Playwright, Academic, Dramaturg and Arts Writer/Researcher.
- Experienced Dramaturg and Literary Assistant.
- Authored first-rate essays and articles for publication, in print, and online.
- Experienced Arts Researcher; Strong knowledge and experience in audience research (Qualitative and Quantitative approaches).
- Lecturer, facilitator and PGCE qualified teacher. Available for Lecturing, arts facilitation and tutoring.
PhD, Drama, Cardiff Metropolitan University, 2015.
PGCE, Secondary History, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, 2009.
MA Text and Performance Studies (English) Kings College, University of London with Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, 2008, (Pass with Merit).
BA (Hons) American and Canadian Studies with History, University of Nottingham with study abroad at McGill University, Montreal, 2006 (2:1).
Selected employers (Writer)
2019, Slate, Freelance contributor
2019, BBC Radio Wales, Contributor
2018, The Stage, Freelance Contributor
2018, Sherman Theatre, Web content writer (show research, information and interviews)
2017, BBC Cymru, Blogger- opinion pieces for the BBC Cymru website.
2017, American Theatre, Writer- critical writing on American theatre in London.
2017, Howlround, Writer/Theatre Critic.
2017, The National Theatre, Programme Essay.
2018 – Makers Guild Wales- Deputy Manager and Social Media Manager.
- Managing the gallery and education programmes day to day.
- Managing volunteers including Student training.
- Running social media for the gallery including managing exhibition campaigns.
- Press and Marketing coordination.
2018, Teacher/Facilitator, Bishopsgate Institute.
- Delivering adult education sessions.
2016, Society of Theatre Research, Social Media Manager and Blog Writer (New Researcher’s Network)
- Managing social media channels for the New Researcher’s Network
- Writing content for the New Researcher’s Network Blog.
- Sourcing and editing content for the blog and website.
2016-2017, Team Co-Ordinator, Arts Council Wales.
- Advising on grant application and management across arts companies, dealing with wide range of arts based clients.
- Financial management of large and small-scale projects.
- General administrative support.
2015-Present, Sororitas Choir, Social Media Officer.
- Managing social media and web content for the promotion of the choir
- Video editing, website management and blog writing.
2015-2016, Development Advisor, University of South Wales, Creative Industries Research Group.
- Writing funding applications and reporting on funded projects.
- Managing funded projects.
- Managing public engagement events around funded projects.
Dramaturgy and Literary Management
2019, Dramaturg, Atticist Productions.
2018, Dramaturg, ‘A Particular Shade of Green’ by Tawni O’Dell.
2018, Dramaturg, Vincent River by Phillip Ridley, No Boundaries Theatre Company.
2018, Reader, Young Vic/Theatre Uncut Playwrighting Award.
2016-2017, The National Theatre
- Writer; programme essay for Angels in America (2017), over 10, 000 copies sold.
- Writer: Research and writing as part of Queer Theatre Season (2017)
- Research Advisor; Angels in America, National Theatre (Dir. Marianne Elliot) 2017.
- Education facilitator; Delivering workshops to adult audiences.
2015-2017 Route 66 Theatre, Literary associate.
- Play reading and analysis to support the literary manager.
2012-2013, Programming and Literary Assistant, Origin Theatre (New York).
- Administrative support to programming and literary departments.
- Assisting with creative programming for the theatre and tours.
2019, Spring in Winter, A new musical, Revisionist Productions.
2019, Don’t Send Flowers, Clock Tower Theatre Company.
2020, Paper Cuts, Matthew Frener Productions.
2017, Party Like it’s 1985, Chippy Lane Productions.
2017, ‘Where’s Our Milk Maggie’, Dirty Protest Theatre.
2017, Always Tuesday, Freerayne Productions, Southwark Playhouse.
2016, Always Tuesday, The Other Room (Young Artists Festival)
Teaching and Facilitation Experience
2018, Bishopsgate Institute, Tutor. (Adult education programmes)
2018 University of Wolverhampton, Lecturer English/Drama.
2016-17, National Theatre, Workshop facilitator.
Delivering workshops to adult audiences.
2015-Present, Performance Studies Lecturer, University of South Wales.
Delivering teaching across theatre and performance studies courses.
2013-Present, Workshop Facilitator
Various (WMC, Sherman Theatre & Others)
2012-2015, Education facilitator, Wales Millennium Centre.
Delivering workshops to adult, children and school audiences.
2010-2015, Performance Studies Lecturer, Cardiff Metropolitan University.
Delivering teaching across Theatre, Performance and English Literature and associated administration and management.
2010-Present, Secondary School Teacher (History, English, Drama specialist).
As short and long term supply teacher, delivering teaching to 11-18 year olds in schools.