Can you hear me from up here?’ – Creative Producer
Royal Exchange Theatre/One Manchester Housing Association
A response to the Grenfell Tower tragedy through the voices of residents housed in high rise blocks in Manchester’s inner city. https://youtu.be/b9xxPsq6CEw
Hulme ‘Sweet’ Hulme – Project founder/Creative producer
REELmcr/One Manchester Housing Association
A collaborative piece of work with the people of Hulme through a commemorative poem and a filmed documentary that explores Hulme’s periods of regeneration through one of Britain’s biggest Social Housing disasters and its impact on the community that survived it. https://youtu.be/EK9UWW9ilhs https://youtu.be/5CIrKo9BGsM
Little Sister – Community Producer
The Royal Exchange Theatre/Mark Storor
Work alongside internationally acclaimed artist Mark Storor to engage a range of groups who have experienced trauma to facilitate an 18 month project for a main house production based on the Grimms fairy tale, the Six Swans.
Deep Water – Project Manager
Royal Exchange Theatre
A site specific production in collaboration with the residents of Ordsall in Salford exploring the feelings of individual communities in a rapidly developing city.
On Top of the World – Project Manager
Royal Exchange Theatre
A three year partnership working across 4 high rise blocks in two of Manchester’s toughest suburbs to engage men who are at risk of isolation in a range of cultural activity.
Trafford Park Heritage project – Project founder/Creative producer
REELmcr/Great Places housing association
Using film as the creative tool for engagement – exploring the heritage of Trafford Park and its impact on industry through its decline in the 80’s and its present resurgence. Linking young people at risk of homelessness into employment and training initiatives.
Project Manager – Men’s Room Manchester
Delivering a programme of creative activity through drama processes to build awareness and life skills with young men at risk of engaging in sexually harmful behaviours.
PROJECTS 2009 – 2013
Specialist Family Practitioner – Trafford Youth Offending Service – Programme facilitator providing a creative outlet for families experiencing offending behaviour in their children.
Associate Facilitator – Theatre in Prison and Probation (TiPP) Working across agencies to deliver creative focused projects to enable and enrich employability in young people at risk of offending http://www.tipp.org.uk/projects/prison/