CV

Recent Employment

Wildchild Theatre, Administrative and Marketing Support. (2021)

Helping set up and run the first wave of a charitable theatre enterprise helping under-represented groups gain access to creative work. Running admin and marketing content for the company.

Bishopsgate Institute – Tutor

Delivering online tuition across a range of literature and theatre courses.

London Playwrights Blog- Tutor and Script Consultant

Providing feedback on scripts, acting as dramaturg and script editor for projects.

Delivering workshops and tutorials across a range of topics and producing online written and video resources for members.

The Painkiller Project- Associate Producer (2020)

Associate producer on audio drama podcast ‘The Painkiller Project’ working on artist and audience development including outreach work and Marketing.

Insole Court Trust, Head of Marketing, 2019-2020.

Running the marketing for Heritage attraction and community venue Insole Court alongside a rebranding and website relaunch. As well as curating a performances and talks series, and running the pop up cinema at the venue.

Digital Content Officer & Deputy Manager: Makers Guild in Wales (2018-2019)

Within this post I originated a new role producing the organisation’s online brand strategy, managing their website and social media portfolio. This role was split with my responsibilities as Deputy Manager, in charge of the day-to-day running of the gallery.

Investment and Funding Services Team Assistant: Arts Council Wales (2016-2017)

Advising on grant application and management across arts companies, dealing with a wide range of arts based clients, along with day-to-day administration.

Development Advisor: University of South Wales (Creative Industries Research Inst.) (2014-2015)

Developing research grant proposals working with academics and creative industry practitioners. Provided project management for successful grants.

Theatre Work

Taking Flight Theatre: Chair of the Board of Trustees (2017 – present)

Managing the board, and line managing 6 employees. Overseeing the move from project funded to Arts Council Portfolio company. Running Trustee meetings and working with the creative team on the company’s strategic plan. Responsible for governance, employment, safeguarding, and signing off on all aspects of fundraising and finances.

Forest Theatre- Co-Founder/Dramaturg (2020)

Since co-founding the company in 2020 I have acted as Dramaturg for a new writing company based in London.

Bitter Pill Theatre- Associate Producer (The Painkiller Project, 2020)

Acting as associate producer on ACE funded theatre podcast project.

Literary Assistant: Young Vic Theatre/Theatre Uncut (2018)

Reading and assessment of submissions for the 2018 Political Playwrighting award.

Literary associate: Route 66 Theatre (2015-2017)

Provided expert play reading and analysis services to support the literary manager. Responsible for running development workshops, hosting readings, and coordinating artist feedback.

Programming and Literary Assistant: Origin Theatre, New York (2012-2013)

Running development workshops, hosting readings, and coordinating feedback to artists.

Teaching

I have over ten years’ experience designing and delivering lectures, seminars, and education workshops for both adult and young audiences.

A qualified Secondary School Teacher, and HEA Associate Fellow, I have 10 years Higher Education experience, and 12 years teaching and facilitation experience.

I have worked with a range of creative industry organisations including Sherman Cymru, Wales Millennium Centre, National Theatre Wales, and the National Theatre, as well as for Higher Education institutions such as University of Wolverhampton, University of South Wales, and Cardiff Metropolitan

Freelance Journalism 2016-2020:

BBC Cymru, Blogger, American Theatre, Writer, Howlround, Editorial & Theatre Criticism, The Stage, Editorial & Theatre Criticism, The National Theatre, Programme Essay, Exeunt Magazine, Editorial & Theatre Criticism, Wales Arts Review, Writer & Resident Theatre Critic, Buzz Magazine, Editorial & Theatre Criticism, My Theatre Mates, Editorial & Theatre Criticism

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