September 2020 - Present
CO-FOUNDER AND CREATIVE PRODUCER
RELAY COMMUNITY ARTS CIC
Producer of Relay Community Arts CIC: working with community members, we use storytelling to celebrate communities share the spaces we call home.
My role includes consulting communities, project curation and planning, and funding application.
October 2020 - Present
Conducting a series of consultations with community members and organsiaitons in Toxteth (Liverpool), to inform the creation of a community-led art installation project starting in 2021, as part of Physical Fest.
September 2019 - Present
WIDENING PARTICIPATION AMBASSADOR
THE LIVERPOOL INSTITUTE FOR PERFORMING ARTS
Delivering workshops within the community; school and college settings to encourage Higher Education engagement and interest in application for The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. Providing building tours, supporting seasonal programme support and promoting the Institute at educational open days.
December 2020 - February 2021
'Fight for The Future' was an online creative project working with young people from the Wirral, Merseyside, creatively exploring activism and campaigning against environmental issues.
My role included facilitating online creative workshops with the young people, leading the making of creative material, and supporting the young people in devising their Social Action Campaign.
September 2020 - October 2020
PRODUCER AND ARTIST
Produced and created a digital creative response to ‘First Times’, a collaborative project involving 14 women from Skein Collective responding to the theme ‘First Times’, published online. Funded and supported by Tmesis Theatre.
July 2020 - August 2020
PASTORAL SUPPORT AND FACILITATOR
‘Picture This’ was a digital Arts Awards project working with Young Carers in Merseyside. My role included maintaining contact with participants, mentorship and supporting online workshops.
March 2020 - July 2020
PRODUCER AND ARTIST
‘Life in Static’ is a curation of digital responses to COVID-19, created by the Tmesis’ Wicked Women. I produced this project, mentored by Claire Bigley (Tmesis Producer), and created a response in collaboration with The Belvedere Centre (service for adults with additional needs).
December 2019 - May 2020
PROJECT LEAD AND PRODUCER
FRIENDS OF EVERTON PARK
Working in partnership with the Friends of Everton, ‘Everlasting Everton: A Story Through Time’, involved working with several community organsiaitons to create a performance that would have promenaded through Everton Park, telling it’s story: including community performers, participation and live music.
This project concluded prematurely due to COVID-19, however there was an emphasis from participants for the project to be 'postponed' not 'cancelled'.
CREATIVE ARTS FACILTATOR
THE HOME PROJECT
Creative Arts Facilitator for a drama residency with unaccompanied refugee or asylum-seeking young people in Athens, Greece.
March 2019 - December 2019
Assistant Director and workshop facilitator, supporting the devising process of ‘The Street Where the Stories Live’, a Theatre for Social Change Performance exploring ‘home’.
ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE TUTOR
Teaching English through drama, music, dance and play across Italy, working in various English Language Summer Camps.
September 2019 - December 2019
COMMUNITY CONSULTANT AND THEATRE MAKER
‘A Wonderful Woodchurch Christmas Pantomime’ was a piece of Theatre for Democracy created with residents of the Woodchurch Estate, Birkenhead that explored local issues and practical solutions. A participatory performance presented to residents, councilors, and decision makers.
December 2018 - May 2019
SENIOR PRODUCER AND FACILITATOR
‘When William Met Dave’ was a cross-community celebratory performance involving several community groups in Port Sunlight and the surrounding areas.
My role included facilitating devising workshops with community groups, managing the production team, project and event management.