Education /Training:         

 

1974-79      Truro School-Kernw,

...................Brecon School (Ysgol Aberhonddu) Powys

                   Coleg Gwent, Sir Caerffili     

                       

1979-81            East 15 School of Acting, London leading  UK drama school. (See Acting/Directing C.V. Practitioner with 24 years of professional work)

 

1998                        Diploma in Neuro Linguistic Programming.

 

2005            CERT ED, University Of Wales

 

2016: ..........Principal Ruskin Mill College and Coleg Plas Dwbl

 

Positions held:

 

2010 ............. Head of Academy of Performing Arts Birmingham Metropolitian

 

2007 -2010 ....Manager Creative Industries Kidderminster College (Ofsted 'outstanding delivery of practical skills' )

 

2005- 07        Curriculum Coordinator in  Performing Arts. 

                       Gloucestershire College.

 

2002 -2005    Lecturer in Musical Theatre. Coleg Gwent,  Cross Keys

Course Leader for Musical Theatre Academy, Coleg Gwent. Subject area. Acting/Directing. Course Leader AS/A level Media Studies. Business and Industry for Music and musical theatre courses. (I was director of this Company for 20 years whilst working as lecturer when not in prodution)

 

1985-  current Artistic Director. Wales Actors Company Ltd.

Professional national touring company. One of the most successful  theatres in Wales. Has a 20-year track record of touring high quality innovative work. Has an annual audience of over ten thousand people

 

2003/06           Arts Council Of Wales

Member of the South Wales Committee, serving as an advisor on funding and strategy creation for Arts in South Wales

 

1999-2000       InterArt/ Artisan Europe

Trainer/Co-ordinator. Working with practitioners from across Europe to develop new methodologies to use drama as a tool to deliver skills to disaffected youth. European Commission (with Merthyr College)

 

1991- 2000      Senior Lecturer /Course Co-ordinator Merthyr Tydfil College (university Of Glamorgan) BTEC National and First Diploma in Performing Arts  (Acting Techniques 1 & 2, Directing, Production Project, Performance Workshop, Voice and Speech and Arts in Society, Key Skills). This highly successful course attained a 95 % progression to University.

 

 

1991-2001      CQF future systems tester Apple Macintosh Europe, on Mac Os 8, 9 and MacOs X (Merthyr College Mac studio)

 

1985-86            Lecturer: Voice Production and Techniques at University College, Cardiff. Post Graduate Theatre Studies

 

1995-96            Lecturer: BTEC GNVQ, Social Care, Creative Skills. Cross Keys College. Unit 301E.

 

1979-82            Devised and presented many text based educational workshops in schools for A level and GCSE.

 

1985- 87          Instigated and founded Actors Management Wales, a co-operative agency in Cardiff

 

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