Performance Training

The London International School of Performing Arts (LISPA):

Initiation and Advanced Course 2005 - 07, Lecoq based movement course covering - Acting, Physical Theatre, Mime, Clowning, Mask (full and half mask), Movement Analysis, Improvisation, Devising, Alexander Technique, Acrobatic Tumbling, Writing for the Stage and Voice Training.

The Central School of Speech and Drama, London:

BA Hons Drama and Education 1999 - 2000, covering performance and drama teacher training with weekly voice/ movement classes and placements in school and arts settings.


Other Performance Training/ Practical Workshops:

Professional Public Speaking (Certified) - The Art of Training and Public Speaking,

Masked Performance and Physical Theatre for Teachers - Trestle Theatre Co,

Physical Theatre - Marcello Magni,

Physical Theatre and Clowning - Linda Kerr,

Physical Theatre - Lorna Marshall,

Masked Performance - Toby Welcher,

Commedia Dell'Arte - Didi Hopkins,

The Language of Tragedy - Clare Higgins,

Comic Timing - Maureen Lipman,

Performing Comedy - Victoria Wood,

Voice Performance - Cicely Berry,

Performing on Camera - Denis Lawson,

Pilates/ Yoga - weekly classes.


Writing Training

The University of Cardiff:

2010-11, Creative Writing and Scripting TV Drama

The University of Hertfordshire:

2009-10, Creative and Autobiographical Writing - From Fact to Fiction.

The Royal Court Theatre, London:

2006, The Young Writer's Programme

Practical Writing Workshops attended:

Writing for the Big Stage - Mike Bartlett,

Writing for the Stage - Simon Stephens,

'Story' Seminar  - Robert McKee,

Writing for the West End - Greg Mosse,

Writing for the Screen - Linda La Plante,

Writing and Performing - Harold Pinter,

Writing for TV - Meera Syal,

Writing for Stage and Screen - Stephen Poliakoff,

Writing for the Stage - Tom Stoppard,

Writing for the Stage - Dominic Cooke,

Scriptwriting and Final Draft - Ian Staples,

Script Structure - Tim Price.