Projects

PROJECTS 2018

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 

https://www.royalexchange.co.uk/on-top-of-the-world

PROJECTS 2017

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

PROJECTS 2016

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.

https://www.royalexchange.co.uk/whats-on-and-tickets/little-sister

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.

https://www.royalexchange.co.uk/whats-on-and-tickets/deep-water

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.

https://www.onemanchester.co.uk/whats-going-on/news/top-world

PROJECTS 2015

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.

https://www.facebook.com/Trafford-Park-Heritage-Project-618509451576122/

PROJECTS 2014

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.

http://www.mroom.co.uk/mens-room-past-projects

 

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/