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EXPERIENCE

Work History

CREATIVE LEARNING COORDINATOR

ARC STOCKTON ARTS CENTRE

April 2022 - Present
(Full Time)

Supporting, delivering and managing various creative engagement programmes here at ARC and across Teesside. Programmes range from activities for care experienced young peoples, regular adult sessions, arts and wellbeing, and social prescribing projects.

Responsibilities: delivering creative activities to various groups; coordinating and managing creative programmes including in house activities and partnership projects across Teesside; building and maintaining relationships with partners and artists to ensure the development and delivery of engaging programmes.

I am also the registered Dementia Friends Ambassador at ARC, ensuring staff are Dementia Friends trained and working alongside Stockton Borough Council and the Alzheimer's Society to ensure that ARC is a Dementia Friendly Venue.

CREATIVE LEARNING ASSISTANT

ARC STOCKTON ARTS CENTRE

February 2022 - March 2022
(Full Time)

Providing administrative and in session support across the Creative Learning programme at ARC. Maintaining effective communication and organisation between internal teams, artists and participants.

COMMUNITY YOUTH LEAD

GROUNDWORK GREATER MANCHESTER

July 2021 - February 2022
(Full Time)

Designing and delivering programmes of work with and for young people in Community settings across Greater Manchester.
Responsbilities: project management, effective communication with stakeholders, budgeting, session delivery, and line-managing a team of sessional workers. 
Business development duties: creating new projects, sourcing additional income and developing new partner relationships.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR & PROJECT COORDINATOR

TMESIS THEATRE

October 2020 - July 2021
(Freelance)

'Seeds of Change' was an environmental arts project in Toxteth, Liverpool to address local and global environmental issues, and creatively engage the community by creating recycled art work and making performance. 
Responsibilities: conducting community consultations, co-ordinating community workshops and facilitating creative workshops.
Co-ordinating a group of young women to make a Physical Theatre piece about the environment, which I Assistant Directed.

FREELANCE ARTIST

COLLECTIVE ENCOUNTERS

March 2019 - February 2021

Working with Collective Encounters as an Assistant Director, Workshop Facilitator and Pastoral support over several projects. 

'Fight for The Future': an online creative project working with young people from Merseyside: creatively exploring, and campaigning against environmental issues. Fight For The Future Visual Podcast - YouTube 

‘Picture This’: a digital Arts Awards project working with Young Carers in Merseyside.

‘The Street Where the Stories Live’: a Theatre for Social Change Performance exploring ‘home’. The Street Where the Stories Live | Collective Encounters (collective-encounters.org.uk)

PRODUCER AND ARTIST

TMESIS THEATRE

March 2020 - October 2020

Producer for two digital series showcasing work by Tmesis Theatre Wicked Women Creative Development programme. 
'Life in Static': mixed-media digital series responding to COVID-19.
'First Times': collaborative digital series responding to the series title.

COORDINATOR AND SOCIAL MEDIA OPERATOR

SKEIN COLLECTIVE

September 2020 - September 2021
(Voluntary)

Scheduling and hosting regular meetings for Skein Collective (a network of young female creatives in Merseyside - a result of the Wicked Women Creative Development Programme). Working within a team to operate our Social Media platforms and website.

CREATIVE ARTS FACILTATOR

THE HOME PROJECT

November 2019
(Voluntary)

Volunteer creative workshop Facilitator at The Home Project - a charity housing unaccompanied refugee and assylum seeking children and young people in Athens.
Responsibilities: designing and delivering a culturally appropriate and engaging programme of activity for a group of young women

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.

FRONT OF HOUSE ASSISTANT

July 2019 - August 2019

Delivering high-quality customer service in the fast-paced environment of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, working across multipule venues with varying capacity. 
Responsibilites: customer service, crowd management, effective communication between teams and the public.