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Visiting Artist Lecturer - Playmaking

Working across the academic semester with 20 second year students to develop new plays on the Playmaking module.  It is an introduction to playwriting course suitable for students who may not have done any writing for performance before.

Visiting Artist Lecturer -  Pilot Project 
 
Working with  the 3rd year Theatre and Performance students for the semester. The students will be required to create their own work. The Visiting Lecturer facilitates and support this process. The project culminates in a series of performances across Leeds.
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Lead Workshop Leader on Street Voices 7, Freedom Studios (Bradford)

 

Six month playwriting course for writers with some level of writing experience. Includes:​

  • Masterclasses and Q&A’s with experienced creatives

  • Support and advice from theatre-makers and industry professionals

  • Opportunities to see plays, events and performances

  • Script in hand performance of your work

  • Safe and friendly environment to try out ideas

Poetry Workshop Leader- 'We Are Roundhay'
Leading poetry workshops with year 7-13 students on the  what it means to be a student at Roundhay. 

Sessional Tutor at Warwick Writing Programme, English and Comparative Literary Studies (January - June 2018)

Lead tutor on the module: Writing Out Loud: Slam, Spoken Word, and Performance Poetics

Writer- in - Residence at Faversham College (Bradford)

Designing and delivering a year-long poetry and creative writing programme for students aged 11- 18 years to advance their literacy skills, confidence and engagement in the arts.

Workshop Leader, St Bartholomew's C of E Primary School

Delivering KS2 poetry workshops and host poetry slam. 

Workshop Leader

Including:

  • Young Writers Programme.

  • Manchester University -  'Writing for Performance' Undergraduate drama course

  • Rochdale Young Company

  • Wordplay - a daytime programme for adults who are new to playwriting.

  • Royal Exchange Elders Company

  • World Wide Workshop -  Adults from displaced, migrant or minority communities

Workshop Leader, Burnley Young Carers

 

Working with young people in Pennnine Lancashire to express themselves using spoken word and music production. 

Workshop Facilitator, Brave New Voices

Brave New Voices 2.0 is a celebration of the multilingualism of many recently arrived young refugees and asylum seekers in London, turning language barriers into creative bridges.

Workshop Facilitator  Various schools and organisations

Including:

  • Grammar School, Leeds

  • Carr Manor High School

  • Exceptional Generation, Church of God of Prophecy

  • York Museum

  • University of Leeds

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