EXPERIENCE : Theatre and Performing Arts
January - April 2019
Producer - Inside Bitch
A Clean Break co-production with Royal Court Theatre, co-directed by Stacey Gregg and Deborah Pearson.
Devised with and performed by Lucy Edkins, Jennifer joseph, TerriAnn Oudjar and Jade Small.
November 2017 - December 2018
Clean Break Theatre Company, London UK
Delivering a full programme of original commissions and co-productions with companies such as the Royal Shakespeare Company and Manchester International Festival
May - November 2017
Camden Peoples Theatre, London , UK
Producer - Fog Everywhere, directed by Brian Logan
Delivering an original stage production developed with support from the Wellcome Trust and in partnership with Kings College London
August 2016 - present day
Bristol Old Vic Theatre, Bristol, UK
Producer - Messiah, a co-production with The English Concert Orchestra directed by Tom Morris
Budget management, contracting of artists, coordinating artistic development, overseeing operational, box office and marketing activities
Liaison with national and international festival programmers regarding future life.
Securing and overseeing a commission from The Space to capture a performance for online audiences. Delivery of campaigns for commercial and non-commercial distribution.
August 2016 - October 2016
Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter, UK
Lead on a Stage One ACE Capital Application for the Boat Shed Capital project
First phase of research and liaison with the Bike Shed Chief Executive, Chairperson, and representatives from Exeter City Council and Cultural Partnership. Submission is planned for 2017.
March 2016 - present day
The Koestler Trust
Arts Mentor (voluntary)
Following intensive training I deliver monthly mentoring sessions with an emerging performance artist and ex-offender recently released from the prison system.
June 2015 - July 2016
Tiata Fahodzi Ltd
(Touring theatre company and National Portfolio Organisation of Arts Council England)
Financial administration including running the management accounts, payroll and quarterly reporting to the Board of Trustees and ACE.
Booking and producing the 12-venue national tour of I Know All The Secrets in My World, from booking to reconciliation.
Producing the Tiata Delights artist development festival of workshops and performances across multiple spaces at Watford Palace Theatre
Producing our co-production with RADA, Bricks and Pieces for the RADA summer ’16 season
Producing the Aunty, Aunty audience engagement workshops and performances at the Southbank Centre
Supporting the Artistic Director and CEO in developing company strategy to fulfil our mission to promote diversity in British Theatre.
Line managing production and administrative staff.
Developing and delivering fundraising campaigns to diversify our income.
Supporting marketing activity including developing artwork, copy, print and video content for promotional use.
November 2012 - June 2015
Bristol Old Vic Theatre, UK
Producer - Bristol Proms and Visitors Programme
Line producing the Bristol Proms 2014 and 2015 (Bristol Old Vic, Universal and Classic FM's festival of digital arts and classical music) and co-line producing Bristol Jam 2012 (festival of improvisation)
Producing the Inspiring Visitors programme of visiting productions across the BOV mid and small scale spaces and off-site
Coordinating the BOV programme and contributing to the programming process across multiple spaces and strands of work
Managing collaborative projects with external partners such as Mayfest and Bristol
Museums and Archives
Line managing an Administrative Assistant and festival promotional and delivery teams.
Coordinating a series of workshops and exchanges connecting developing and established artists within the Inspiring Visitors programme
ovember 2011 - November 2012
Bristol Old Vic Theatre, UK
Executive Assistant to the joint CEOs
Broad and responsive administrative support to the Artistic and Executive Directors
May 2010 - November 2011
Database management, liaison with venue and festival programmers, artist support and producing marketing materials.
Script translation and support for Cie. La Part Manquante’s production of David Harrower’s Blackbird at Sorano Theatre, Toulouse
Coordinating freight, transport and accommodation for productions travelling nationally and internationally including Cie. Areski's Bilboké
September 2016 +
Freelance Self-Shooter / Editor
Multiple documentary-style commissions for Avery Healthcare
July - October 2017
First Assistant Director - The Tick and The Bomb directed by Matt White. Commissioned by Arts Council Wales
Casting and supporting preproduction planning
Forward-thinking support for the Director, running the shoot to schedule
Writing and distributing call sheets to cast and crew
2nd Assistant Director, Charlotte Gainsbourg music video
Video directed by Charlotte Gainsbourg, produced by Forever Pictures, filmed on location in Bristol, UK
March 2017 +
Associate Producer, The Space MESSIAH Commission (BBC/Arts Council England)
Capture of the performance featuring Jamie Beddard in the role of The Beloved. Directed by Nick Wickham for theatrical and online distribution.
October 2016 - present day
Producer and Director, GIRLS ON FILM (working title) documentary film
A project in collaboration with the teenage female students of Bristol’s City Academy, and City of Bristol College integrating a work experience programme for students of the University of the West of England.
April 2015 - September 2016
Co-director and Producer, MAKE THE MOST OF ME documentary film
(Working in collaboration with Alive! Activities and the University of the West of England)
A portrait of three elderly individuals in a care home delivered following a successful campaign for an Arts Council Grant and comprising a work experience programme for students of the University of the West of England.
First screened at a curated showcase event at Bristol Old Vic in August 2016, the project concluded with a tour of screenings to other care homes.
It was included in the Diverse City festival programme and awarded an Official Selection for the London Lift-Off Film Festival, Docs Without Borders and Underwire Festival, where I received a nomination for Best Editor.
EDUCATION / TRAINING
Arts Emergency Mentoring Training (supporting underprivileged 16 - 19 year olds) July 2016
ITC Finance for Leadership course May 2015
Cause 4 Fundraising and Philanthropy course October 2015
London 21 Consortium Fundraising course April 2016
BA/Licence Language, Literature and Civilisation (The Sorbonne, Paris IV)
A Levels A – C English, Psychology, History. (Richmond Upon Thames College, Twickenham)
10 GCSEs grade A* - B
I speak, read and write fluently in french.
I take part in sporting events such as the Paris 30k in March 2016 and the Bristol Half Marathon in September 2016.
I have a clean UK driving license and an Enhanced DBS certificate