I have just been appointed as the first ever writer in residence for the town of Milton Keynes as part of the town's 50th birthday celebrations.
Aurora Metro Publishers have published four of my short plays in a collection. http://aurorametro.com/products-page/new-titles/four-short-plays-for-young-people/
A very exciting new mid-scale juke-box family opera is in production. More details soon.
Gorilla is touring to The Watershed Theatre in Sale this spring. Tickets here.
In March 2016 I will be the inaugural writer in residence for the first ever Guildford Science and Arts Festival.
I have written a script to accompany the Hertfordshire Schools' Music Gala, to be performed at the Royal Albert Hall in March 2016.
Strictly Come Shakespeare will be performed at The Nomads Theatre in July 2016.
A new show for The Freewheelers Theatre Company, The Big Laboratory Bang, is currently on tour to primary schools in Surrey
Sid's Deep Sea Discovery Show, an original one-man show written specially for CBeebies legend Sid Sloane and directed by Roman Stefanski is on the road throughout 2016.
Tour dates here: http://www.sidsloane.org
I am consulting on various projects, helping artists to create project plans and fundraising applications. I am currently tour booking for the fabulous Story Game and for a beautiful new one-woman show Flying Solo by Manjeet Mann.
I continue to work as a Visiting Lecturer at Central School of Speech and Drama on the MA-Advanced Theatre Practice, Creative Producing and Theatre Studies courses.
My work has been performed at theatres in the UK and abroad, including The Royal Court, Theatre 503, and The Arcola Theatre, also at Chichester Festival Theatre, Royal and Derngate, Latitude Festival, Manhattan Theatre Source in New York, Live Girls in Seattle, Key City Public Theatre in Washington and Auroville in India.
Following a BA in English Literature from Cardiff University and an MA in Writing for Performance from Central School of Speech and Drama I have specialised in working with young people, people with disabilities and community groups. I share my time between playwriting, producing, workshop leading, lecturing, copywriting, company management, fundraising, project management, consultancy and looking after my little boy.
Writing projects to date include original work, adaptations, translations, theatre in education projects, pieces for young audiences and young performers, and dramaturgy of collaborative devised work.