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EXPERIENCE

Work History

COMMUNITY YOUTH LEAD

GROUNDWORK GREATER MANCHESTER

July 2021 - Present
(Fixed Term - Full Time)

Leading on Groundwork GM’s Community Youth provisions, I design and deliver programmes of work for Young People across Greater Manchester that are focused on personal development, engagement with local communities, and engagement with Climate Change or Social Action.

SESSIONAL WORKER

GREATER MANCHESTER YOUTH NETWORK


April 2021 - Present (Sessional)

Supporting GYMN’s delivery of youth focused and development programmes, by leading or co-facilitating sessions with young people across Greater Manchester. I primarily deliver creative sessions in this role.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR & PROJECT COORDINATOR

TMESIS THEATRE

April 2021 - July 2021
(Freelance)

Co-ordinating a Physical Theatre project for young women in Merseyside about Climate Change, and Assistant Directing the performance by leading workshops and devising processes. The performance was titled 'Now or Never' and was performed at the Seeds of Change Community Event.

COMMUNITY CONSULTANT & PROJECT ASSISTANT

TMESIS THEATRE

October 2020 - July 2021 (Freelance)

‘Seeds of Change’ – a Community Environmental Arts project based in Toxteth, Liverpool. I assisted in the delivery of this project including management and administration. I also facilitated sessions with community groups to create a public art installation made from recycled materials. The installation was revealed at a Community Event including arts and environmental workshops, and the 'Now or Never' Physical Theatre performance.

COORDINATOR AND SOCIAL MEDIA OPERATOR

SKEIN COLLECTIVE

September 2020 - September 2021
(Voluntary)

Scheduling regular meetings for Skein Collective and working within a team to operate our Social Media accounts.

DRAMA FACILITATOR

COLLECTIVE ENCOUNTERS

December 2020 - February 2021
(Freelance)

'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.

PRODUCER AND ARTIST

SKEIN COLLECTIVE

September 2020 - October 2020
(Voluntary)

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.

PASTORAL SUPPORT AND FACILITATOR

COLLECTIVE ENCOUNTERS

July 2020 - August 2020
(Freelance)

‘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.

PRODUCER AND ARTIST

TMESIS THEATRE

March 2020 - July 2020
(Voluntary)

‘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).

PROJECT LEAD AND PRODUCER

FRIENDS OF EVERTON PARK

December 2019 - May 2020
(University Dissertation)

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

November 2019
(Voluntary)

Creative Arts Facilitator for a drama residency with unaccompanied refugee or asylum-seeking young people in Athens, Greece.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

COLLECTIVE ENCOUNTERS

March 2019 - December 2019
(Voluntary)

Assistant Director and workshop facilitator, supporting the devising process of ‘The Street Where the Stories Live’, a Theatre for Social Change Performance exploring ‘home’.

(Voluntary)

ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE TUTOR

ACLE

July 2019
(Fixed Term)

Teaching English through drama, music, dance and play across Italy, working in various English Language Summer Camps.

COMMUNITY CONSULTANT AND THEATRE MAKER

WIRRAL COUNCIL

September 2019 - December 2019
(University)

‘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.

SENIOR PRODUCER AND FACILITATOR

ICE BREAKERS

December 2018 - May 2019
(University)

‘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.