YOUTH & SOCIAL CIRCUS PROJECTS
Circus Central BTEC Diploma in Circus 2016 -18
I have been teaching on the newly developed professional training programmes for Circus Central. I have taught modules on Physical Theatre, Site Specific work and Making performance as well as directing shows with students in 2016 & 2017
La Bonche Family Circus 2013
Research project with Five Rings Youth Circus exploring the circus heritage of the North East of England. The project culminated in a show in which I devised an act with young people, and a newspaper and video I created to document the journey.
Clowning Around Ghent 2015
10-day Clown Training Project and youth exchange in Belgium. I taught workshops in Clown to young people from Italy, Belgium, Scotland, Germany, Estonia & Sweden and directed them in outdoor performances for the Ghent Arts Festival
Swallows Foundation Remix Project 2013
Teaching Social Circus to over 30 'change makers' from across South Africa, to introduce them to circus skills and to collectively work towards the National Arts Festival Parade in Grahamstown
Fairground of Fishy Feats 2014 a Five Ring Youth Circus circus show commissioned by Juice Festival, based on the book, ‘The Boy who Swam with Piranhas’. I worked as a movement director for the show and created animations based on the work of a young artist to accompany the show.
Circonnection & ENCI 2012-16
I was involved in documenting these two European Partnership Circus and Street Arts Training programmes. This involved developing the attending Europe-wide trainings to document the projects including creation of websites, writing blogs and taking & collating photos.