TEACHING

V22 Louise House, Forest Hill

Lead Artist: Children's Art Classes in drawing, painting and sculpture for 4-12 Year Olds 2016 on going

 

Arts Depot, Finchley

Lead Artist: Weekly Children's Art Classes for 5 - 7 year & 8 - 12 year olds 2015 on-going

Lead Artist: Weekly Messy Play, Early Years from 18 months – 4 year olds 2015 on-going

Lead Artist: ‘Fun Palaces’ Art and Science for children 2015 & 2016

Lead Artist: Older People’s Art group, 2016

Lead Artist: Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice – Art for children with complex needs & their families 2015

 

Singapore

Lasalle College of Arts, Singapore Jan 2017 Talk and workshop for MA Art Therapy students

Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore Public Talk and Art workshop for M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2017

National University of Singapore, Centre for mental health talk and drawing demonstration, Jan 2017

 

University of Central Lancashire

Diversity Conference for mental health, 2016 Keynote speaker and charcoal art workshop

 

SPILL Festival of Performance 2016

The Kids Are in Charge: Messy Play for Toddlers (see YouTube clip!)

 

Emergency Exit Arts

Lead Artist: Messy Art and Science experiments for young people, ‘Fun Palaces’ 2016

 

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Lead Designer for Acting Diploma Performance Projects 2017

Lead Designer for Offending The Audience: PlayTexts, BA2 students, Oct 2016

Lead Designer/Assistant Director: Under 5s Applied Theatre in Education module May - June 2015 & 2016

Specialist Lead Facilitator for Performing Place: AHRC project, St Mungo’s Homelessness Charity 2016

Lead Artist: Experience in Context: Messy Play for Toddlers, training for 2nd year students, 2016

Set and costume design for a touring production devised by 1st year students performed to young audiences on tour in schools Cornwall incl. Minack Theatre in Porthcurno.

 

Half Moon Theatre

Lead Artist: Shadow Puppet art workshop for 6 and 7 year olds, 2017

Lead Artist: Speech Bubbles, Drama for children with speech & language problems 2015 on-going

Lead Artist: Set Design Commission for 40th Anniversary Performances at Half Moon June 2016

Lead Artist: Art Sessions for disabled teenagers from Richard House Children’s Hospice 2015 - 16

Lead Artist for CPD Movement & Messy Play session for Primary School practitioners 2016 on-going

Lead Artist: Set Design for Half Moon Transitions 5 day Summer School, Bishop Challenor School 2015

Lead Artist: Richard House Children’s Hospice Creative Family Days with parents, carers and siblings 2015

Lead Artist Richard House Hospice 1-2-1 Residential Sensory sessions with children 2015 on-going

Lead Artist for Early Years Dance and Drama 2015

Lead Artist for Early Years and Youth Summer Schools in Drama / Art 2014-5

Access Worker: Solar, inclusive drama group for disabled teenagers 2015

Access Worker: 1-2-1 support for a young person with autism 2015

Assistant Director: ‘Drama in the Mix’ Radio Project, 7 East London schools, at Rich Mix 2015

Support Artist: Creative workshop with mothers from Richard House Children’s Hospice 2015

 

Bethlem Royal Hospital &  Bethlem Gallery affiliated artist

Lead Artist: Workshop for staff and patients Royal Society of Public Health – Mindfulness, Flow, Colour 2016

Lead Artist: Workshops for staff and patients, part of the inaugural launch Bethlem Gallery: 2015

Co- deliverer for ‘Telling My Story’ drama sessions for adult patients. Recovery College (SLAM) 2015

Lead Artist: Photographic project for adult patients Art Commission: Anxiety Disorder Residential Unit 2014

Lead Artist: ‘Sanctuary in Art’ workshops for teens and adults Sept 2014

 

Hoxton Hall

Lead Artist: Summer School 3D art construction inspired by Claes Oldenburg sculptures 7-12 year olds, 201

Lead Artist: Summer School 3D art construction on Carnival theme for 8 – 19 year olds 2016

Lead Artist: Half Term 3D Design Dance / Drama / Art project for 8 – 19 year olds 2016

Lead Artist: Easter Project for 8 - 19 year olds for Roald Dahl’s The Twits and James and the Giant Peach

Lead Artist: 3D Design for Youth Classes (8 – 16 years) April 2016

 

Extant – Theatre Company for Blind and Visually Impaired actors

Access worker / Photographer: ‘Spirit of Resistance’ Project 2016

 

HMP Send: Art Workshops for Watts Gallery Big Issue programme

Lead Artist: HMP Send from October to December 2015. HMP Send is a female training prison and the sessions led to an exhibition opportunity for the participants with the Big Issues programme.

 

Northgate School, Edgware Community Hospital: Artist in Residence June / July 2015

Artist in Residence: art sessions for teenage in-patients experiencing chronic mental illness. We explored the notion of self-portraits working with processes such as assemblage, collage, photography and scanning, as well as large scale group paintings, charcoal drawings and films.

 

Blue Elephant Theatre

Lead Artist / Photographer on a theatre project with children and teenagers exploring emotional Well-Being across 3 Southwark Schools

 

Dragon Café - Mental Fight Club

Lead Artist for ‘Sanctuary in Art’ workshops for teens and adults Sept 2014

 

Maudsley International, Kings College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Southbank University

A series of lectures and presentations for Experts by Experience tackling stigma in mental illness 2014-5

 

Merchant Taylors School

Lead Artist photographic walking tour for Sixth formers 2014

 

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Visual Art workshops for MA Creative Practice 2013

Lectures for M-level Postgraduate students on The Body In Performance 2010

 

Chester University

Postgraduate Lecture Series on Research and the Body, 2011

 

Birkbeck College, University of London

Art Workshop leader for Diploma Dance students, 2010

 

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Learning and Participation (Dance) Programme Manager 2005 - 2014

I was appointed as the Courses Manager at Trinity Laban in January 2005, promoted to Programme Manager for Learning and Participation (Dance) in 2010. I was responsible for the overall planning, management, co-ordination and administration of the Short Courses programme for Learning and Participation (Dance). This included a weekly programme of community based classes Adult Evening Classes and Saturday Children's Classes, International Summer Schools, co-ordination and management of international commercial visits to Trinity Laban, specialist courses in Choreological Studies and Professional Development. I was elected a Staff Representative on Trinity Laban's Board of Govenors, a representative on TL Equality and Diversity Board, and TL Knowledge Exchange and Public Engagement Board.

 

 

 

I have more than 15 years of experience in Learning and Participation, working with all ages and abilities from toddlers to adults. As a creative practitioner I teach visual art, drama and movement and work across a range of therapeutic and educational settings such as schools, hospitals and hospices, prisons, arts venues and universities. I have also been a commissioned artist for a number of educational projects, including Blue Elephant Theatre, Half Moon Theatre and London Bubble for Speech Bubbles.

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