CV

EXPERIENCE

Project/Organisation

Date

Role

Description

Poetry & Performance, Schaubühne

September 2018 – present

Facilitator

Monthly poetry and performance workshops for young people aged 14 – 24, with and without refugee backgrounds.

School Workshops, English Theatre Berlin

April 2018 – present

Facilitator & assistant co-ordinator

Educational theatre workshops in schools on a range of themes – including Shakespeare.

Humans of Ashford, Ashford in Kent

Jan 2017 present

Co-founder & facilitator

Annual community theatre project, commissioned by Ashford Borough Council as part of Create festival

Berlin International Youth Theatre LAB, English Theatre Berlin

April – June 2018

Facilitator

International youth theatre for ages 11 – 14, weekly theatre training and devising a final show on the theme of monsters.

QuerFormat ‘Begegnung’, Schaubühne in association with The Poetry Project

February 2018

Assistant facilitator

Poetry and performance project for young people aged 14-24 with and without refugee backgrounds

We Are London, Ovalhouse Theatre, London

Jan – May 2017

Facilitator

Theatre project for young people aged 15-24 with and without refugee backgrounds

Play It Again’, CounterPlay Festival, Aarhus

April 2017

Facilitator

Workshop about the ways we can explore & reflect on play

DRK Notunterkunft Lietzenburger Strasse, Berlin

Aug – Sep 2016

Facilitator

Children’s arts & crafts group in a home for refugees

The Beanfield’, Breach Theatre, UK Tour

Jan 2015 – May 2016

Performer, researcher & writer

Award-winning documentary theatre about the 1985 Battle of the Beanfield, a standoff between travelers & the police

Schwarzes Theatre R28, Berlin

Nov – Dec 2016

Rehearsal assistant

Theatre project for adults with learning disabilities

Meadow Meanders, Coventry

Jan – July 2015

Meadow Minder’ & collaborator

Immersive outdoor eco-performance with artist Baz Kershaw & theatre company Stan’s Cafe

Souvenirs’, The Human Animal, Coventry and Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Sep 2014 – Aug 2015

Playwright/poet

Family theatre devised from four recycled objects: a newspaper, a wine bottle, a piece of fabric & a cardboard box.

Syria Through a Lens: The Life & Works of Filmmaker Bassel Shehadeh’, Coventry and London

June 2012

Producer

Documentary film screened at Warwick University & Amnesty International, London

Vile Bodies’, Coventry and London

Jan – March 2012

Performer

Theatrical adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s novel of the same name. Performed at Warwick Arts Centre & the V&A Museum

EDUCATION

Goldsmiths, University of London – Sep 2016 – Sep 2017

– MA Applied Theatre: Drama in Educational, Community & Social Contexts  (Distinction)

Warwick University – Oct 2011 – July 2015

– BA English & Theatre Studies with Intercalated Year (First Class Hons)

Freie Universität, Berlin – Sep 2013 – Aug 2014

– Erasmus Year

 

ADDITIONAL THEATRE TRAINING

Cardboard Citizens, London – April 2016

– Forum Theatre Training Course with Adrian Jackson

National Youth Theatre of Great Britain – August 2010

– Actor Training Programme for Company Members