companies years ago when I moved to Leeds, they are both so seminal to my career development I wanted to feature them. Both projects were set up as 'satellite sheds' under the guidance of Chickenshed Theatre who offered a fantastic training programme on how to deliver inclusive arts workshops. Over the years of working on establishing these companies alongside a team they both went from strength to strength; we had fantastic numbers of children and young people engaging from all backgrounds and abilities, we created outstanding theatre productions and built a community atmosphere on the values of support, nurture and innovative creativity.


Here is a glimpse at all the music projects I have worked on:

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BA Performing Arts

BA Performing Arts

First Class Degree Honours

2001 - 2004

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Our Time Project

Creative Arts Practitioner

Dementia-friendly creative sessions focusing on movement, music, creative writing and art.

2016 - present

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Verve Project

Inclusive Arts Practitioner

Delivering creative arts workshops for young people with Asperger's syndrome. 

2013 - 2018

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Migration and Settlement

Creative Arts Practitioner 

Delivering creative workshops with people who are refugees or seeking asylum.


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Drama Works Project

Creative Arts Practitioner

Delivering workshops within Richard House Children's Hospice. 


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Equal Voices Arts

Inclusive Arts Practitioner

Delivering workshops and producing films with young people and adults living with a disability, as well as with young people at risk.


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Epic Arts Cambodia

Arts Administrator

Disability arts organisation in Kampot, Cambodia.


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Bigfoot Arts Education

Education Arts Practitioner 

Curriculum enrichment arts practitioner working with primary school aged children.


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Leeds International
Piano Competition

Creative Arts Practitioner

Designing and delivering school curriculum enrichment programs using the piano as a tool for learning.

2017 - present

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Buzz Project

Inclusive Arts Practitioner

Delivering creative arts workshops for young people who have a disability. 

2012 - present

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Transitions Project

Project Manager

Half Moon Theatre project leader, transition summer programs - managing a team of 8 practitioners and 70 young people. 

2012 - 2018

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Heydays Project

Creative Arts Practitioner

A project for over 55's. Delivering drama, puppetry, song writing workshops as well as leading the Heydays Choir.

2013 - 2017

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Imaginary Communities Project

Arts Education Practitioner

Delivering an innovative drama approach to develop children's engagement and attainment in both primary and secondary schools.


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The Theatre Shed

Inclusive Arts Practitioner

Developing and co-leading an inclusive theatre company for children and young people set up as an umbrella project by Chickenshed Theatre. 


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Brixton Inclusive

Inclusive Arts Practitioner

Developing and leading an inclusive theatre company for children and young people set up as an umbrella project by Chickenshed Theatre.

2004 - 2008

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West Side Story


Professional production of musical theatre at Winchester mens prison


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