FIRST, I stepped out singing a song.
I am a Cardiff based graduate of L'Ecole Internationale de Theatre Jacques Lecoq in Paris, where I completed the professional programme under Jos Houben, Paoula Rizza, Jason Turner, Francois Lecoq, Suzanna Lestratto and Christophe Marchant. During this period, I also co-founded the award winning Rhum and Clay Theatre Company.
I have also been an associate lecturer at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Northampton University and currently Winchester University.
Projects for 2019 include:
Joining carnival company Shademakers UK, running community partnership and movement direction rehearsals for the St. Patricks day parades in Armagh and Belfast as part of an EU funded peace project.
Working with The Riverfront Theatre in Newport, South Wales to direct a new outdoor commission for The Big Splash Festival 2019.
Collaborating with Arts Council Wales, Lead Creative Schools and Ysgol Herbert Thompson to create a site specific version of Beowulf inspired by the forest at Castell Coch to improve levels in reading.
Joining the team at Boom Town as the director of second level animation on Paradise Heights.
Working with Green Man Festival in the Brecon Beacons on The Complete Compendium of Human Culture. This will be a new piece of outdoor street clowning work, to be premiered at the festival in August 2019.
Joining Fete Day and carnival company ShademakersUK on A Free World in June. This will be a large scale processional event on the ex US Cruise Missile base on Greenham Common to commemorate D-Day.
Creating two new pieces of work in Bromsgrove in collaboration with Bromsgrove District Council and the Artrix Arts Centre. The first will be a Calan Gaef Garden, The second will be The Festival of Light 2019 lantern procession.
I will also be running The Burning of the Light as a Creative Producer in partnership with Birmingham District Councl. This will be a large scale outdoor Christmas processional performance, based on the myth of the Tibetan yeti.
If you'd like to get in touch, because you're interesting in working with me, finding out more about what I do, or just want a chat, please email me on email@example.com I really love to hear from people!